Monthly archive

July, 2016

  • Pauline Mary Delaurenti Bolton, 83, of Miles City, Montana passed away of a broken heart on June 30th, at the Holy Rosary Extended Care Unit after losing her beloved husband of 59.5 years, Claire, on May 20th, 2016. Pauline was born on March 6th, 1933 to Italian immigrants, Joseph Bartholomew Delaurenti and Rosie Mary Zan Delaurenti in Polson,...
  • Wednesday afternoon’s violent winds caused several motor vehicle crashes on Interstate 94, including one semi that was blown over. At 2:04 p.m. Wednesday Miles City Fire and Rescue was dispatched from mile marker 148 to 159 (north of Miles City) for the crashes, due to what the National Weather Service’s Billings office called a...
  • Gary “Boise” Wildish, 78, of Baker died Thursday, June 30, 2016, at the Veterans Affairs Nursing Home in Miles City. He was born Aug. 6, 1937, in Baker, the son of Harry and Millie Lampke Wildish, the youngest of five children. He joined the United States Air Force on May 26, 1955, and was honorably discharged in 1958. He moved to Ajo...
  • Arva Schultz Jensen, a resident of Salinas, California, since 1948, died peacefully on Saturday, July 2, 2016. She was born April 4, 1919, to Frederick William Schultz and Lottie Kate Schultz in Miles City, the youngest of six children. In the fall of 1937, she wed Einner Jensen. Their first child, Judy Lee Jensen Bronson, was born in 1939 in...
  • Marine and author Mark “Oz” Geist will be speaking on his experience in Benghazi at 8 p.m. Monday, July 11, at the Miles City Livestock Commission as a kick off for the second Montana Warriors on the Water (MWOTW) week.   The week is to show support to veterans by taking them on an all-expenses-paid week of fishing at Hell Creek....
  • Holly Ask of Miles City and Tyler Brockway of BIllings have announced their engagement.  Ask is the daughter of Scott and Jackie Ask of Miles City.  Brockway is the son of Mark Brockway and Laurie Sergeant of Billings.  A Friday, Aug. 12, wedding is planned in Miles City.
  • Between 1941 and 1984, Miles City was home to a sophisticated supper club with a wide reputation for fine dining and dancing known as the Crossroads Inn.  The original opening of the establishment didn’t include dining, however.  The Crossroads opened for the first time before the dining room was complete in order to have the bar...
  • Lester Whitney, 86, died peacefully from natural causes early Tuesday morning, July 5, 2016, in Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. He was being visited and comforted by family members.  Mr. Whitney was born Jan. 17, 1930, in Powderville to Louis and Cora Whitney. In 1952 he married Florene Cline and they had two daughters. They later...
  • Esther DeMint, age 82, of Miles City passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at her home in Miles City surrounded by her family. Esther was born on October 17, 1933 in Dayton, Ohio, the daughter of George and Mary (Leach) Kelley. She grew up in Dayton and attended Washington Elementary School, Wilbur Wright High School in Dayton and her junior and...