On Tuesday, May 31, 2016, Byron Hoppe died peacefully in his sleep while in his home in Broadus. He was the first of 11 children born to Byron Hugo Hoppe and Luella May Kilfoy, on Feb. 19, 1954, in Billings. He married his high school sweetheart, Veronica Ruth Contreraz, Aug. 31, 1974, and they remained married for 28 years.
He was an avid...
Stevensville — In loving memory of Rod Leonard Beeler, born June 4, 1940, passed away May 26, 2016 at his home in Stevensville of natural causes.
Rod was born in Wibaux, MT to George and Helen (Accert) Beeler. He was raised and educated in Wibaux. The majority of Rod’s working career was spent in the oil fields....
If you were a high school student interested in studying agriculture, home economics, nursing or related subjects at Montana State College (later Montana State University) in Bozeman, from 1955 through the late 1960s, you were probably going to apply for the Jack Hume Scholarship. It was a valuable scholarship, offering students $500 a year...
Tuesday voters will be voting in the state’s primary election.
Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in precincts 1-4 and noon to 8 p.m. in the rural precincts.
For area House Districts:
— In House District No. 37 (east and north of Miles City) Republican Bill Harris of Winnett, Democrat Judi Cramer of Fallon and Republican...
In Tuesday’s primary election locals Ken Holmlund and Steve Muggli will be on the ballot for House District No. 38.
The candidates were asked some basic questions and here are their answers.
(Both will advance to the General Election.)
Ken Holmlund (Rep.)
Why do you want to run?
I feel I owe more to the country than I could...
Moods were light in the May 23 meeting of the Miles Community College Board of Trustees with the pressure and stress of another graduation behind them.
A small part of the meeting was dedicated to swearing in the re-elected board trustees, Mark Petersen, Debbie Morford and Rusty Irion.
The board chose Petersen as the new chair, replacing...
Neither Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility Superintendent Steve Ray nor Pine Hills School principal Kimberly Leslie could remember the last time Pine Hills held a formal graduation ceremony. Students finish high school every year but usually one at a time and that’s how the diplomas are presented.
This year, however, the Pine Hills...
The Miles City Outlaw baseball team took home the championship during the Memorial Weekend Wood Bat Tournament at Powers Field. They beat out the Cheyenne Mustangs 3-0 to win the championship.
From left to right: Ashley Memorial Award Winner Ashlie Larson, Stanton Memorial Award Winner Jaylen Henderson, Etchemendy/Kurkowski Award Winner, Emily Regan. Not pictured, Ashley Award Winner, Cord Murray & Stanton Memorial Award Winner & Etchemendy/Kurkowski Award Winner, Matt Blunt.