Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   By JOSH SAMUELSON Star Sports Editor The Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team returned from the long winter break with a pair of tough losses over the weekend. On Friday night, the Cowboys lost to a good AA Billings Senior team 72-58 and then the Cowboys hung around with Eastern A leader Glendive before falling 57-48....
  •   By JOSH SAMUELSON Star Sports Editor The Custer County District High School Cowgirls returned from the Christmas break with a tough 70-37 loss to Class AA Billings Senior at home on Friday night. The loss was the first of the season for the Cowgirls, who dropped to 2-1 overall and they are still 2-0 in the Eastern A. They will host Laurel...
  •   A group of concerned citizens has been meeting to determine if there is a need for a local homeless shelter and to coordinate efforts of already existing services. The next meeting is 3 p.m. Monday at the second-floor conference room of the Veterans Affairs building. Anyone interested is invited to attend. Carla Bichler of the Custer County...
  •   Maxine (Chapman) Svenvold, age 92, of Glendive, Montana, passed away on Friday, December 13, 2013 at the Glendive Medical Center Extended Care in Glendive. Visitation will be held from 1:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at the Silvernale-Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. Funeral Services will...
  •   Phyllis Ackley Reilly, 95, of Terry died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at the Prairie Community Nursing Home. The daughter of Carroll and Nellie Toepke Ackley, she was born April 8, 1918, in Allard, N.D. She attended schools in North Dakota except for her senior year in high school when she had to go help her grandparents, Edward and Mary Ida...
  •   Keith M. Raben, 83 of Miles City died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Extended Care Facility in Miles City. Mr. Raben was born in McIntosh, Minn., on Aug. 4, 1930, the oldest son of Christian and Mabel Jensen Raben. He attended schools in McIntosh, Minn., and farmed with his father and brother, Roy, on a diversified dairy and...
  •   Custer County’s long-needed update of its jail and justice and law enforcement offices is on schedule, with county commissioners and sheriff’s department personnel meeting with Mike Stevenson of Stevenson Design, lead architect on the new detention center, to look over plans and specifications for everything from door locks to...
  •   Christine Celello Piper, 74, a former Miles City resident, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in Lake Havasu, Nev. In this life a little bit of grace goes a long way, and Mrs. Piper had a lot of grace. Thought she passed from this earth, her life continues in the memories of the many people she touched. She was a creator. What started as a love...
  •   Merlin J. Shennum, 93, of Circle died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at the Eastern Montana Veterans Home in Glendive where he had been a resident since late September 2013. Mr. Shennum was born Dec. 21, 1920, at Pablo. He was the youngest of four children of Ben and Mabel Shennum. He graduated from Ronan High School and attended Kinman Business...