Monthly archive

January, 2017

  • Darby — Dean R. Hanvold, Sr., 85 of Darby, Montana passed away December 27th at the Marcus Daly Hospice Center due to complications of surgery. He was born August 4, 1931 in Opheim, Montana to the late Doris and Henry Hanvold. He married Joan Arlene Huber in 1957, she passed away in 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents and 3...
  • Darleen Stone, age 77, of Miles City, MT passed away at her home on Friday, December 30, 2016. She had struggled with cardiovascular disease, which increasingly became worse. Darleen A’Dell Hayden was born on April 13, 1939 in La Grande, Oregon. Darleen and her younger sister were adopted by John Kerr in 1947 and enjoyed ranch life at the...
  • This winter is putting a strain on the City of Miles City’s street budget since the area hasn’t been getting heavy snow in recent years. “It’s quite a winter,” Mayor John Hollowell said. He does not remember seeing this much snow since he was a kid.  “In the last few years we’ve seen three to four...
  • Falling sales are responsible for the closing of the Rue 21 clothing store at 506 S. Haynes Ave. in Miles City, according to acting store manager Gerald Mace. The last day of business will be Saturday. “Business is down,” he said. Mace went to work at the store in August. “I should have seen the writing on the wall in the first...
  • Custer County’s representatives in the Montana House — Ken Holmlund (R-Miles City) and Geraldine Custer (R-Forsyth) — are beginning their second terms in the Legislature. Holmlund said that, “as a sophomore,” they will be the ones showing the new legislators around the back corridors of the Capitol. The big issue...

December, 2016

  • (Editor’s Note: The Miles City Star news staff voted last week for the Top 10 stories in Miles City in 2016. Summaries of stories numbers 1-5 are below. Summaries of stories 6-10 were published in Thursday’s newspaper.) 1. Price sentenced to life for Miles City murder ntenced to life in prison with no chance of parole on Dec. 5 for...
  • Dispatch costs for the City of Miles City and Custer County have gone up, one of the few things that have changed in the annual Interlocal Agreement, which the Miles City Council approved Tuesday. The agreement is set up to share services between the two government entities for the current fiscal year.  Thursday morning Councilwoman Susanne...
  • A. Carrol Jacobson-Witcher, 76, passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Holy Rosary Extended Care. Carrol was born September 11, 1940 to James and Alice Hanson Jacobson at the farm in Simms, ND. She started school there and moved to Miles City, MT in the 3rd grade. She graduated from Custer County High School in 1958. In 1961, she married J.R....