Monthly archive

August, 2016

  • Leslie Janshen, assistant general manager and sales director at Sleep Inn and Suites on Haynes Avenue, moved to Miles City in 1999, and thought she knew the town pretty well. Then she signed on for Leadership Miles City 2016, and learned about what she’d been missing. Participants learn about the area’s needs and assets, and are...
  • Art and LeAnne Viall of Kinsey have announced the engagement of their daughter, Lena K. Viall, of Missoula, to Erik C. Larson of Missoula, formerly of Logan, Utah.  He is the son of Wes and Marie Larson of Logan.  The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, August 20, in Seely Lake.  They will live in Missoula.
  • The CCDHS Cowboy football season is right around the corner, practice has officially started and the booster club is getting ready for the new season.  Jeff Lee and the rest of the officiating crew is also starting to prep for the new season. As they prepare for the new season they are also trying to get new officials as part of the local...
  • At Tuesday’s meeting the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees approved the 2016-17 budget for both the high school and elementary school. According to District Superintendent Keith Campbell, there is a slight increase in the overall elementary and high school budgets due to a small increase in students.  The slight enrollment increase...
  • A resolution to establish a procedure to review demolition of historically significant buildings, landmarks and sites within designated historic districts was approved by a vote of 5-3 on Tuesday night at the Miles City Council meeting. Miles City Historic Preservation Officer Connie Muggli explained that they wanted to be able to save some...
  • Patricia “Pat” Wickens Switzer, 96, of Richey died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at the Sweetwater Retirement Community in Billings with her family at her side. She was born in Denton on March 17, 1920, the daughter of Martin and Alice Kilgannon Wickens. She met Dean Switzer while he was ranching in the Missouri breaks north of Winifred....
  • Gilbert Hemauer, Capuchin Franciscan friar and priest, died on August 8, 2016 at the age of 78. Gil was born May 14, 1938 in Stockbridge, Wisconsin, son of the late Gilbert & Veronica (Leitner) Hemauer. He was invested in the Capuchin habit in 1956, perpetually professed in 1960, and ordained in 1964. Gil was involved in a variety of...
  • James “Jim” Edward Waddell, age 79, of Glendive, Montana passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at his home in Glendive. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, August 12, 2016 at Zion Lutheran Church in Glendive with Pastor Will Johnson officiating. Interment will be held Friday afternoon at the family ranch near Miles...
  • Mary Irene Treftz, 87, of Glendive, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at the Glendive Medical Center in Glendive, with her son by her side. Mary Irene Sellirickson was born Aug. 30, 1928, in Terry, the daughter of William and Emilia Ulrich Sellirickson. Eventually she began working at the Beanery in Glendive where she met her future husband, Gust Treftz...
  • The work of 74 artists will be on display during the 41st Annual Art Auction Exhibit at the WaterWorks Art Museum. The exhibit will open Saturday with a Members and Artists Preview from 6-9 p.m. in the galleries at the art museum, located west of Miles City on Waterplant Road. A public reception for the exhibit will be Sunday from 1-4 p.m., also...