Monthly archive

September, 2016

  •  Transco Railway Products is hiring, as business expands at the local rail car repair shop at the site of the old Milwaukee Railroad shops in Miles City. The company has also made significant investments, spending nearly $1 million on new equipment and upgrades since  February. The Milwaukee Railroad came to Miles City in 1912 and built...
  •  On Saturday evening, artworks created by a broad base of local, Montana and national artists will go on the auction block to raise money for the WaterWorks Art Museum (WAM) in Miles City. The 41st annual Art Auction begins with a cocktail hour and Hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. The live auction will follow at 7 p.m. Bidding for silent...
  •  On Saturday evening, artworks created by a broad base of local, Montana and national artists will go on the auction block to raise money for the WaterWorks Art Museum (WAM) in Miles City. The 41st annual Art Auction begins with a cocktail hour and Hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. The live auction will follow at 7 p.m. Bidding for silent...
  •  For many people, the wild is being in the mountains, somewhere secluded, but that’s not necessarily the case. On Sept. 14 about a dozen teachers learned that the wild can be found right outside their door at a ‘Birding for Beginners’ and ‘All About Owls’ workshop for teachers  hosted by Montana Fish,...
  • As area elementary school students make the rounds collecting for the American Heart Association in advance of the annual “Jump Rope for Heart” event, they’ll also, in a sense, be collecting for themselves. According to Sharon Alderman, Jump Rope for Heart organizer and K-3 physical education teacher in Miles City’s public...
  • Vintage Market   What: 100-plus vendors Cost: $5 When: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Agri-Sports Complex Tickets: At the door Early Bird: Enter at 8 a.m. for $20.   Maryjo Bernard and Jody Sept of Miles City met online and learned they shared a fascination of all things reimagined and repurposed. And the Salvage Sisters were born...
  • The Custer County Community Health Center, which is part of oneHealth, was recently awarded $42,000 to put toward technology enhancements.  According to oneHealth CEO Kent Doughty, they plan to use the money to update their servers, laptops and desk-top computers. Along with those updates they plan on upgrading their electronic health records...
  • Trails, Tales and Tombstones   What: Cemetery Tour Cost: $15 When: Sunday — tours depart at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Where: Departs from Holy Rosary Healthcare Tickets: Call 234-2890, or visit the Miles City Chamber, 511 Pleasant Street, Miles City          It’...
  •  For Karen Aspevig Stevenson, being a listener to people’s stories is as important as the stories she tells. And that’s how she defines the humanities: telling a story. And, from the Humanities Montana mission statement, she also likes to “inspire delight” and “create knowledge.” The Humanities Montana...
  • Reta R. Hart, 80, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at TLC Assisted Living in Miles City where she resided since early 2014. She was born in Lyman, Nebraska, on Aug. 14, 1936, the daughter of Chauncy and Artis Imus.  Visitation will be Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. A funeral service...