Monthly archive

October, 2014

  •   Working in a family business for many years is not always easy, says Steve Muggli, Democratic candidate for House District 38, but “you learn to listen to people and work together.” Muggli feels that qualifies him for working in the Legislature. A Miles City native, married with two grown children and one grandchild, Muggli...
  •   Kenneth Holmlund figured he had the skill set to be in the state Legislature because, as he says, “I like to speak in front of people and think on my feet.” The idea of running for office remained in the back of his mind, until Jim Lucas asked him to two years ago. He discussed it with his family and friends and decided to make...
  •   Mary Radman McCurdy, 97, of Broadus died on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at Friendship Villa in Miles City with her daughters by her side. Mrs. McCurdy was born March 18, 1917, to Michael and Rose Radman in Brooklyn, New York. She attended school in Brooklyn through the eighth grade and went to a two-year trade school where she learned to sew...
  •   Tonight several student athletes from the Miles Community College men’s and women’s basketball programs and men’s baseball programs will be going door to door in the community between 6:30 and 8 p.m., trick-or-treating for canned goods or non-perishable food items for the Custer County Food Bank. Please welcome them...
  •   Pleasantries has been a fixture on Main Street for 22 years, but Ronda and Dave Worlie have decided it’s time for a change. Ronda said they’ve lost a couple friends and family members this year, which made them realize that “today is the ‘someday’ we always talked about. We’re happy and healthy. If not...
  • Rusty May is a student counselor from California who specializes in helping teachers and students build better relationships that help them make the classroom a better place for learning.  He shared his tools to help do that with local elementary students on Tuesday, speaking at Custer County District High School and at Garfield Elementary...
  •   Incumbent District 2 County Commissioner Keith Holmlund grew up north of Angela, attending a one-room country school before graduating from Custer County High School. He and his wife, Margie, live in the Yellowstone Valley, raising sheep and hay and four daughters. His daughter and their “seven and one half” grandchildren also...
  •   Bill Ellis, current planner and flood plain administrator for Custer County, is running for the position of County Commissioner for District 2. This is his first time seeking elected office. He decided to run, he said, “To affect change in the county and to start working with the City of Miles City on problems that affect both the...
  •   Joseph C. Toennis of Surprise, AZ, formerly of Miles City, MT and Rapid City, SD, passed away Thursday Oct. 16, 2014.  Joe was a man of many hats and talents. He was adored by all who met him. Joe’s pride came from his love of his wife and their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Joe is survived by his loving...
  •   Florence B. Holmes, 93, of Miles City died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Friendship Villa in Miles City.   Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the First United Methodist Church in Miles City, with Pastor Jerry Collins officiating. Interment will follow at Custer County Cemetery. Florence Betty was born May 7...