Monthly archive

September, 2016

  • It has been a few years since University of Wyoming rodeo Coach George Howard has seen this much potential depth for both his men’s and women’s teams. How that depth develops during his 19th season will be played out during five fall and five spring rodeos. What has Howard looking forward to this season is a pair of teams with just one...
  •  The Custer County District High School varsity football team is sitting right in the middle of the pack in the Eastern A Conference as they travel on Friday to play Sidney, which is 3-1 and currently leading the Eastern A. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Cowboy head coach Jeff Regan said his team, which is 2-2 on the season, has been working hard in...
  • Hard work has paid off for the Custer County District High School golf teams. The boys’ team took first place in the Divisional tournmanet at Sidney on Wednesday, shooting a team score of 326, just two strokes better than runner-up Billings Central. Five teams posted scores. Each member of the Cowboy varsity qualified for the state...
  •  Transco Railway Products is hiring, as business expands at the local rail car repair shop at the site of the old Milwaukee Railroad shops in Miles City. The company has also made significant investments, spending nearly $1 million on new equipment and upgrades since  February. The Milwaukee Railroad came to Miles City in 1912 and built...
  •  On Saturday evening, artworks created by a broad base of local, Montana and national artists will go on the auction block to raise money for the WaterWorks Art Museum (WAM) in Miles City. The 41st annual Art Auction begins with a cocktail hour and Hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. The live auction will follow at 7 p.m. Bidding for silent...
  •  On Saturday evening, artworks created by a broad base of local, Montana and national artists will go on the auction block to raise money for the WaterWorks Art Museum (WAM) in Miles City. The 41st annual Art Auction begins with a cocktail hour and Hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. The live auction will follow at 7 p.m. Bidding for silent...
  •  For many people, the wild is being in the mountains, somewhere secluded, but that’s not necessarily the case. On Sept. 14 about a dozen teachers learned that the wild can be found right outside their door at a ‘Birding for Beginners’ and ‘All About Owls’ workshop for teachers  hosted by Montana Fish,...
  • As area elementary school students make the rounds collecting for the American Heart Association in advance of the annual “Jump Rope for Heart” event, they’ll also, in a sense, be collecting for themselves. According to Sharon Alderman, Jump Rope for Heart organizer and K-3 physical education teacher in Miles City’s public...
  • Vintage Market   What: 100-plus vendors Cost: $5 When: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Agri-Sports Complex Tickets: At the door Early Bird: Enter at 8 a.m. for $20.   Maryjo Bernard and Jody Sept of Miles City met online and learned they shared a fascination of all things reimagined and repurposed. And the Salvage Sisters were born...
  • The Custer County Community Health Center, which is part of oneHealth, was recently awarded $42,000 to put toward technology enhancements.  According to oneHealth CEO Kent Doughty, they plan to use the money to update their servers, laptops and desk-top computers. Along with those updates they plan on upgrading their electronic health records...