Monthly archive

April, 2015

  •   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...
  •   A benefit spaghetti dinner is being held Saturday for a little boy with a big and rare disease. Brandon Allen Grae is two-years old and has Autoimmune Neutropenia, which in the past required a person to live in a bubble due to a compromised immune system.  He is the youngest of four children in a single-parent home.  Deb Madsen is...
  •   Gary L. Warren, Miles City’s new fire chief, was originally born in Spokane, Wash., but he has spent most of his life in the rural areas of Ohio, with a five-year stint in Texas.  He first started as a firefighting cadet when he was still in high school, so he has 40 years of volunteer firefighting on his résumé and...
  •   The CCDHS Cowgirls softball team jumped out to a 3-2 lead in the first inning against the Dawson Co. District High School Wednesday, but were unable to sustain the lead, falling to the Lady Red Devils 10-4 at Bender Field. “The game started off pretty good,” said Cowgirls Head Coach Murrey Selk. “The first inning, both...
  •   George Leo Michels, 90, Miles City, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Holy Rosary Extended Care Unit in Miles City. Mr. Michels, the second son of Frank and Emma Michels, was born in Wibaux on July 20, 1924, during the period of the great depression. His parents homesteaded from Minnesota and Wisconsin. Mr. Michels served in the United...
  •   While there were some contentious issues at Tuesday night’s Miles City Council meeting, most of the meeting dealt with paperwork issues that required only some clarification of language, followed by unanimous votes. John Hollowell, council president, presided over the meeting in the absence of Mayor Butch Grenz. During the public...