Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   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.
  •   A pair of Miles Community College students have been honored with statewide and national recognition. MCC sophomore Jackcee Idland has been chosen as a 2014 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar. She is one of 51 students across the United States, Canada and American Samoa to have been named a 2014 New Century Scholar. The New Century Scholars...
  •   “Red Carpet” was the theme for Custer County District High School's Prom Saturday evening. The decor was meant to evoke the Hollywood glamor to be found at a movie party or other celebrity-studded event.  Even the famous Hollywood sign provided a backdrop for an evening of fun, friends, formalwear and dancing.  
  •   Carol Vaccaro, 62, of Circle, died suddenly on Friday, March 21, 2014.  Mrs. Vaccaro was born in Clinton, Ill., to Charles William and Aldora Lucille Funk Bateson on Sept. 24, 1951. She joined Art, Sharon and Beverly, and later another sister, Shawndra, was adopted.  She lived in Clinton until she moved to Arizona in 1972. There...
  •   Carl G. Bensel, 94, of Columbus, formerly of Miles City, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at his daughter’s home with family at his side. Mr. Bensel was born in Miles City on Aug. 11, 1919, the son of Gustav Arthur and Florence Pye Bensel. He attended schools in Miles City and graduated from Custer County High School.  He and Fern...
  •   Rosalie Maryanne Seright, resident of Post Falls, Idaho, passed away January 4th, 2014. Rosalie was born on July 11, 1930 to Jack and Erma Drew in Park City, Montana and grew up in northern Wyoming on an irrigation farm. During the depression years Rosalie attended country schools through the eighth grade. She graduated from high school in...