Monthly archive

March, 2016

  • Word has been received of the death of Rachel Helen Bell of Kingman, Arizona, former Miles City resident. She died on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, in Kingman. She was born June 22, 1967, in Prescott, Arizona, later moved to Miles City and had lived in Kingman for several years.  
  • Preparations are coming along briskly for the Fifth Annual Wake Up & Lace Up fundraising dinner and auction, to be held at Park Place on Friday, March 18. The Red Neck Grill will be serving burgers starting at 5:30 p.m., with the live auction starting at six o’clock, says Cindy Reid, co-founder and organizer of Wake Up. Wake Up &...
  • Beverly Reams, age 85, of Miles City passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at the Holy Rosary Extended Care. Beverly was born on January 5, 1931 in Cloquet, Minnesota, the sixth child of Charles and Edna (Ewald) Atwood. Shortly after the family moved to Bruce, Wisconsin where she and her siblings were raised in the country along the Chippewa...
  • A Memorial Service for Lawrence Boggs, 82, of Baker will be at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, March 17, 2016 at The Parlor in Miles City with Ed Hennessy speaking. A reception will follow. Visitation will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Stevenson Funeral Home in Ekalaka followed by a private family burial. He...
  • Tillie C. Carrico, 89, died on Thursday, March 10, 2016, at the Friendship Villa Nursing Home in Miles City, MT. Mrs. Carrico, was born Nov. 28, 1926, to Lydia and August Miller on a farm at Lindsay. She and Frank Carrico were married July 20, 1946. They enjoyed 64 years together before he died in 2012. Mrs. Carrico is survived by two daughters:...
  • Miles City Fire and Rescue was praised at the March 8 Miles City Council meeting for the work it’s done in recent emergencies.  Public Utilities Director Allen Kelm said he and other city employees listen to the city radio and heard the call involving eight people in a car wreck on Highway 59, with one fatality and the remaining...
  • Filings closed Monday for the June Primary Election, and the incumbents for Custer County seats face no opposition. Custer County Commissioner Kevin Krausz of District 3 and Clerk of District Court Hazel Parker had the only positions open, and both filed for re-election. For legislative State and House Districts in the area:  — In House...
  • Diane Corrine Schweigert, 76, of Glasgow died on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Peace Hospice in Great Falls. She was born August 4, 1939 in Scobey to Clarice and Ralph Susag. A funeral service was held Thursday, March 10, 2016, at the Scobey Lutheran Church at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Paul Landeraaen and Pastor Charles Kelly officiating. Interment of...
  • Gov. Steve Bullock has some competition in his re-election campaign. On Friday, Bill McChesney, former legislator for Miles City, filed for the Democratic party’s nomination in the June 7 primary election. It is McChesney’s first bid for a statewide office. His running mate is Mike Anderson. McChesney, who now resides in Lolo, Mont.,...
  • Senior Jade Senger has been selected to participate in the Knights of Columbus Badlands Bowl for the offensive line. Senger is heading to Dickinson State University in the fall to play for the Blue Hawks.  The Badlands Bowl includes players from across the state who will be participating in the game on June 18 in Dickinson, N.D., at the Henry...