Monthly archive

September, 2016

  • A young, sophomore-laden Custer County High School varsity volleyball team is coming of age. The Cowgirls’ mid-season surge continued on Tuesday, as they bedeviled the Dawson County Lady Devils 25-20, 25-22, 25-15. “We just outplayed them as a team,” Custer County head coach Marci Mollman said. “We’re a more-cohesive...
  • Miles Community College President Stacy Klippenstein discussed the college’s interest in the Veterans Affairs facilities in Miles City at last night’s meeting of the college governing board. Veterans Affairs has offered the local VA property, previously the VA hospital and associated outbuildings, to Custer County.  The offer came...
  • A man accused of murdering an elderly Miles City resident last year changed his plea to guilty at a hearing Monday in the 16th Judicial District Court in Miles City. Scott Austin Price, 38, plead guilty to deliberate homicide and aggravated kidnapping in connection with the Dec. 14 slaying of Ed Martin, and the tying up of Martin’s wife,...
  • Wayne Rufus Mulkey, age 88 years, went to his Lord and Savior on Friday, September 16, 2016 at his home in Miles City surrounded by his family. Wayne had advanced liver cancer that started from colon cancer he survived more than five years ago. Wayne was born on his family’s ranch on O’Fallon Creek north of Ekalaka on November 28, 1928...
  • Scott Price is expected to change his not guilty plea at a hearing today in the 16th Judicial District Court in Miles City. Price, 38, faces deliberate homicide and other charges in Custer County in connection with the Dec. 14 murder of Ed Martin, 78, and the aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault on Martin’s wife, Helen. The crimes...
  • A Custer County High School student, through her work with the Fuel Up to Play 60 Program, traveled to the Sept. 18 Denver Broncos game against the Colts to be honored in front of thousands at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Hunter Giovanetti, a freshman, is a student ambassador for the program, which encourages students to make changes in...
  • The Custer County High School varsity football team took one on the chin at Sidney on Friday: Eagles 41, Cowboys 0. Sidney scored early and often, building a 21-0 lead at the half and capitalizing off a trio of costly Cowboy turnovers. The Eagles improved to 4-1 with the win, while Custer County slipped to 2-3 on the season. A steady rain and a...
  • Erwin H. “Buster” Halvorson, 94, of Bozeman, MT, passed away September 20, 2016.  He was born January 4, 1922, to Edward O. and Clara Anderson Halvorson in Terry, MT.  The family later moved to Miles City, MT. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Buster’s name may be made to the Wounded Warrior Program, P.O. Box 758517,...
  • Santoro, John M. (Lt. Col, ret.), 82, passed to Eternal Rest at his home in Scottsdale, AZ on June 22, 2016.  He was preceded in death by his parents Anthony G. and Rose (Cardiello) Santoro, his brother Dr. Anthony F. Santoro and sister, Dr. Roseann M. Santoro, and wife Anna (Bongiovanni) Santoro.  He is survived by his wife, Linda (...
  • Emmett Willson, owner and project manager of Diamond J Construction in Miles City, was named to the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame on Thursday. Willson was a successful wrestler at Montana State University-Northern.  After four years he had a 163-16 overall record. Every season during his college career,...