Monthly archive

November, 2014

  •   On Tuesday voters will go out and decide state and county races along with a few ballot issues.  The Custer County Election Office reports that 1,736 absentee ballots were sent out but at presstime did not have a count on how many have been returned. Absentee voting at the courthouse closed at noon today. For those not voting absentee...
  •   Kenneth Eric “Kenny” Berge, 66, of Lemmon, South Dakota, died suddenly on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at his home in Lemmon. Mr. Berge was born Feb. 17, 1948, in Northfield, Minnesota, to Ernest and Marion Wood Berge. He attended Castle Rock Grade School and graduated from Northfield High School in 1966. He served in the Minnesota...
  •   Larry Lee Huckins, 73, of Amidon, North Dakota, died at Southwest Healthcare in Bowman, North Dakota, on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, where he had been hospitalized for nearly three years due to a stroke. Mr. Huckins was born in Broadus on Sept. 10, 1941, to Clifford and Alyne Huckins. He graduated from Broadus High School in 1959 where he played...
  •   LaVerne Mary Dilbeck, 87, died in Jim and Nancy Nielsen’s home on October 23, 2014, after a lengthy illness with family members by her side. She never complained, maintaining a brave and cheerful outlook. LaVerne was born in Fargo, ND on June 24, 1927 to Vern and Myrtle Pickart. She lived most of her youth in Miles City, Mt. and was...
  •                In a wild finish, the Custer County District High School Cowboy football team pulled out a thrilling 48-47 overtime win over Havre in their first-round playoff game today at Connors Stadium.                With 2:19...

October, 2014

  • Lee Randall, who is currently serving as Representative for Montana House District 39, is running for re-election this year in District 37. Randall is the Republican candidate for the office and first assumed office in the Montana House in 2009. Born and raised on a cattle ranch southwest of Broadus, Randall graduated from Powder River County...
  •   Dixie Rieger of Miles City is running for the Montana House District 37 seat on the Democratic ticket.  She is a graduate of Plevna High School and attended the University of North Dakota in Williston on a basketball scholarship, where she graduated with an associate of arts degree in education. Rieger transferred to Eastern Montana...
  •   Friday, October 31  - Open House Spooktacular and children’s costume contest with trick-or-treating, 3-6 p.m., Miles City Federal Credit Union, 2513 Main St. - Trick or Treat at Custer County Courthouse, 3-5 p.m., open to public. - Trick-or-Treating at Best Western War Bonnett Inn, 3-7 p.m. - Trunk Or Treat, 4-6 p.m., United...
  •   Howard Keller, Democratic candidate for Montana House District 39, is a resident of Bighorn. He graduated from Dawson County High School in Glendive and has extensive training in railroad construction. Keller spent 27 years working as a trackman for the Burlington Northern Railroad and has since retired from that position.  “My...
  • Geraldine Custer of Forsyth, candidate for Montana House District 39, has served as the elected Rosebud County Clerk and Recorder for 36 years. She received her education at Eastern Montana College in Billings. Montana House District 39 encompasses Huntley Project, Forsyth and Colstrip and  includes areas in rural Custer County, Rosebud,...