Monthly archive

September, 2015

  • 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...
  •   Mrshall J. Engstrom, 95, of Livingston, died Monday, July 20, 2015. Graveside Veteran's Honors will be held at the Eastern Montana Veterans Cemetery in Miles City on Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, at 10 .m. Online condolences may be shared at: franzen-davis.com
  •   The Custer County District High School golf teams competed at Hardin on Friday. Cowboy Nick Anderson placed 3rd overall in the meet carding a team-best 77. Devin Doughty followed closely behind with a 79 and Gavin Gundlach posted an 80. Kelly Irion and Gabe Gundlach rounded out the Cowboys’ Top 5 with an 89 and a 95, respectively. For...
  •   Miles City has welcomed two new healthcare providers at oneHealth. Physician assistants Charlie Phillips and Steven Gard lean back in comfortable black leather conference room chairs as Gard raves about what he’s recently seen on Shark Week. Both men are laughing, each enjoying the other’s company. Phillips, who began work at...
  •   Richard “Rick” Brandt of Miles City pled “not guilty” in 16th Judicial District Court Tuesday morning to six felony counts involving more than $2 million he allegedly gained control of from individuals (many elderly) through deceptive means. Brandt appeared before District Court Judge Michael Hayworth. ...