Monthly archive

October, 2016

  • 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...
  • A 16-team youth baseball tournament will be played in Miles City next summer, providing benefits ranging from a boost for local businesses, to a baseball bonanza for local fans. The Continental Amateur Baseball Association will sanction the age 14-under wooden bat tournament, with teams traveling to Miles City from California, the Pacitfic...

September, 2016

  • The Custer County High School football team will try to turn its season around in the friendly confines of Connors Stadium. The Cowboys, who sport a 2-3 record, will play three of their final four regular season games at home, starting tomorrow night against Hardin. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Despite the losing record, the Cowboys can still finish...