Monthly archive

October, 2016

  • The All Stars, the Sharp Shooters, the Hot Shots were the winning teams in the second week of 5th and 6th grade basketball action at Washington Middle School. The Sharp Shooters scored a lopsided win 22-1 over the Slime Dunkers. Hayes Hanes netted a game-high 16 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, to lead the Sharp Shooters, who also got...
  • The Custer County District High School junior varsity volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to the Ekalaka High School varsity squad on Friday. The Cowgirls lost 15-25 and 16-25 in the opening games, but pressured Ekalaka before falling 20-25 in the finale. Sophomore outside hitter Emily Toennis paced the Cowgirls with seven kills, while junior...
  • The Custer County District High School varsity football team will try to end the regular season on a positive note when they square off against arch-rival Dawson County on Friday at Connors Stadium at the Denton Sports Complex in Miles City. Playoff pairings will be announced next week, and the Cowboys are still in the running for a wildcard slot...
  • A son was born to Holly and Kelly Parsons of Miles City on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Shelby and Josh Huber of Miles City on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Cody and Russ Kinzer of Broadus on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at Holy Rosary...
  • Fall Festival is under way in Miles City and autumn decorations are appearing around the community. Several of the local businesses are participating in the annual Hay Bale Decorating Contest and numerous homes have been decorated in fall and Halloween themes. Festivities will continue with more events planned this week starting Wednesday with the...
  • There were more hunters out on opening weekend for antelope Oct. 8-9, and they enjoyed better success rates than last season, according to reports from three Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) check stations set up in Region 7. It was a relatively mild opener weather-wise, contrasted by dropping temperatures and snowfall on the following...
  • The yellow perch fishing at Spotted Eagle Lake got better, quite literally, over night. Earlier this month Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks staffers stocked almost 4,500 yellow perch in the 232-acre lake in Miles City. Region 7 fisheries biologist Caleb Bollman and fish technicians Kevin McKoy and Roy Molstad traveled to Grant’s Reservoir...
  • Custer County residents are asked to join the rest of the state in the Great Montana ShakeOut Wednesday morning.  The earthquake awareness event is part of a bigger shakeout that the whole world is participating in during October. Though eastern Montana doesn’t experience an earthquake too often, there are no guarantees it won’t,...
  • Randy Hafer of High Plains Architecture in Billings and Rhyno Stinchfield of the national Sustainable Energy Funding Program (SEFP), a 501(c)3 non-profit designed to funnel private investment into public and non-profit projects, stopped by the Custer County Commissioners office on Tuesday to give an enthusiastic presentation about the...