Monthly archive

September, 2014

  •   Sherlen “Sherry” Rae Trafton Zimmerman died at home on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. She was born in Miles City to Helen (Holmlund) and Sherman Trafton on July 26, 1944. She was part of the first graduating class of Billings West High School in Billings. She spent her freshman year at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota,...
  •   Harlowe L. Vollmer, 66, of Jordan died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at his home in Jordan. Mr. Vollmer was born on June 26, 1948, the son of Oscar and Linda Hahn Vollmer in Jordan. He grew up and attended grade school in Jordan. He graduated from Garfield County High School in 1966 and shortly after joined the Army. During his time with the...
  •   The Miles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve Brad Certain and Dean “Dave” Gillette’s request for a zone change on 55 acres along the east side of Highway 59 South. The two had requested that the property be rezoned from agricultural to general commercial.  It is currently grass land, according to the...
  •   Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, is coming and many voters still haven’t decided for whom they will vote. A Candidates Forum on Thursday evening, Sept. 25, may help them make up their minds. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. in rooms 106 and 107 at Miles Community College. Sponsored by the Miles City Branch of the American Association of...
  •   Jaycees Field glowed with the soft light of candles Monday night as a large crowd gathered for a vigil to honor Gavin King, a local 14-year-old who died unexpectedly over the weekend after a tonsillectomy.  Many of those present were Custer County District High School classmates of King’s and fellow frosh football players....
  •   From dental office to a shop of formals, wedding attire and little girls’ fantasies, Lolo’s Boutique will open Friday at 12 N. Seventh St., at the former office of Dr. Arlo Nansel. The hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, or by appointment. Laurie Sprague Stark, whose childhood nickname was “Lolo,...
  •   Hildegarde E. “Hilly” Guise, 87, a retired secretary and jewelry store operator died Sept. 6, 2014 at the RiverStone Hospice House in Billings of stroke complications. Hilly was born on Oct. 6, 1927, to Christ and Matilda Dittus in Fredonia, N.D. She attended NDSU and graduated from BYU with degrees in French and Spanish. She...
  • A son to Jessie and Travis Huber of Glendive on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at the Glendive Medical Center.
  •   The 2014-2015 school year is in full swing, and the Miles City Unified School District is pleased with the transition of more kids at Lincoln Elementary and a rise in enrollment numbers. Speaking at the monthly meeting of the Unified Board of Trustees last week, Superintendent Keith Campbell gave the board an update on several different...