Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   Dear editor, The board of the Miles City Salvation Army Service Unit would like to thank the Miles City community for its wonderful support of our bell ringers this holiday season. We have much to be grateful for in a community that will share its treasure with those who may be unknown to them, but who have need of their help. Our thanks...
  •   Dear editor, On December 14, the Annual Wreaths Across America Ceremony for 2013 was conducted at the Eastern Montana Veterans Cemetery south of Miles City. This is the 6th year I’ve had the privilege of conducting the ceremony. But this could not be done without the assistance of a lot of people. First of all, to Curt...
  •   The nomination letters have been reviewed, and the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce has chosen the winners for the annual Citizen of the Year awards. The awards will be presented Thursday at an awards banquet at the Town and Country Club. The awards will be presented in five categories: Business, individual, senior citizen volunteer,...
  •   Sam Edward Root, 83, of Miles City died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at his home in Miles City. Mr. Root was born on May 10, 1930, in Westmore, the son of Harry and Dora Root. The family moved to Miles City in 1933 where he attended school.  He enlisted in the United States Army on Nov. 25, 1947, and served in the Army for two years until his...
  •   On Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at 6:35 a.m., Bobbie Joseph Weyer died after losing his battle with Pneumonia at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Weyer was born on May 12, 1932, near Blue Mountain in rural Wibaux County to Joseph and Lucy Tarbell Weyer. He was the seventh of  10 children. He grew up on Beaver Creek and attended...
  •   Thursday morning the Montana Supreme Court “reversed and remanded” a district court dismissal of a challenge that county officials illegally received cash in lieu of health insurance premiums. The decision sends the case back to 16th Judicial District Court. The challenge was filed by Miles Citian Brian Schoof. According to...
  •   According to Cindia Miller, RN, Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the Custer County Public Health department, there are now six confirmed cases of influenza in Custer County.   In the past week, 87 tests have been done on patients with influenza-like symptoms, and three were positive. This is in line with increasing...
  •     A new eight-week program will be starting soon to help people reach their fitness goals. Called Loser 804, Door 804 Fitness and Tanning is offering the program for men and women of all ages and all physical conditions.  It also is open to members and non-members alike. No one will be too old or too out of shape for the program...
  •   Charles Robert Kaufman, 88, of Alzada died on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at the Eastern Montana State Veterans Home in Glendive. Mr. Kaufman was born in Belle Fourche, S.D., on Feb. 11, 1925, the son of Herbert Edward and Mary Charensky Kaufman. He grew up and attended country schools near Hammond and graduated from Deadwood High School in...