Monthly archive

May, 2016

  • Mary Alice Janssen Hardesty, age 88, of Miles City passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Billings Clinic. Mary was born in Coalwood, Montana, January 23, 1928 to Sam and Opal Janssen. She attended Divide Country School and Custer County High School, graduating in 1945.  In 1945, she enlisted as a Cadet in the U.S. Nurse Corps and enrolled...
  • It’s easy to say that Wendy Marsh has crafting in her blood, with her family’s rich past in the artsy world. It is truly a family affair.  Marsh is originally from Beiber, Calif., but has been in Miles City since 2001. For the past 16 years, she has worked for the Miles City Star. The first three years were spent in the back...
  • On Saturday, May 7, the 76th Annual Commencement will take place at Miles Community College in Miles City. The program begins at 10 a.m. in the Kailey Gymnasium of the Centra on the MCC campus. Norma Jones will play the processional at the beginning of commencement and the recessional at the end. Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Color Guard...
  • Voters in Tuesday’s school election approved the high school building reserve levy with 813 votes for and 420 against. The levy would generate $100,000 a year for 10 years. This would cost taxpayers either $6.50 a year on a home valued at $100,000 or $13 a year on a home valued at $200,000....
  • The obituary in the Miles City Daily Star on Friday, April 21, 1916, was headlined “Brave solider of U.S. dies Wednesday.” The subhead said casually, “Henry Hogan of the pine hills dies, served many years in the army.” Which was the understatement of the century. His Army service made up most of the obituary, with almost no...
  • The construction of a flood wall or levee, property allocation and other costs are estimated to run $30 million, according to Flood Plain Administrator Samantha Malenovsky. Engineers from KLJ Engineers and the Army Corps of Engineers attended Wednesday’s annual Flood Awareness Day to answer questions, then attended the Miles City Council...
  • On Tuesday polls will open at the Custer County District High School gymnasium at noon for the school election. Polls stay open until 8 p.m. On the ballot are a building reserve levy for the high school of $100,000 a year for 10 years. The levy is intended to replace the high school’s roof and sewage system. Flooding and debris backup occur...
  • The school election is May 3 at the Custer County District High School gymnasium. Polls are open from noon to 8 p.m. To vote absentee, you can go to the school administrative office, 1604 Main St., until noon on Monday, May 2. On the ballot is a proposed building reserve levy for Custer County District High School. The levy would generate $100,000...
  • Miles City is home to many clubs and organizations, which are actively supported by local and area residents who belong to and/or assist them in some way. Many of these groups are nonprofits with members who volunteer their time to raise funds to support each organization’s goals. Seeing a need to help these groups with their fundraising,...