Monthly archive

July, 2015

  •   The high school golf season is just around the corner, and the Miles City Town & Country Club is doing its part to lure more golfers to the game. The club will be hosting a  free clinic Wednesday, July 29th at 10 a.m., for anyone middle-school aged and above interested in taking up the game, and possibly competing for Custer County...
  •       The Miles City Mavericks season came to an end on Saturday morning of the Eastern A District Tournament in Glasgow. The Mavs lost their opening game of the tournament, 12-2 to top-seeded Lewistown. They then battled back to beat the Billings Cardinals 13-8 on Friday before being eliminated by Glendive 13-2. “It was...
  •   On the afternoon of Wednesday, July 22, 2015, Wanda Bickle peacefully died surrounded by her family. At the time of her death, she was 86 years of age. Wanda Louise Atkinson Bickle was born in Ekalaka on Dec. 31, 1928. She was the seventh of eight children born to Charles and Hattie Bergstrom Atkinson. She grew up on the family homestead...
  •   Betty Maxine Fandrich, 77, of Miles City died peacefully on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, with family by her side. Mrs. Fandrich was born on Dec. 26, 1937, as the youngest of four siblings and only daughter to Carl Sr. and Sara Wohlgenant. She was raised on the family homestead at Kinsey where she attended grade school. She loved growing up on...
  •   Alice Francis Weyerbacher, 83, died Thursday, July 23, 2015, surrounded by her family and loved ones, following a battle with failing health. Mrs. Weyerbacher was born on Feb. 25, 1932, in Belleville, Kansas. The daughter of Roscoe “Jack” and Ines Greenfield, she was the third of nine children. She attended school in Hardin...
  • A daughter was born to Janice and Grayson Lukasik of Miles City on Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Andrea and Scott Stevenson of Miles City on Monday, June 29, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Rita and Ben Pehl of Terry on Monday, June 29, 2015, at Holy Rosary...
  •   Evelyn Louise Withington Convery, 88, of Terry, died peacefully surrounded by love, prayer and song, on Sunday, July 19, 2015, at her home in Terry. Mrs. Convery was born on June 9, 1927, in Spring Lake, New Jersey, the daughter of Evelyn (Grauer) and Richard Withington Sr. She grew up in New Jersey where she graduated from Point Pleasant...
  •   Billy K. “Bill” Loberg, 61, died on Monday, July 20, 2015, at the McCone County MAF as a result of a tragic work accident. Mr. Loberg was born on Aug. 28, 1953, in Glendive, the son of Gardner “Red” Loberg and Patricia R. Gertison. He was a lifelong resident of Circle. Mr. Loberg graduated from Circle High School in...
  •   Another fire in the Pine Hills burned Thursday and was quickly contained.  It was started by lightening. According to Custer County Fire Chief Bud Peterson, the most recent Pine Hills fire started around 11 a.m. Thursday. He was notified of the fire around 11:30 a.m.  With the help of the local fire crews, Bureau of Land...
  •   The City of Miles City is taking another step forward towards improving the Tongue River/Yellowstone River dike by applying for the Army Corps of Engineers’ Section 205, which can bring in up to $10 million of the $40 million estimated overall project cost.  The costs reflect building a 500-year levy. Through a Section 205, the...