Monthly archive

December, 2015

  • Hermilo Cruz passed away on the early morning of December 3, 2015, his strong will finally giving in to a tired heart. His toughness mixed with a generous spirit made “Grandpa” a truly special man. Hermilo is survived by his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and his neighbors who are already missing him....
  • Most people remember the supposedly groundbreaking federal No Child Left Behind Act from the early 2000s that was supposed to improve student achievement and change the culture in schools. Many will also remember how the reform wasn’t as successful as hoped. In Tuesday night’s meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees, the...
  • The thermometer on the side of the Elks building tracking the fundraising for Wreaths for Vets reached the top mark last week, a welcome sign that the project has hit its goal. Chairman Tony Lamb said the Elks collected about $4,400 for wreaths, slightly more than the goal they had set. That was fortunate, because there have been more veterans...
  • Rob Shipley of Miles City was ordered to serve 120 days in jail and fined $610 in City Court Wednesday morning for a public nuisance charge for failing to clean up his yard at 603 South Fourth St. Judge Al Homme said that anytime in the first 60 days, if Shipley hires someone to clean up his yard, he can leave jail once the job is completed....
  • Three people have filed for the 16th Judicial District Court judge position, following Judge George Huss’s retirement, effective Jan. 1. Filing closed Wednesday. The applicants are Custer County Attorney Wyatt Glade, Glasgow County Attorney Nickolas Murnion and Special Assistant Attorney General Kevin Peterson for the Montana Department of...
  • Natalie Wimmer and Ted Stein exchanged vows of marriage during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, August 15, 2015, in the Sacred Heart Church in Miles City.  Father Rob Oswald officiated at the ceremony.  The bride is the daughter of Roger and Donna Wimmer of Wolf Point and is a nurse at the Veterans Affairs Community Living Center....
  • A son was born to Ashley Wells and Zechariah Corson of Miles City on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 in Holy Rosary Healthcare at Miles City. A son was born to Tia Aye of Miles City on Friday, Dec. 4,  2015 in Holy Rosary Healthcare at Miles City. A son was born to Brandy Simmons and Charley Porter of Circle on Friday, Dec. 4,  2015 in Holy...
  • A daughter was born to Samantha Bryan of Miles City on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Elizabeth and Trevor Johnson of Miles City on Wednesday, Nov. 18,  2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Samantha Stone and Latigo Hance of Missoula and Circle on Monday...
  • When the stock market collapsed and the Great Depression officially swept the land, Montana was already experiencing economic hard times due to drought and farming practices that seemed like a good idea at the time but proved to be a disaster. While everyone hoped the economy would improve quickly, it didn’t. It got worse and worse. More...
  • When the stock market collapsed and the Great Depression officially swept the land, Montana was already experiencing economic hard times due to drought and farming practices that seemed like a good idea at the time but proved to be a disaster. While everyone hoped the economy would improve quickly, it didn’t. It got worse and worse. More...