Monthly archive

April, 2016

  • By ELAINE FORMAN             Star Staff Writer A request to add a full-time investigator to be shared by the City of Miles City and Custer County, with two-thirds of the position paid for by the county (a third by the sheriff’s office and a third by the county), died for lack of a motion at the Miles City...
  • Nelleen Rose “Nell” Phipps, 63, of Brusett, died Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at her home, surrounded by her family.  She was born Sept. 2, 1952, at Jordan to Lyle and Margaret O’Connor. She worked briefly as a CNA before marrying David Phipps on Oct. 2, 1970. Mrs. Phipps loved being a ranch wife and mother. Her survivors...
  • Corbin Nelson Jerrel, age 13, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Corbin was born on August 17, 2002 at Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City.  He attended Highland Park Elementary, Lincoln School and Washington Middle School. Some of his hobbies included hunting, fishing and riding four wheelers. His ultimate passion was being at the...
  • The Miles CC Pioneers took on the Dawson CC Buccaneers Wednesday afternoon at home. The Pioneers pulled out a strong 7-4 win over the Bucs. Dawson took the lead in the third, starting an early rally for the Bucs, then they tacked on two more during the fourth. The Pioneers didn’t respond until the sixth, where they put up a four-run inning,...
  • On March 24, Kenneth James Ulrich was found guilty of criminal possession with intent to distribute, criminal possession of drug paraphernalia and reckless driving.  Ulrich appeared in 16th Judicial District Court before Judge Michael Hayworth. Count one is a felony, and count two and three are misdemeanors.  Ulrich was represented by...
  • MILES CITY — Spring sports are under way and whether athletes are stepping foot on the court, track, field or mat, Eastern Montana athletes always give their best to represent their schools, families and communities. That’s why Holy Rosary Healthcare is pleased to have the opportunity to give them the best support and medical care...

March, 2016

  • Still recovering from the shock of his three beloved donkeys being shot last week, Vic Emeney of Miles City is hoping that publicizing the tragedy will help to find the culprit. “We just wanted to get the word out so people could keep their ears open,” Emeney said in an interview Tuesday. “Somebody knows something.” Emeney...
  • Montana State Parks officials held an informational meeting about plans for Hell Creek State Park in room 106 at Miles Community College on Tuesday night. It was so well attended, the meeting had to wait while the wall was folded back to allow opening the room next door to provide additional seating. State Rep. Ken Holmlund (R-HD-38) arranged for...
  • Robert L. Reyff Jr., age 69, of Miles City passed away on Monday, March 28, 2016 at the Billings Clinic due to complications of a spinal cord injury. Robert was born on April 2, 1946 in Pontiac, Michigan, the son of Robert and Ruby Reyff. He grew up and attended schools in Pontiac and graduated from Pontiac Central High School in 1964. Following...
  • Joseph Patrick Scanlan, 90, from rural Epping area, passed away at Mercy Medical Center on Wednesday evening, March 16, 2016. Joseph’s funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 9, at the Cornerstone First Baptist Church in Williston, North Dakota. Rev. Garvon Golden will officiate.  Joseph was born on September 30,...