Monthly archive

August, 2014

  •   Dorothy Arlene Corean Madler, 80, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in the Holy Rosary Extended Care Facility in Miles City. Mrs. Madler was born in Spearfish, South Dakota on Feb. 1, 1934, to Tom and Alice Corean. She was raised and educated in Spearfish. She and Charles “Bud” Madler were married in 1951. Mr. and Mrs. Madler raised...
  •   The Miles City Zoning Commission voted 4-1 Wednesday to recommend approving the zone change requested by Brad Certain for his property along Highway 59 South. Commission chairwoman Amber Trenka hesitated for some time before voting yes, reflecting the complexity of the issue. The request now goes before the Miles City Council, which has...
  •   By MARLA PRELL                 Star Staff Writer Jim and Jeannette Lei of the Ashland area had an unwelcome house guest on July 28: a male black bear in the living room. “For about a month now he’s been around,” Jeannette said of the bear in a telephone interview Tuesday. “He...
  • Author D.E.L. Connor is in Miles City for a signing of her most recently published book, “Spirit Warriors: The Scarring,” on Friday afternoon. “Spirit Warriors: The Scarring” is the second book in Connor’s “Spirit Warriors” series that includes five books and a prequel. She also will have her first book...
  •   With some changes in this year’s Eastern Montana Fair, Fair Manager Gail Shaw wanted to explain how the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds and the fair are funded and why changes were made. While the fairgrounds is a county facility, the county is, as Shaw put it, “not exactly rolling in dough.” On average, she says, taxes that...
  • A son was born to Holly Ask and Tyler Brockway of Miles City on Friday, July 11, 2014 in the Billings Clinic Hospital in Billings.
  •   By DON COGGER              Star Staff Writer The Commercial Drivers License program at Miles Community College can now boast that it offers something no other CDL program in Montana can: The opportunity for students to train in a simulator. Delivered last week and financed by a grant provided by the...
  • A daughter was born to Elizabeth Aquirre and Gabe McBride of Miles City on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A daughter was born to Courtney Penn and Ben Hoyer of Miles City on Friday, August 1, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  •   The flood assessment study is close to being done to show what steps the City of Miles City can take to reduce the flood plain issue. KLJ Engineering is studying different options the city could take to lower flood insurance rates. Then the city will decide what option would be best for Miles City.  City Floodplain Administrator Sam...
  •   Monday’s monthly meeting of the Miles Community College Board of Trustees was one of updates and recaps, with departments weighing in on projects in development, as well as a discussion on enrollment numbers. Dr. Theodore Hanley, Vice President of Academic Affairs, started things off with a recap of the 2013-2014 academic year....