Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   The contract to house local inmates out of town until a jail can be built has delayed this year’s city-county interlocal agreement discussions, but a compromise may have been reached. The county jail is outdated and since fall of 2012 has not been used solely as a temporary holding facility, so inmates are transported to the Glasgow...
  •   Pope Francis has appointed Miles City native Monsignor Stephen J. Berg to be a bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Pueblo, Colo. Berg, 62, is the oldest of 10 children of the late Connie and Jeanne Berg.  He graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1969, earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Colorado in...
  •   Miles City and Custer County will receive $30,000 ($15,000 each) for the feasibility study for the dike/flood control from the Community Development Block Grant program, City Grants Administrator Dawn Colton told the Miles City Council Tuesday night at City Hall. “Just to bring everybody up to speed, I think we put in for a $60,000...
  •   Cierra Rose ‘Roo’ McAuley was born April 11, 2013 to Dale McAuley and Kimberly Feigert in Billings, MT. She was born with medical issues including a Heart Defect and Down Syndrome.  Cierra had heart surgery in Denver, Colorado on November 26, 2013. She spent the holidays in Denver with her parents away from her sisters,...
  •   The new year has arrived, and Holy Rosary Healthcare is doing its part to help those who resolved to live a healthier life in the coming year. The 2014 Wellness Fair & Expo is scheduled to begin January 21, featuring low-cost personal health screenings and valuable educational opportunities for participants. The screenings will be...
  •   Mayor Butch Grenz requested a temporary order of protection against Rob Shipley in 16th Judicial District Court Monday morning. Also Monday morning, a trustee’s sale of property belonging to Rob Shipley that was scheduled for this morning has been postponed until Jan. 28.   No reason was given for the postponement. Grenz cites...
  •   Word has been received of the death of Marjory Nelson Milroy, formerly of Miles City. She died in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, after a courageous and long battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held for her in Miles City during the summer.  
  •   James Thomas “Jimmy” Carr passed away peacefully with his family by his side on January 10, 2014 at Holy Rosary Extended Care. Jimmy was born on March 4, 1930 in Deer Lodge, MT and was the youngest of four children born to George and Gretchen Carr. His father George worked as a storekeeper for the Milwaukee railroad and they...
  •   Funeral services for John E. Rear, 68, of Benson, Minn., will be Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Benson. Interment will follow the service in the Benson City Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in The Trinity Lutheran Church in Benson, from 4 to 7 p.m. John Edward Rear was born April 6...
  •   Maria Rose Murnion was born Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings at 29 weeks. She received the sacrament of Baptism and passed gently into the arms of Jesus. Maria Rose is survived by her parents, Matthew and Wendy Murnion; her brothers, David Richard, Mason Michael, Blaine Andrew, Isaiah Matthew, Anthony Joshua and...