Monthly archive

October, 2014

  •   Evalina Stetler, 97, of Miles City, and formerly of Valier, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Friendship Villa, with her daughter, Sharon, by her side. She would have been 98 in seventeen days. She was ready to leave for her Heavenly home. Mrs. Stetler was born on Oct. 26, 1916, the first born child of Mathias and Rebecca Marcum Wystub, on a...
  •   Ralph Duwaine Kirkpatrick, age 83, of Glendive, Montana, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, of natural causes. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. and 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at the Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. A service for family and friends will be held at 7:00 P.M. on...
  •   A remodeled farm house five miles south of town makes for a unique shopping experience at a store called The Country Daisy, a rustic home decor and gift shop started by Becky Chezum and Raylene Starck. The shop opened on July 18, and Starck said, “People have been really willing to come,” despite the drive. Between the 5 and 6...
  •   Saturday, Oct. 11 Miles City Garden Club Fall Festival Event, starting at 9 a.m., Pleasantries, corner of South Lake Avenue and Main Street. Baked goods, Redneck Bird Feeders, coloring contest Hay Day — Hay bale judging, vendors, bake sale and more, 1-4 p.m., South Haynes Avenue across from Wendy’s 100th Anniversary celebration...
  •   The 2014 Miles City Flood Mitigation Feasibility Report includes photographs from some of Miles City’s many floods. From the very earliest days of the town, having built on banks of two rivers proved to be something of a problem for the citizenry. One of the earliest flood photos was taken in the late 1800s by L. A. Huffman showing...
  •   Cindia Miller, R.N., public health emergency preparedness coordinator at OneHealth, said that the time for the annual flu shot is at hand. People looking into getting a shot locally, however, may find that many suppliers are still waiting for shipments of some types of vaccine or may be low on others for now. Vaccination is designed to help...
  •   Nadine R. Holter, 87, of Miles City, died on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mrs. Holter was born on Aug. 3, 1927, in Miles City, the daughter of L.R. and Cora Jackman. She attended grade school in Miles City and graduated from Custer County District High School in 1945.  Shortly after graduating,...
  •   Dixie Rieger, Ken Holmlund, Steven Muggli and Geraldine Custer are all running for local state House districts. The candidates spoke at the Sept. 25 Candidates Forum held at Miles Community College, telling voters of their background and views of certain issues.    House District  No. 37 Dixie Rieger For House District No. 37...
  •   Joanne A. Wootan, 83, formerly of Miles City, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at her granddaughter’s home in Lakeview, Oregon. Mrs. Wootan was born Nov. 12, 1930, in Pep, New Mexico, to Percer Glen and Ural Joanne Adair. As a young girl, she lived in Arkansas, New Mexico and Colorado. She graduated from high school in Cortez, Colorado....
  •   For 75 years, Miles Community College has been synonymous with Miles City and eastern Montana. To honor that storied affiliation, MCC is inviting residents, students and alumni to help celebrate the school’s diamond anniversary with an evening out, complete with dinner, music and fellowship. “We decided to do a big event to...