Monthly archive

June, 2014

  •   For years, Miles City Fire and Rescue Chief Dale Berg has dedicated his professional life to the protection of the homes and residents of Miles City. Now, after two decades, Berg has decided to call it a career. Calling firefighting a “young man’s game,” Berg is handing the reins over to the next generation. His official...
  •   Rains in Miles City on Thursday set a record with 2.08 inches received, according to National Weather Service reports. The previous record for June 26 was .97 inches set in 1969. The wettest day on record for June was June 18, 1964, when 2.71 inches fell, causing considerable localized flooding. Thursday’s rain was enough to clog the...
  •   Fireworks will be allowed in the city limits at Bender Park, Riverside Park, Jaycee Field and Tedesco Field on the following days and times: -- Thursday, July 3: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m -- Friday, July 4: 10 a.m. to midnight -- Saturday, July 5: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.  Tuesday night the Miles City Council passed Resolution No. 3699, which...
  •   Toby-Jeanne Almy is known to her friends as a pleasant young woman, but now it is official. The 20-year-old daughter of Curtis and Patricia Almy of Miles City won Miss Congeniality at this year’s Miss Montana Scholarship Pageant, held in Glendive June 12-14. The award is voted on by the 17 contests in the adult portion of the pageant...
  •   Delmar S. Zezula, 88, of Miles City, died on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Billings. Mr. Zezula was born on May 31, 1926, in Conrad, the son of Adolph and Amalie Zezula. After graduating from Whitehall High School, he attended Montana State University, earning his bachelor’s degree in physical education...
  •   More than an hour was spent discussing a rezoning request by Diamond J Construction at the Miles City Council meeting Tuesday, but for legal reasons the council decided to place it on the agenda of the next council meeting for a vote. Although four of the five council members present were against the request because they felt it violated...
  •   Michael Scanlon Sample, born July 4, 1947, died tragically on June 19, 2014, in Billings. He was 66 years old. Michael was predeceased by his mother, Patricia Halterman and his stepmother, Miriam Sample; he is survived by his father, Joseph Sample; wife Barbara Sample; two brothers, David and Patrick Sample; four children, James (Joanne),...
  •   Eunice Janice Wiedrich Hereford, 70, died Saturday, June 21, 2014, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, South Dakota. She was born to Walter and Edna Frasch Wiedrich on Oct. 1, 1943, in Beulah, North Dakota. She met and married her first love, Walter Voegele; and, shortly after their marriage in 1960, they moved to Missoula...
  •   Marjory Nelson “Marj” Milroy, 74, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. She was born to Neil and Helen Nelson, on April 13, 1939, and grew up on the family ranch outside of Cohagen. She and her three brothers and one sister attended school in a one-room schoolhouse where her mother was the teacher. With...
  • A son was born to Amanda and Johnathon McArthur of Fallon on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.