Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   The Custer County District High School Cowgirl basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak on Saturday night at home against Class B St. Labre. That came after a tough 49-40 loss at Class AA Billings West on Friday night. “We actually put together a good weekend,” Cowgirls Head Coach Jacqui Engstrom said. “We have...
  •   A controversial proposal by the Montana High School Association prompted a spirited discussion at Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Unified Board of Trustees. The proposal, which would delete the prohibition of school activities and sporting events on Sunday, will be voted on at the MHSA’s Annual Meeting on January 20 in...
  •    Robert “Bob” Preston Maupin, 86, walked through heaven’s gates on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 in Billings, Montana. He was born August 8, 1927 to Robert, Sr. and Mary (Dolan) Maupin in Grainton, Nebraska. Robert was the fourth of nine children and graduated from Grainton High School in 1945. He lived at the family...
  •   Murvin Brown, 79, of Miles City died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at the Billings Clinic in Billings with his family by his side. He was born on Oct. 17, 1934, in Poplar, the son of Clarence and Mary Harmon Brown. He attended school in Sanger, N.D. After school, he went into the Army Air Corps for three years.  After serving his country...
  •   The contract to house local inmates out of town until a jail can be built has delayed this year’s city-county interlocal agreement discussions, but a compromise may have been reached. The county jail is outdated and since fall of 2012 has not been used solely as a temporary holding facility, so inmates are transported to the Glasgow...
  •   Pope Francis has appointed Miles City native Monsignor Stephen J. Berg to be a bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Pueblo, Colo. Berg, 62, is the oldest of 10 children of the late Connie and Jeanne Berg.  He graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1969, earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Colorado in...
  •   Miles City and Custer County will receive $30,000 ($15,000 each) for the feasibility study for the dike/flood control from the Community Development Block Grant program, City Grants Administrator Dawn Colton told the Miles City Council Tuesday night at City Hall. “Just to bring everybody up to speed, I think we put in for a $60,000...
  •   Cierra Rose ‘Roo’ McAuley was born April 11, 2013 to Dale McAuley and Kimberly Feigert in Billings, MT. She was born with medical issues including a Heart Defect and Down Syndrome.  Cierra had heart surgery in Denver, Colorado on November 26, 2013. She spent the holidays in Denver with her parents away from her sisters,...
  •   The new year has arrived, and Holy Rosary Healthcare is doing its part to help those who resolved to live a healthier life in the coming year. The 2014 Wellness Fair & Expo is scheduled to begin January 21, featuring low-cost personal health screenings and valuable educational opportunities for participants. The screenings will be...
  •   Mayor Butch Grenz requested a temporary order of protection against Rob Shipley in 16th Judicial District Court Monday morning. Also Monday morning, a trustee’s sale of property belonging to Rob Shipley that was scheduled for this morning has been postponed until Jan. 28.   No reason was given for the postponement. Grenz cites...