Monthly archive

September, 2016

  • The Tongue River Herd of fanciful metal horses that graced Miles City this summer rode off into the sunset late last month. But if local community boosters have their way, the 21 metal sculptures will find a permanent pasture in Miles City. The Miles City Economic Development Council (MCEDC), which is working with a committee of local citizens,...
  • Attendance for the four days of the Eastern Montana Fair was down somewhat this year, with 11,500 people coming through the gates. That gate attendance figure represents a decline of about 340 persons compared to the 2017 Fair, according to Fair Manager Gail Shaw. Shaw said that the attendance on opening day and Thursday was lower than usual,...
  • Shirley Ann Schillinger, 87, of Vida died on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, at the family farm of natural causes. She was born on March 23, 1929, the daughter of Arnold and Jenny Johnson Njaa in Glendive. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 tonight at the Stevenson and Son’s Funeral Home in Circle. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday...
  • Rita J. Lindvold, age 86, of Miles City passed away September 5, 2016 at Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City. Rita was born in Miles City on October 30, 1929 to Jesse and Doris (Popp) Harris. Rita attended grade school for six years at Elk Creek School in Sonnette, two years at Terret Butte School on Butte Creek, three years at Powder River...
  • Richard C. Bonine, 79, of Roundup, MT left his earthly body September 6, 2016 as a result of cancer.  He was born July 7, 1937 in Worland, WY to Buren and Helen (Healy) Bonine and spent most of his life in Miles City, MT. He and his wife of 56 years, Jane, raised 13 children. His children and their families carry on his legacy as does his...
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is planning a boat ramp replacement project at West Rosebud Fishing Access Site near Forsyth, according to the FWP  Construction is tentatively scheduled from Sept. 6 to approximately Oct. 7. The site will remain open to the public, but access to the boat ramp and effected river bank will be closed during...
  • The Custer County District High School Cowboys will make the long trip to Havre on Friday to take on the Blue Ponies in high school varsity football action.  The Blue Ponies have 19 returning juniors and seniors on their team, so there will be some familiarity for the Cowboys when they take the field. Last year the Cowboys crushed the Blue...
  • Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skills when the Miles City Kiwanis Club hosts a local NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition on Sunday, Sept. 18. The competition is free and open to boys and girls ages 6-15. Sign-up begins at noon at Connors Stadium in Miles City.  Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.   To...
  • The Custer County High School Cowboy and Cowgirl cross-country teams traveled to Billings on Friday to compete in their second event of the year. Custer County Head Coach Paul Yoakam said he was happy with how his teams competed. “The boys improved and ran well,” he said. “Most of our girls ran JV because it was their first-ever...
  • The Custer County High School volleyball team opened its conference schedule with a 3-0 loss to a talented Billings Central team on Tuesday. According to Cowgirl Head Coach Marci Mollman, the girls didn’t come into the game mentally prepared to play.  They struggled during the first two sets, and weren’t in it to win, she...