Monthly archive

April, 2015

  •    Sergey “Sid” Mentikov died in his sleep on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Holy Rosary Extended Care, with his wife, Georgia, nearby. Mr. Mentikov was born Dec. 19, 1927, on the family ranch at Powderville, the second child and only son of Vassily and Helen Mentikov. Along with his older sister, Sonja, and younger sister,...
  • A daughter was born to Ashley Schieffert and Kyle Bogner on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  • With three seats available for three-year terms on the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees, there are seven candidates running for the board. The school election is May 5 at Custer County District High School, with polls open from noon to 8 p.m. The Miles Community College trustees election will also be at the high school on May 5. Incumbents Sue...
  •   A plethora of choices faces voters in the Unified School District Board of Trustees election that will be held Tuesday, May 5 at the high school. With three seats available for three-year terms, there are seven candidates running for the board. Incumbents Garve Gierke and Ted Herzog are running for re-election. New to the race are Eric...
  •     Custer County Extension is stirring up some interest in eating healthy - at least in the form of stir fry, that is. Extension teamed up with Dietitian Liane Vadheim to present a class Tuesday night in the high school’s culinary arts room.  Vadheim started by guiding attendees in checking out the nutritional differences...
  •   Cherri Clare Bourn McAulay, 67, of Miles City, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, following a brave fight against the autoimmune disease scleroderma. She was born on April 27, 1947, in Lexington, Nebraska, the daughter of Calvin and Doris Edminsten. At a young age, she and her brother, Doug, lost their father to an accident. When their mother,...
  • A daughter was born to Sheila and Dirk O'Connor of Plevna on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  •   Three people, including two who already sit on the Miles Community College Board of Trustees, are running for two vacancies on the board. The  election is scheduled for Tuesday, May 5, with all voting taking place at Custer County District High School. The polls will be open from noon until eight p.m. Absentee ballots, in order to be...
  •   Otis F. Kapps Jr., 59, of Baker died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Veterans Affairs Nursing Home in Miles City. Mr. Kapps was born on Nov. 16, 1955, in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Adele Durham. His mother died when Mr. Kapps was six years of age.  After a few years he was raised by his foster parents, Delores and Harold Wiseman...
  •   Edith Pluhar, 91, a longtime resident of the Cohagen community, died Friday, April 17, 2015.  She left this world doing what she loved most, tending to her garden and flowers. Mrs. Pluhar was born on Jan. 16, 1924, the second child of James and Londa Michael Gallagher on a ranch northwest of Cohagen. She attended country school near...