Monthly archive

July, 2015

  • A daughter was born to Janice and Grayson Lukasik of Miles City on Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Andrea and Scott Stevenson of Miles City on Monday, June 29, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Rita and Ben Pehl of Terry on Monday, June 29, 2015, at Holy Rosary...
  •   Evelyn Louise Withington Convery, 88, of Terry, died peacefully surrounded by love, prayer and song, on Sunday, July 19, 2015, at her home in Terry. Mrs. Convery was born on June 9, 1927, in Spring Lake, New Jersey, the daughter of Evelyn (Grauer) and Richard Withington Sr. She grew up in New Jersey where she graduated from Point Pleasant...
  •   Billy K. “Bill” Loberg, 61, died on Monday, July 20, 2015, at the McCone County MAF as a result of a tragic work accident. Mr. Loberg was born on Aug. 28, 1953, in Glendive, the son of Gardner “Red” Loberg and Patricia R. Gertison. He was a lifelong resident of Circle. Mr. Loberg graduated from Circle High School in...
  •   Another fire in the Pine Hills burned Thursday and was quickly contained.  It was started by lightening. According to Custer County Fire Chief Bud Peterson, the most recent Pine Hills fire started around 11 a.m. Thursday. He was notified of the fire around 11:30 a.m.  With the help of the local fire crews, Bureau of Land...
  •   The City of Miles City is taking another step forward towards improving the Tongue River/Yellowstone River dike by applying for the Army Corps of Engineers’ Section 205, which can bring in up to $10 million of the $40 million estimated overall project cost.  The costs reflect building a 500-year levy. Through a Section 205, the...
  •   Miles City and area residents are invited to participate in the 2015 Dutch Oven Demonstration and Cook-Off on Sunday, July 26, at the Range Riders Museum. Demonstrations will begin at 10 a.m., followed by the cook-off at noon, judging at 4 p.m. and public tasting at 4:30 p.m. The museum is located west of Miles City, just over the Main...
  •   Custer County experienced another fire recently but with help it is now under control. According to Custer County Fire Chief Bud Peterson, the Pine Hills fire started Monday night and was spotted Tuesday morning around 12:30 a.m.  With the help of local and federal agencies the fire was contained quickly. By 8 p.m. last night the fire...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The search continues for the body of a kayaker who is presumed to have drowned in the Yellowstone River north of Forsyth Sunday afternoon. Rosebud County Sheriff’s have identified the missing kayaker as 36-year-old David Schwisow of Lincoln, Neb. The man was riding his kayak over the diversion dam when the kayak...
  •   If you like good music, good beer, sunshine, or giving back to the community, make sure not to miss Miles City’s first Maltfest this summer. It is a nonprofit event in which the proceeds go toward scholarships for the Miles City Community College agriculture program. Starting July 31, there will be a concert from 4-8 p.m. at Connors...
  •   By Star Staff Writer Miles City - Miles Community College head baseball coach Jeff Brabant has announced that former Pioneer player Alfonso Sanchez will replace Dan McKinney on the Pioneer coaching staff. McKinney has resigned to pursue other professional opportunities after serving as an assistant under Coach...