Monthly archive

April, 2015

  •   Veteran Special Olympics bowler Derick Frost wants everyone to know that “he likes to get strikes.”  Frost, along with the 20 other Special Olympics athletes, has been practicing for weeks leading up to the Eastern Montana Regional Games, hosted by Miles City on Friday, May 1 at the MCC Track and at Recreation Lanes bowling...
  • Enduring weather better suited for hunkering down in a duck blind than playing baseball, the MCC Pioneers baseball team (15-29) closed out the home portion of their 2015 season this weekend with a six-game series against Western Nebraska Community College. The WNCC Cougars adapted to the Eastern Montana weather, winning the series 4-2. MCC Head...
  •   George L. “Scotty” Gray, 98, died of pneumonia on Friday, April 24, 2015, at Holy Rosary Residential Living in Miles City.  Mr. Gray was born Feb. 19, 1917, the second of six children, to John E. and Louisa Duff Gray, homesteaders on their ranch north of Forsyth on the Little Porcupine Creek. Both parents had immigrated...
  •   Melvin Lloyd Young, 91, of Miles City died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at the Eastern Montana State Veteran’s Home in Glendive. Mr. Young was born on Jan. 13, 1924, in Baker, the son of Lloyd and Marjorie Ferris Young. He attended grade school and high school in Baker.  He enlisted in the United State  Navy on June 8, 1944,...
  •   Shirley Hacker, 82, of Miles City, died Monday, April 27, 2015, at Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City. She was born in Auburn, Nebraska, the daughter of Robert and Gladys Hacker.  She moved with her parents and two sisters to Beatrice, Nebraska in 1937 where she attended schools and graduated from Beatrice High in 1951....
  •   Linda Kay Olser, age 62, of Miles City passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Billings Clinic after a short battle with cancer.  Linda Kay Clark was born on July 2, 1952 in Bethany, Missouri, the daughter of Richard and Oteka (Ward) Clark.  Linda attended school at Greybull Elementary School in Greybull, WY and graduated from...
  • A daughter was born to Theresa Medlen and Daniel Fisher of Glendive on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A daughter was born to Tessa and Jess Tauck of Hammond on Sunday, April 19,  2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A son was born to Carrie Kauten and Leonard Rice of Miles City...
  •   The sound of a lock being picked. The brief glare of a flashlight showing men with their hats pulled low over their faces, guns in hand. Shots are fired, and a body hits the floor. The community, like every community in the country, is in the grips of the Great Depression. People are struggling to survive and transients wander from place to...
  •    Lars E. Knudson, 92, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City with his family at his side. Mr. Knudson was born on Feb. 25, 1923, in Miles City to BMR “Bert” and Lorena Harris Knudson and was raised on a ranch near Sonnette along with his sisters, Vivian and Bernice. He attended schools in...
  •   Local sports calendar for Custer County District High School, Washington Middle School, Miles Community College and other Miles City Sports. Calendar dates are from Monday through Sunday, April 27-May 2.   Monday- 7th and 8th Grade Tennis at Gillette, 10 a.m..; Chorale post-tour concert, 7 p.m. CCDHS Auditorium. Tuesday- 7th-8th Grade...