Monthly archive

January, 2016

  • After almost 13 years working for the Custer County Road Department, Ward Weischedel has been appointed supervisor of the department. Weischedel will oversee around 900 miles of roads, 800 or so that are gravel, with 11 employees and a budget of just under one million dollars. So far his job, which began officially on January 1, has been...
  • Custer County has not seen any new filings for the primary election in June, but Senate District 21 and House District 41, both south of Miles City, have filings. Democrat Carolyn Pease Lopez from Billings filed for SD21 and incumbent Rae Peppers, a Democrat from Lame Deer, filed for HD 41. No one has filed for House District 37, which runs east...
  • The final public hearing on the Montana-Dakota Utilities request for a 21.1 percent rate hike will be held in Glendive at the Dawson County Courthouse on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 9 a.m.  Earlier public hearings were held, including one at Miles Community College. There has been one change from the original request. The “demand charge”...
  • Mike Ryan has been the activities director for Custer County District High School as well as Washington Middle School for just over three years. He was a Social Studies teacher with the high school before he took the position. Ryan has been named the Class A AD of the Year from the Montana Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (MIAAA...
  • Vinson Gundlach of Miles City has been a sports official for 25 years. He officiates boys’ and girls’ basketball as well as football in the fall.  Gundlach has been selected as the National Federation of State High School Association Official of the Year for boys’ basketball in the state of Montana. This is an award given...
  • There will be a meeting at 6:15 pm on Monday, January 25, 2016, in Room 402 of CCDHS for anyone interested in Coaching in the Miles City School District 5th and 6th grade boys’ basketball program. The school requests all interested enter through the gym lobby. All volunteer coaches must submit to a background check that must be completed...
  • Dorothy Ruth Schott, dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City, Montana at age 84 on January 19, 2016. Ruth was born February 18, 1931 to Blanche and Ed Trzcinski in Miles City, Montana.  Ruth, affectionately called “Ruthie”, attended 12 years of...
  • William James Brooks died on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.  A Memorial Service will be Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at 10 a.m. at the VA Chapel in Miles City. Interment with full military honors will follow at Eastern Montana State Veterans Cemetery in Miles City. Condolences to the family may be sent by visiting...
  • Suzanne Kransky, 61, of Longmont, Colorado, former Miles City resident, died in her home in Longmont last week. Survivors include two sons, Jesse Kransky and October Snow Kransky of Boulder; and three brothers, Steve Kransky of Miles City, Michael Kransky of Billings and Jeffery Kransky. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold Kransky and...
  • The CCDHS Cowgirls traveled to Billings Senior Saturday. The girls had a hard fight on their hands and couldn’t come out with the win, falling 63-49. The girls were outmatched. They shot 36 percent from the field, 10 percent from the three and were 41 percent on their free throws. They came back hard in the second half, but it wasn’t...