Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   By ELAINE FORMAN            Star Staff Writers After nearly an hour’s discussion, the Miles City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday night that would make property owners ultimately responsible for water and sewer bills, despite strong opposition from a few landlords. Ordinance No. 1262 was passed, with...
  •   Dick Molstad, 84, of Baker died Monday, March 24, 2014, at the Fallon Medical Complex in Baker two days after falling at his home. Mr. Molstad was born on July 7, 1929, the son of Thomas and Gladys Gift Molstad in Baker. He grew up and attended schools in Baker, graduating from high school there.  He enlisted in the United States Army...
  •   George A. Gierke, 78, of Ashland died Sunday, March 23, 2014, surrounded by loved ones. Mr. Gierke was born on Feb. 22, 1936, in Bismarck, N.D., to William and Esther Lundin Gierke, the youngest of seven children. He grew up in Bismarck, Broadus and Miles City with his parents before enlisting in the Army when he was 18 years of age. He...
  •   After having their home-opening tournament cancelled due to winter weather, the Miles Community College baseball team were able to get a double-header in against Dawson Community College yesterday afternoon, although it was still plenty chilly. The Pioneers snapped a five-game losing streak with wins over Dawson of 10-3 and 7-6. The teams...
  •   David Q. Hawkins passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 23, 2014, at the age of 62. David graduated from Custer County High School in Miles City.  He was the beloved dad of Tracy (Antonio) Burdette, and Bryan Hawkins. Proud grandpa of Migdalia, Marisol, and Monica. Dear brother of Bonnie (Noley) Keener, and Barbara Hawkins. David is...
  •   Dixie L. Olsen of Miles City, originally from St. Peter, Minn., died from a short illness peacefully with friends by her side on Saturday, Mar 22, 2014, at the St. Vincent Hospital in Billings. She was born on Feb. 25, 1957, in St. Peter to Lowell and Zona Lempe Olsen. She graduated from St. Peter High School in 1976. She held various jobs...
  •   With only days left for eligible persons to enroll in insurance through the Affordable Care Act, confusion remains among many people as to what and when and how to navigate the system. Lisa Marum of Holy Rosary Healthcare said that while most computer-savvy people will have no problem working through the government site, she and Marybeth...
  •   After several years of declining enrollment numbers, Miles Community College is beginning to show signs of reversing the trend. Speaking at Monday’s monthly meeting of the MCC Board of Trustees, Vice President of Student Success Jessie Dufner said application numbers for this spring and next fall are very encouraging. “We’...
  •   Keith Lancaster, 75, of Broadus, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at his home in Crane Acres. Mr. Lancaster was born June 4, 1938, in Sheridan, Wyo., the son of Leonard and Violet Lancaster. He attended grade school at Boyes and graduated from Powder River County High School in Broadus in 1956. He was drafted into the United States Army in...
  • A daughter was born to Kate and Tristan Kale of Miles City on Wednesday March 19, 2014 at Holy Rosary Healthcare.