Monthly archive

August, 2015

  • Bruce and Maryann Marshall, veteran jewelers, recently purchased John Stockhill Jewelers July 17 on historic Main Street. The family has been in the business for almost 30 years now, starting with moving to Gillette to manage a store for an absentee owner. After 10 years of managing the store, they bought the owner out and created Marshall Jewelry...
  •   For the Star GLENDIVE, Mont. -- Cities and towns across the nation face urban wildlife issues.  Deer management is one widespread issue that is difficult and contentious to manage in most locations.  The city of Glendive took a proactive approach to deer management, adopting a Deer Management Action Plan, approved by Montana Fish...
  •   In some ways, the staffers at Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility are the victims of their own success. The facility, which was designed to accommodate 120 male youth offenders between the ages of 10 and 17, currently has less than 50 students enrolled. Superintendent Steve Ray said that “what Montana is doing with its kids”...
  •   In some ways, the staffers at Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility are the victims of their own success. The facility, which was designed to accommodate 120 male youth offenders between the ages of 10 and 17, currently has less than 50 students enrolled. Superintendent Steve Ray said that “what Montana is doing with its kids”...
  •   Marie Eleanor Scharf began her life’s journey May 14, 1935, in Miles City, and ended her journey on Sunday, June 14, 2015, in Berthoud, Colorado. She was the youngest daughter of Anton and Catherine (Beres) Scharf. She grew up and attended school in Miles City. Her travels allowed her to live and experience an abundant life in...
  •   Joy A. Rogge, 84, of Broadus died on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, surrounded by his family at the Powder River Manor. Mr. Rogge was born on Feb. 2, 1931, in Broadus, to John Rogge Sr. and Helen Bultmeier Rogge in their one-room sod house, the 11th and youngest of the Rogge family. He attended grade school about a mile northwest of their home at...
  •   Funeral services for Bevra DeHaan, 55, of Baker, MT will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 29, 2015 at American Lutheran Church with Pastor Bruce and Reba Kolasch officiating.  Burial will follow at the Askin Family Cemetery. A Family Receiving Friend’s service will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Stevenson Funeral...
  •   A Miles City man is being charged with six felony counts involving more than $2 million he allegedly gained control of from individuals (many elderly) through deceptive means. The alleged victims range from 48-100 years of age. Richard “Rick” Brandt allegedly committed the offenses between January 2011 and June 2015 in Custer...
  •   Tuesday night was Ward 2 Councilwoman Sheena Martin’s last Miles City Council meeting.  She has resigned because she is moving out of town.  The city will be accepting letters of interest for the position from the public. The term ends Dec. 31, 2017.  The deadline for letters will be announced soon. Letters should be...
  •   Four C1 21 Osprey flying over Miles City drew a large crowd to Frank Wiley Field Tuesday around noon, to see the Marine aircrafts fuel up. While people were taking photographs of the planes, the Marines were stretching their legs and taking photos of the “Miles City, MT” sign on the airport. The Marines were headed to the West...