Monthly archive

April, 2015

  •   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...
  •   The Miles City Royals adult hockey team won the Gold Medal at the Big Sky State Games (BSSG) hockey tournament over the weekend in Billings.   The Royals came back from a 2-point deficit late in the game against the Billings Shooting Blanks, sending it into overtime. At the end of the 3-minute overtime, the game was still tied. Brian...
  • A son was born to Emily and Brandon Pratt of Miles City on Monday, April 6, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  •   A man died Sunday from injuries suffered when his home burned that afternoon in the 800 block of Doeden Avenue, according to Miles City Fire and Rescue. Custer County Coroner Tony Harbaugh identified the man as 67-year-old Clark Malvin. Miles City Fire and Rescue was called at 3:37 p.m. Sunday for two houses on fire at 805 Doeden Ave. and...