Monthly archive

April, 2015

  •   Three people, including two who already sit on the Miles Community College Board of Trustees, are running for two vacancies on the board. The  election is scheduled for Tuesday, May 5, with all voting taking place at Custer County District High School. The polls will be open from noon until eight p.m. Absentee ballots, in order to be...
  •   Otis F. Kapps Jr., 59, of Baker died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Veterans Affairs Nursing Home in Miles City. Mr. Kapps was born on Nov. 16, 1955, in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Adele Durham. His mother died when Mr. Kapps was six years of age.  After a few years he was raised by his foster parents, Delores and Harold Wiseman...
  •   Edith Pluhar, 91, a longtime resident of the Cohagen community, died Friday, April 17, 2015.  She left this world doing what she loved most, tending to her garden and flowers. Mrs. Pluhar was born on Jan. 16, 1924, the second child of James and Londa Michael Gallagher on a ranch northwest of Cohagen. She attended country school near...
  •   The Miles City Royals adult hockey team won the Gold Medal at the Big Sky State Games (BSSG) hockey tournament over the weekend in Billings.   The Royals came back from a 2-point deficit late in the game against the Billings Shooting Blanks, sending it into overtime. At the end of the 3-minute overtime, the game was still tied. Brian...
  • A son was born to Emily and Brandon Pratt of Miles City on Monday, April 6, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  •   A man died Sunday from injuries suffered when his home burned that afternoon in the 800 block of Doeden Avenue, according to Miles City Fire and Rescue. Custer County Coroner Tony Harbaugh identified the man as 67-year-old Clark Malvin. Miles City Fire and Rescue was called at 3:37 p.m. Sunday for two houses on fire at 805 Doeden Ave. and...
  •   Iona Holzwarth Schied, 87, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Grand Junction, Colorado. Mrs. Schied was born May 22, 1927, in Glendive, the first child of Elmer and Jennie Fatzinger Holzwarth. She grew up on several farms near Bloomfield with her sister, Marion, and brothers, Arnie and Clair. She attended South Valley School through the...
  •   Rita Root, 89, of Miles City died on Friday, April 10, 2015, at the Cottonwood Care Home. Rita Schumacher Root was born on the family farm in Crofton, Nebraska, on Sept. 13, 1925, the fourth child of Anna (Kube) and Anton Schumacher. The family moved to Bloomfield, Nebraska, when Mrs. Root was 10 years old, and then to Hartington, Nebraska...
  •   Local sports calendar for Custer County District High School, Washington Middle School, Miles Community College and other Miles City Sports. Calendar dates are from Monday through Sunday.   Monday- CCDHS Tennis vs. Gillette, 10 a.m.; 7th and 8th Grade Track at Baker, 2 p.m.; Cheerleading tryouts, 3:30 p.m., gym lobby; 5th and 6th Grade...
  •   The MCC Pioneers baseball team shrugged off a sluggish start to a six-game home series against McCook Community College Friday to earn a 3-3 series split over the weekend. The Pioneers (14-29, 6-24 in Region IX) dropped a doubleheader on Friday, managing just one run en route to a 5-1 and 9-0 McCook sweep. It was a different team heading...