Monthly archive

September, 2016

  • The deadline is approaching to submit a letter of interest for a vacant Ward 2 seat on the Miles City Council. So far two people have submitted letters: Rob Shipley and Dr. Jeff Williams, City Clerk Lorrie Pearce reported to the council on Sept. 13. Monday morning she reported there was no change. The deadline to submit a letter of interest is 5 p...
  • The Custer County High School cross-country teams scored fifth place finishes at the Hardin Invitational on Saturday. Class A and B schools from the eastern half of the state competed. Hardin prevailed in both the boys’ and girls’ competition. Sophomore Alex Mitchell took 12th place overall and first for the Cowboys with a time of 18:...
  • The Custer County High School varsity volleyball team lost 3-1 to Sidney at home on Saturday — 22-25, 25-18, 25-27, 23-25. Head Coach Marci Mollman said the Cowgirls worked hard through the off-season and are confident in themselves as players, but not quite as confident in each other as teammates. “I think right now they are still...
  • Danny F. Rasmussen, 65, of Miles City, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, after a long battle with cancer. He was born on June 4, 1951, in Moorhead, Minnesota, and soon moved to Nashua. A graveside gathering will be at the Eastern Montana State Veterans Cemetery in Miles City on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, at 3 p.m. A reception will follow immediately at...
  • Duane James Stevenson, 80, of Big Timber died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in Miles City, while taking care of his daughter and son-in-law’s ranch while they were on vacation. Mr. Stevenson was born in Bottineau, North Dakota, on July 9, 1936, the son of Curtis and Irene Stevenson. Funeral services will be Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at 11 a.m. at...
  • A Forsyth family was named Ag Producer of the Year at a banquet Friday in Exhibition Hall at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds. The annual Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce Ag Banquet attracted a crowd of about 600 diners. “It’s been going on forever,” said Terri Newby, executive assistant for the Chamber. As is traditional at...
  • Jack A. Drew, of Lewistown, MT, passed away on Sept. 8, 2016; just three days before his 87th birthday. Jack was born on Sept. 11, 1929, to David M. and Blanche (Archibald) Drew, in Sheridan, WY.  He joined two sisters, Beth and Jo. At the age of 14, Jack moved with his family to the ranch on Sand Creek, southwest of Jordan, MT, before there...
  • A centenarian, the Tusler Bridge, also known as the Kinsey Bridge, is showing its age. Now the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) plans to give it a facelift. MDT is seeking comments on a proposal to replace the deck of the former railroad bridge, which was converted decades ago to handle vehicular traffic. Other sections of the bridge...
  • The Custer County High School varsity football team will take on the 2-1 Belgrade Panthers on Friday at 7 p.m. in the 2016 Homecoming game. The Cowboys are coming off a loss to Havre and are looking to get another win to even their record at 2-2. Last year when the two teams met the Cowboys scored a decisive 52-26 win. Custer County Head Coach...
  • Headlining the 19th annual Miles City Bluegrass Festival will be Gold Heart, a five-piece family band from Virginia featuring the Gold sisters, Tori (mandolin), Jocey (guitar) and Shelby (fiddle). This year’s festival starts Friday and continues through Sunday in the Home Show Building at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds. In addition to Gold...