Monthly archive

September, 2016

  • Rita J. Lindvold, 86, of Miles City died Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, at Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City. She was born in Miles City on Oct. 30, 1929 to Jesse and Doris (Popp) Harris.  Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the chapel of Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Funeral services will be...
  • Norval Dean “Bud” Nelson took the hand of Jesus to join his Holy Father in Heaven on September 1, 2016. Bud Nelson was born on June 25, 1927 in Miles City, MT to Irvin Vick and Marion Yates. Marion and Irvin later divorced before Bud was born. Marion married Kelly Nelson on May 19, 1928. Kelly adopted Bud and his sister Irma.  The...
  • Georgia Ruth (Woodruff) Brown, age 91, of Miles City, passed away on the morning of Sunday, September 4, 2016. Ruth was born in Laredo, Missouri on December 25, 1924, during a trip home that her mother made, “just before she was born.” She was the oldest of two girls born to Claude and LaVena Woodruff. Her father, Claude Woodruff, was...
  • Elmer B. Clark was a successful business man in early 20th century Miles City. He was involved in real estate with the Clark Land Company and was the owner of Midland Coal and Lumber Company. Midland Coal and Lumber had branch offices in several southeastern Montana towns besides its main office on Main Street in Miles City and its lumber yards on...
  • The Custer County High School varsity football team overcame a long bus ride and Fergus County on Friday, bouncing back from a season-opening loss to Powell to beat the Golden Eagles 21-0 in Lewistown. It was a record-setting night for Cowboy junior quarterback Gabe Gundlach, who set school marks for passing yards and completions. Cowboy head...
  • With gas prices low and summer slipping away, millions of Americans will take to the roads and the air this weekend for the three-day Labor Day weekend. In Miles City, expect a net gain from the travel, as hundreds of natives make their way home for the weekend, many with their dancing shoes packed in the trunk. They’ll be attending the All-...
  • Sacred Heart School has received a six-year accreditation after going through a complex procedure. While they’ve been accredited for three years, it was with “a self study” and this is the first time a visiting committee came to the school, which serves grades K-8. “We been working on it for three years,” said...
  • A funeral service for Myrtle May Brown, 77,  of Rochester, Minnesota, formerly of Miles City, will be Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, at 1 p.m. at Ebenezer Congregational Church in Sidney with Pastor David Meehan officiating. Burial will be in the Richland County Memorial Park cemetery under the direction of Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home of Sidney...
  • The Custer County High School volleyball team traveled to Lewistown last weekend to take part in the Super Divisional Tip-Off Tournament. The tournament included 11 teams from the Eastern and Central divisions. According to Head Coach Marci Mollman, the Cowgirls had some things to work through Friday as they settled in as a team for the first time...
  • The Custer County High School football team heads to Lewistown Friday to take on the Fergus Golden Eagles in that school’s season-opener. The Fergus team is similar to the team the Cowboys beat last season, with 19 players returning from last year. There are 60 players on this year’s Golden Eagle squad. The Cowboys dropped their opener...