Monthly archive

October, 2016

  • The yellow perch fishing at Spotted Eagle Lake got better, quite literally, over night. Earlier this month Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks staffers stocked almost 4,500 yellow perch in the 232-acre lake in Miles City. Region 7 fisheries biologist Caleb Bollman and fish technicians Kevin McKoy and Roy Molstad traveled to Grant’s Reservoir...
  • Custer County residents are asked to join the rest of the state in the Great Montana ShakeOut Wednesday morning.  The earthquake awareness event is part of a bigger shakeout that the whole world is participating in during October. Though eastern Montana doesn’t experience an earthquake too often, there are no guarantees it won’t,...
  • Randy Hafer of High Plains Architecture in Billings and Rhyno Stinchfield of the national Sustainable Energy Funding Program (SEFP), a 501(c)3 non-profit designed to funnel private investment into public and non-profit projects, stopped by the Custer County Commissioners office on Tuesday to give an enthusiastic presentation about the...
  • The Miles City Council has one more delay in deciding where to locate City Court so at Tuesday’s meeting they decided to return to the subject at the next council meeting.  At the last meeting, the council wondered about putting the courtroom in the Custer County Courthouse, but Council President Susanne Galbraith said the commissioners...
  • Among the topics discussed at Tuesday’s meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees was the safety of the school buses and the used charter bus the district recently purchased. An unnamed community member recently expressed concern over the school buses through a letter that the trustees received in their packets last month. “...
  • While this year’s election may be important, 100 years ago electors were facing some major decisions and some major changes. First of all, women in some states, including Montana, were eligible to vote in the presidential election. Special meetings were held in Miles City in the fall of 1916 to teach women how to cast their ballot. Women had...
  • Irene Agnes Sloan, a Miles City resident, passed away on October 10, 2016 at Butterfly Homes Assisted Living in Billings, Montana.  Irene celebrated her 99th Birthday in June with her family at her side.  Irene was born June 20, 1917 to William and Anna Kearin in Ramona, South Dakota.  She married Arnold J. Sloan in Crosby, North...
  • A young fan stole the show on Thursday during the varsity volleyball game at Custer County High School. The boy repeatedly tossed a bottle of water into the air and stuck the landing — on the top of his head — to the delight of the large and loud crowd. The Cowgirls gave the fans plenty to cheer about, too, fighting back from a 2-1...
  • The “amped” up members of the Rack Attack and the Purple Vipers — the women’s powder puff football teams that will take the field at Connors Stadium on Saturday — want you to know three things. Breast cancer is a scourge. Domestic violence is far too prevalent. And their team will not only win this weekend, they will...
  • Following the advice of legal counsel, the Rosebud School District #12 Board of Trustees voted 3-1 Monday to secure the services of an outside investigator to look into a policy 5015 complaint filed against Rosebud School Superintendent Mike Silverman. Rosebud School District Personnel policy 5015 covers bullying, harassment and intimidation...