Monthly archive

December, 2016

  • When the water cisterns that now serve as the work rooms, offices, storage and galleries of the WaterWorks Art Gallery were first built, they were intended to keep water in. Now Museum Director Dixie Reiger is trying to raise money to repair the roof of the structure and keep water out. There have been small leaks for some time, said Reiger, but...
  • Funeral services for Kelly Dean Klein were Friday afternoon, Dec. 9, 2016, at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Broadus.  Mr. Klein was born July 15, 1952, in Miles City to John “Bub” and Melva Scherer Klein.  He was raised in Broadus. Mr. Klein died on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, after a battle with cancer.
  • Frances JoAnn Bartholomew of Miles City died peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, surrounded by her family, 11 days before her 80th birthday. She was born in a private home on Dec. 17, 1936, to June Joanne (Fairbanks) and Clarence Joshua Jones. Visitation will be Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home with family receiving...
  • Last year Custer County District High School (CCDHS) welcomed new band director Mike Gillan, who has been shaking things up ever since.  Under his direction, the band has received new uniforms and instruments, and added about 15 members. This is Gillan’s 37th year of teaching, including about 20 years at the collegiate level.  He...
  • Donna Lorene Faber of Billings, formerly of Miles City, Montana, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016 from complications from heart surgery in Salt Lake City, Utah. Donna was born on December 12, 1954 in Wamego, Kansas to George and Helen Fouraker. Donna is survived by her husband Kevin Faber of Billings, MT; sons: Randy (Kristy) Harless of...
  • Earl F. Clark, age 84, of Miles City passed away on Friday, December 2, 2016, at the Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City. Earl was born in Brusett, Montana on February 4, 1932, one of seven children born to William and Ethel (Loomis) Clark. He attended country schools and graduated from 8th grade and graduated from Jordan High School. In 1953 he...
  • Lorraine Yineman, age 73, Miles City Montana died December 3, 2016 at home with family and friends by her side. Lorraine Yineman was born on March 18, 1943 in Billings, Montana to Frank and Elizabeth (Buechler) Getzfreid. She married Kenneth Yineman in 1965. Lorraine worked as a nurse in Miles City VA and Friendship Villa retiring in 2006....
  • Not surprisingly, the bound copy of the old issues of the Miles City Star for December, 1941, is in bad shape. It has obviously been consulted many times in the 75 years since Dec. 7, 1941. The pages for December 8 are completely loose and the cover has detached from the spine of the bound pages. I was not surprised by the damage but I was rather...
  • The Custer County District High School wrestlers’ inexperience showed on Tuesday night in front of a home crowd as the varsity grapplers fell to the Red Devils of Dawson County 47-24. The dual was the home opener for the Cowboys, and head coach Jon Harris is ready for more. “We’ve got a lot of work to do. We had to bump up a few...