Monthly archive

October, 2016

  • After almost 10 years as executive director of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC) and Loan Officer of the Southeastern Montana Development Corporation (SEMDC) Mike Coryell has decided to retire.  “This has been one of the most difficult decisions I’ve ever had to make,” said Coryell at Thursday’s...
  • James Mitchell was born December 3rd, 1915 the youngest child of James A. and Reca Mitchell in Malta, Montana. His young life was full of adventures with his brothers and sisters; always including horses, cattle and a multitude of pets. He attended elementary school in rural Phillips County which led to lifelong memories and humorous stories. In...
  • Jessica Stickney, loving and beloved wife of Edwin Stickney, died at Billings Clinic hospital on Tuesday, October 4th. She was known by family and friends as a person of wisdom and wit. Many considered her a role model and inspiration throughout her life. She was a member of numerous local, state and national boards and committees involving church...
  • Fall is here, school is back in session and the days are getting shorter. Soon the holidays will be arriving, along with colder weather. “This is a perfect time to be donating to the food bank because we’re preparing for the Thanksgiving season with food baskets and there are items that will have to be purchased,” said Bob Parker...
  • The 90-day deadline hanging over the heads of the Custer County Commissioners to claim or reject the Veterans Affairs Medical Center complex may be extended. The date, originally set in late August, meant the commissioners would have needed to decide before December 1. U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), who sits on the Veterans Affairs Committee,...
  • The Washington Middle School eighth-grade girls blue and gold volleyball teams are having successful seasons. Most recently, the teams traveled to Sidney on Saturday and notched a pair of wins. The Gold team started out strong and never looked back winning the match in two sets 25-10, 25-19. The Blue team did the same, winning 25-15 and 25-10 to...
  • A Miles City boy won the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick sectional competition held at Connors Stadium in Miles City on Sunday. Ryder Lee, competing in the age 10-11 division, triumphed with an overall score of 250 feet and nine inches. Hudson Blackwell of Forsyth was the other local winner. He amassed a distance of 311 feet and 10 inches in the age 12-...
  • Custer County District High School cross-country runner Morgan Vosler won the girls’ competition at the Sidney Invitational on Friday. Vosler, a junior, conquered the course in 19:44.5 to take top honors, beating runner-up Emily Kuehn of Dawson County by 18 seconds. Despite standout performances by individuals on both the boys and girls...
  • The Custer County High School varsity football team will try to derail the Laurel Locomotives on Friday. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Connors Stadium at the Denton Sports Complex in Miles City. Coach Jeff Regan’s Cowboys will attempt to maintain their momentum, after shutting out Hardin 40-0 last week. Custer County — 3-3 overall and 1...
  • Fairview, MT — A celebration of life service for Wilbur James “Bud” Baker of Fairview, MT will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 1 P.M. until 4 P.M. at the Waterhole in Fairview, Montana. Bud was born on May 21, 1939 in Poplar, MT to Eugene and Lucille Baker.  He attended school in Scobey, MT where he graduated with...