Monthly archive

November, 2016

  • Republican Ken Holmlund of Miles City was re-elected to his seat in the Montana legislature on Tuesday, defeating Democratic challenger Steve Mugglie 54 precent to 46 percent.  When reached today, Holmlund, who was re-elected to represent House District 38, said he was “thrilled by the whole turnout and the whole thing.” While he...
  • Custer County voters flocked to the polls on Tuesday, rejecting initiatives to liberalize medical marijuana laws and ban trapping on public lands, and supporting Republicans Donald Trump for President and Greg Gianforte for governor. Custer County Clerk and Recorder Linda Corbett said in a press release Wednesday that “Custer County voters...
  • The Bobcats’ solid zone defense held the All Stars to just four points in the first half, but a 6-1 run in the third quarter lifted the All Stars to a 13-9 victory in the fifth and sixth grade girls’ basketball championship game on Tuesday night in the Custer County District High School gym.  The Bobcats were led in the first...
  • Robert Vernon “Bob” Schell of Miles City, formerly of Camp Crook, South Dakota, died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, at the Eastern Montana Veterans Home in Glendive after a brief illness. Family will receive friends on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Graveside services will be...
  • For reasons personal to him, on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, Jeff Donnelly, 51, of Miles City chose to leave us. The void at his home, his shop and mostly in our hearts will never be completely filled, but the best chance is to start filling it with memories and love. Family was very important to him; he loved them all as they did him. A Memorial Service...
  • After Thursday’s meeting of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC) representatives from the Billings Chamber of Commerce and the Big Sky Economic Development Administration (EDA) presented information on a Local Option Tax. A Local Option Tax is a maximum 3 percent sales tax that would be used for specific community...
  • Maribeth Harrison Rose, 95, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at the St. Vincent’s Hospital in Billings, MT. She was born on September 10, 1921, in Omaha, NE, to parents William Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Newton) Harrison. Maribeth attended Indiana University and received her Masters of Education from Montana State...
  • A daughter was born to Samm Schermele and Casey Varner of Baker on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Leah and Mathew Gross of Forsyth on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  • Incumbent Custer County Commissioner Kevin Krausz is running unopposed for re-election on Tuesday. Krausz agreed to answer the following questions posed by Miles City Star staff writer Amorette Allison in the final installment of the Star’s pre-election coverage. Star: Do you feel that the county is adequately informed and involved in the...