Monthly archive

September, 2016

  • Howard Gottfried Gackle Jr., 53, of Brockway died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Billings. He was born on Dec. 11, 1962, in Miles City, the second child of Howard and Betty Gackle.  Visitation will be Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Circle. Funeral services will be Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at 11 a.m...
  • Bob Bradley passed away on Sept. 20th, surrounded by his family at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Billings after a short illness. He was born August 16, 1948 in Miles City to Vic and Stella Gaglia Bradley. He attended Sacred Heart School and served as an altar boy for many years until his graduation in 1967. Bob was in the Army and served in...
  • Mark and Jo Vilhauer of Miles City have announced the engagement of their daughter, Brodi Vilhauer to Jace Alt. He is the son of Shirlee Alt and Terry Alt of Algona, Iowa.  The couple is planning an October wedding in Miles City.
  • A son was born to Courtney Wilsey and Devin Lee of Miles City on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Angela Duncan and Dillon Brown of Miles City on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Alice Rymer and Jerry Wade of Miles City on Friday, Sept. 2,...
  • The headline on the front page of the Miles City Star announced that the old Ursuline Convent was about to be torn down. That was 25 years ago. The announcement turned out to be a bit premature. Rather than tear the elegant Victorian building down, supporters rallied around and created the Convent Keepers, an organization that a quarter of a...
  • Karl Bruce Rogge — loving husband, devoted father, doting grandpa, and diehard Montana Grizzlies fan — passed away on September 14, 2016, at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, MT, surrounded by his family — it was a beautiful fall football weather kind of day. Karl was born March 14, 1951, at Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City,...
  • The Miles City Kiwanis Club held their annual Punt, Pass and Kick competition this weekend at Connors Field. Organizers said 21 children ages 6-15 participated. Scores are based on a combination of accuracy and distance. The distance away from the centerline tape is deducted from the overall distance to arrive at the net distance. Typically,...
  • It was a clean sweep for the Custer County District High School volleyball teams Saturday at Glendive, as all three Cowgirl squads beat Dawson County. The varsity won 25-23, 25-20 and 25-13. Custer County head coach Marci Mollman said she was pleased with how her girls came together as a team. “We played really well,” she said. “...
  • The Custer County District High School boys and girls golf squads had a busy week, playing at Billings on Thursday and Laurel on Friday. The competition was stiff in Billings with 10 teams competing, including three Class AA teams. Both teams competed well with Deven Doughty taking sixth overall for the boys with a 77, and Ashtyn Swigert placing...