Monthly archive

December, 2016

  • The trucks back up to loading docks then packages and letters are unloaded by the hundreds or thousands using carts or conveyor belts at the local FedEx, United States Postal Service (USPS) and United Parcel Service (UPS) facilities as the Christmas rush nears the end. Fed Ex contractor Jeff Erlenbusch has been delivering FedEx packages for seven...
  • PAC-12 baseball came to Miles City this past weekend, as 406 Baseball LLC hosted Washington State University baseball coaches for a Hitting, Pitching and Catching Clinic. According to a press release, about 20 young athletes from across Eastern Montana took part in the two-day clinic, which featured top-notch instructors. The clinic showcased WSU...
  • The young Custer County Cowgirls basketball team took an early lead and didn’t look back, besting Fergus County High School of Lewistown 55-43 on Tuesday at home. The Cowgirls were led by junior post player Kaelei Koenig with 25 points, followed by junior forward Bailee Murnion with seven and sophomore guard Kyra Oakland with six. ...
  • Custer County Commissioner Jason Strouf said the county commision will move forward with plans to conduct a feasability study to remodel the old Veterans Administration Medical Center in Miles City, provided they get an extension from the VA. The plans were presented to the commissioners at recent meetings. An extension of the July 1 deadline for...
  • Norman Lee Fandrich passed away peacefully in his sleep on December 4th, 2016.  Norman was born on September 20, 1936 in Miles City, Montana as the youngest of five siblings to Edith and Alexander Fandrich. Known for his “all boy” ways growing up it was not uncommon to see him swimming in the river, fishing with a cane pole,...
  • John Baker Baldwin, age 90, of Ismay passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City. John was born in his Grandma and Grandpa Baker’s home in Ismay, Montana on February 16, 1926 to Aud and Esther (Baker) Baldwin. He attended school at Coal Creek Country School through the 8th grade then attended Ismay...
  • Dr. Richard C. Lang, Sr., 81, of Miles City, MT passed away peacefully at the Billings Clinic on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. Richard (Dick) was born in New Ulm, MN to Dr. Ervin and Bertha Lang on August 5, 1935.  He graduated from high school in 1953 from Lake Benton, MN.  Dick played basketball at the University of MN his freshman...
  • Custer County High School volleyball standout Tori Ogolin has signed a letter of intent to continue her volleyball career at Miles Community College. MCC announced the signing last week, and said Ogolin, a senior setter on the Cowgirls’ varsity team, will take the court for the Lady Pioneers when the volleyball program is revived next fall....
  • The Miles Community College men’s basketball team took on a fast and aggressive Dawson Community College team but fell short on Friday, losing the last game of the semester 78-71 at home. Perhaps an even greater loss was the injury sustained by sophomore point guard Montenia Nelson, the Pioneers’ leading scorer, who went down with a...