Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   Troy Purcell, of Bozeman, has been chosen to be the head coach of the Montana all-stars for the 21st annual Knights of Columbus Badlands Bowl. Joining Purcell on the coaching staff will be Levi Wesche (Bozeman), Mike Ludwig (Laurel), Jason Christenson (Havre), Clint Layng (Boulder) and Jay Fredrickson (Ennis). "It's quite an honor...

December, 2013

  •   After months of remodeling, ABC Glass and Signs opened in its new location of 1920 Valley Drive East on Monday. The new location is three times the size of the business’s old location on Main Street - its home since its opening nearly 21 years ago. It also has plenty of parking now. Owner Brad Certain said he and his staff were able...
  •   Shawn Edward Pilster, 46, of Alzada died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at his home on the family ranch.  Mr. Pilster was born April 6, 1967, in Belle Fourche, S.D., to Larry and Madge Marcott Pilster. He attended elementary school in Alzada and high school in Belle Fourche. He later received his GED.  He served in the United States Army...
  •   Edward James “Eddie” Anderson, 74, of Billings, formerly of Fallon, died quietly and peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at his home in Billings after a long battle with congestive heart failure. Mr. Anderson was born on March 14, 1939, in Buffalo, S.D., to Clara Sack and Ben Anderson. He was a twin and he was a gentleman,...
  •   Donald “Don” John Kornemann, a former Miles City resident, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Parkhaven Assisted Living in Manhattan. Mr. Kornemann was born on Feb. 3, 1926, in Deadwood, S.D., the son of Julius and Martha Kornemann. He grew up and attended country schools in the area of Albion and Deadwood, S.D. He joined the Army...
  •   In our 20-second sound bite culture, it’s easy to hear a news story, followed by a little commentary, and rush to judgment. That seems to be the case with a high school senior in Duluth, Ga., who was suspended from school for a year for sexual harassment after hugging a teacher. He’s a senior, so presumably that means he won...
  •   After all the hot water Montana District Judge G. Todd Baugh got into over his comments involving a 14-year-old rape victim, we would think he would avoid drawing more attention to himself. But while his sentence in that case is being appealed by the state and groups are calling for his removal, Baugh stepped right in it again in another...
  •   Dear editor, We would like to thank Sharon Moore for the fantastic job she did Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Eastern Montana State Veterans Cemetery in taking pictures of the laying of the Christmas Wreaths. Also, thanks to the Star for the Focus on Friday full page. It was spectacular and will be a treasured page in our memory book. Most...
  •   Dear editor, The Program for Public Information is the local outreach committee that was created to educate, prepare and aid residents and businesses on flood and storm water protection and to help our community receive discounts on flood insurance premiums. This committee and the Flood Control Committee which is made up of city...
  •   Dear editor, As we all are aware, the weather is cold and the snow is deep. The snow plows are doing the best they can to keep the roads clear. Unfortunately, they plow the roads and the snow is pushed to the side, blocking driveway entrances, mail boxes and paper boxes.  As a newspaper carrier it is like trekking through the...