Monthly archive

January, 2017

  • The Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC) learned at its meeting Thursday that the small business development center (SBDC) will be moved from Colstrip to Miles City.  The SBDC was created in 1989 to provide free one-on-one advising to business entrepreneurs. It offers financial analysis, business planning, operations...
  • Wanda Jean Fogle, age 53, of Miles City passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at her home in Miles City. Wanda was born in Quincy, Washington on August 5, 1963, the daughter of A.W. Sandy and Jean (Austin) Barclay. She joined a sister Judy and they were later joined by two more sisters, Anita and Sandra. Wanda attended grade school in eastern...
  • On January 6, 2017, Charles Kelly Kluver unexpectedly passed away from natural causes while doing what he loved — tending to his cattle within the vast, open country alongside eastern Montana’s Rosebud Creek and under its majestic skies. Kelly was 61 years old.  Kelly was born in Forsyth, Montana on April 18, 1955 to Elmer “...
  • Theodore “Doug” Wall was born December 4, 1942 in Denver, CO, the son of Walter J “Ted” and Vera Scott Wall. They lived at Deer Trail, CO until 1955, when they moved to a ranch at Moon Creek near Miles City. Doug attended grade school at Deer Trail, CO and Moon Creek Country School. He attended high school at Custer County...
  • Phebe Josephine Stearns-Beeler, age 68, of Miles City, MT passed away on December 31, 2016 in Billings after a brief but heroic battle with leukemia. Phebe was born on March 14, 1948, the oldest child of Asie and Elizabeth “Betty” Stearns in Beach, North Dakota. Due to her father’s work for the railroad the family moved often,...
  • All boys and girls ages 9-14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest. The local competition will be held on Sunday, Jan. 22 at 1 p.m. in the Sacred Heart School gymnasium, according to Kevin Layton of Sacred Heart School. The Free Throw Contest is held annually, with winners...
  • The Custer County District High School wrestling team had four placewinners at the 18-team Hettinger Classic this past weekend. Junior Kon Speelmon was the top finisher for coach Jon Harris’ Cowboys, placing fifth at 145 pounds. Speelmon pinned Jaden Bosch of Linton, N.D. in 2:38 in the fifth-place match. He finished 5-2 overall in the...
  • A slow start and a poor finish cursed the Custer County District High School girls basketball team in a 63-51 loss at Laurel on Saturday. Coach Aaron Essex’s Cowgirls scored just five points in each of the first and fourth quarters, and couldn’t overcome 47 percent (8-17) shooting by Laurel from behind the three-point line. After...
  • A daughter was born to Harmony and Austin Lott of Miles City on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Kaci and Kendal Bishop of Miles City on Monday, Dec. 26,  2016 at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Ashley and Ranch Herzog of Miles City on Saturday, Dec. 31,  ...
  • For many years Custer County District High School (CCDHS) history teacher John Tooke has wanted to bring Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor to speak to students and the Miles City community. Kor, an Indiana resident, is a forgiveness advocate and a popular public speaker.  Mission accomplished. Kor will be in Miles City on Sunday and Monday,...