Monthly archive

October, 2016

  • Custer County couldn’t capitalize on a fast start, falling 3-1 in prep volleyball action at Sidney High School on Tuesday. The Cowgirls fell 25-21, 23-25, 21-25, 20-25. Senior Jenna Swope and sophomore Saige Diegel led the Cowgirls with nine kills apiece and 31 and 15 digs respectively. Senior setter Tori Ogolin logged 27 assists, Diegel...
  • Tricky greens and an unfamiliar course led to a respectable but disappointing seventh-place finish for the Custer County District High School boys golf team at the Class A Montana High School Golf Tournament this past weekend. “It didn’t turn out as well as we hoped,” Cowboy coach Jon Harris said of the two-day tournament at the...
  • The defense pitched a shutout and the offense kept the cannoneer busy Friday as the Custer County High School Cowboys blasted Hardin 40-0 at home. The domination was complete. The Cowboy defense held Hardin to just 138 total yards and seven first downs, and the Cowboys racked up 495 yards in total offense.   Custer County ran 84 plays from...
  • It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of our Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother June Kelley. June was born 06/07/1922 in Miles City, Montana and passed away 09/19/2016 in Everett, Washington.  She was preceded by her parents Harold and Bertha Nelson, her two brothers Ted and Stan, and by her beloved husband, Joe Kelley....
  • Milestown Community Improvement Inc. (MCII) dedicated Ryno’s Bandshell, in Riverside Park, to the city at the Miles City Council meeting last week. It is named in memory of group member Ryan Watts who died in 2015. His nickname was Ryno. The structure is about 1,200 sq. ft. in size and is made with steel columns with a concrete foundation....
  • On Sunday afternoon about 120 people gathered to celebrate helping others during the Sister Ruth Crop Hunger Walk 2016, which started and ended in Wibaux Park in Miles City.  According to Beth Riggs, a member of this year’s Sister Ruth Crop Walk Committee, it was a great day for the walk with 70-degree temperatures and partly sunny...
  • While mapping graves is hardly a high priority for Custer County, as Miles City Preservation Officer Connie Muggli readily admits, having an accurate map of burial sites is convenient for genealogists, family members and tourists seeking a notable grave. Muggli has found an unusual grant that she hopes Custer County will apply for that is designed...
  • Now if people think about driving coast-to-coast, most people would assume you have lots of time and are a fan of scenery and/or driving.  But in 1916, driving cross-country was a serious business. For one thing, there weren’t any Interstates. There weren’t really any highways. Just sort of casually maintained and strung together...
  • The City of Miles City continues to battle public nuisances — weeds, abandoned vehicles and other problems.  “It’s a shame that our citizens don’t take more pride in the town,” Miles City Council Jeff Erlenbusch said at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. “Miles City is a great place to live and I know we...