Monthly archive

August, 2015

  •   Tuesday night was Ward 2 Councilwoman Sheena Martin’s last Miles City Council meeting.  She has resigned because she is moving out of town.  The city will be accepting letters of interest for the position from the public. The term ends Dec. 31, 2017.  The deadline for letters will be announced soon. Letters should be...
  •   Four C1 21 Osprey flying over Miles City drew a large crowd to Frank Wiley Field Tuesday around noon, to see the Marine aircrafts fuel up. While people were taking photographs of the planes, the Marines were stretching their legs and taking photos of the “Miles City, MT” sign on the airport. The Marines were headed to the West...
  •   If you follow the Stardust column in the Miles City Star, you may have read about the addition being built on Washington School and wondered, what addition? Well, the curved addition on the south side was built in the 1950s, and the big box for the gymnasium was built in the 1990s. And the bit in the middle is just Washington School. Isn...
  •   Joseph Richard “Joe” Aberle, 77, of Miles City died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at his home in Miles City surrounded by his family. Mr. Aberle was born in Trail City, South Dakota, on July 2, 1938, the son of Mike and Catherine Aberle. He attended schools in Mobridge, South Dakota, where he graduated from high school. He enlisted in...
  •   Richard Edward Donetti, 66, of Miles City died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Donetti was born on April 13, 1949, in Miles City, the son of Sylvester and Evelyn T. Nigro Donetti. He grew up in Miles City where he attended schools and graduated from Custer County High School. He enlisted in the...
  •   Some things were up and some things were down, but overall, Fair Manager Gail Shaw felt the Eastern Montana Fair “went really well.” One of the primary concerns was the success of the returning Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Rodeo, held for the first time in many years, on Tuesday and Wednesday. Shaw said that rodeo...
  •   Up until this year, students at Custer County District High School who wished to participate in the school district’s hot lunch program had to go to Lincoln Elementary School to eat. This was not a popular alternative with most teenagers. They could also bring lunch or go out to lunch. In order to bring lunch to the high school, CCDHS...
  •   Charles Arthur Baird, 80, of Miles City died on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at his home in Miles City. Mr. Baird was born on Dec. 13, 1934, in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, the son of Walter Louis and Betty Root Baird. He grew up in the Belle Fourche, Rapid City, South Dakota, and Miles City areas. After school, Mr. Baird enlisted in the United...
  • Marti Phalen and Levi Schmeling, both of Glendive, have announced their engagement.  Phalen is the daughter of Bob and Connie Phalen of Lindsay.  Schmeling's parents are Deb Schmeling of Miles City and Paul Schmeling of Onalaska, Wisonsin.  A Saturday, Sept. 12 wedding is planned at the Phalen ranch in Lindsay.
  •   The Eastern Montana Fair is in full swing out at the fairgrounds, and for many fairgoers, that can only mean one thing: PLENTY of food. Whether it’s homestyle BBQ, hamburgers and hot dogs, Asian cuisine or just about anything one can think of attached to a stick, there’s bound to be something for even the most discriminating...