Monthly archive

September, 2015

  •   Elnora Hoffer, 89, of Miles City died peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, surrounded by her family, two days before her 90th birthday. She was born on Sept. 14, 1925, on the Henry Selzle Ranch near Marsh, the youngest child of Henry and Emma Selzle. Her siblings were Edna and Ella. She grew up on the family ranch and attended the...
  •   Mary Diane “Dee” Field George of Bozeman died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at her home. She was born in Devils Lake, North Dakota, in 1936 to Mary Ina Nuwkoop.  At 12 years of age, she moved with her mother and 9-year-old brother, Gary, to Miles City. She attended Sacred Heart’s grade and high schools and graduated from...
  •   Brooks Tally, left, and Jenna Swope get congratulations from last year’s king and this year’s quarterback, Matt Blunt, after being crowned King and Queen at Homecoming.  
  •   Long-time Custer County District High School teacher and coach Dan Stanton died early Sunday morning in the Billings Clinic in Billings following a long battle with brain cancer.  He will be remembered more for his concern for the students and players than for his excellent coaching record, which included two state football...
  • A year ago, the Custer County District High School Cowboys needed a miracle finish to beat the Havre Blue Ponies in the playoffs. No miracles needed in Friday night’s Homecoming game at Connors Stadium, when the Cowboys hammered the Blue Ponies 54-28 to improve to 3-0 on the season. The Cowboys broke the game open in the second and third...
  •   William “Bill” Gregg, 73, died in Rapid City, South Dakota, on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. Mr. Gregg was born in Sidney on June 25, 1942. He graduated from Savage High School in 1960 and went on to continue his higher education attending Bismarck Junior College in North Dakota.  He...
  •   Glenn F. Waller died on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, at the McCone County Health Center in Circle.  Mr. Waller was born in Helena on March 7, 1927. He grew up with his brother, Gordy, and parents, Harold J. and Lucille Waller, on the family ranch northwest of Circle. As a child, Mr. Waller attended Horse Creek Country School and later...
  •   The Custer County District High School golf teams got in two meets last week, and Coach Harris was pleased with their progress. The teams were in Glendive on Friday against Eastern A teams, and the boys fared well. “The boys competed very well, taking third overall, and again, everybody is just improving every week, each golf course,...
  • Those in Miles City old enough to remember when Sacred Heart still had a high school no doubt also remember the school’s rich football tradition. After all, those were the days of local legend Dan Connors roaming the sidelines, coaching his teams to multiple Class B playoff appearances. Glenn Hageman coached the team to a state championship...
  •   There wasn’t a great deal of change in this year’s Custer County budget compared to last year’s. As the county’s taxable value increased, the number of mills went down slightly. The total budget for next year, including regular levies, special levies and every other expense, from road maintenance to mosquito control...