Monthly archive

December, 2015

  • The Custer County District High School Cowgirls had their first set of home games Thursday night against St. Labre. All three teams managed to top the Lady Braves. The Cowgirl varsity had a struggle in the first half of the game, going into halftime down 27-23. Coach Aaron Essex settled his team down during the halftime break and they came back...
  • BILLINGS — Judy Joanne Hout Carter, 66, passed away from Lewy body Dementia on the 15th of December, 2015, at RiverStone Hospice in Billings. She was born on Dec. 5, 1949, in Miles City, to Fred and Emilie Moos Hout. Judy grew up in Miles City. She graduated on June 5, 1969, from Custer County High School in Miles City. After high school,...
  • During last Wednesday’s downtown meeting, the marketing analysis performed by students at MSU-Billings was presented by Professor AJ Otjen in the VFW’s meeting room.  About 20 community members were present. The students were unable to present it themselves. The presentation is part of the Revitalize Downtown project. This project...
  • Fred Albert Thoeny, age 79, passed away at home on December 12, 2015. Shirley Ann Thoeny, age 77, passed away at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City on December 13, 2015. Fred was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on November 19, 1936. His parents were George and Anna Thoeny. Fred lived in Centerville Township, Minnesota until he was 13 and then moved...
  • CCDHS Boys Basketball Coach Houston Finn requires his players to get a haircut before the start of each season. “We want to be clean cut and look good,” said Finn.  Since the entire team was already getting haircuts, the suggestion was made to donate to Warriors on the Water.  Finn contacted Jackie Muri from the Holy Rosary...
  • Men’s City League Basketball will be starting up in January. Cost per team is $250. If you are interested in getting a team in the league, please contact Houston Finn at 234-3454 or 425-4923  
  • A suspect in the Monday night murder of Ed Martin of Miles City has developed as a result of the investigation between the Miles City Police Department, Montana Department of Criminal Investigation and the Custer County Sheriff’s Office, according to Police Chief Doug Colombik.  The name of the suspect has not been released. “At...
  • For almost a year, Miles Community College has been working toward buying the old National Guard Armory, and as of last week, all the hard work paid off. MCC received a $650,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). “Congratulations to the county and city,” said President Stacy Klippenstein. “This is good for everyone....
  • The WMS 7th and 8th grade girls finished their season with games against Colstrip at home on Saturday, Dec. 12. Both the 7th and 8th grade girls started their first game of the season at Colstrip and finished their last game at home with them.  The first game was the 7th Grade White Team. The girls made the last game of the season...
  • (MILES CITY) The Miles City chapter of Walleyes Unlimited and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks have teamed up to continue improving a popular local fishery.   Used Christmas trees will be accepted again this year to later sink into Spotted Eagle Recreation Area to provide habitat for fish.  A drop off location has been set up at...