Monthly archive

February, 2016

  • A local woman’s body was found near the South Eighth Street crossing of the BNSF railroad tracks in Miles City on Thursday at 3 p.m. Coroner/Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh said there is nothing suspicious in the death, but they took the body to Billings for an autopsy Friday morning to “try to answer some cause-of-death questions...
  • Wibaux pulls out all the stops to beat Melstone District 4C action kicked off Wednesday night with Wibaux and Melstone starting the tournament. The Wibaux boys entered the tournament with a losing record, while Melstone had a strong 11-7 record.  In both previous games where these two met, Melstone prevailed. But Wednesday night Wibaux...
  • A Miles City man was severely injured when he ran into a semi truck at the weigh station on Interstate 90 near Laurel at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The Montana Highway Patrol site listed the accident as occurring at mile marker 439, and the call came in at 5:02 p.m. It is unknown why 20-year-old Tyler “T.J.” Waits drove the Toyota Corolla into...
  • Jeff Landers, age 62, of Miles City, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Holy Rosary Healthcare. Jeff was born on May 13, 1953 in Hot Springs, South Dakota to Harry Dean “H.D.” and Margaret (Nehren) Landers. Jeff attended Tepee Creek County School at Hot Springs, SD, until the spring of 1963, when he moved with his family to a...
  • On the floor of the Billings Metra back in February of 2015 immediately after the conclusion of the All-State wrestling championships, Colstrip’s head coach Cody Currier  was adamant when he visited with me about how he viewed the future for the Colts. “Wait till next year, it’s going to be our year, we have a great...
  • The girls’ portion of the 4C kicks off on Thursday morning with Melstone and Ekalaka hitting the court at 11 a.m.  The girls’ championship game is set for 8 p.m. Saturday evening.   Jordan The Jordan Lady Mustangs have had a strong season thus far. With a 12-5 record, they are sitting nicely going into the tournament. ...
  • Custer County District High School has the honor of hosting the Class 4C boys’ and girls’ basketball tournament again this year. The first set of games starts Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m. with Melstone and Wibaux. There will be concessions available during the games.   Wibaux The Wibaux Longhorns are being coached by Craig Lunde...
  • Joyce was born to Rufus and Mabel Ashelford at the Darcy Hospital in Miles City, on September 21, 1920. She passed away in the early morning of February 16, 2016.   Joyce was raised on the old Caprock Ranch north of Miles City. She attended country school, but came into Miles City to attend Custer County High School. After high school, she...
  • Joe Lee died peacefully surrounded by family in his home on Saturday, January 30th in Aurora, Colorado at the age of 80. Joe is survived by his wife, Cloette Amato – Lee; children: Traci Lee (Bo) Bell, Tammy Ewing, Erin Hart Campbell, Brian (Nancy) Lee; step children: Elissa Amato (David) Beck, Rick Amato (Jackie) Smith and Gianna Amato;...
  • Three cases of influenza have been reported to Custer County Public Health. Molecular influenza data indicates that the prominent influenza viruses circulating are Influenza A H1N1 (2009) and Influenza B.   According to Cindia Miller, R. N., who is Public Health emergency preparedness and communicable diseases supervisor and receives...