Monthly archive

August, 2014

  •   With the 2014-2015 school year in full swing, administrators at Miles Community College are encouraged by the early enrollment numbers. Speaking at Monday’s monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees, Vice President of Enrollment & Student Success Jessie Dufner gave the board an overview this year’s enrollment. “There...
  •   Carroll Arlynn Swenson, 83, died on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. After a courageous battle with cancer, he died peacefully in his sleep. Mr. Swenson was born on June 2, 1931, on a farm near Northwood, North Dakota, the son of Corliss and Gertrude “Gertie” Swenson. He and his sister Eula Mae...
  •   As the summer winds down, one last street project is starting up. According to Scott Gray, public works director for Miles City, the re-surfacing project on Stower should be completed by the end of September. The city applied for a state “Pavement Preservation Project,” which receives both state and federal funding. The projects...
  •   George Eric Kuper, 50, died due to a tragic accident in his home town of Miles City on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. He was the youngest of three children, born in Jackson, Mississippi, on Jan. 30, 1964, the son of LeRoy and Jackie Kuper.  Mr. Kuper married his first wife, Kristy DeLeon, in 1984 and of this marriage his oldest son, Matthew,...
  •   Not all of the numbers are in yet for this year’s Eastern Montana Fair, but according to Gail Shaw, fair manager, the event was well attended considering the rainy weather. “In general numbers, Wednesday the gate was up,” Shaw said. “Thursday, the gate was down and the rodeo was down, too. Friday night from 7 to 11...
  •   Henry F. Stocker, 90, of Miles City died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Extended Care Center in Miles City. He requested that no services be held, that he be cremated and his ashes placed with his late wife, Roberta, in Lost Creek Canyon outside Anaconda. Henry Francis Stocker, “Hank” to all who knew him, was born Nov...
  •   Robert L. “Bob” Tillery died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at his home with his family by his side. Mr. Tillery was born April 25, 1927, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Asa and Hazel Liston Tillery. He started working at an early age delivering messages for the postal telegraph. He rode his bike the seven miles to work, delivered telegraphs...
  • Roseanna Yeske of Lampasas, Texas, and Josh Skaggs of Miles City have announced their engagement.  Yeske is the daughter of Daniel and Rebecca Yeske of Lampasas.  Skaggs is the son of John and Rachel Skaggs of Miles City.  The couple are planning a September 20 wedding in Lampasas.
  • A daughter was born to Collin and Kim Gibbs of Miles CIty on Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare. A daughter was born to Shawn and Teri McCulley of Beach, North Dakota, and Wibaux on Monday, August 11, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare. A son was born to Kurt and Jana Leininger of Atkinson, Neb. and Bozeman on Monday, August 11,...