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December, 2014

  • When Montana was made a territory in 1864 by President Abraham Lincoln, what little population there was was mostly in the western end of the state, around the gold fields. Half of Montana, the eastern half, became Big Horn County. It didn’t really have boundaries, since there wasn’t anyone there to mark them, but was vaguely designed...
  •   April “Bugzee” LeAnne Wahl, 41, of Broadus, died at home on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. She was born on May 25, 1973, in Great Falls, the daughter of Gwyn Caputo and Loren Wahl. Eager to see the world, she arrived six weeks before she was due. She went to grade school in Colstrip and graduated from Colstrip High...
  •   Donald Deutscher was 67 years old at the time of his passing. He passed away Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, Florida. He is survived by his wife Billie Leona Hopkin Deutscher of 41 years, 3 children — Shawn (Yamileth) Deutscher of Ellenton, FL, Eric Deutscher of Miles City, MT and Stacie Ann (Jason)...

November, 2014

  •   Back in 1975, Wade Berry came to Miles Community College on a rodeo scholarship. His coach was Ed Mayberry. Ed Mayberry had a daughter, Corrina, who is now Mrs. Wade Berry. After rodeoing for a number of years, making the National Finals Rodeo in steer wrestling in 1987, Berry started judging rodeo. Today, he is “as high as I can get...
  •   A 19-year-old local man, Austin Allery, plead not guilty to federal charges Monday, less than a week after receiving a partially suspended 10-year sentence on state charges.  Both the state and federal charges involved the theft of vehicles over a few days and a police chase in Laurel on Feb. 24. Hayden Lowry, 20, has also plead guilty...
  •   Following is just a partial list of activities offered in Miles City during the holiday season. If you’d like to add your activity, contact the Star at 234-0450.   Friday, Nov. 28 5-9 p.m. AAUW Christmas Market at Miles Community College Centra.   Saturday, Nov. 29 9 a.m.-4 p.m. AAUW  Christmas Market at Miles Community...
  •   Thanksgiving is Thursday and the holidays are not far behind. This is the time for feasting and enjoying good food and friends. However, many families around the country and locally are having a hard time making ends meet, and even getting a small meal together every day is tough. The Custer County Food Bank helps families who have fallen...
  •   The 2014 Christmas Market, sponsored by the Miles City Branch of the American Association of University Women, features approximately 65 vendors from Miles City and other Montana communities filling 100 spaces. This year’s market will be Friday, Nov. 28, from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Centra on...
  •   The Miles City Jaycees are seeking donations for the Empty Stocking Program in Miles City. Individuals and groups may help the program in the following ways: — Adopt an individual or family by purchasing gifts tailored toward their specific needs/wants by contacting the Miles City Jaycees at: milescityjaycees@gmail.com; www.facebook....
  •   With Thanksgiving just days away, the administration and staff at Miles Community College is finding they have plenty to be thankful for. At Monday’s meeting of the MCC Board of Trustees, informational/discussion items were front and center, with updates given on retention numbers and a preview of the upcoming Montana legislative...