Monthly archive

April, 2014

  •   With the benefit of a pair of grants, the local office of the Developmental Educational Assistance Program (DEAP) is providing local kids with disabilities the opportunity to learn life skills. DEAP has supplemental funding through two grants from the Montana Children’s Trust Fund and the Governor’s Office of Community Service...
  •   Seven basketball players from Custer County District High School were honored for their efforts this past season in the Eastern A conference. Four Cowgirls and three Cowboys were named to the Eastern A all-conference teams that were announced this week. Cowgirl senior Shaylee Singleton and sophomore Ashlie Larson were each named to the...
  •   The Miles Community College Pioneer baseball team enjoyed a good weekend, beating Prairie Baseball Academy five times to run their current winning streak to eight games. The Pioneers won 4-1 in their only game on Friday evening. On Saturday, the teams played a triple-header, with the Pioneers winning 6-0, 11-5 and 2-0. On Sunday, the teams...
  •   Local sports calendar for Custer County District High School (CCDHS), Washington Middle School (WMS), Miles Community College (MCC) and other Miles City sports. Calendar dates are from Monday through Sunday, unless otherwise noted.  Note: Softball times are for varsity. JV games typically start two hours prior to varsity times....

March, 2014

  •   A few people were missing quite a bit of hair and several more were missing some cash after Wake Up & Lace Up’s annual fundraiser March 21, but all involved felt good about helping a cause close to their hearts. Wake Up & Lace Up, is a local non-profit organization dedicated to helping area people deal with catastrophic...
  •   Miles City was surrounded with severe driving conditions Monday morning when a Sunday night rain storm turned to snow. Roads were slippery when the wet roads froze and a thick layer of snow covered the surface. Winds and snow reduced the visibility for drivers.  At noon Monday the Weather Channel was reporting the area had received 4...
  •   Edwin D. “Eddy” Beery, 74, of Vida, eldest son of Margaret and Newell Beery, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, in the Billings Clinic from complications of a worn out heart. Mr. Beery was born Aug. 25, 1939, in Wolf Point. He lived and breathed the family farm and ranch from birth to death.  He graduated from Richey High...
  •   Dear editor, Congressman Daines has voted repeatedly to give away the farm to big financial institutions while attacking programs that help seniors and the disadvantaged. He voted to strip food stamps from the Farm Bill and drastically cut food assistance programs that help put food on the table for millions of children, low-wage workers,...
  •   Dear editor, I just wanted to take a moment to recognize everyone involved with putting on a great youth basketball tournament here in our home town. Coach Chase Tait, Coach Liz Lewis, both assistant coaches and all the players from Miles Community College did a great job getting the word out, attracting teams (55 total , I think),...
  •   Dear editor, We would like to say thank you to our local city street dept. and the state highway dept. for their long, cold hours spent doing the plowing and snow removal on our streets and highways. With their dedication, it has made our travel a lot easier and safer. You've all done your jobs very well during our long and cold winter...