Monthly archive

December, 2016

  • The Custer County High School girls basketball team opened their season with a pair of convincing wins at the Eastern A Tip-Off Tournament this past weekend in Sidney. Coach Aaron Essex’s Custer County squad sprinted to a 40-19 half-time lead against Park High School on Friday en route to an easy 63-30 win. The Cowgirls followed a similar...
  • Miles City native Dr. Noelle Muggli Cockett has been selected as the first female president of Utah State University (USU) in Logan and will assume her new position on Jan. 1.  Cockett is the daughter of Lylene Morland and the late Greg Muggli.  “My years in Miles City and at Sacred Heart helped me develop many of my best...
  • When the water cisterns that now serve as the work rooms, offices, storage and galleries of the WaterWorks Art Gallery were first built, they were intended to keep water in. Now Museum Director Dixie Reiger is trying to raise money to repair the roof of the structure and keep water out. There have been small leaks for some time, said Reiger, but...
  • Funeral services for Kelly Dean Klein were Friday afternoon, Dec. 9, 2016, at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Broadus.  Mr. Klein was born July 15, 1952, in Miles City to John “Bub” and Melva Scherer Klein.  He was raised in Broadus. Mr. Klein died on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, after a battle with cancer.
  • Frances JoAnn Bartholomew of Miles City died peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, surrounded by her family, 11 days before her 80th birthday. She was born in a private home on Dec. 17, 1936, to June Joanne (Fairbanks) and Clarence Joshua Jones. Visitation will be Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home with family receiving...
  • Last year Custer County District High School (CCDHS) welcomed new band director Mike Gillan, who has been shaking things up ever since.  Under his direction, the band has received new uniforms and instruments, and added about 15 members. This is Gillan’s 37th year of teaching, including about 20 years at the collegiate level.  He...
  • Donna Lorene Faber of Billings, formerly of Miles City, Montana, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016 from complications from heart surgery in Salt Lake City, Utah. Donna was born on December 12, 1954 in Wamego, Kansas to George and Helen Fouraker. Donna is survived by her husband Kevin Faber of Billings, MT; sons: Randy (Kristy) Harless of...
  • Earl F. Clark, age 84, of Miles City passed away on Friday, December 2, 2016, at the Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City. Earl was born in Brusett, Montana on February 4, 1932, one of seven children born to William and Ethel (Loomis) Clark. He attended country schools and graduated from 8th grade and graduated from Jordan High School. In 1953 he...
  • Lorraine Yineman, age 73, Miles City Montana died December 3, 2016 at home with family and friends by her side. Lorraine Yineman was born on March 18, 1943 in Billings, Montana to Frank and Elizabeth (Buechler) Getzfreid. She married Kenneth Yineman in 1965. Lorraine worked as a nurse in Miles City VA and Friendship Villa retiring in 2006....