Monthly archive

October, 2016

  • City of Miles City Water and Sewer Department customers can now sign up for email billing for their utility bills, to eliminate a paper bill — a convenience for customers and a savings to the city. Every account that enrolls in the email billing option saves the city 39 cents in postage alone to mail the postcards, plus the paper and ink...
  • Linda Alma Irion, 91, of Terry died Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at the Prairie Community Hospital in Terry. She was born Aug. 6, 1925, in Marsh, to Adam and Anna Marie (Necker) Kalmback. Visitation will be Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Terry. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at 11 a.m....
  • Turnovers and penalties made for a long night for the Custer County High School football team on Friday. Laurel parlayed two of those miscues into second quarter touchdowns, as the Cowboys handed the Locomotives a 28-7 win in Connors Stadium at the Denton Sports Complex in Miles City. “They did a good job, and we shot ourselves in the foot...
  • St. Labre and Hardin showed the field their heels Saturday in the 2016 Miles City Invitational high school cross-country meet at the Town and Country Club golf course. The Hardin girls placed five runners in the Top 10 to win the girls competition with just 21 points, outrunning runner-up Glasgow (104). Custer County, despite a solid third-place...
  • On Sunday, Sept. 25 five area youths were treated to a youth bird hunt as part of the 2016 Tongue River Chapter of Pheasants Forever Youth Program. Before participating in the hunt, the youths completed several range days involving instruction and shooting. Garrett Waterman, Mija Cornelius, Carly Roberts, Cole Prell and Austin Volz spent four...
  • Businesses are reporting they are being contacted by telephone by people selling ad space for the Custer County District High School winter sports calendars.  CCDHS Athletic Director Mike Ryan said they are not associated with the school. “They are not affiliated with us at all,” he said. Ryan said local businesses are being...
  • After almost 10 years as executive director of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC) and Loan Officer of the Southeastern Montana Development Corporation (SEMDC) Mike Coryell has decided to retire.  “This has been one of the most difficult decisions I’ve ever had to make,” said Coryell at Thursday’s...
  • James Mitchell was born December 3rd, 1915 the youngest child of James A. and Reca Mitchell in Malta, Montana. His young life was full of adventures with his brothers and sisters; always including horses, cattle and a multitude of pets. He attended elementary school in rural Phillips County which led to lifelong memories and humorous stories. In...
  • Jessica Stickney, loving and beloved wife of Edwin Stickney, died at Billings Clinic hospital on Tuesday, October 4th. She was known by family and friends as a person of wisdom and wit. Many considered her a role model and inspiration throughout her life. She was a member of numerous local, state and national boards and committees involving church...
  • Fall is here, school is back in session and the days are getting shorter. Soon the holidays will be arriving, along with colder weather. “This is a perfect time to be donating to the food bank because we’re preparing for the Thanksgiving season with food baskets and there are items that will have to be purchased,” said Bob Parker...