Monthly archive

April, 2017

  • Patricia Ann Landers, age 65, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, April 7, 2017.  Patricia was born September 18, 1951, the daughter of Jack and Phyllis Carlsen in Wolf Point, MT. She was the oldest of four children and they grew up in Richey, MT. After graduating from High School, Pat attended nursing school at Miles Community...
  • The matriarch of our family, Johanna Anderson, passed away on March 29, 2017 at age 94 in Billings, Montana. She had a strong will to live. Despite her numerous medical challenges, she seldom complained. The last year of her life she had an amazing sense of humor and wit. Johanna’s intelligence remained to the end and her strong faith in God...
  • A walking trail has opened at the Range Riders Museum, part of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council’s (MCAEDC) plan to make the west end more attractive to visitors. The council on Thursday received a progress report on the effort, known as the west end beautification project. The trail is three quarters of a mile in length and...
  • Custer County has received a $25,000 planning grant, one of two needed to pay for a feasability study to determine if the county should take possession of the former Veterans Administration (VA) medical center complex in Miles City. The county commissioners, after seeking and receiving several extensions from the VA for determining if they’...
  • It was senior Tori Ogolin’s turn with the big bat on Saturday, leading off a big seventh inning with a home run and closing it out with the game-winning RBI that inched the Custer County District High School Cowgirls softball team past Huntley Project 10-9.  “It was a good win for us,” said head coach Murrey Selk. “We...
  • WASHINGTON — A piece of “Montana-made” legislation to designate parts of East Rosebud Creek as “wild and scenic” has moved through a committee to the Senate floor. U.S. Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines’ bipartisan bill would preserve the free-flowing condition of the East Rosebud Creek under the Wild and...
  • Miles Community College finally has the nucleus of a women’s volleyball team. Head coach Chase Soennichsen has announced six new recruits, who will join Custer County District High School standout Tori Ogolin of Miles City on a pioneering Lady Pioneers team. Soennichsen is starting from scratch, after the volleyball program was reinstated...
  • Caleb Frare, the hard-throwing lefthander from Miles City, got some time on the mound with the New York Yankees this spring, and a promotion to the team’s Class AA minor league team in New Jersey, the Trenton Thunder. It’s a reward for battling back from injuries and accidents to post big-league numbers as a relief pitcher for the...
  • Dorothy Huft died peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, April 6, 2017.  She had recently celebrated her 96th birthday. Mrs. Huft was born March 31, 1921, in Vanstel to Wilhelm and Emilie Mittelsteadt Saur. Visitation will be Monday, April 10, 2017, at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Terry, followed by a prayer service at 6 p.m. Funeral...
  • A Miles City man pleaded guilty Thursday morning to one federal count of possession of child pornography. Darwin Dean Thrams, 47, of Miles City, changed his plea to guilty before federal Judge Susan Watters in the James F. Battin Courthouse in Billings. He had originally pleaded not guilty on Dec. 15, 2015, then decided to change his plea without...