Monthly archive

May, 2017

  • Custer County District High School passed out diplomas to 119 graduates Sunday afternoon. Some aspects of the graduation were business as usual, like the large crowd almost filling the 3,000 seats in the gymnasium, while others, including an original composition on a ukulele by the class salutatorian, gave the ceremony a Miles City flavor. Guest...
  • LAUREL — There were no individual or team titles for Custer County District High School, but several of the nine Cowboys and 22 Cowgirls combined for several placings in the 2017 State Class A Track Meet Thursday through Saturday at Laurel High School. Leading the boys qualifiers was Tyler Burk. He had the highest individual CCDHS finish,...
  • SIDNEY — Fergus County High School of Lewiston ended the best-ever season for the Custer County District High School girls softball team. The Cowgirls, qualifying for the fourth straight year, went 1-2 in the 2017 State Class A Softball Tournament, losing 5-2 to Fergus County on Friday afternoon in a game that featured strong pitching by...
  • The “who knows after that?” preview quote of the boys doubles at the State Class A Tennis Tournament made Scott Rapson somewhat of a prophet. Contacted prior to the long trip to Whitefish, the Custer County District High School coach said the semifinals were reachable for his two qualifiers — Christian Stradley and Deven Doughty...
  • SIDNEY — Day 1 of the State Class A Softball Tournament wasn’t anything the Custer County District High School Cowgirls anticipated. They waited and waited and waited. And when it was all done, it wasn’t. Instead, after their first game Thursday at South Meadow Complex started about 100 minutes late, it ended up being suspended...
  • A Memorial Service for Walter Shjelfo, 92, will be held at 10 am on July 29, 2017 in Dickinson ND at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 146 6th Avenue West, with military honors being presented by the American Legion Post #3 Honor Guard after the service. Burial will follow at the Dickinson Cemetery, and there will be a reception at the Dickinson...
  • Wayne P. Peltzer died on May 23, 2017 at the age of 76.  He was born to Peter and Jessie (McLeod) Peltzer on October 28, 1940 in Forsyth, Montana. He went to school in Billings and graduated from Billings Central High School. Wayne met Delores Lorenzen and they were married on March 11, 1962 and were together for 55 years. In those years, he...
  • Robert E. Swanson passed away in the early morning hours of May 25, 2017 in Billings, Montana with his wife by his side. Bob was born in McIntosh, South Dakota on December 11, 1934 to Swan and Mary Swanson, the second of three boys. The family moved to Marmarth, ND in 1936 and he attended school there through the 11th grade. He graduated from CCHS...
  • Rodney “Kirk” Hedges, age 62, of Miles City passed away at home on Thursday, May 18, 2017.  Kirk was born in Miles City on July 29, 1954 to Roy A. “Buck” and Margaret Lee (Ellison) Hedges. Kirk attended and graduated from Custer County District High School and worked several jobs until he got hired permanently with the...
  • Students armed with bubbles lined the walkway leading up to Lincoln Elementary School Wednesday waiting for the Custer County District High School (CCDHS) seniors to arrive. The annual Grad Walk, being held for the second year, has quickly become a much-anticipated, year-end event. According to CCHDS Principal Beez Lucero, the Grad Walk is part of...