Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Penn.,  holds hundreds of thousands of photographs, letters, art, weapons, books, manuals, diaries, recordings, uniforms and other item related to the  military.  Of particular interest to Miles City is the collection of papers that belonged to General Nelson Appleton...
  •   Connors Stadium has long played host to baseball games, and for the last 14 years has played host to junior college baseball. But on Tuesday afternoon, Connors Stadium will play host to it’s first NCAA double-header. Montana State University-Billings will play Minot State in an NCAA D-II double-header starting at 1 p.m. Going into...
  •      The Miles Community College baseball team was scheduled to play Prairie Baseball Academy in a pair of double headers this weekend at Connors Stadium. But with more weather forecasted for the the weekend, changes have been made. The Pioneers will play PBA tonight at 6:30 p.m., in a single game and then will have a triple header...
  •   Joseph Bruce Jelinek passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at his home in San Diego.  He was born November 29,1935 to the late Paul F. and Vivian H. Jelinek in Miles City. He attended Sacred Heart School and graduated from Custer County High. After serving in the U.S. Army, he graduated from the University of Montana with a...
  •   By ELAINE FORMAN            Star Staff Writers After nearly an hour’s discussion, the Miles City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday night that would make property owners ultimately responsible for water and sewer bills, despite strong opposition from a few landlords. Ordinance No. 1262 was passed, with...
  •   Dick Molstad, 84, of Baker died Monday, March 24, 2014, at the Fallon Medical Complex in Baker two days after falling at his home. Mr. Molstad was born on July 7, 1929, the son of Thomas and Gladys Gift Molstad in Baker. He grew up and attended schools in Baker, graduating from high school there.  He enlisted in the United States Army...
  •   George A. Gierke, 78, of Ashland died Sunday, March 23, 2014, surrounded by loved ones. Mr. Gierke was born on Feb. 22, 1936, in Bismarck, N.D., to William and Esther Lundin Gierke, the youngest of seven children. He grew up in Bismarck, Broadus and Miles City with his parents before enlisting in the Army when he was 18 years of age. He...
  •   After having their home-opening tournament cancelled due to winter weather, the Miles Community College baseball team were able to get a double-header in against Dawson Community College yesterday afternoon, although it was still plenty chilly. The Pioneers snapped a five-game losing streak with wins over Dawson of 10-3 and 7-6. The teams...
  •   David Q. Hawkins passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 23, 2014, at the age of 62. David graduated from Custer County High School in Miles City.  He was the beloved dad of Tracy (Antonio) Burdette, and Bryan Hawkins. Proud grandpa of Migdalia, Marisol, and Monica. Dear brother of Bonnie (Noley) Keener, and Barbara Hawkins. David is...
  •   Dixie L. Olsen of Miles City, originally from St. Peter, Minn., died from a short illness peacefully with friends by her side on Saturday, Mar 22, 2014, at the St. Vincent Hospital in Billings. She was born on Feb. 25, 1957, in St. Peter to Lowell and Zona Lempe Olsen. She graduated from St. Peter High School in 1976. She held various jobs...