Monthly archive

October, 2015

  •   In last night’s Miles Community College Board of Trustees meeting there was discussion on the progress of the armory purchase. The lease agreement the school currently has will expire October 30. President Stacy Klippenstein is in the process of extending the agreement to the end of November, beginning of December to give them more...
  •   Glenn L. Shelhamer, age 67, died in his home on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, from ALS complications.  He was quietly laid to rest that evening on his beloved PPR ranch with his sons Scott and Correy, along with his close neighbors present. Scott led in prayer and his wife read his favorite poem. He was born in New Jersey to Marion and...
  •   Joanne Marie Leland, age 74, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 23, 2015 at St. John’s Lutheran Home in Billings, Montana. Joanne was born March 17, 1941 in Helena, Montana and was adopted at six weeks of age to the Rev. and Mrs. Clarence Jacobson in Whitefish, Montana. Joanne’s early years included fond memories of...
  •   Pearl Gilman Sturtz died Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, in the Gillette County Hospital in Gillette, Wyo. A Memorial Service will be Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at 2 p.m. in the Walker Funeral Home in Gillette.  
  •   Doris Wells, 90, of Miles City died on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, in Miles City. Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City with family receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral services will be Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Grace Bible Church. Interment will follow in the Custer...
  •   The CCDHS Cross Country team traveled to Great Falls to compete in the Class A state meet on Saturday. Sophomore Morgan Vosler was third overall for the girls’ team, improving on her finish from last year in 35th.  Coach Paul Yoakam is very impressed with the work Vosler has done over the last year.  “She worked hard...
  •   The CCDHS Cowboys took on the Glendive Red Devils for the final game of the regular season on Friday night. The Cowboys finished the season with a win of 52-35 over the Red Devils on the chilly night. With the away team stands filled with Cowboys fans, the team took the field Friday night to a raucous crowd excited to see another Cowboy win...
  •   Saturday afternoon and evening the CCDHS girls volleyball team took on the Hardin Lady Bulldogs in Hardin. The Cowgirls lost the set in 3 games. Game 1 was 25-17, Game 2 25-15 and Game 3 25-17.  Head Coach Marci Mollman said, “Hardin is a tough team. They have a big block, which shut down our hitters, and we weren’t able to...
  •   Halloween will be on a Saturday this year, so kids out practicing that ancient habit of trick or treating will be able to stay out late to collect candy. Except, of course, trick or treating is a very modern invention. For example, the first recorded reference to the term “trick or treat” doesn’t appear until 1927. That...
  •   Loretta Mae Mangen passed away peacefully in the early morning hours on Thursday October 22, 2015 at St. John’s Mooreberg Cottage in Billings. She was 84. Loretta was born June 22, 1931 in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Jacob C. and Erma (Shepherd) Jensen. She and her parents later moved to Miles City where her sister Bernice lived with her...