Monthly archive

April, 2014

  • The warmer weather has finally arrived in Miles City and with it comes thoughts of planting gardens.  For those who don't have the space in their yards for a garden, the Community Garden has spots available. Garden spots may be reserved by calling the Custer County Extension Office in the courthouse at 874-3370 or stopping by the office...
  •   Mark Craig Collins, 52, of Broadus died Thursday, April 3, 2014, at his home in Broadus after a courageous battle with cancer with his family by his side. Mr. Collins was born Nov. 18, 1961, in Miles City to Larry and Sharon Hagadone Collins. He grew up on the family ranch and attended grade and high school in Broadus, graduating in 1980....
  •   Ronald George ªRon” Kiosse, 64, of Terry, died Friday, April 4, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with brain cancer. He was called the poster child for glioblastoma multiforme because he survived it for such a long time. Mr. Kiosse was born on Sept. 2, 1949, in...
  •   Chasing their 14th consecutive MonDak Conference title, the Miles Community College Pioneer baseball team pulled out a split with Williston State College on the weekend, the conference openers for both schools. The Tetons were expected to be the top competition for the MonDak crown this year, and showed it in the first two games on Saturday...
  •   T he Custer County District High School tennis teams opened their seasons in Billings on Saturday, taking on Class AA schools Billings West and Billings Senior. The Cowgirls lost both matches, 5-3 to West and 6-2 to Senior, while the Cowboys were swept 8-0 to each school. “It was really nice to get out and see some competition,...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowgirl softball team finally got on the field, opening their season on Saturday afternoon against Billings Central. And while the Cowgirls lost the season-opener 7-2, it was mostly good to just get on the field. The Cowgirls are 0-1 on the year. They will be on the road Tuesday evening when they...
  •   After waiting for many years and being delayed countless times for various reasons, three of the most important infrastructure projects in Custer County are finally coming to fruition. At the county commissioners meeting on April 1, plans and even starting dates were finalized for the Rural Improvement District 1A sewer main project, the...
  •   Orville B. Ronning of Miles City died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the Friendship Villa in Miles City.  He was born on March 31, 1926, to Edward and Anna Autinson Ronning. Mr. Ronning was raised on the family farm at Rock Springs along with his three sisters and one brother. On June 10, 1945, he and Kathleen Olander were married. To...
  •   On the morning of Tuesday, April 1, 2014, Donald “Don” Earl Oversen died peacefully of natural causes at the Miles City Veterans Affairs Community Living Center. His son, Gary Oversen, was with him. Mr. Oversen was born at home on Jan. 12, 1924, in Sidney to Niels Peter and Julia Marie Christensen Oversen, the sixth of seven...
  •   Jane Therese Hoverson, 55, of Billings, formerly of Jordan, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at the Billings Clinic, due to complications of diabetes. Her family was by her side. She was born on Sept. 1, 1958, in Billings, the daughter of Melvin and Norma Gallinger Hoverson. She grew up in Jordan and graduated from Garfield County High School....