Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   Connie Michels, age 61, of Livingston, passed away at her home, Thursday morning, January 9th, 2013 after a courageous two year battle against cancer. A memorial funeral service to celebrate Connie’s life will be held at the Shane Lalani Center (at the corner of Lewis and South E Streets), Friday, January 17th, 11:00 am. A luncheon...
  •   Dear editor, The (LtGov/Sen Candidate/National Guard Adjutant General) John Walsh investigation by the U.S. Army concluding he used his position for private gain and the subsequent categorization by Brian Schweitzer (BS) calling it “…much ado about nothing…” reported on the front page of the 12/31/2013 Star...
  •   Dear editor, The board of the Miles City Salvation Army Service Unit would like to thank the Miles City community for its wonderful support of our bell ringers this holiday season. We have much to be grateful for in a community that will share its treasure with those who may be unknown to them, but who have need of their help. Our thanks...
  •   Dear editor, On December 14, the Annual Wreaths Across America Ceremony for 2013 was conducted at the Eastern Montana Veterans Cemetery south of Miles City. This is the 6th year I’ve had the privilege of conducting the ceremony. But this could not be done without the assistance of a lot of people. First of all, to Curt...
  •   The nomination letters have been reviewed, and the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce has chosen the winners for the annual Citizen of the Year awards. The awards will be presented Thursday at an awards banquet at the Town and Country Club. The awards will be presented in five categories: Business, individual, senior citizen volunteer,...
  •   Sam Edward Root, 83, of Miles City died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at his home in Miles City. Mr. Root was born on May 10, 1930, in Westmore, the son of Harry and Dora Root. The family moved to Miles City in 1933 where he attended school.  He enlisted in the United States Army on Nov. 25, 1947, and served in the Army for two years until his...
  •   On Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at 6:35 a.m., Bobbie Joseph Weyer died after losing his battle with Pneumonia at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Weyer was born on May 12, 1932, near Blue Mountain in rural Wibaux County to Joseph and Lucy Tarbell Weyer. He was the seventh of  10 children. He grew up on Beaver Creek and attended...
  •   Thursday morning the Montana Supreme Court “reversed and remanded” a district court dismissal of a challenge that county officials illegally received cash in lieu of health insurance premiums. The decision sends the case back to 16th Judicial District Court. The challenge was filed by Miles Citian Brian Schoof. According to...
  •   According to Cindia Miller, RN, Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the Custer County Public Health department, there are now six confirmed cases of influenza in Custer County.   In the past week, 87 tests have been done on patients with influenza-like symptoms, and three were positive. This is in line with increasing...