Monthly archive

August, 2014

  •   The flood assessment study is close to being done to show what steps the City of Miles City can take to reduce the flood plain issue. KLJ Engineering is studying different options the city could take to lower flood insurance rates. Then the city will decide what option would be best for Miles City.  City Floodplain Administrator Sam...
  •   Monday’s monthly meeting of the Miles Community College Board of Trustees was one of updates and recaps, with departments weighing in on projects in development, as well as a discussion on enrollment numbers. Dr. Theodore Hanley, Vice President of Academic Affairs, started things off with a recap of the 2013-2014 academic year....
  •   Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Warden Capt. Jack Austin was bitten by a rattlesnake Thursday night south of town. Holy Rosary Staff confirmed that Austin was treated there and later transferred to a higher level of care. According to his wife, Karen, he was life-flighted to St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings Friday morning. His wife said...
  •   Robert L. “Bob” Tillery died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at his home with his family by his side. Mr. Tillery was born April 25, 1927, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Asa and Hazel Liston Tillery. He started working at an early age delivering messages for the postal telegraph. He rode his bike the seven miles to work, delivered telegraphs...

July, 2014

  •   Members of the Miles City Elks Lodge focused on giving back this week, dropping off donations Tuesday at both a local school and the county fire department. First the Elks showed up at Lincoln Elementary School with a check to help the school buy a mobile computer lab. With extra classes of students moving to newly renovated areas of...
  •   Rezoning agricultural land to general commercial in the two-mile doughnut around Miles City was again the topic at the Zoning Commission meeting July 24 at City Hall.  Brad Certain has requested that 55 acres of land located along Highway 59 South be rezoned from agricultural to commercial. Certain had originally requested industrial...
  •   A property that has been the focus of a lot of attention was cleaned up over the weekend by volunteers, and the owner of the property is in the Glasgow detention facility for failure to do so.  On Nov. 25, 2013, Rob Shipley was found guilty of a public nuisance for not cleaning up his residence at 603 S. Fourth St. and was sentenced in...
  •   A Miles City man was life-flighted to Billings on Friday after receiving serious bodily injuries in an alleged assault involving two other men outside a local bar. According to Justice Court records, the Miles City Police Department and Miles City Fire and Rescue were dispatched to 607 Main St. at 11:05 p.m. Thursday in reference to an...
  • A daughter was born to Rachel and Robert Harrell of Terry on Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A son was born to Stephanie Cooke-Trettel and Joshua Buetow of Glendive on Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A son was born to Nicole Brown and Boze Johnson of Miles City on...
  •   Miles City Councilwoman Sheena Martin was arrested for misdemeanor simple assault of a woman early Sunday morning in front of the Trails Inn bar, according to Miles City Police Department records. Referring to witness interviews, the police report stated that Martin was “the instigator” in the incident. At 2 a.m. Sunday, Police...