Monthly archive

December, 2015

  • Kenneth D. Smith, Jr., 70, passed away at home in Billings on November 30, 2015, after a long struggle with mesothelioma. His loving wife, Diane, was at his side through it all.  The son of Kenneth D. and Clare Smith, Kenny was born and raised in Miles City, MT. He is survived by his wife and his sister, along with her family. A Memorial Mass...
  • A newly formed Transportation Advisory Committee will be holding a series of meetings Wednesday and Thursday and is seeking public input for the future transportation plans for the greater Miles City area.  The public is particularly asked to attend the 6 p.m. public hearing on Wednesday in Room 106 at Miles Community College. City Planner in...
  • Dwight Fredrick Livengood, 67, of Miles City, died Saturday, Nov, 28, 2015, near 2 p.m. in Billings at St. Vincent’s Hospital. Present with him were his son, granddaughter with unborn great-granddaughter, and his fiancée, Magdalena “Margaret” Gross. Mr. Livengood, who was nicknamed “Buster,” was born Dec. 12,...
  • Yvonne Ellen (Ketchum) Niles, age 59, of Billings formerly of Terry passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2015 in Terry. Yvonne was born to Morrell and Patricia (Neumann) Ketchum on Oct. 3, 1956 in Baker, MT. She departed us suddenly on Nov 28, 2015.  The youngest of 5, she attended grade school in Mildred and graduated from Terry High School...

November, 2015

  • As education advances even farther into the age of technology, hard copy textbooks are fading into the past with computers and tablets moving into their place.  Recently, Washington Middle School’s social studies program received computers for all students to use. The idea began with Aaron Essex, a social studies teacher at the school....
  • The Empty Stocking Program is celebrating its 32nd anniversary in Miles City this year. This program assists the less fortunate families and individuals in Miles City and the surrounding area. The program first started with the Custer County Office of Public Assistance, and for more than 26 years it was run out of that office. Starting in 2011,...
  • A memorial service for David “Hutch” Glen Hutchings, 62, of Baker, will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Baker. Dave left this life on November 21, 2015 at his home in Baker, MT. David “Hutch” Hutchings was born July 17, 1953 in Elk City, OK to Louis and Mary Nell (St Clair) Hutchings...
  • On December 29, 2015, CCDHS students Trenton Boager and Alyssa Shipp will be recognized at the Broncos vs. Patriots game. Boager and Shipp are leaders in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program. Fuel Up to Play encourages students to lead changes in their communities to live healthier lifestyles by fueling up with the right foods, including dairy and...
  • Class ‘A’ All-State Football has been announced with the following athletes.     Center Matt Dey - Sidney Blake Arneson -Columbia Falls Mark Waldrup - Dillon Quarterback Dane Warp - Havre Matt Blunt - Miles City Michael Stanton - Billings Central Luke May - Whitefish Troy Anderson - Dillon Guards Matt Smith - Belgrade Micah...
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