Monthly archive

March, 2017

  • Marvin E. Mosby 71 of Winnett died early Tuesday morning, February 28th, 2017 in the Central Montana Medical Center of natural causes. He was born July 12, 1945 in Jordan, MT the son of Everett C. and Inda M. (Marks) Mosby. He received his education in country school at the Mosby and high school in Jordan and Hobson. On August 29, 1963, he was...
  • After voting down the first reading of an ordinance for a zoning change request for land earmarked for a medical marijuana dispensary on Feb. 14, Tuesday night the Miles City Council passed it 6-1 in order to follow their procedures. The move was procedural — a pre-requisite for holding a mandated public hearing on the proposal — and...
  • Miles Community College (MCC) is looking to take a hit to their budget after the legislative session comes to a close. At Monday night’s meeting of the board of trustees MCC President Stacy Klippenstein gave a legislative update, revealing that the state Legislature’s joint education subcommittee is reducing the amount of MCC’s...
  • A large crowd composed primarily of rural residents  gathered at City Hall Tuesday to talk mostly against annexation with the Miles City Council.  Action on the utility rule ordinance, which is a tool for annexation, was postponed until Mar. 28 so everyone could hear the discussion, though the council listened to all those who wanted to...
  • Public transportation could be returning to the Miles City area. The Custer County Commissioners voted unanimously today to allow Jan Pratt of the Custer County Council on Aging (COA) to apply for a grant for vehicles and operating money for a public transportation system for Miles City.  The grant is being applied for under the auspices of...
  • The Miles Community College (MCC) Board of Trustees received another positive update on enrollment Monday. The full-time equivalent (FTE) has increased 38.8. The headcount has risen from 509 on Feb. 17, 2016 to 576 on Feb. 17 of this year. According to Dean of Enrollment Management Erin Niedge the college is expecting another small boost at the...

February, 2017

  • Hal Stearns is a descendant of immigrants. People, he said, “who somehow knew they could have a better life here.” His family, like the families of many people who attended his talk at Miles Community College (MCC) on Thursday, were homesteaders. His presentation, made possible by the Humanities Montana program, was titled “...
  • The Lady Pioneers of Miles Community College earned a home playoff game with a dominating 58-point win over the Little Big Horn College Lady Rams, and honored five sophomores on their last regular-season home appearance. Maria Delgado, Tia Torio, Savannah Weidauer, Mary Bode and Emma Farrow are all in their final season for the Lady Pioneers, and...
  • Mary Lou Brogden, 94, former Miles City resident, loved by two daughters, a large family and many friends, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Klamath Falls, Oregon. She was born Nov. 9, 1922, in Burns, Oregon. A memorial service will be held for her on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 14665 SE Bluff...
  • Shirley Lee O’Connell Taylor, 92, died peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, in Friendship Villa in Miles City. She was born on Oct. 16, 1924, in Moose Jaw, Canada.  Visitation will be Friday, March 3, 2017, at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home with family receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 4, 2017...