Monthly archive

July, 2016

  • Gary “Boise” Wildish, 78, of Baker died Thursday, June 30, 2016, at the Veterans Affairs Nursing Home in Miles City. He was born Aug. 6, 1937, in Baker, the son of Harry and Millie Lampke Wildish, the youngest of five children. He joined the United States Air Force on May 26, 1955, and was honorably discharged in 1958. He moved to Ajo...
  • Arva Schultz Jensen, a resident of Salinas, California, since 1948, died peacefully on Saturday, July 2, 2016. She was born April 4, 1919, to Frederick William Schultz and Lottie Kate Schultz in Miles City, the youngest of six children. In the fall of 1937, she wed Einner Jensen. Their first child, Judy Lee Jensen Bronson, was born in 1939 in...
  • Marine and author Mark “Oz” Geist will be speaking on his experience in Benghazi at 8 p.m. Monday, July 11, at the Miles City Livestock Commission as a kick off for the second Montana Warriors on the Water (MWOTW) week.   The week is to show support to veterans by taking them on an all-expenses-paid week of fishing at Hell Creek....
  • Holly Ask of Miles City and Tyler Brockway of BIllings have announced their engagement.  Ask is the daughter of Scott and Jackie Ask of Miles City.  Brockway is the son of Mark Brockway and Laurie Sergeant of Billings.  A Friday, Aug. 12, wedding is planned in Miles City.
  • Between 1941 and 1984, Miles City was home to a sophisticated supper club with a wide reputation for fine dining and dancing known as the Crossroads Inn.  The original opening of the establishment didn’t include dining, however.  The Crossroads opened for the first time before the dining room was complete in order to have the bar...
  • Lester Whitney, 86, died peacefully from natural causes early Tuesday morning, July 5, 2016, in Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. He was being visited and comforted by family members.  Mr. Whitney was born Jan. 17, 1930, in Powderville to Louis and Cora Whitney. In 1952 he married Florene Cline and they had two daughters. They later...
  • Esther DeMint, age 82, of Miles City passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at her home in Miles City surrounded by her family. Esther was born on October 17, 1933 in Dayton, Ohio, the daughter of George and Mary (Leach) Kelley. She grew up in Dayton and attended Washington Elementary School, Wilbur Wright High School in Dayton and her junior and...
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists have completed their 2016 winter and spring aerial surveys of deer populations across Region 6 in northeastern Montana.   The surveys indicate a continuing increase in numbers for mule deer, and mostly stable populations of whitetail deer across the region.  Mule deer   For mule deer, 11...
  • (Miles City, MT) Miles Community College head Men’s Basketball coach Chase Tait has announced the signing of Custer County High School Guard Gavin Gundlach for the 2016-17 season. During his senior season with the CCHS Cowboys, Gundlach was a Class A All-State selection. In his senior season with the Cowboys, Gundlach averaged 20...