Monthly archive

December, 2013

  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team was all set to open their season earlier this week against the Dickinson High Midgets. But with bad roads across eastern Montana, that game was postponed. Unless that game gets rescheduled for next week, the Cowboys will have to wait until next Friday night to open their season...
  •   Local sports calendar for Custer County District High School (CCDHS), Washington Middle School (WMS), Miles Community College (MCC) and other Miles City sports. Calendar dates are from Monday through Sunday, unless otherwise noted.  Note: Times for CCDHS Basketball are for varsity games. Freshmen games typically start at 4 p.m.,...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy wrestling team was at the Forsyth Matador Invitational over the weekend. The Cowboys finished with 34 points and were in 18th place. In the past few years, Colstrip has played second fiddle to Forsyth in the area, but pulled off a stunning win at the Invite. The Colts scored 241 points to edge...
  •   Tuesday’s Miles City Council meeting was councilmen John Uden and Bill Melnik’s last regular council meeting, as their terms end. Several council members and Mayor Butch Grenz thanked them for their service.  Uden has served on the council for eight years, and Melnik has been there for about 18 years. Uden said working on...
  •   Kathlene “Kathy” Nunn, 55, of Miles City died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at the Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City after a long battle with lung disease surrounded by her family. She was born on Feb. 28, 1958, in Miles City, the daughter of Elton and Edna Meidinger.  She attended school in Miles City and later went back...
  •   Kathryn Huston, 88, of Jordan died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at the Garfield County Nursing Home in Jordan. Kathryn Elnora Haney was born Dec. 13, 1924, to Alfred and May Jones Haney at the home of Mrs. Ida Willman who attended to her mother. Her early years were spent on the homestead northwest of Jordan on Snow Creek. She was born the next...
  •    Mary Lou Huber, 73, of Miles City died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at Friendship Villa following a battle with Alzheimer’s. Mary Lou and Milo Huber were married in 1960 and had just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary shortly before his death in 2010.   She is survived by her daughters, Deani (Doug) Goyette, Dana...
  •   If you’re needing a little more time to sign up for health insurance, consider it an early holiday gift: a one-week extension of the deadline to sign up for insurance. Individuals now have until December 23 to enroll in an insurance plan that begins coverage on the first of the new year.  Our organization works to provide primary...
  •   Dear editor, It’s the time of year to give thanks, and it’s been over a year since the Ash Creek Fire of 2012 - the largest in the state’s history. Our sincere thanks for all the overwhelming support during and after the fire. Mother Nature blessed us this year with plentiful moisture, and hopefully we’re all getting...
  •   Dear editor, On November 25, the highway traffic fatalities in Montana reached a staggering 211 - that is 17 more than at this time a year ago. Why have we forgotten our basic fundamentals? Facts show that you are 95 percent safer when you are buckled in your seatbelt. Those are some good odds, right? And further data show that 75 percent...