Monthly archive

February, 2017

  • Vickie Ruth (Tindall) Stumpf passed away on February 13, 2017.  Born in Green Acres, WA to Ernestine and Vaughn Tindall in 1924, Vickie was raised in Montana. Early on, she joined Northwest Airlines where she worked for over 40 years. At one point, she was the longest standing Northwest Airlines employee and she was distinguished as the first...
  • A daughter was born to Amanda and Rider Warren of Hardin on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings.
  • The 26th annual Custer County Educational Foundation’s Dollars for Scholarships phone-a-thon is slated for Monday and Tuesday in Miles City.  Juniors and seniors at Custer County District High School will be calling Miles City residents between 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. each evening to ask for their monetary support in helping fulfill the...
  • On Feb. 14 the Miles City Council voted against a zoning request from a business that hopes to set up a medical marijuana dispensary on Valley Drive East in the old Dairy Queen building, but the council will reconsider the request at its Feb. 28 meeting.  The building at 2110 Valley Dr. East is in a general commercial district. John Hoofman...
  • Surrounded by friends and family, Robert “Bob” Hinnaland, 77, of Circle died peacefully at the McCone County Health Center in Circle, succumbing to his battle with leukemia. He was born June 14, 1939, in Terry to Daniel and Gertrude Hinnaland. Visitation is today from 2 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Circle. Funeral...
  • Walter John Hinebauch, Jr. went to spend eternity with his Lord and Savior February 20, 2017. Although he had been suffering from Pulmonary Fibrosis his passing was sudden. Walter was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. His family meant the world to him and everything he did was for his family. Walter was 83 years young. Walter was born to...
  • Patrick “Pat” Talbot of Jordan died at Saint Vincent Hospital in Billings on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, after a short battle with cancer.  He was born on July 3, 1950, in Missoula to Claude “Bud” and Carol Huston Talbot. Graveside services will be Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Pioneer Cemetery in Jordan. After...
  • More often than not, the last run wins in basketball. And, to the chagrin of Miles Community College women’s basketball fans, the last run on Wednesday belonged to Casper. Casper outgunned Miles 14-3 in a four-minute span to take a 67-56 lead with 1:12 to play on a pair of Ashlie Larson free throws. Despite a last-minute rally, and a long...
  • State Sen. Eric Moore, R-Miles City, was expected to introduce legislation this afternoon to modernize the way workers’ compensation insurance is purchased in Montana. The measure, if approved, would eliminate the state-operated Montana State Fund, which is currently the largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance in the state...
  • Cowboy poetry and music will be featured during the third annual Miles City Cowboy Poetry Gathering on Sunday in the Pioneer Memorial Hall at the Range Riders Museum. This fundraiser for the museum begins with entertainment at 11:30 a.m., followed by a roast beef dinner at noon and the main show at 1 p.m. At 2:15 p.m. several items will be...