Monthly archive

May, 2016

  • Benny “Ben” George Rentschler Jr., 60, of Miles City died Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in his home. He was born on April 2, 1956 in Marion, Ohio, the son of Benny Rentschler Sr. and Bertha (Jones) Rentschler. At the age of seventeen, Mr. Rentschler moved to Miles City. He married Barbra (Lynch) Strelow and they had a son, Benny Rentschler...
  • Gregory Stevens Russell passed away May 22 in Miles City. Born Jan 13, 1957 to Wallace (Bud) & Bonnie Russell of Harlem, Greg worked hard as a long haul truck driver, in road construction, & as a loyal employee of Prince Inc. in Forsyth for 18 years. Greg never knew a stranger, doted on children, & spent hours with “old timers...
  • In honor of Memorial Day (Monday May 30, this year) the flag pole in the older part of Custer County Cemetery’s veterans section is being refurbished and repainted by members of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus in Miles City.  Some of the graves in the area of the cemetery where the flag pole stands date back to the early 1900s....
  • James Roger Stanley, 81, of Miles City died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at the Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City. He was born in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin, on Sept. 22, 1934, the son of Mark and Laura Jean (Smith) Stanley. Mr. Stanley graduated from high school at Ismay in 1952. He married Carol Jacobsen in 1960 and they had one daughter, Jeri...
  • Jeffrey E. Mitchell, age 62, former Miles City resident, passed away on May 10, 2016 at his home in Sparks, Nevada of natural causes. Jeff was born in Miles City, August 27, 1953, the third son of Richard G. Mitchell and Margaret L. (Gilbert) Mitchell. He attended schools in Miles City, graduating from Custer County High School in 1971. After high...
  • Tuesday night’s Miles City Council meeting was relatively brief, lasting only 45 minutes, with only a couple of items bringing any discussion. Council President Susanne Galbraith presided.   The major discussion involved Resolution No. 3921, which concerned the Miles City-Custer County Health Board established by the Interlocal...
  • The Miles City Special Olympics team traveled to Missoula last week to take part in the State Special Olympics games. Ten athletes made the trip to Missoula for the State games. Those that went participated in bocce, the 100 meter dash, the 400 meter dash, the 800 meter run and the 200 meter dash. This was the first year that the Miles City team...
  • Miles Community College Basketball Coach Chase Tait has announced the signing of Custer County High School Guard Gavin Gundlach for the 2016-17 season. Gundlach, 5’11 Guard for the Custer County Cowboys was a Class A All-State selection. In his senior season with the Cowboys, Gundlach averaged 20 points per game while shooting 44% from the...
  • Adult Hunter Education Class Offered in Glasgow Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will hold an adult hunter education field course from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, May 28. This is the last hunter education course that will be held before the June 1 application deadline for deer, elk, and antelope. For the field course, adults must pass the online...
  • As the ROCKS students work their way around the fence at the Sacred Heart School playground for their last unicycle lesson of the year Tuesday afternoon, Jordan Silk displays the three steps to learning to ride. First gain your balance using the fence for support, second loose your balance and use the fence to keep from falling to the ground, and...