Monthly archive

June, 2014

  •   Miles City is the place to be this weekend. The Montana Stockgrowers Association’s ’14 Mid-Year Meeting starts today and continues Friday and Saturday, the first Miles City Cowtown Cook-off activities also begin today and continue Friday and Saturday and the Miles City Mosquito Festival will round out the fun on Friday. Throw in...
  •   The dismissal last month of the head girls’ basketball coach at Custer County District High School continues to resonate with members of the community, as many have voiced their support of the coach in the form of calls and letters to the editor. However, the Unified Board of Trustees said proper procedure was followed in the rehiring...
  •   A presentation on Tax Increment Financing Districts was the focal point of last week’s monthly meeting of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council’s Board of Directors. Steve Zeier, of Zeier Consulting, gave the presentation to the board, explaining what a TIF is and how it works. Essentially, a TIF is a technique that...
  •   James Foy “Jim” Beeman, 71, former Miles City businessman, died on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Saint David, Arizona. He was surrounded by people who loved him as he took this step. Mr. Beeman was born Oct. 20, 1942. He was first and foremost a cowboy, and then a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, brother, in-law, uncle and...
  •   Michael J. Strouf, 67, of Miles City died on Monday, June 9, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Strouf was born on April 3, 1947, in Great Falls, the son of Reuben and Dorothy Johnston Strouf. In his younger years, he lived on the family farm in between Stanford and Denton. When he was 12 years of age, the family moved to...
  •   Betty Lou Erickson, 76, surrounded by her four loving children and her daughter-in-law, Julie, died peacefully on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in Miles City. Mrs. Erickson was born June 15, 1937, to Clarence and Edna Millslagel Rush in Gordon, Nebraska. She will be remembered for her great cooking, rising early and having a good cup of coffee. Mrs...
  • Robyn Leslie Lund and Richmond Brooke Warnke were united in marriage Saturday, March 29, in Las Vegas, Nev.  The bride is the daughter of Robert Lund and Karla Lund-Elder of Miles City.  Parents of the bridegroom are Andrea Warnke-Shaw and Steven Shaw.
  • A son was born to Tiffany and Kyle Pryor of Miles City on Friday, May 30, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A son was born to Katie and Brad Leavitt of Miles City on Monday, June 2, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A daughter was born to Jennifer and Ammoron Thomas of Arlington, Wash., on Tuesday, June...
  •   Betty Lou Erickson, 76, surrounded by her four loving children and her daughter-in-law, Julie, died peacefully on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in Miles City. Mrs. Erickson was born June 15, 1937, to Clarence and Edna Millslagel Rush in Gordon, Nebraska. She will be remembered for her great cooking, rising early and having a good cup of coffee. Mrs...
  •   Ambling into Baker Tuesday morning, “Trails 4 Transplants” riders have made it to the halfway mark of a 444-mile trek to raise money and awareness for organ, eye and tissue transplants. One of the organizers, Roger Hille, said the riders are “exactly” on track as they rode into Baker before noon Tuesday. ...