Monthly archive

February, 2017

  • 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...
  • Laurine Schmidt, 88, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at the McCone County Nursing Home in Circle. Born March 18, 1928, in Fairview, she was the daughter of Daniel and Katharina Hintz. Visitation will be Friday, March 3, 2017, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Circle with family receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral services...
  • Amanda Lynn Gaskill, 19, of Broadus, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.  She was born Nov. 19, 1997, in Miles City, to Andrew “Bub” and Carlene Rogers Gaskill.  Visitation will be Friday, March 3, 2017, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Broadus. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 4, 2017...
  • The Custer County District High School Cowboys and Cowgirls finished their 2016-2017 basketball season in Billings, with both teams grabbing wins in the Eastern/Central A Super-Divisional but failing to secure spots in the State A tournament.   Cowgirls go 1-2 The Cowgirls opened their divisional play on Wednesday with a loss to Central A...
  • The Pioneers of Miles Community College finished their regular season play at home Saturday afternoon, cruising to a 112-71 victory over the Little Big Horn College Rams and marking the sixth time this season they have cracked 100 points. The win moves the Pioneers to 12-18 overall and 4-10 in the Region IX North conference, and the game was the...
  • Eight Custer County residents received awards this month for their lengthy participation in Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ (FWP) Block Management Program, which opens private lands to hunters. Marc and Kay Aberg of Aberg Ranch were honored for participating in the program for 20 years. Jim Gabel, Floyd Gabel, Myra Gabel and David Hoenke...
  • First-time spring black bear hunters in Montana must complete a bear identification course before they can purchase a black bear hunting license. In a news release, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is reminding all black bear hunters of their responsibility to avoid mistakenly shooting a grizzly bear during the spring black bear hunt, which begins...
  • Custer County may apply for grants to provide residents with public transportation to appointments in Miles City, as well as weekly trips to Billings, primarily for medical services. Jan Pratt, Custer County Council on Aging (COA) coordinator, gave a presentation to the county commissioners on Feb. 21 about grants that would enable the county to...
  • Custer County Water and Sewer District Board members are hoping for a large crowd to speak up at Tuesday’s Miles City Council meeting against an ordinance that would require property owners’ consent to annexation into the city as a condition to continue to receive water and/or sewer service. The public hearing will be held at 7 p.m....
  • Vickie Ruth (Tindall) Stumpf passed away on February 13, 2017.  Born in Green Acres, WA to Ernestine and Vaughn Tindall in 1924, Vickie was raised in Montana. Early on, she joined Northwest Airlines where she worked for over 40 years. At one point, she was the longest standing Northwest Airlines employee and she was distinguished as the first...