Monthly archive

October, 2014

  •   The county election ballot includes an area to select up to five people for a “City of Miles Local Government Study Commissioner,” but there are no names listed, leaving some voters wondering how to proceed.  The deadline for getting a name on the ballot for study commissioner was Aug. 11, but no one filed for the position...
  •   Esther Robinson Helm died at Holy Rosary Hospital on October 13, 2014 with family by her side. Mrs. Helm was born on September 29, 1919 in Fleak, N.D., to John Geist and Anna Zimmerman. She attended grade school in Regent, N.D., and graduated high school in Stockton, Calif. She attended college at Delta College and got her AA degree (...
  •   Elnora “Stevie” Zadow died peacefully at Friendship Villa in Miles City on Sunday, October 12, 2014. She has reunited with the love of her life, her husband Gilbert, and all the other people she loved. Mrs. Zadow was born on August 16, 1924 in Bayard, Nebraska, the first child of seven of Fred and Pauline Steffan. She attended...
  •   Garfield Elementary School students are hoping that, if they are good enough, they might just see a new playground by Christmas time. It’s been on their wish list for some time, and Monday they got the good news that it just might come true. Principal Laurie Huffman announced at an assembly Monday that the school has raised enough...
  •   Judith Dolores Rudolph Clark, 73, of Billings, died Wednesday, October 8, 2014, in Wheat Ridge, Colorado due to complications of a brain aneurysm.  Judy was born to the late Kenneth and Dolores Rudolph on October 18, 1940 in Miles City. Judy graduated from Custer County High School and attended Montana State University. Judy married...
  •   William “Bill” Lyle Grist, 63, of Brockway died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Riverstone Health in Billings with his wife of 44 years, as always, by his side. Mr. Grist was born Dec. 24, 1950, in Miles City, to Lyle “Bud” and Marjorie Grist and joined an older brother, Gene. He grew up on the family ranch south of...
  •   Evalina Stetler, 97, of Miles City, and formerly of Valier, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Friendship Villa, with her daughter, Sharon, by her side. She would have been 98 in seventeen days. She was ready to leave for her Heavenly home. Mrs. Stetler was born on Oct. 26, 1916, the first born child of Mathias and Rebecca Marcum Wystub, on a...
  •   Ralph Duwaine Kirkpatrick, age 83, of Glendive, Montana, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, of natural causes. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. and 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at the Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. A service for family and friends will be held at 7:00 P.M. on...
  •   A remodeled farm house five miles south of town makes for a unique shopping experience at a store called The Country Daisy, a rustic home decor and gift shop started by Becky Chezum and Raylene Starck. The shop opened on July 18, and Starck said, “People have been really willing to come,” despite the drive. Between the 5 and 6...
  •   Saturday, Oct. 11 Miles City Garden Club Fall Festival Event, starting at 9 a.m., Pleasantries, corner of South Lake Avenue and Main Street. Baked goods, Redneck Bird Feeders, coloring contest Hay Day — Hay bale judging, vendors, bake sale and more, 1-4 p.m., South Haynes Avenue across from Wendy’s 100th Anniversary celebration...