Monthly archive

January, 2016

  • Saturday night after the holiday break the CCDHS Cowgirls took on the Fergus County Golden Eagles at home. The girls finished with a powerful 68-49 win. The Cowgirls started a little rough, but soon they settled into the first quarter and were working more cohesively. The girls were up 18-9 going into the 2nd quarter. They continued to play very...
  • In December of 1965, the happening place to celebrate the approaching New Year for many Miles Citians would be the Alta Club, out on the “strip.” Unfortunately, at about 9 o’clock in the morning of Monday, December 27, 1965, a fire broke out in the Alta Club building. Also...
  • Some customers objected to sewer rates going up, but the Miles City Council could not vote on the matter at its Dec. 22 meeting because a public hearing on the issue was inadvertently omitted from the council agenda. The public hearing will be rescheduled in January.  The council still allowed those who...

December, 2015

  • Bruce Ingraham of Ingraham Environmental, Inc. is used to cleaning up big messes. And few things make as big a mess as the age-old problem of pigeons. “Everybody will tell you how to do it,” says Ingraham, when it comes to removing pigeons, “but it’s not as easy as some people think.” It also costs money to clear out...
  • Irene Rosina Entzel, age 86, of Glendive, Montana passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2015 at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Visitation will be held from 1:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the Silha Funeral Home in Glendive and 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, December 31, 2015. Funeral Services will be...
  • Aurise Elkins Jones, 88, of Broadus died Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, at the Powder River Manor in Broadus. Visitation will be Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Broadus. Funeral services will be Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Faith Bible Church in Broadus. Interment will follow in the Valley View Cemetery...
  • The Miles Community College Pioneers are back in action this week. The men traveled to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, where they took on Blue Mountain Community College Monday night. The Pioneers managed to win 96-94 in overtime. With that win, the Pioneers are 7-5 on their season. They were 47 percent from field-goal range, 56 percent from three-...
  • Stanley N. Smith MD, age 76, passed away at his home on December 12, 2015.   Stan was born in Reno, Nevada to Stanley J. and Catherine Smith on March 19, 1939. Stan graduated from Reno High School after which he pursed his medical training.  He graduated from the University Of Nevada in 1961 with a major in chemistry and a minor in...
  • Leo often said “Heaven is my home; I’m just here on a visit.” After a good long visit, the Lord called him home on December 28, 2015. Leo was born on July 31st, 1926 to Elmer and Florence (Fitzsimmons) Thomason in Lisbon, North Dakota. He was the 4th child born into a family of 10 children. He attended school in Lisbon, including...
  • Jerry Pelzl, who was a 1952 graduate of Custer County High School, died of congestive heart failure at home in San Juan Capistrano, California, on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015.  He is survived by his former wife, Polly (aka Florence), two daughters, a son, six grandchildren and one great-grandson, who all live in the southern California area....