Monthly archive

December, 2013

  •   On National Influenza Vaccination Week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides the following information about the flu. Influenza Disease 1. Influenza (the flu) can be a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Anyone can get sick from the flu. 2. While the flu can make anyone sick,...
  •   Custer County still has just one confirmed case of influenza right now, but there may be other cases out there.  And according to a local public health official, as of this morning the state has seen enough influenza across Montana that they will now consider the rapid influenza test as confirmatory, so the number of reported cases...
  •   Local sports calendar for Custer County District High School (CCDHS), Washington Middle School (WMS), Miles Community College (MCC) and other Miles City sports. Calendar dates are from Monday through Sunday, unless otherwise noted.  Note: Times for CCDHS Basketball are for varsity games. Freshmen games typically start at 4 p.m.,...
  •   Lynne (Ramona) Breitbach (Amundson) died peacefully at the age of 65 at her farm outside of Circle on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.  She was born in Glasgow on Aug. 5, 1948, to Alan and Maxine Amundson, the second of six children and the only girl. She grew up in various places around Montana, Glasgow, Basin, Butte and Fairview. Many tales...
  •   Dale Marvin Stevenson, age 82, of Miles City went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, December 9, 2013 at Saint Vincent Health Care in Billings after complications from surgery with his family by his side. Dale was born in Merrill, Wisconsin on August 15, 1931, the son of Hjalmer and Alma (Duranceau) Stevenson. Dale attended local...
  •   Myron Eldor Lindberg, 81, of Miles City died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at the Holy Rosary Hopice Extended Care in Miles City. Mr. Lindberg was born on Oct. 29, 1932, in Strandburg, S.D., the son of Carl William and Mildred Christine Lindberg. He attended grade school in Strandburg, S.D. In July of 1947 he had polio and was sent to Sister...
  •   A Christmas tree decorated with $250 in Lotto tickets, cocktail mixes and other fun ornaments brought the high bid of $2,150 at the first Festival of Trees live auction held Friday evening, Dec. 6, in the Town and Country Club. The tree was decorated by Hostman Consulting and was purchased by OptiBlend. “The festival was really well...
  •   When the snow let up a bit Wednesday morning, the chickadee on the left made a check of his favorite feeder off Dickinson Street. What did he find, but a seed thief taking some of his winter food supply. A sneak attack from behind quickly solved the problem, and the first chickadee set up a watch station nearby to keep the intrusion from...
  •   From Custer County District High School The 69th Annual Holiday Concert will be presented by Custer County District High School choral students on Monday, Dec. 16. Performance time for the concert is 7 p.m. in the CCDHS gymnasium. One hundred and eighty students in five choirs and five small ensembles will perform a wide range of music...