Monthly archive

October, 2016

  • 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...
  • The fall enrollment count for grades K-12 is down from this time last year which could affect the future budget.  The enrollment numbers released at Tuesday’s meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees do not include the pre-school enrollment.  The decrease is due to the economic downturn in the area, Superintendent Keith...
  • The Custer County High School football team will tackle Billings Central Catholic in Billings on Friday. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. Coach Jeff Regan’s Cowboys are coming off a 28-7 loss to Laurel last week which dropped them below .500 for the season with an overall mark of 3-4. Custer County is 1-2 in the Eastern A Conference. They’...
  • Men and women volunteers are needed at the Custer County Fire Department to enhance safety and to give some current volunteers breaks when there are a high number of calls. There are no physical requirements because there are many roles to fill, from firefighters to helping with traffic control and cooking. Currently there are 20 volunteers but...
  • As with most construction projects, costs tend to go up, not down. Same goes for the study that needs to be done before final plans can be drawn up for the Tongue River portion of the flood control system planned for Miles City. At a meeting of the finance committee of the Miles City Council on Thursday at City Hall, Suzanne Galbraith, finance...
  • The Custer County High School varsity girls volleyball team scored a 3-0 win over Park Saturday, but fell short in a valiant comeback attempt against Lewistown 3-2. Coach Marci Mollman’s Cowgirls, competing in the Eastern A Quad meet at Hardin High School, beat Park in straight sets 25-21, 25-17, 26-24. Senior outside hitter Jenna Swope...
  • The future of cross-country seems secure in southeastern Montana, judging by the turnout at Saturday’s Miles City Invitational cross-country meet. More than 300 runners competed in the junior high and junior varsity competitions at the Town and Country Club golf course. (Varsity results were reported in Monday’s Miles City Star.) In...
  • Howard Eugene Quinlan, age 89 of Forsyth, passed away on October 8, 2016 at the TLC assisted living home in Forsyth with family by his side. Howard was born on November 12, 1926 in Forsyth, MT to Joe R. and Emma (Scheidt) Quinlan. He grew up on the family ranch on Smith Creek where he attended grade school. He attended high school in Forsyth, MT....