Monthly archive

October, 2014

  •   The founder of a group that helps veterans was in town Thursday discussing ways to help struggling veterans in southeastern Montana and try to raise funds. He remains in town through Sunday. The Guardians Foundation was founded by SSG Michael Shaw, United States Army, Idaho National Guard, to provide assistance for struggling veterans....
  •   On Sunday afternoon, Oct. 5, many Miles City residents will be participating in the annual Sister Ruth Crop Hunger Walk. This year’s walk begins with registration at 1 p.m. in Wibaux Park. Walkers may participate in one-mile or three-mile walks with water stops and refreshments at the end, also in Wibaux Park. A “food costume...
  •   After 18 years in operation, Carolyn’s Embroidery has changed hands and will be doing business as Stitching 4 U. Anna Lockie purchased the business from Carolyn Dusatko and will continue to operate from 906 Main St. The purchase was finalized Wednesday. Dusatko started the business at her husband Jerry’s business, Sandhill...
  •   Memphis Gabriel Keiser, age 19 days, of Poplar, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at the Poplar Hospital. Memphis was born on Sept. 10, 2014, to Misty LeMay and Hoyt E. Keiser Sr. Memphis had a very special papa, Elvis, who called him Tennessee. Memphis meant the world to his father. He loved him so very much. He brought him back to who he used...
  •   Rep. Bill McChesney is running against incumbent Sen. Frederick “Eric” Moore for Senate District 19, and both took part in the recent Candidates Forum at Miles Community College. SD 19 covers part of Custer County, all of Prairie, Fallon, McCone, Garfield and Carter counties, and portions of Powder River County. McChesney is...
  •   Dr. Arlo Dale Nansel of Miles City died Friday, Sept. 26 , 2014, at the age of 91. Dr. Nansel’s life began in Myers on Aug. 28, 1923. He was the son of Joseph E. and Phoebe Nansel, the fourth of five children.  Riding horseback to and from one-room country schools, or to the bus stop, he seldom missed a day and often earned...

September, 2014

  •     Julia Jacobs, 92, of Miles City died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the Friendship Villa with her family by her side. She was born on Sept. 18, 1922, in Miles City, the daughter of John and Mary Riener. She attended grade school in Miles City and graduated from Custer County High School. She then attended community college where she...
  •   Last week’s monthly meeting of the Miles Community College Board of Trustees covered a lot of ground, as updates were given on a variety of subjects. Jessie Dufner, Vice President of Enrollment & Student Success, spoke to the board about summer and fall enrollment numbers. For the summer, the number of Full Time Equivalent...
  •   EDITOR’S NOTE: Below is continuing coverage of Thursday’s Candidates Forum at Miles Community College. Forum coverage will continue in later editions.   Custer County Attorney Wyatt Glade and former deputy county attorney Joni Oja are both seeking the county attorney’s position. Both candidates were asked a couple of...
  •   Custer County Attorney Wyatt Glade and former deputy county attorney Joni Oja are running for the county attorney’s position and were present at Thursday’s Candidates Forum at Miles Community College. In the introductions, Oja said she grew up on a ranch near Utica, west of Lewistown.  She is the third of nine children, has...