Monthly archive

December, 2014

  •   Elnor Knutson went to be with her Lord and Savior  during the night of Nov. 27, 2014, a few days after her 80th birthday. She was born to Ethel and Henry George and grew up in the  Kinsey area. She was one of nine children. Her younger brother Joe George is the last remaining child of the group. She married Selmer Knutson and...
  •   Miles City’s annual Christmas Stroll will be Friday, Dec. 5, around Miles City. With the event scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m., stroll participants will be able to shop late in many of the local stores. In addition to the stroll, a Crafts & Christmas Goodies Consignment Sale is planned from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Holy Rosary Healthcare...
  •   The newly appointed City Study Commission members will meet for the first time at 5:30 tonight in City Hall to take their oaths and elect their officers.  On Nov. 26 the Miles City Council appointed BNSF employee Bob Goodson, former councilman Bill Melnik, Automatic Transmission Systems Manager Rick Huber, Eastern Montana CASA/GAL...
  • Jim and Bee Coleman have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kathron "Kit" Coleman, to Christopher Roske, son of Barbara and Scott Roske of Canby, Oregon.
  • When Montana was made a territory in 1864 by President Abraham Lincoln, what little population there was was mostly in the western end of the state, around the gold fields. Half of Montana, the eastern half, became Big Horn County. It didn’t really have boundaries, since there wasn’t anyone there to mark them, but was vaguely designed...
  •   April “Bugzee” LeAnne Wahl, 41, of Broadus, died at home on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. She was born on May 25, 1973, in Great Falls, the daughter of Gwyn Caputo and Loren Wahl. Eager to see the world, she arrived six weeks before she was due. She went to grade school in Colstrip and graduated from Colstrip High...
  •   Donald Deutscher was 67 years old at the time of his passing. He passed away Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, Florida. He is survived by his wife Billie Leona Hopkin Deutscher of 41 years, 3 children — Shawn (Yamileth) Deutscher of Ellenton, FL, Eric Deutscher of Miles City, MT and Stacie Ann (Jason)...

November, 2014

  •   Back in 1975, Wade Berry came to Miles Community College on a rodeo scholarship. His coach was Ed Mayberry. Ed Mayberry had a daughter, Corrina, who is now Mrs. Wade Berry. After rodeoing for a number of years, making the National Finals Rodeo in steer wrestling in 1987, Berry started judging rodeo. Today, he is “as high as I can get...
  •   A 19-year-old local man, Austin Allery, plead not guilty to federal charges Monday, less than a week after receiving a partially suspended 10-year sentence on state charges.  Both the state and federal charges involved the theft of vehicles over a few days and a police chase in Laurel on Feb. 24. Hayden Lowry, 20, has also plead guilty...
  •   Following is just a partial list of activities offered in Miles City during the holiday season. If you’d like to add your activity, contact the Star at 234-0450.   Friday, Nov. 28 5-9 p.m. AAUW Christmas Market at Miles Community College Centra.   Saturday, Nov. 29 9 a.m.-4 p.m. AAUW  Christmas Market at Miles Community...