Monthly archive

February, 2017

  • The Pioneers of Miles Community College finished their regular season play at home Saturday afternoon, cruising to a 112-71 victory over the Little Big Horn College Rams and marking the sixth time this season they have cracked 100 points. The win moves the Pioneers to 12-18 overall and 4-10 in the Region IX North conference, and the game was the...
  • Eight Custer County residents received awards this month for their lengthy participation in Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ (FWP) Block Management Program, which opens private lands to hunters. Marc and Kay Aberg of Aberg Ranch were honored for participating in the program for 20 years. Jim Gabel, Floyd Gabel, Myra Gabel and David Hoenke...
  • First-time spring black bear hunters in Montana must complete a bear identification course before they can purchase a black bear hunting license. In a news release, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is reminding all black bear hunters of their responsibility to avoid mistakenly shooting a grizzly bear during the spring black bear hunt, which begins...
  • Custer County may apply for grants to provide residents with public transportation to appointments in Miles City, as well as weekly trips to Billings, primarily for medical services. Jan Pratt, Custer County Council on Aging (COA) coordinator, gave a presentation to the county commissioners on Feb. 21 about grants that would enable the county to...
  • Custer County Water and Sewer District Board members are hoping for a large crowd to speak up at Tuesday’s Miles City Council meeting against an ordinance that would require property owners’ consent to annexation into the city as a condition to continue to receive water and/or sewer service. The public hearing will be held at 7 p.m....
  • Vickie Ruth (Tindall) Stumpf passed away on February 13, 2017.  Born in Green Acres, WA to Ernestine and Vaughn Tindall in 1924, Vickie was raised in Montana. Early on, she joined Northwest Airlines where she worked for over 40 years. At one point, she was the longest standing Northwest Airlines employee and she was distinguished as the first...
  • A daughter was born to Amanda and Rider Warren of Hardin on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings.
  • The 26th annual Custer County Educational Foundation’s Dollars for Scholarships phone-a-thon is slated for Monday and Tuesday in Miles City.  Juniors and seniors at Custer County District High School will be calling Miles City residents between 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. each evening to ask for their monetary support in helping fulfill the...
  • On Feb. 14 the Miles City Council voted against a zoning request from a business that hopes to set up a medical marijuana dispensary on Valley Drive East in the old Dairy Queen building, but the council will reconsider the request at its Feb. 28 meeting.  The building at 2110 Valley Dr. East is in a general commercial district. John Hoofman...
  • Surrounded by friends and family, Robert “Bob” Hinnaland, 77, of Circle died peacefully at the McCone County Health Center in Circle, succumbing to his battle with leukemia. He was born June 14, 1939, in Terry to Daniel and Gertrude Hinnaland. Visitation is today from 2 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Circle. Funeral...