Monthly archive

April, 2015

  •   Olive Kelly Draper Brooks, 97, of Miles City died on Good Friday, April 3, 2015, at her daughter’s home in the valley with her family around her. She was born on Feb. 5, 1918, at Marmarth, North Dakota, to John Martin and Minnie Ashburn Kelly. She grew up on the family homestead in rural Marmarth where she graduated from high school...
  • Job seekers should come dressed for interviews, with their resume in hand, said Cindy Erickson of the Miles City Job Service, because there will be a lot of employers seeking new employees at this year’s Job Fair. The Job Fair will be held at the Miles Community College Centra on Thursday, April 9. The Job Service is working with ESGR --...
  •   The MCC Pioneers baseball team began a six-game series with Otero Junior College in La Junta, Colo., Thursday, dropping the first two games 3-1 and 4-2.   Otero 3, MCC 1 In the first game of a doubleheader, the Pioneers (7-13) out-hit the Rattlers 4-3 but managed just one run. Michael Gahan, Zach Robinson, Tyler Reitz and Brandon Kemp...
  •   The CCDHS tennis teams opened their 2015 seasons last weekend, with meets against Billings West and Billings Skyview in Billings. “We really showed some growth over last year, so I was really pleased with our first meet,” said Head Coach Bob Holland. “One of our goals this year is to develop a solid lineup. We’ll do...
  •   By JOSH SAMUELSON       Star Sports Editor As I write this farewell column for roughly the 100th time, I’m sitting on a bridge I helped build, with a cigar in my mouth and the sound of Telegraph Creek rushing to meet up with the Little Blackfoot River. Life after the Star is pretty good. I’ve been working on this...
  •   With an extensively trained behavioral health therapist on board, OneHealth is now in a position to treat patients with both medical and behavioral issues in a more integrated fashion. Behavioral Health Therapist Dee Ann McLellan joined OneHealth in December 2014. She is  a licensed clinical professional counselor, licensed addictions...
  •   When the spring fundraiser and auction for the local Wake Up Lace Up Foundation was held on Saturday, March 20, the attendance was, according to organizer Cindy Reid, down slightly with lots of other goings-on. However, donations were up. “I think part of the increase was in memorial to Rose Neese,” Reid said. Neese died...
  •   In 1910, the high school students of Miles City finally got their own, dedicated high school. For years, high schoolers had attended school in either the Washington or Lincoln School, wherever a few rooms were available. The 1910 building, on Leighton Boulevard, was the pride of the school system. It was modern, with indoor plumbing,...
  •   Carl Anton Dilger, 84, of Fergus Falls, Minnesota, formerly of Miles City, died Monday, March 30, 2015, in Fergus Falls. Mr. Dilger was born in Miles City on July 10, 1929, to Carl and Grace Monson Dilger. He grew up on a farm near Ashland and when his father died, they sold out and moved to Miles City, where he graduated from Custer County...
  •   Arlen Franklin Matzen died peacefully after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis on one of his favorite days, April Fools.  Mr. Matzen was born Jan. 23, 1949, to Carl and Nellie Matzen in Miles City. He had a childhood filled with adventure and the proper amount of trouble, but was steered along to the right path by his beloved...