Monthly archive

September, 2015

  •   The 2015 Sister Ruth CROP Hunger Walk will be Sunday afternoon, Oct. 4, in Miles City.  The CROP walk is known as the “original walk event in the U.S.,” with the first CROP (Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty) hunger walk held in 1969 in Bismarck, North Dakota. One thousand walkers raised $25,000 in that ecumenical...
  •   Former Custer County Commissioner Gary Matthews and political newcomer Rachel Sloan are submitted  letters of interest to replace Sheena Martin in Ward 2 on the Miles City Council. Friday was the deadline to submit letters. Martin resigned because she is moving out of town.  The term ends Dec. 31, 2017.  The council will...
  • Susan Kay (Wright) Kildare, 71, of Great Falls passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at Benefis Hospital. At her request no services are planned. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Croxford Funeral Home of Great Falls. Susan was born in Miles City, Montana on December 8, 1943 to parents Richard Wright and Mildred (Archer) Wright...
  •   Summer is officially over, fall has started and flu season is already here. Cases of influenza have been reported in Montana. State health officials say confirmed cases of influenza have been reported in six counties in September: Yellowstone, Gallatin, Lewis and Clark, Missoula, Beaverhead and Broadwater. Flu season usually begins in...
  •   Friday, Sept. 25 - Eastern A Divisional Golf, Miles City, 9 a.m. - Cowboy football vs. Sidney, H, 7 p.m. - Cowgirl volleyball at Dickinson Tour   Saturday, Sept. 26 - Cowboy frosh football vs. Sidney, H, 10 a.m. - Cowboy JV football at Sidney, 2 p.m. - Cowgirl volleyball at Dickinson Tour - CCDHS cross country at Glasgow, 10 a.m. - WMS...
  •   Paula R. Wargo, 60, of Lavina died Wednesday afternoon, September 23, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Lewistown, surrounded by her family, following a battle with COPD.   She was born April 5, 1955 in Miles City, MT the daughter of Billy and Lucile (Carter) Viall. She received her schooling in Miles City, continuing to live there...
  •   Montana-Dakota Utilities has requested that the Montana Public Service Commission approve a 21 percent increase in electric rates for the utility. MDU said that this request will cost approximately 26,000 electricity customers in eastern Montana an average of $14.80 a month on their electric bill. The PSC will hold public comment meetings...
  •   Richard W. “Rich” Sorenson, 71, was born April 5, 1944, in Salt Lake City, Utah, and died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital in Bozeman. He spent his early years growing up in Glendive and Miles City. He attended college in Billings and joined the Marines in January of 1964. While in the Marines, Mr. Sorenson...
  •   Oleta P. Geis, who resided at Friendship Villa, died and went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. She had traveled the world and seen many changes to it in her 100 years of life.  Pauline Oleta Stewart was born to Clayborn and Pearl Stewart on Nov. 19, 1914, in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. The fourth oldest of 12 living children, she...
  •   The Cowboy and Cowgirl golf teams are primed and ready to host the Eastern A Divisional meet at the Town & Country Club tomorrow. The meet will get under way at 9 a.m. “All of the boys and girls played really well at both Billings Central and Laurel,” Harris said of the last two meets they competed in last week. ...