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April, 2017

  • Daryl Nunberg, age 56, most loved son and brother, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at his dearly loved group home in Miles City, MT. Visitation will be from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. A Rosary service will be at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Silha Funeral Home in...
  • His mother called him her “little Valentine” as Edward T. Jonutis was born on February 14, 1921, the second son of Stella and Joseph Jonutis, in a simple two-room log cabin southeast of Miles City, Montana, miles from town and neighbors. His grandmother acted as midwife. Since no doctor was present for Ed’s birth, his parents had...
  • Juanita Joyce Lockwood  Riley entered this world September 1, 1931, she was lovingly called ‘Sis’, born to Lyle Edwin and Elizabeth Margaret Garr Lockwood. She joined a sister Jean and later brothers Edwin ‘Sonny’ and David ‘Little Buddy’ joined the family. She grew up a few miles west of Coalwood, riding...
  • Missoula — MaryLu Schmidt, 80, peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Hospital. MaryLu was born on April 21, 1937 in Plevna, MT to her parents William and Mabel Leischner. MaryLu grew up in Miles City and graduated from Custer County High School in 1955. On July 5, 1955, MaryLu...
  • It’s going to be a night of ball-spinning, four-point-shooting, crazy tricks and family comedy, not to mention some world-class basketball, on Wednesday in Miles City. The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will play at the Kailey Gymnasium at the Miles Community College Centra Athletic Center at 6 p.m. For a game that’s usually played...
  • Rob Quist says he never considered running for public office until he was approached by some friends recently. “My first response was what do you mean, I’m not a politician. And their response was, exactly,” said Quist. Now Quist, a Democrat, finds himself in the thick of a race for Montana’s lone seat in Congress, vacated...
  • A lengthy transportation study is expected to be adopted at the Miles City Council meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall. The Miles City Long-Range Transportation Study was compiled by Interstate Engineering, with help from Peaks to Prairie Designs engineers, over about 18 months. Miles City Planner Dawn Colton said in an interview Friday that...
  • Custer County has hired Montana-based Great West Engineering to help the commissioners put together a long-term Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for the county. Public input is needed to determine what improvements are needed.  According to a press release from Great West a “CIP is a budgeting and financial tool that will be used by the...
  • The 2017 Custer Ranch Rodeo is scheduled for Saturday, June 24 and entry forms for teams are available for the event beginning today. This year will mark the rodeo’s 11th annual event. At Custer, teams of four — at least one woman or at least one man — compete in doctoring, branding, penning, wild cow milking, and trailer race...
  • Fifteen Miles City and area girls have flipped for gymnastics, and they’re competing at the highest level. The girls qualified for March’s Montana Gymnastics State Championships at Carroll College in Helena, representing Northern Pacific Gymnastics of Miles City under head coach Ashley Parks.  Gymnastics is divided into different...