Monthly archive

February, 2014

  •   The 22nd Annual Cowtown Beef Breeders Show will proceed as planned Friday in spite of forecasts for extreme cold, but one portion of the event has become a casualty of the weather. According to Jim Bott, FFA adviser at Custer County District High School, the Open Beef Judging Competition will not be held during Beef Breeders. “We...
  •   The Miles Community College Lady Pioneer basketball team snapped a six-game losing streak last night with an impressive 71-61 win over Gillette College. The Pioneers also played well in their game, but their upset bid came up short. With the win, the Lady Pioneers moved to 13-12 overall on the season and 4-8 in the Region IX North Sub-...
  •   The 2014 Relay For Life Planning Committee members will kick off this year’s “Finish the Fight” event Tuesday, Feb. 11, with a gathering for anyone interested in registering for and learning more about this year’s Relay For Life. The kickoff is for all past and present team members, cancer survivors, sponsors and...
  •   Edward J. “Ed” Lynam, 95, peacefully died in his sleep on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.  He was born on Feb. 10, 1918, in Miles City, the son of loving parents Edward and Louise Lynam. Mr. Lynam graduated from Custer County High School where he excelled in football and band, also playing violin in the orchestra.  Fresh out of...
  •   Montana Bar has changed hands but will retain its popular atmosphere, although without the Montana Steakhouse restaurant. Blake Mollman took over the bar from Curry Colvin at the first of the year. Because of the overhead, Mollman decided to close the restaurant and will use it instead as a banquet room.  The bar will continue to serve...
  •   Record setting quarterback Ben Herzog will continue his football career at Dickinson State University this fall. The Custer County District High School senior signed his national letter of intent earlier this week. “I really liked Dickinson and all the connections with the former players and with Pete (Stanton) as the coach,”...
  •   A familiar face in eastern Montana politics is hoping to take his experience to Washington, D.C. Republican Matt Rosendale of Glendive, who previously served in the Montana State House District 38 beginning in 2010 and is currently serving District 19 in the Montana State Senate, has begun his campaign for Montana’s lone U.S. House...
  •   Ruth Cornell was dedicated to her family and to her faith. Born in Miles City to Caroline and Walter Dyba, Ruth was raised in a large and loving household. Sacred Heart Church was an important part of her childhood.  Ruth graduated from Custer County High School in 1949. She played on the basketball team.  She moved to Sacramento...
  •   Celeste Shelane Gerleman, 49, died peacefully surrounded by her family at the hospice house in Gillette, Wyo., after years of battling cancer. She was born Jan. 4, 1965, in Miles City, the first child born to Andy and Helen Gerleman. She graduated from high school in Broadus in 1983.   She moved to Olathe, Kansas where she...