Monthly archive

February, 2015

  •   Montie Rae Martelle died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at the Billings Clinic after an extended illness. She was born the second of three children on Oct. 22, 1956, in Miles City to Merna Beeler Martelle and Robert M. Martelle. She was raised in Miles City and graduated from Custer County District High School.  After several years, she...
  • A son was born to Lee and Katie Hebel of Circle on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A son was born to Dan and Natasha Peoples of Wibaux on Thursday, February 19, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  •   A spontaneous fishing trip last fall has led to the formation of a Miles City-based organization that focuses on fishing adventures for veterans and active-duty military personnel.  Montana Warriors on the Water was developed after Christmas and has taken on a life of its own. The fledgling program already is getting national attention...
  •   Ruth (Hall Harken) Hickel age 91 of Ulm, died Saturday February 21, 2015 of natural causes at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls.   Ruth was born on August 15, 1923, in Absorkee, to Alta May and Harry Hall.  After her mother’s death Ruth spent time at an orphanage in Twin Bridges before she was adopted by Herman and Anna (...
  •   Theresa Yvonne LaFranier, 59, died at her home on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. She was born July 23, 1955, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Robert Henry and Wanda Dell Norseworthy Nobe. She graduated from Custer County District High School in Miles City. On Oct. 26, 1996, she married Leslie J. LaFranier in Lewistown. A talented singer, she enjoyed...
  •   BRYAN, OHIO — Alina Victoria Simon, age 18, of Burbank, California, and formerly of Fort Collins, Colorado, passed away on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, in Springfield, Ohio, where she was attending Wittenberg University as a freshman after finishing her high school education in just three years.  In her time at Wittenberg, she...
  •   Boys Schedule   Wednesday Wibaux 54, Rosebud 30 (first-round) Jordan 55, Melstone 47 (first-round)   Thursday Game 3- Northern Cheyenne 64, Terry 48 (first-round) Game 4- Broadus (12-6) vs. Ekalaka (5-12), 4:15 p.m. (first-round)   Friday Game 5- Rosebud (0-18) vs. Melstone (6-13), 11 a.m. (loser-out) Game 6- Terry (7-11) vs...
  •   With wins in the semifinals last night, the Broadus Lady Hawks and Wibaux Lady Longhorns advanced to the Girls District 4C championship game tomorrow night at the Custer County District High School gym. They als locked up berths in the Southern C Divisional Tournament in Laurel next weekend. Broadus did it with a 50-35 win over Melstone....
  •   Northern Cheyenne and Broadus advanced to the semifinals of the Boys District 4C Tournament with wins yesterday in the first round at the Custer County District High School gym Northern Cheyenne held on for a 64-48 win over Terry and Broadus held off Ekalaka for a 62-49 win.  Northern Cheyenne and Broadus will meet in the semifinals...
  •   In their final regular season games, the Custer County District High School basketball teams took on Laurel. The Cowboys went to overtime with the first-place Locomotives, while the Cowgirls played much better against the Lady Locomotives than their earlier meeting. However, that didn’t translate to wins for the Cowboys and Cowgirls....