Monthly archive

December, 2014

  •   Funeral Service for Nancy Holly, 95, of Ekalaka, MT, will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 19, 2014 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Ekalaka, MT with Pastor Steve DeFord officiating. Burial will be in the Beaver Lodge Cemetery in Ekalaka. Visitation for Nancy will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 19, 2014 at Stevenson Funeral...
  •   Nellie Jane Kirkpatrick Prochazka, 79, of Miles City, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, after a very short battle with cancer. Her death was very peaceful and she was surrounded by her family. Jane was born Sept. 15, 1935, in Grand Rapids, Mich., the second of three daughters born to Raymond and Alice Kirkpatrick. She led a very adventurous life...
  •   Evelyn M. Worlie, 85, of Miles City died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings. Mrs. Worlie was born Aug. 13, 1929, to Jerry and Mary Bushaw-Good Linsebigler in Melstone. She attended grade school in Bascom and graduated from high school in Melstone.   She married Gordon W. Lane in Melstone. She lived in...
  •   Dear editor, When are we going to realize that Republican ideology is disastrous for this country and Montana? The spending bill just passed by the Republican-led House gives away the farm to the big banks and Wall Street as usual. Again, derivative trading will be the norm and everything is in place to bail out the financial institutions...
  •   The Miles Community College basketball teams wrapped up the 2014 portion of their schedule with a pair of blowouts over Dawson Community College on Friday night at the MCC Centra. The Lady Pioneers hammered the Lady Bucs 103-61 and the Pioneers came back in the second half to beat the Bucs 72-57. The MCC women are now 9-5 on the year and...
  •   Custer County District High School junior Torrey Watts had himself a pretty good weekend. The 126-pounder had an undefeated run at the Forsyth Matador Invitational to win the event.  Watts got the weekend going with an impressive 18-8 win over Anthony James in their dual with Glendive on Thursday. At the Forsyth Invite, Watts won each...
  •   Have you ever sat in a classroom, convinced you could do a much better job of teaching the subject than the current instructor? Here's your chance to prove it. The Miles Community College Distance Education and Community Enrichment Department is seeking instructors for its upcoming semester of non-credit classes. The program provides a...
  •   Friday, Dec. 12 4 p.m. Festival of Trees, 4 p.m. doors open with silent auction of Christmas wreaths and centerpieces, cookie decorating, writing letters to Santa, hay rides and Range Riders Reps’ Chocolate Confectionery, 5:30 p.m. burger bar, 7:30 p.m. live auction of decorated trees, Town and Country Club.  Saturday, Dec. 13...
  •   At Tuesday’s Miles City Council meeting, Public Works Director Scott Gray explained that the city is responsible for fixing the problems with a dam at Southgate Meadows but addressing its storm water drainage and flooding problems will probably require a Special Improvement District, which would be paid for by the residents of the...
  •    Southgate Meadows residents expressed concern and frustration over possible future development at Tuesday’s Miles City Council meeting. Bette Jewell said she was at a spring re-zoning meeting where Eric Doeden was representing M&L Enterprises and asked for a Southgate lot to be rezoned from local commercial to general...