Monthly archive

December, 2013

  •   When the Custer County Food Bank asked the community for help over the holiday season, the Miles Community College service group, Phi Theta Kappa, answered the call and organized a food drive across campus. When they delivered their bounty to the Food Bank, the students had collected 177 pounds of food and $100 to help meet Thanksgiving...
  •   A hundred years ago, everyone was making a list and checking it twice, just the way we do today, hoping that Santa would be generous.  If you were a child, you were probably hoping for the latest in ‘high-tech’ toys. The Miles Star on December 5, 1913, noted that “The old style boat, that made the boy of a few years...
  •   Custer County District High School senior Ben Herzog has been selected to play in the 68th annual Montana East-West Shrine Game. Herzog was selected at both quarterback and safety for the game which will be played July 19th in Laurel. As a senior, Herzog completed 99 of 192 passes for 1,352 yards and 14 touchdowns and also led the Cowboys...
  •   Nancy Rae Tupa, 69, Mandan, passed away December 25, 2013, at Sanford Health, Bismarck. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 1:00 PM, Monday, December 30, 2013, at St. Joseph`s Catholic Church, Mandan. Burial will be in the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery at a later date. Nancy was born February 3, 1944, in Grand Forks, North Dakota, to...
  •   Donald “Don” G. Hubber, 85, of Terry died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in Helena.  Mr. Hubber was born Sept. 26, 1928, in Belt, the son of George and Susan Soha Hubber. He lived in Monarch in his early years before moving to the family farm/ranch in Belt. He graduated from Belt High School in 1945 at the age of 16 years. In 1950...
  •   Carol Brakke, age 73, of Big Timber passed away on December 14, 2013 surrounded by her three children following an unexpected and severe stroke.  Carol was born in Jordan, Montana on July 6, 1940. She moved to Miles City with her parents and five brothers when she was a teenager. They lived on Stower Street in a cozy little home that...
  •   Charles S. Redman, 91, of Miles City, died Wednesday, December 25, 2013, at Holy Rosary Healthcare of congestive heart failure. Mr. Redman was born in a private home near Ismay on Nov. 16, 1922, the son of Winfield and Jetta Dickson Redman. He attended country schools the first through the eighth grades. He attended high school in Ismay. He...
  •   Frances Leila Ziebarth, 90, of Miles City died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare Center in Miles City. She was born in Taylor, N.D., on Dec. 17, 1923, the daughter of Otto Hilmer and Rosalie Elizabeth Gribneau Myran. She attended schools in Miles City where she graduated from high school in 1943. Following graduation,...
  •   Louetta Marie Pinkerton Blanchard, 90, of Miles City, formerly of Livingston, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at the Friendship Villa Healthcare in Miles City. Mrs. Blanchard was born on Sept. 1, 1923, in Gallatin Valley, the daughter of Charley and Hattie Pinkerton. She attended grade school and graduated from high school in White Hall. She...
  •   There are lots of big charities that support research into cancer and other devastating medical conditions but, as Rosa Neese of Miles City discovered when she was first diagnosed with Stage IV ovarian cancer, there is very little immediate help, for immediate problems. Cindy Reid, who had been diagnosed with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML...