Monthly archive

March, 2017

  • Anyone who walks into first-grade teacher Pam Holland’s classroom in Garfield Elementary School in Miles City will notice the bright colors on every wall, posters galore and the odd-looking furniture throughout the room With the help of several donors Holland was able to purchase several new pieces of classroom furniture — a pedal desk...
  • With the operational levy going on the spring ballot and the option to run permissive levies in play it’s reasonable that some community members are wondering how their taxes could be impacted. The operational levy would be for the elementary district.  The proposed levy would be for $195,000 and would run for one year.  According...
  • Tiena Mitchell, 68, passed away in her Miles City home on March 13th, 2017. She endured her illness of ALS with strength, courage and dignity. She was and will continue to be an inspiration to many. Tiena was born in Sidney, MT. She graduated High School in Baker, MT. In 1975, Tiena married the love of her life, Jim Mitchell. For 41 years, she was...
  • Roger L. Iverson, 53, of Arlee died Wednesday, March 15, 2017. He was born to Anna Brotzman (Lesieur) and Donald Iverson on Feb. 11, 1964 in Kimball, Nebraska. Memorial services will be Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Interment will follow in the Eastern Montana State Veterans Cemetery with...
  • Emerine R. Hanlan, 91, of Broadus died Wednesday night, March 15, 2017, at the Powder River Manor in Broadus with family at her side. She was born in Gillette, Wyoming on Nov. 21, 1925, the daughter of Emerson and Thelma (Berry) Lanham. Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Powder River Congregational Church in...
  • At Miles City Council’s March 14 meeting, Custer County Commissioner Jason Strouf asked the council to take the ordinance dealing with the Custer County Water and Sewer District customers and the annexation policy off the March 28 meeting agenda and for the council to meet with the commissioners and discuss the issues for the city and the...
  • More than 200 people opposing the idea of being annexed into the City of Miles City attended a meeting held by the Custer County Water and Sewer District at Miles Community College on Monday.  The Miles City Council is considering a utility rule that would allow the city to annex any property it chooses that is part of the district, or...
  • The Miles Community College baseball team won its home opener on Saturday, beating Lamar Community College 4-3 at Connors Stadium. Things went downhill from there, as Lamar rebounded for three straight wins in weekend action. The teams were schedule to play a third consecutive doubleheader beginning at noon today. The four weekend games featured a...
  • Blanche Madsen, age 94, passed away on March 18, 2017 at Holy Rosary Extended Care.  Blanche was born on February 23, 1923 in Roberts, MT, to Charley and Gladys Waugh Aubrey. They had eight children, Ernest, Lloyd, Beulah, Blanche, Alvin, George, Harold and Vivian. In 1941 she married Arthur John Madsen in Red Lodge, MT. In 1942 their son...