Monthly archive

December, 2014

  • Friday, Dec. 5 Christmas Stroll — Activities around Miles City from 5-8 p.m. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Crafts & Christmas Goodies Consignment Sale at Holy Rosary Healthcare. 1-3 p.m. Christmas Dog Parade and Contest at Stockman Bank, along with Open House. 1-4 p.m. Photos with Santa at  Murdoch’s. 2-4 p.m. Cider and cookies at First...
  • Call it a new twist on a holiday classic. Friday and Saturday night, the Barn Players will present ‘A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol,’ a humorous mix of your favorite fairy tale characters coupled with the beloved Charles Dickens fable. Partnering with the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce, the play features a cast of 30, mixing Barn...
  • Main Street Grind will reopen Thursday morning with the same name, same look, basically the same menu, more selection in the bakery and new owners. Chad Ridenour and his wife, Jamilee, have purchased the bakery, coffee and sandwich shop from Rick Flotkoetter. Main Street Grind opened in March 2010. Chad grew up in Miles City and attended Miles...
  •   George Neil Hoffman, 63, of Miles City died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at the Veteran’s Nursing Home in Miles City. Mr. Hoffman was born on Feb. 23, 1951, in Portland, Oregon. He was one of a kind in a pair of twins. His father, Thomas Hoffman, died when Mr. Hoffman was only two years of age. His mother was ill and unable to care for the...
  •   Claude E. Huckins, 83, died Monday morning, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Butte Care and Rehabilitation. He was born in Miles City on May 21, 1931, to William and Mary Ellis Huckins. He graduated from high school in Broadus. Claude served his country with the United States Army from 1951 to 1954. He then worked for the Montana State Highway...
  •   Elnor Knutson went to be with her Lord and Savior  during the night of Nov. 27, 2014, a few days after her 80th birthday. She was born to Ethel and Henry George and grew up in the  Kinsey area. She was one of nine children. Her younger brother Joe George is the last remaining child of the group. She married Selmer Knutson and...
  •   Miles City’s annual Christmas Stroll will be Friday, Dec. 5, around Miles City. With the event scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m., stroll participants will be able to shop late in many of the local stores. In addition to the stroll, a Crafts & Christmas Goodies Consignment Sale is planned from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Holy Rosary Healthcare...
  •   The newly appointed City Study Commission members will meet for the first time at 5:30 tonight in City Hall to take their oaths and elect their officers.  On Nov. 26 the Miles City Council appointed BNSF employee Bob Goodson, former councilman Bill Melnik, Automatic Transmission Systems Manager Rick Huber, Eastern Montana CASA/GAL...
  • Jim and Bee Coleman have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kathron "Kit" Coleman, to Christopher Roske, son of Barbara and Scott Roske of Canby, Oregon.
  • When Montana was made a territory in 1864 by President Abraham Lincoln, what little population there was was mostly in the western end of the state, around the gold fields. Half of Montana, the eastern half, became Big Horn County. It didn’t really have boundaries, since there wasn’t anyone there to mark them, but was vaguely designed...