Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   Word has been received of the death of Jack Dwight Morrow II of Mitchell, S.D., former Miles City resident. Mr. Morrow died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Mitchell. He has been cremated and no services are planned. Condolences may be sent to: Sharon Woodcock at 2706 Pleasant St., Miles City, MT 59301.  
  •   Catherine (“Cathy,” “Catfish,” “Cath”) Kalloch, 68, of Billings, formerly of Colstrip, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. She was born in Sidney on Sept. 21, 1945, to Clifford Nelson and Gaile Grimes. She was raised in Sidney where she attended high school.  Soon after school she met her cowboy and love of...
  •   Mass of Christian Burial for Paul Holkup, 60 year old Buffalo man who passed away suddenly Saturday evening, Dec. 28, 2013, at his home in Buffalo, was celebrated on Saturday, January 4th at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson as celebrant. A vigil service and time of sharing was held...
  •   Dear editor, To all volunteers: A word is not enough to describe you. Don't say, “I'm just a volunteer!” You are giving your precious time and energy to bring help and kindness to so many. One doesn't realize how valuable you are unless you become a recipient. With thanks to all volunteers. You make our community a...
  •   A local man was found hanging at the former Custer County Detention Center Saturday and died Sunday at Holy Rosary Healthcare. According to a press release from Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh, 40-year-old William “Bill” Plowman was arrested Friday on a charge of partner/family member assault. Following his arrest, Plowman...
  •   A new era at Miles Community College began today, as the school welcomed its new president to his first official week in the position. Dr. Stacy Klippenstein, who accepted the position in November, previously served as vice chancellor of student affairs at Montana State University-Billings. He said he’s excited to begin this new...
  •   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...