Monthly archive

April, 2014

  •   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...
  •   With the benefit of a pair of grants, the local office of the Developmental Educational Assistance Program (DEAP) is providing local kids with disabilities the opportunity to learn life skills. DEAP has supplemental funding through two grants from the Montana Children’s Trust Fund and the Governor’s Office of Community Service...
  •   Seven basketball players from Custer County District High School were honored for their efforts this past season in the Eastern A conference. Four Cowgirls and three Cowboys were named to the Eastern A all-conference teams that were announced this week. Cowgirl senior Shaylee Singleton and sophomore Ashlie Larson were each named to the...
  •   The Miles Community College Pioneer baseball team enjoyed a good weekend, beating Prairie Baseball Academy five times to run their current winning streak to eight games. The Pioneers won 4-1 in their only game on Friday evening. On Saturday, the teams played a triple-header, with the Pioneers winning 6-0, 11-5 and 2-0. On Sunday, the teams...
  •   Local sports calendar for Custer County District High School (CCDHS), Washington Middle School (WMS), Miles Community College (MCC) and other Miles City sports. Calendar dates are from Monday through Sunday, unless otherwise noted.  Note: Softball times are for varsity. JV games typically start two hours prior to varsity times....

March, 2014

  •   A few people were missing quite a bit of hair and several more were missing some cash after Wake Up & Lace Up’s annual fundraiser March 21, but all involved felt good about helping a cause close to their hearts. Wake Up & Lace Up, is a local non-profit organization dedicated to helping area people deal with catastrophic...
  •   Miles City was surrounded with severe driving conditions Monday morning when a Sunday night rain storm turned to snow. Roads were slippery when the wet roads froze and a thick layer of snow covered the surface. Winds and snow reduced the visibility for drivers.  At noon Monday the Weather Channel was reporting the area had received 4...