Monthly archive

February, 2014

  •     Dear editor, January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month!  Cervical cancer prevention is an important issue for us. Custer County Public Health & Family Planning is trying to raise awareness of cervical cancer, encourage women to take advantage of the means that are now available to prevent it, and work to make sure that...
  •   Dear editor,  During this season of the Super Bowl and The Final Four, we continuously hear about what it takes to be a winner and who makes the cut. Well, in Miles City, we have the “Besties”& the “All Stars” volunteering to make United Blood Services a winning team. Whether it be baking cookies or bars,...
  •   Dear editor,  I thought I would write this letter to let the people of Miles City and Custer County know some of what Miles City Fire and Rescue does for them. We have 14 full-time employees who staff the fire station 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with 3 people at all times to respond to emergency calls from you.  We respond in...
  •   The 22nd Annual Cowtown Beef Breeders Show will proceed as planned Friday in spite of forecasts for extreme cold, but one portion of the event has become a casualty of the weather. According to Jim Bott, FFA adviser at Custer County District High School, the Open Beef Judging Competition will not be held during Beef Breeders. “We...
  •   The Miles Community College Lady Pioneer basketball team snapped a six-game losing streak last night with an impressive 71-61 win over Gillette College. The Pioneers also played well in their game, but their upset bid came up short. With the win, the Lady Pioneers moved to 13-12 overall on the season and 4-8 in the Region IX North Sub-...
  •   The 2014 Relay For Life Planning Committee members will kick off this year’s “Finish the Fight” event Tuesday, Feb. 11, with a gathering for anyone interested in registering for and learning more about this year’s Relay For Life. The kickoff is for all past and present team members, cancer survivors, sponsors and...
  •   Edward J. “Ed” Lynam, 95, peacefully died in his sleep on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.  He was born on Feb. 10, 1918, in Miles City, the son of loving parents Edward and Louise Lynam. Mr. Lynam graduated from Custer County High School where he excelled in football and band, also playing violin in the orchestra.  Fresh out of...
  •   Montana Bar has changed hands but will retain its popular atmosphere, although without the Montana Steakhouse restaurant. Blake Mollman took over the bar from Curry Colvin at the first of the year. Because of the overhead, Mollman decided to close the restaurant and will use it instead as a banquet room.  The bar will continue to serve...
  •   Record setting quarterback Ben Herzog will continue his football career at Dickinson State University this fall. The Custer County District High School senior signed his national letter of intent earlier this week. “I really liked Dickinson and all the connections with the former players and with Pete (Stanton) as the coach,”...