Monthly archive

October, 2015

  •   We want your good news! The Miles City Star is working on “Milestones,” a large special edition that will run over the course three weeks and will cover signs of progress in the community over the past three years.   If your business or agency would like to share its progress with readers, please participate in our free...
  •   Hoofin’ It For Hunger, a fundraiser for the Montana Food Bank Network, will be Sunday, Oct. 11, at Fort Keogh, near Miles City. This scenic trail walk/run will include a 1/2 marathon, 5K, 10K and one-mile races, with prizes awarded to overall winners and winners of each age division: 19 years of age and under, 20-29 years, 30-39 years...
  •   Charles L. “Chuck” Puskas, 77, of Miles City, died at his home with his family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer.  Charles Laszlo Puskas was born on July 19, 1938, in Hammond, Indiana, the son of William and Susan Body Puskas. He was born and raised in Hammond where he attended grade school and high school....
  •   Dusty Rose Hirsch, 37, of Wyola, died on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Lodge Grass, as a result of an auto accident. Dusty Rose Hirsch, the daughter of Jay Dee Hirsch and Rosella Mancha, was born in Miles City on Aug. 1, 1978. She attended grade school and part of high school in Miles City before she moved to live with her mother in Kingston...
  •   Insurance will continue to go up as long as medical costs go up, according to Montana State Auditor/Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen during a stop Thursday in Miles City. She was traveling with her office’s Chief Legal Counsel Jesse Laslovich. She said there are three things needed to cut costs and ensure...
  •   If you like to paint or volunteer for a good cause, then Miles City Head Start is the place for you right now. The school is working on gathering volunteers to help give the place a much-needed facelift. The work began last week with employees and volunteers scraping away at the old paint. With so few workers, progress was slow.  The...

September, 2015

  •   The Custer County District High School Cowgirls took on the Baker Lady Spartans in volleyball action Tuesday night and came away with the sweep.  Taking on Baker in non-conference action at home, Coach Marci Mollman was confident that her Cowgirls would play well against the local rival. The Cowgirls played in Dickinson over the...
  •   With cooler weather on the horizon, it’s time to get all those summer projects wrapped up before winter really arrives. To help with that, Keep Miles City Beautiful is sponsoring a Latex Paint Recycling event on Saturday, October 3. Cans of paint are not to be discarded in the landfill if the paint is still liquid. To prevent that,...
  •   Kirk Bushman, Montana Public Service Commissioner for District 2, which includes Custer County, introduced the representatives from Montana-Dakota Utilities who were in Miles City Friday to attend a public hearing about MDU’s requested 21 percent rate hike.  Members of the public commented on the rate increase and on changes in...
  •   Olive Mellor, 91, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at the Powder River Manor Nursing Home in Broadus. Olive Jane Woolston was born June 15, 1924, to Tom and Christine Woolston in Philipsburg, Kansas. Mrs. Mellor’s mother wanted to deliver her in Kansas to be close to her mother, since this was her first child and she was afraid of the...