Monthly archive

April, 2017

  • It may sound familiar, but it’s certainly not getting old for Custer County District High School sports fans: another Cowgirls’ softball game, another flame-throwing performance from junior pitcher Alexa Kappel.  The Cowgirls faced the Sidney Lady Eagles at a windy Bender Park in Miles City on Tuesday and came away with the 10-6...
  • Job seekers of all ages are expected to attend the 11th Annual Miles City Job Fair at Miles Community College (MCC) on Thursday. The attraction? Thirty-eight employers who are looking to hire. The free event, a collaboration between Miles City Job Service and MCC, will be held in the Centra from noon to 4 p.m. Cindy Erickson of Miles City Job...
  • BILLINGS — J.B. Mauney won the PBR Stanley Performance in Action Invitational bull riding event in Billings this past weekend. And, to the chagrin of a large crwod at RimRock Arena and those watching at home, Volborg native Jess Lockwood did not. Mauney rode every bull and cruised to an easy win in the premier Built Ford Tough Series,...
  • The Miles Community College volleyball team has landed a standout setter and student from Colstrip High School, head coach Chase Soennichsen has announced. Emma Dudley, a 5’-7” senior at Colstrip, has signed a NJCAA National Letter of Intent to play for MCC, which will be competing this fall after a multi-year hiatus. Dudley was All-...
  • The Custer County District High School track teams were “Stanton Strong” on Saturday, cleaning up on the competition at the 15-team Baker Invitational. The Cowboys took first place, the Cowgirls placed third, and the teams ended their weekend with a “Stanton Strong” gesture.  The team uses former coach Dan Stanton...
  • William Kenneth Calvin (Ken) died March 8, 2017 at West Hills Convalescent Center in Portland, Oregon.   Ken was born October 5, 1934 to Agnes (Nugent) and J Ross Calvin, Jr. His maternal grandparents, James and Anna (Elgin) Nugent and his paternal grandparents, J. Ross Calvin, Sr. and Gertrude (White) Calvin were among the very early...
  • Patricia Ann Landers, age 65, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, April 7, 2017.  Patricia was born September 18, 1951, the daughter of Jack and Phyllis Carlsen in Wolf Point, MT. She was the oldest of four children and they grew up in Richey, MT. After graduating from High School, Pat attended nursing school at Miles Community...
  • The matriarch of our family, Johanna Anderson, passed away on March 29, 2017 at age 94 in Billings, Montana. She had a strong will to live. Despite her numerous medical challenges, she seldom complained. The last year of her life she had an amazing sense of humor and wit. Johanna’s intelligence remained to the end and her strong faith in God...
  • A walking trail has opened at the Range Riders Museum, part of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council’s (MCAEDC) plan to make the west end more attractive to visitors. The council on Thursday received a progress report on the effort, known as the west end beautification project. The trail is three quarters of a mile in length and...
  • Custer County has received a $25,000 planning grant, one of two needed to pay for a feasability study to determine if the county should take possession of the former Veterans Administration (VA) medical center complex in Miles City. The county commissioners, after seeking and receiving several extensions from the VA for determining if they’...