Monthly archive

May, 2015

  •   Deborah Gay “Debi” Cline (Van Berkom), 59, died Thursday, May 7, 2015, after a courageous 12-year battle with cancer. She was born July 10, 1955, in Conrad, to Donald and Rachel Van Berkom. She lived most of her life in central Montana. She was blessed with two boys, Shane (Karyn) Wells and Andrew (Jaylene) Udelhoven, and eight...
  •   The 2015 Montana Legislative session reached its end in late April, and local legislators said there were positives and negatives to be taken from it. “I’ve heard it said that compromise is when you have a deal where nobody is completely satisfied, but everybody can live with it,” said Sen. Eric Moore, R-...
  •   Ward 3 Councilman John Hollowell filed for mayor in the city election. Filing began May 4 and closes July 2.  Hollowell is the only person who has filed for any office so far. The city treasurer and one council seat from each city ward also are up for election. All the offices are for four-year terms. The primary election will be held...
  •   The Custer County District High School softball team had a great showing at the Laverne Combo Tournament in Butte over the weekend, getting them ready for this week’s Eastern A Divisional Tournament, which will be held at Bender Park on Wednesday and Thursday. In Butte, the Cowgirls want 2-1-1 to wrap up the regular season and 10-7-2...
  •   Cameron Davis is the Winner of the 2015 Freshman All Class State Championship 1.6 kg Discus with a throw of 116’ 7.00” on April 30th at the Billings Yellowstone Freshman Invitational at Billings West High School. A member of the Custer County District Track Team, Davis is currently ranked Cameron ranked 8th in State A Easter...
  •   Hogan Family Dental was recently recognized by the Montana Dental Association for its commitment to providing many opportunities for youths in Southeastern Montana to receive charitable dental care, and for its dental outreach efforts in area schools. The amount of donated services through Hogan Family Dental is $144,000 through the end...
  •   In 1962, the Bucking Horse Sale was only a decade old, and the formula of events was far from set. For starters, it was scheduled to take place on May 26 and 27, a Saturday and Sunday, later in the month than the current third weekend in May. On Friday, before the official beginning of the event, 150 Appaloosas and 100 Quarter Horses were...
  • The Miles City Police Department is moving its offices from a building on the Veterans Affairs campus to the first floor of the main VA building. Officers are so pleased with the new location and it’s single floor design that they volunteered to speed the process of moving by doing most of the relocation work themselves.  The new...
  •   Wayne Hirsch, a businessman in Billings who began his post-secondary education at Miles Community College, has been named the 2014-2015 MCC Distinguished Alumni recipient. Born and raised on a ranch outside of Miles City, Hirsch, currently serving as President  of the Mountain States Division for U.S. Bank, said his two years at MCC,...
  •   Fans of indoor plumbing should be happy as the long-awaited East Valley Waterline Project is, according to Andy Marum of Dowl Engineering, “very close to substantially complete.”   Some testing and surface restoration is all that is left for Phase One so Custer County commissioners and others can now focus on possibly...