Monthly archive

August, 2016

  • The Miles City Golf Invitational took place Friday afternoon at the Town and Country Club.  The golf team has been practicing since Aug. 11 and with the Miles City Invitational have already competed in three tournaments.  Head Coach Jon Harris was very pleased with the outcome of his tournament, “We had about 55 kids, it was great...
  • Government moves slowly except when it is in a hurry, and what to do with the former Veterans Administration Hospital in Miles City is a perfect case. After nearly two decades of inaction, the federal government is now giving Custer County 90 days to take possession of the buildings, or they will be sold at public auction. In the late 1990s, with...
  • Thursday was filled with tears, excitement and disbelief for the members of oneHealth of Miles City as they were surprised with a $50,000 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant from BlueCross and BlueShield of Montana (BCBSMT). The money will be used to place nurses in Custer County District High School and Washington Middle School, at least...
  • Dickinson State University and the University of Montana Western will take the field Saturday at 6:00 pm. The two teams decided to kick off their seasons in Miles City this year. With the help of Kelly Reid, DSU Head Coach Pete Stanton has been trying to play in Miles City for a few years.  Dickinson State always recruits CCDHS football...
  • With the stench of dead fish wafting off the Yellowstone River at Mallard’s Rest Tuesday morning, Gov. Steve Bullock addressed a gathering of Livingston-area residents about the Yellowstone River closure, now in its sixth day.  “It’s difficult to look at this river and not see people on it,” Bullock said.  The...
  • Officials at Miles Community College will take a new approach to combatting alcohol use that focuses on helping students instead of just punishing them. Aaron Stucker, director of housing and student life, proposed the new policy to the Residence Life Committee in early August. The policy will be adopted beginning this fall, the MCC board learned...
  • Former Miles City Mayor Butch Grenz was the only applicant for an open seat on the Miles City Council, but the council rejected his application by a vote of 6-2 Tuesday night at City Hall. The council has reopened the search for a new council member from Ward 2 to replace Rachel Sloan, who has resigned. Sloan was sworn in last October to fill the...
  • Ruby Alice (Kercheval) Olson, age 81, of Broadus passed away August 21, 2016 at the Powder River Manor in Broadus. A visitation will be held on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Broadus. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday August 27, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in...
  • Diann F. Suda, 71 of Miles City, MT passed away on Sunday August 21 at her home surrounded by her family.  Diann was born in Grafton ND on May 16, 1945, the daughter of Henry and Stephie (Helmowski) Wosick.  She grew up and attended school in Grafton.  Diann worked at the Lutheran Sunset Home for several years in Grafton. On...
  • Shelves are being stocked and construction is winding down at the largest Cenex Zip Trip in a seven-state area, which is about to open at 1815 S. Haynes Ave.  Store Manager Rick Crane said they are hoping to be able to open some day next week.  Zip Trip has 73 stores and operates in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho,...