Monthly archive

September, 2015

  • A year ago, the Custer County District High School Cowboys needed a miracle finish to beat the Havre Blue Ponies in the playoffs. No miracles needed in Friday night’s Homecoming game at Connors Stadium, when the Cowboys hammered the Blue Ponies 54-28 to improve to 3-0 on the season. The Cowboys broke the game open in the second and third...
  •   William “Bill” Gregg, 73, died in Rapid City, South Dakota, on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. Mr. Gregg was born in Sidney on June 25, 1942. He graduated from Savage High School in 1960 and went on to continue his higher education attending Bismarck Junior College in North Dakota.  He...
  •   Glenn F. Waller died on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, at the McCone County Health Center in Circle.  Mr. Waller was born in Helena on March 7, 1927. He grew up with his brother, Gordy, and parents, Harold J. and Lucille Waller, on the family ranch northwest of Circle. As a child, Mr. Waller attended Horse Creek Country School and later...
  •   The Custer County District High School golf teams got in two meets last week, and Coach Harris was pleased with their progress. The teams were in Glendive on Friday against Eastern A teams, and the boys fared well. “The boys competed very well, taking third overall, and again, everybody is just improving every week, each golf course,...
  • Those in Miles City old enough to remember when Sacred Heart still had a high school no doubt also remember the school’s rich football tradition. After all, those were the days of local legend Dan Connors roaming the sidelines, coaching his teams to multiple Class B playoff appearances. Glenn Hageman coached the team to a state championship...
  •   There wasn’t a great deal of change in this year’s Custer County budget compared to last year’s. As the county’s taxable value increased, the number of mills went down slightly. The total budget for next year, including regular levies, special levies and every other expense, from road maintenance to mosquito control...
  •   With a few games already under their belts, the Cowboys JV football team took on the Baker Spartans Tuesday afternoon at Denton Field and came away with a solid win, 52-0. Coach Aaron Essex was very appreciative of his team’s effort during the game. “Everyone played hard the whole game and played really well,” he said. He...
  •   The Custer County District High School cross country teams competed at the Billings Riverfront Invitational last Friday in Billings. For the girls, freshman Tiahna Vladic of Billings Senior finished 1st overall at the meet with a time of 17.33.25. Cowgirl senior Emily Regan was the top CCDHS finisher, placing 32nd with a time of 20:20.95....
  •   The City Planning Board held a public hearing Tuesday at City Hall concerning a development by Diamond J Construction just off the Broadus Highway at the entrance to Southgate subdivision. The issues raised were the same that have been raised numerous times in the past few years with each new development in the area: water drainage and...
  •   Mayor Butch Grenz vetoed giving City Treasurer John Moorehead health insurance, and the Miles City Council failed to override the veto at Tuesday night’s council meeting at City Hall. In other news, the council also got a preview of the new First Interstate Bank location on South Haynes Avenue, and the council is still seeking letters...