Monthly archive

April, 2014

  •   T he Custer County District High School tennis teams opened their seasons in Billings on Saturday, taking on Class AA schools Billings West and Billings Senior. The Cowgirls lost both matches, 5-3 to West and 6-2 to Senior, while the Cowboys were swept 8-0 to each school. “It was really nice to get out and see some competition,...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowgirl softball team finally got on the field, opening their season on Saturday afternoon against Billings Central. And while the Cowgirls lost the season-opener 7-2, it was mostly good to just get on the field. The Cowgirls are 0-1 on the year. They will be on the road Tuesday evening when they...
  •   After waiting for many years and being delayed countless times for various reasons, three of the most important infrastructure projects in Custer County are finally coming to fruition. At the county commissioners meeting on April 1, plans and even starting dates were finalized for the Rural Improvement District 1A sewer main project, the...
  •   Orville B. Ronning of Miles City died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the Friendship Villa in Miles City.  He was born on March 31, 1926, to Edward and Anna Autinson Ronning. Mr. Ronning was raised on the family farm at Rock Springs along with his three sisters and one brother. On June 10, 1945, he and Kathleen Olander were married. To...
  •   On the morning of Tuesday, April 1, 2014, Donald “Don” Earl Oversen died peacefully of natural causes at the Miles City Veterans Affairs Community Living Center. His son, Gary Oversen, was with him. Mr. Oversen was born at home on Jan. 12, 1924, in Sidney to Niels Peter and Julia Marie Christensen Oversen, the sixth of seven...
  •   Jane Therese Hoverson, 55, of Billings, formerly of Jordan, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at the Billings Clinic, due to complications of diabetes. Her family was by her side. She was born on Sept. 1, 1958, in Billings, the daughter of Melvin and Norma Gallinger Hoverson. She grew up in Jordan and graduated from Garfield County High School....
  •   Thomas Joseph Breitbach, 86, of Circle, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, in the Eastern Montana Veterans Home in Glendive. Mr. Breitbach was born Feb. 11, 1928, the second son of John and Mary Hoeser Breitbach, in Circle. He grew up on the family farm with his brothers, Fabian and William Breitbach. Following graduation from Circle High School...
  •   A Mercury Tower will be installed close to the Fastnel store and nearby storage units to increase cell coverage in town.  The Miles City Council approved the request to build the tower at the March 25 meeting. Aaron Gunn of Mercury Towers told the council, the new tower would “increase dramatically 4G, the speeds and the amount...
  •    Arthur A. “Butch” Arnoldt, 67, of Miles City,  died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at his home in Miles City as a result of a heart attack. Mr. Arnoldt was born June 11, 1946, in Miles City to Albert and Lila Lewis Arnoldt. He attended school at Garfield and Washington graduating from Custer County High School in 1964. He...
  • Katie Smith of Bethany, Okla., and Austin Troyer of Yukon, Okla., have announced their engagement.  Smith is the daughter of Charles and Susan Smith of Miles City, formerly of Olive and is the granddaughter of Ted and Ellen Smith of Olive.  Troyer is the son of Tony and Deanna Troyer of Yukon,. A Saturday, May 31 wedding is planned by...