Monthly archive

April, 2017

  •  Clara “Pete” Berry, 96, died peacefully in the McCone Health Center in Circle during the evening hours of Monday, April 17, 2017. She was born March 23, 1921, to Jacob and Justina Widmer Bieber in a tar paper shack on the family homestead in southern McCone County. Memorial services will be Friday, April 21, 2017, at 2 p.m. at...
  • Springfest takes on a medieval flair Friday and Saturday as the doors open to the 35th celebration of the Sacred Heart School fundraiser. The Springfest Committee changes the theme every three years. “People are always excited to see what we’ve done. We always try to make it fun. We want it to be inviting and feel festive,” said...
  • The WaterWorks Art Museum (WAM) staff will kick off this year’s Western Art Roundup “Close to Home” on Sunday with an opening reception. This exhibit includes art by five artists whose works feature everyday life or scenery that portrays Montana. Subjects range from badlands to prairies, cattle herds and brandings to wildlife and...
  • A bad inning and a bad apple have something in common. Both can spoil the whole bunch, as the Custer County District High School softball team can attest. The bad inning for the Cowgirls came in the third on Tuesday, as Dawson County paraded around the basepaths, exploding for eight runs en route to a 14-5 win at Bender Field in Miles City....
  • More than 20 people attended the presentation on Custer County’s emergency notification system provided by NIXLE during yesterday’s Flood Awareness Day. Local Bill Ellis, deputy disaster and emergency services (DES) coordinator, provided information on NIXLE, which is used by Custer and Garfield County. According to Ellis, the alert...
  • Erma Miller, formerly of Glasgow, passed away on April 7, 2017 at Holy Rosary Residential Living, Miles City, where she resided since 2016; she was 94 years old.  Erma was born in Williston, ND to Paul Horab and Alice (Efimenko), both of whom immigrated to the United States from Kiev, Ukraine. Erma was one of five children, all of whom were...
  • The 2017 Bucking Horse Sale Parade will have a patriotic feel this year. “Forever Red White and Blue” is the theme for the parade, slated for 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 20 during the 67th annual Miles City Bucking Horse Sale celebration. Cash awards of $50 for first place and $25 for second place will be awarded in each of eight...
  • The 2017-2018 school calendar has been set. During Tuesday’s meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees, two calendar options were brought to the board to be voted on. According to Washington Middle School Principal Derrick Tvedt, the calendar committee narrowed down the calendar choices to two options, A and B. He said there isn...
  • Five city offices are up for election this year and anyone interested in being a candidate can file for office beginning April 20 at the Custer County Clerk and Recorder/Election Administrator’s Office on the main floor of the Custer County Courthouse.  The deadline for filing is June 19, according to Clerk and Recorder/Election...
  • A half dozen local school trustees will not face competition for re-election. As a result, there will be no trustees from either the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees or the Miles Community College (MCC) Board of Trustees on the spring ballot. For both boards, the trustees will be voted in by acclamation by their own boards. Being voted in by...