Monthly archive

June, 2017

  • Holy Rosary Healthcare (HRH) in Miles City has been  named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation by iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health. A critical access hospital, by definition, aims to improve access to healthcare by keeping essential services in rural communities.  “This...
  • Preliminary work is underway that could lead to the construction of a new levee system in Miles City, and the eventual removal of much of the town from the flood plain map, providing relief from exorbitant flood insurance premiums. City officials, representatives from KLJ Engineering of Billings, and members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
  • Larry Leighton Nunn, 81, died on June 6, 2017, in Conway, Arkansas.  He was born on June 12, 1935, in Sentinel Butte, ND, the first son of Leighton and Mildred (Johnson) Nunn. His early years were spent on several ranches in North Dakota and in the town of Medora, ND, before he moved with his family to Miles City, Montana, where he graduated...
  • Pamela Annette Hickey, age 67, of Miles City passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early morning of June 7, 2017 at her home in Miles City. Pam was born March 1, 1950 in Rapid City, South Dakota to Roger and Betty Nicks. Pam’s father was a Sergeant in the US Air Force Bombers Division.  Pam was raised in Baker, Montana and...
  • The baseball talent just keeps on coming to Miles City from Laurel. Dawson Cortese, the star shortstop for the Laurel Dodgers, will be the third member of his family to play at Miles Community College. He recently signed a letter of intent to play next season for the Pioneers, following in the footsteps of brothers Dakota and Zach Cortese, MCC...
  • Kenneth Norman Kellum passed away on June 4th, 2017, after a hard fought battle with cancer. He is the son of Charles and Thelma (Thrush) Kellum. Ken was born in Miles City, MT on February 2nd, 1949. He attended Sacred Heart School in Miles City, where he learned and practiced the Catholic faith. His interests included spending time with his...
  • The Miles City School District is tackling a big project this summer — new bottom bleachers for the Custer County District High School (CCDHS) gym. The Miles City Unified Board of Trustees was updated Monday on the summer maintenance and improvement projects, which include the bleachers. According to School District Superintendent Keith...
  • The 2017 Miles City Ranch Rodeo, which is in its seventh year at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds, features both men’s and women’s events on the weekend of June 16-17. A full program of women’s events is scheduled Friday. It features teams of four cowgirls the first night, competing in penning, branding, mugging, trailer race and...
  • It’s time to move on for Custer County District High School athletics/activities  director Mike Ryan — at age 50. Lucky guy. The relatively young AD has resigned, effective at the end of June, to move to Billings, where many family members reside. “It’s been good,” he said of his 19 years in Miles City. “...
  • When former Miles City resident Vicki Tapia became the primary caregiver for her aging parents, she had no idea that she was on her way to becoming an author. As a caregiver, she handled the day-to-day matters for her parents, such as visiting them, taking them to doctor appointments and shopping, sorting prescriptions into pill boxes and “...