Monthly archive

March, 2015

  •   Saturday at the Eastern A Divisional Tournament was a pretty good one for the Custer County District High School Cowgirls. Unfortunately, it wasn’t good enough to overcome a disappointing Friday night. The Cowgirls ended up third at the Eastern A tournament in Billings, but with Billings Central’s surprising run to the...

February, 2015

  •   Joyce Elizabeth Botnen, 95, of Miles City died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Sidney Extended Care. Mrs. Botnen was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on Jan. 16, 1927, the daughter of Guy James Sunderland and Mary Elizabeth Loe. The family moved to Sidney in the 1930s. She grew up and attended schools in Sidney. She married Mose Howard in Fairview...
  •   The script was flipped on the Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team in the first round of the Eastern A Divisional tournament last night at the Billings Metra. In the past few years, it has become common-place for the underdog Cowboys to pull off an upset in the first round of the Eastern A. But, as the third seed in...
  •   According to Roxanne Harding, friend of Rosa Neese and one of her traveling companions on Rosa’s “Bucket List” trip to the “Ellen Show” this week in Burbank, Calif., it was “the best experience I have ever had in my life.” Cory Brothers, Rosa’s daughters, described it as “beyond amazing...
  •   A lawsuit against county officials that was appealed to the Montana Supreme Court and granted a new hearing has since been settled out of court. A district court hearing scheduled for Feb. 12 in Brian Schoof’s complaint against former Custer County Commissioners and several elected officials was canceled. The complaint involved a...
  •   Jim Novelli, the new executive director for Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center, is a native of New York City. He received his BA from the State University New York College at Fredonia and master’s degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Novelli has been involved in the behavior health field at both the...
  •   Thursday Game 1- Sidney (6-11) vs. Billings Central (7-11), 2 p.m. (first-round) Game 2- Hardin (10-8) vs. Glendive (9-9), 8 p.m. (first-round) Friday Game 3- Laurel (15-3) vs. Game 1 Winner, 2 p.m. (semifinal) Game 4- Miles City (13-5) vs. Game 2 Winner, 8 p.m. (semifinal) Saturday Game 5- Game 2 Loser vs. Game 3 Loser, 10:30 a.m. (at...
  •   With a talented, experienced roster, the Custer County District High School Cowgirls find themselves in prime position to make another run at the Eastern A Divisional and the State A Tournament. The Cowgirls have a bye through the first-round of the tournament, which begins today in Billings. They will play the winner of Hardin and Glendive...
  •   Schedule Thursday Game 1- Hardin vs. Sidney, 12:30 p.m. (first-round) Game 2- Miles City vs. Glendive, 6:30 p.m. (first-round) Friday Game 3- Laurel vs. Game 1 Winner, 12:30 p.m. (semifinal) Game 4- Billings Central vs. Game 2 Winner, 6:30 p.m. (semifinal) Saturday Game 5- Game 2 Loser vs. Game 3 Loser, 9 a.m. (at Metra, loser-out) Game 6-...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team heads to the Eastern A Divisional Tournament this weekend in Billings, following their best regular season in nearly a decade. The Cowboys are the third seed in the Eastern A Tournament, ending the regular season with a 7-11 overall record and they were 5-5 in the Eastern A. The...