Monthly archive

September, 2016

  • 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,...
  • It has been a few years since University of Wyoming rodeo Coach George Howard has seen this much potential depth for both his men’s and women’s teams. How that depth develops during his 19th season will be played out during five fall and five spring rodeos. What has Howard looking forward to this season is a pair of teams with just one...
  •  The Custer County District High School varsity football team is sitting right in the middle of the pack in the Eastern A Conference as they travel on Friday to play Sidney, which is 3-1 and currently leading the Eastern A. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Cowboy head coach Jeff Regan said his team, which is 2-2 on the season, has been working hard in...
  • Hard work has paid off for the Custer County District High School golf teams. The boys’ team took first place in the Divisional tournmanet at Sidney on Wednesday, shooting a team score of 326, just two strokes better than runner-up Billings Central. Five teams posted scores. Each member of the Cowboy varsity qualified for the state...
  •  Transco Railway Products is hiring, as business expands at the local rail car repair shop at the site of the old Milwaukee Railroad shops in Miles City. The company has also made significant investments, spending nearly $1 million on new equipment and upgrades since  February. The Milwaukee Railroad came to Miles City in 1912 and built...
  •  On Saturday evening, artworks created by a broad base of local, Montana and national artists will go on the auction block to raise money for the WaterWorks Art Museum (WAM) in Miles City. The 41st annual Art Auction begins with a cocktail hour and Hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. The live auction will follow at 7 p.m. Bidding for silent...
  •  On Saturday evening, artworks created by a broad base of local, Montana and national artists will go on the auction block to raise money for the WaterWorks Art Museum (WAM) in Miles City. The 41st annual Art Auction begins with a cocktail hour and Hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. The live auction will follow at 7 p.m. Bidding for silent...