Monthly archive

September, 2015

  •   Paving projects around town are winding down after a busy year of improvements.  Currently the main project with a detour is at Eighth Street and Atlantic Avenue, in front of the city shops and blocking off the car traffic at the railroad crossing.  City Public Works Director Scott Gray said the Montana Department of...
  • Twins, a boy and a girl, were born to Nicholas and Elizabeth Fuller of Missoula on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in Missoula.  Nick is the son of John and Kathy Filler of Miles City and Elizabeth is the daughter of Nancy and the late Bill Norsby. A son was born to Lindsay and Ben Bryan of Miles City on Friday, August 14, 2015 at Holy Rosary...

August, 2015

  •   On Tuesday night the Miles City Council approved a $4,388,108 budget (general fund appropriations). The city mill is valued at $8,368, up from $7,000 in recent years. Finance Committee Chairwoman Susanne Galbraith thanked the city employees for being frugal with their funds. Councilwoman Roxanna Brush made a motion to remove health...
  •   For the Star For wild upland birds—grouse and pheasants and such—it’s all about the hatch and chick survival. Well, almost all.   A really bad winter can knock things back for a year or two but generally, if there is a good hatch and good survival among the chicks, especially a few years in a row, there will be great...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboys started off the 2015 football season in fine fashion, beating the Powell Panthers 28-23 at Powell. In what is quickly becoming a rivalry game, quarterback Matt Blunt led the way offensively, completing 10 of 21 passes for 228 yards and a touchdown. Assistant coach Jeff Regan was pleased with...
  •   Hazel May Robinson, known by her family and friends as “Peg”, age 104, died on August 28, 2015 at Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City, supported by Hospice and family. Mrs. Robinson was born in Addy, Wash., on February 25, 1911, the daughter of Frank and Amanda (Goff) Newton.  During her childhood, her family farmed in...
  •    Kathryn E. Leidholt of Miles City, Mont., died on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City in the company of her beloved family at the age of 88.  Mrs. Leidholt was born in Belfield, N.D., on March 27, 1927, the daughter of John and Mary Miller Herauf. Her parents died in an automobile accident when she...
  •    Janice Margaret Just, age 65, died on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the Prairie Community Hospital in Terry, Mont. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 4, 2015 at the Presbyterian Community Church in Terry, with Reverend Avis Anderson officiating.  Silha Funeral Home of Glendive, Mont., has been entrusted...
  •   Mary Diane (Dee) George of Bozeman, MT died Aug. 26, 2015 at her home. Dee was born June 23, 1936 in Devils Lake, ND to Mary Ina Knukoop, moving to Miles City, MT with her family when she was 12. Dee attended Sacred Heart grade and high schools in Miles City, graduating in 1954. Dee was very active in her high school; she was Class...
  • Bruce and Maryann Marshall, veteran jewelers, recently purchased John Stockhill Jewelers July 17 on historic Main Street. The family has been in the business for almost 30 years now, starting with moving to Gillette to manage a store for an absentee owner. After 10 years of managing the store, they bought the owner out and created Marshall Jewelry...