Monthly archive

November, 2016

  • Noreen E. Frette, age 94, of Miles City passed away November 13, 2016 at Holy Rosary Extended Care. Noreen was born February 7, 1922 in Glendive, MT to Walter Van Dusen and Amie (Brown) Van Dusen, the oldest of 5 children. She attended Terry High School graduating in 1941 as the Salutatorian of her class. On September 6, 1942, she and Raymond...
  • MALTA, MT — Leo F. Barthelmess Sr. (88) surrounded by family and friends peacefully passed away on November 14, 2016. The family will receive friends at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 16, at the Kirkwood Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Thursday November 17 at the Kirkwood Memorial Chapel. Interment will be in the Malta...
  • A daughter was born to Katelynn Schieffert and Nathan White of Miles City on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Tara and John Peila of Kinsey of Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  • A lifelong passion for basketball. A need for a competitive team with no age limits. Athletes with desire, with initiative, with heart. The Southeast Bandits basketball team was born of these. As they head into the Special Olympics State Games this month, their drive — and the dedication of their coaches and volunteers — lights the...
  • Kenneth Philip Dichard Jr., 67, died peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, in Miles City. He was born in Norfolk, VA on Jan. 8, 1948, to Kenneth P. Dichard Sr. and Ann E. Bryant.  Visitation will be Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at 10 a.m. in the...
  • At Tuesday’s meeting Beez Lucero and Derrick Tvedt updated the Miles City Unified School Board about the new program that brings nurses from OneHealth into some of the schools two days a week. Tvedt, who is principal of Washington Middle School, said that he has met with nurses and created a development plan to make “best use” of...
  • (Editor’s Note: Veterans Day is a big deal in Miles City, with a variety of observances. As this column explains, Miles City was a military town from the start.) While many towns in eastern Montana were formed when railroads came through, Miles City is one of the exceptions. Miles City had been in place for several years when the Northern...
  • Frank Stoltz of Miles City was 20 years of age when he was drafted into the U.S. Army Air Corps and completed his basic training in 1942. By then, he had attended school through the sixth grade, finished welding school and worked in the shipyards in Seattle, Washington. In the early days of World War II, he earned his General Education Diploma (...
  • A daughter was born to Savannah Hagemeister and Jesse Dittus of Miles City on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Sadie Hostman and Brendan Jordan of Miles City on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Nicolle and Wacey Stuart of Miles City on Friday,...
  • Veterans Day is observed annually on Nov. 11 as a time to honor those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and to remember those who gave their lives in service of this country. Miles Citians will again do their part with several activities around the community.  The public is invited to attend the raising of 55 large flags at the Eastern...