Monthly archive

August, 2015

  •   Be on the lookout for a giant baby crawling through a field near I-94, chasing a rhinoceros, a bison ... and a velociraptor? That’s the scene being set up about six miles northeast of the Baker Interchange this week by mural artist John Cerney and a team of volunteers.  Called the Creepy Crawler, the display consists of a 16-foot...
  •   With the Custer County subdivision regulations and growth policy in place, Custer County will soon be taking over responsibility for the extra-territorial zoning - the two-mile doughnut around Miles City - as soon as officials can get all the final paperwork completed. While the county’s regulations for the two-mile, extra-territorial...
  •   It was a senior season to remember for Miles City Mavericks centerfielder Timmy Regan, as he was named to the 2015 Montana All-State Baseball Team. Regan, a 2015 graduate of Custer County District High School, led the Mavericks with a .417 batting average and 50 stolen bases. He credited a positive team chemistry and and a desire for the...
  •   Frederick Chauncey Schreiber “Little Freddy,” 88 years of age, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of May 27, 2015 at his home in Garden Grove, California.  Born and raised in Miles City, Montana and raised by father Frederick and mother Norma (Tarbox) Schreiber, Fred also had two younger sisters, Zona Gail...
  •   In the early morning hours of Saturday, July 25, 2015, Ruth “GG” Delila Carlson, 82, died peacefully with her family by her side at Billings Deaconess Hospital in Billing. She was born in the town of Marsh in Prairie County on Oct. 7, 1932. She was the fourth child of Magdalena and Gottlieb Gaub. Her formative years were spent...
  •   John H. Habinck, 83, former Miles City resident, died Saturday, June 13, 2015, in Rapid City, South Dakota, after a bout with cancer. He served in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was cremated and no services were held. Should friends desire, condolences may be sent to Marjorie Habinck, 715 Dakota Dr. Apt. 201, Rapid City, SD...
  •   John William “Manka” Mankameyer, 81, nationally respected Montana potter of Miles City, died on Friday, July 31, 2015, at 8 p.m., while staying at the Billings Health Clinic for rehabilitation of a stroke. A native to Miles City,Mr. Mankameyer was born Nov. 12, 1933, the second and last child, to William C. and Clara E....
  •   Marie Elsie Jacobson, 82, of Laughlin, Nevada, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. She was at total peace and was surrounded by her entire, loving family. Mrs. Jacobson was born Nov. 27, 1932. She left this world with a legacy of love and caring for others. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her, but we know we will be together...
  •   Buford Eugene Griffin, 83, of Ismay, died peacefully Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, surrounded by his family.  Mr. Griffin was born on March 13, 1932, in Ismay. He was the third child of Robert and Katherine Cummings Griffin. Mr. Griffin was raised in the Foundation community where he attended school through the eighth grade. At age 9, he...
  •   Lillian Marie Sweeten, 75, of Circle died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, in Circle. She was born on March 13, 1940, in Everett, Washington, to Marjorie and Ernest Millholland. In 1943, along with her sister Jean and her brothers Jim and Mike, she was put in the home of Magnus Simmons and Aleda Borkavick as their foster children where they would...