Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   Before anyone brands me a misogynist - I am about to take on the topic of women and horses - let me introduce you to my late mother. Petra Amanda Herem was born on a Montana homestead to Norwegian immigrants in 1910. She didn’t speak English until the first grade, where her name was Americanized to Pearl. Her childhood was austere. A...
  • Preparation work is well under way for construction of a new detention center for Custer County. Work has begun on site at the Emergency Operating Center behind the Custer County Courthouse, where crews have dug sizable holes next to the center to temporarily relocate water and sewer lines while the project continues.  The $7.5 million...
  •   Thursday, May 15 5:30 pm Andy Wemmer, warmup concert act, Eastern Montana Fairgrounds 6 pm Copper Mountain Band, warmup concert act 7 pm Outshyne, concert opening act 8:30 pm Diamond Rio live in concert 10 pm Street Dance downtown   Friday, May 16 1-4 pm Art Walk, Main and North Ninth streets 4-8 pm Trade Show opens at Eastern Montana...
  •   According to Terri Newby, executive assistant at the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce, ticket sales for this year’s Bucking Horse Sale have been “very good and are ahead of where they typically are, especially for the concert.” The Thursday night concert kicks off the BHS weekend, with Andy Wemmer warming up the...
  •   Rodeo fans from around the world come to the Miles City Bucking Horse Sale for a variety of reasons. There’s the fantastic Match Bronc Ride, bucking bull sale and of course, the actual bucking horse sale. But the unquestioned fan favorite is the wild horse race. Fans will once again be treated to five wild horse races on the weekend....
  •   For the second straight year, the actual Bucking Horse Sale will be highlighted by a World Class Bucking Horse Association futurity on Saturday. The futurity will be followed by the open bucking horse sale that is at the heart of the Miles City Bucking Horse Sale. There are approximately 35 horses that will be bucked out in the WCBHA...
  •   The streets will be filled with the sound of music Thursday through Sunday nights. Main Street will be closed from Fifth to Eighth streets, along with part of South Seventh and Eighth streets, on Thursday through Saturday nights. A “people corral” will be erected on Main Street, with various bands stationed along the street and...
  •   The streets will be filled with the sound of music Thursday through Sunday nights. Main Street will be closed from Fifth to Eighth streets, along with part of South Seventh and Eighth streets, on Thursday through Saturday nights. A “people corral” will be erected on Main Street, with various bands stationed along the street and...
  •   Lauren Wolfe-Petroff was the only senior for the Custer County District High School Cowgirl softball team and was honored for her four years of dedication to the program before last night’s game. She then went out and threw the game of her career in the final home game of the season. Wolfe-Petroff struck out 11, walked none and...
  •   By JOSH SAMUELSON  Star Sports Editor It wasn’t quite the Miles City Invite, but the Custer County District High School track teams were able to get in some competition last night at the Miles City Community Track. The Miles City Invite was scheduled for Saturday, but with torrential rains pounding Miles City that morning, the...