Monthly archive

June, 2016

  • A daughter was born to Ronnie Blakeman and Ethan Spang of Colstrip on Monday, June 20, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  • Out at Fort Keogh last week, Doug Melton from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) was bitten by a rattlesnake.  “I never saw it,” said Melton. “There was no warning at all.”  Melton was transported to Holy Rosary Healthcare by the group he was with, making it to the hospital within a half a hour of getting bit....
  • While they didn’t take first place in the Harry Griffith Tournament this weekend, the Mavericks played hard throughout and overcame three teams after a decent deficit. Friday night the Mavs took on Spearfish in storm-like conditions. The wind was blowing through the game and the rain came and went. There was a short delay due to lightning in...
  • The Miles City Fish Hatchery has played host to some very important and unusual visitors for the past month. Three male pallid sturgeons from the Missouri River in Montana, estimated to be up to 80 years old, have been kept in a large holding tank at the facility. They were brought there so that Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks can harvest their...
  • Helen Rath Bollinger, 91, of Jordan, died Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the Garfield County Health Center in Jordan. She was born May 2, 1925 at Jordan, the first born of Maggie and Phillip Rath.  She married Arthur Bollinger on Jan. 28, 1941. They lived in Jordan their entire lives and had three daughters. Her survivors include daughters:...
  • Mary Jean Woods passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 23rd at Holy Rosary Extended Care after a short illness.  She was born April 19th, 1925 to John and Amy Byrnes in Big Stone City, South Dakota. While still an infant, she moved with her mother to homestead on Sweeney Creek near Rosebud, Montana. She attended country schools in the...
  • Custer County Commissioner Jason Strouf said seeing a site in person is different than just looking at it on maps and through photos, which is why members of the Army Corps of Engineers made a visit to Miles City to walk along the riverbanks and see where levees would go. Ten members of the corps and Becky Bey and Carl Jackson from KLJ Engineering...
  • Bruce Gerald Whitmarsh, age 83, of Miles City went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the VA Community Living Center in Miles City. Bruce was born in Alston, Michigan on July 30, 1932 to Esther (Eklund) and Wilbert Heikkila. After graduating from Traunik High School, he enlisted in the Navy and served on the Harry S. Bauer. In...
  • After struggling most of the night against Great Falls, the Mavericks came back with a vengeance in the bottom of the sixth. After scoring Matthew Regan and then Jess Bellows to tie the game at nine, the Mavericks hopes were soaring. With Braden Marum and Jarrett Gunther on base, Jacob Swope came to the plate and threw down a sacrifice bunt. He...
  • Participants coming to the 5th Annual CSR Rodeo Bible Camp on July 11-13 in Bozeman will have help from a team of past and present world champions. Instructors include Trey Johnson, 2000 PRCA Rookie of the Year Heeler, and eight-time NFR qualifier Charley Crawford in heading, along with five-time NFR Qualifier Rusty Sewalt in tie-down roping....