Monthly archive

December, 2013

  •   By DENISE HARTSE Star Staff Writer Christmas is a time of giving ... of giving gifts, of giving happiness and of giving assistance to others. Many adults take time of do volunteer work during this time of year, but volunteerism is not just for grown-ups. Children and teenagers can volunteer to help others also, and not just at Christmas,...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy wrestling team had their first home action of the season last night, hosting Glendive in a dual. Glendive won the dual 47-15. The teams were completely open at four weight classes and three more were forfeited, meaning that there were only eight matches that were wrestled. Five of those eight...
  •   Dick Boyes Richardson of Bloomington, MN, formerly of Miles City, MT, passed away December 6, 2013 at the age of 82. Dick was the quintessential salesman and spent all of his adult life in the car business. He loved all children, a good joke and a great party. Dick is survived by his loving daughter Tami (Jonas Runquist) and son Jeff (Kathy...
  •   Thomas C. “Tom” Barthelmeh of Miles City died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was surrounded by his family and his loyal Standard Poodle Pokey at the time of his death. Pastor Barthelmeh was born on Feb. 12, 1932, to Robert and Thelma Mead Barthelmeh in Moorecroft, Wyo. His...
  •   Edwin Moos, 96, of Circle, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in the McCone County Nursing Home in Circle. Mr. Moos was born May 3, 1917, the second of eight children of Henry and Lydia Knopp Moos. The family lived in the Watkins Community south of Brockway.  He began school at the Parks’ home and then went to the Gackle School one...
  •   On National Influenza Vaccination Week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides the following information about the flu. Influenza Disease 1. Influenza (the flu) can be a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Anyone can get sick from the flu. 2. While the flu can make anyone sick,...
  •   Custer County still has just one confirmed case of influenza right now, but there may be other cases out there.  And according to a local public health official, as of this morning the state has seen enough influenza across Montana that they will now consider the rapid influenza test as confirmatory, so the number of reported cases...
  •   Local sports calendar for Custer County District High School (CCDHS), Washington Middle School (WMS), Miles Community College (MCC) and other Miles City sports. Calendar dates are from Monday through Sunday, unless otherwise noted.  Note: Times for CCDHS Basketball are for varsity games. Freshmen games typically start at 4 p.m.,...
  •   Lynne (Ramona) Breitbach (Amundson) died peacefully at the age of 65 at her farm outside of Circle on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.  She was born in Glasgow on Aug. 5, 1948, to Alan and Maxine Amundson, the second of six children and the only girl. She grew up in various places around Montana, Glasgow, Basin, Butte and Fairview. Many tales...
  •   Dale Marvin Stevenson, age 82, of Miles City went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, December 9, 2013 at Saint Vincent Health Care in Billings after complications from surgery with his family by his side. Dale was born in Merrill, Wisconsin on August 15, 1931, the son of Hjalmer and Alma (Duranceau) Stevenson. Dale attended local...