Monthly archive

February, 2017

  • The Custer County Cowgirls were slow out of the chute on Tuesday, trailing host Hardin High School 26-11 after the first quarter. They never recovered, dropping the Eastern A Conference contest 75-54. Custer committed 28 turnovers, which Hardin converted into 29 points. Poor foul-shooting also played a role in the loss, as the Cowgirls converted...
  • Small-town basketball continued in a big way Thursday as the 4C tournament rolled on in the Custer County District High School gym. The girls’ bracket is set to finish the loser-out rounds on Friday and the championship matchup between Northern Cheyenne and Wibaux is set for 6 p.m. on Saturday, while the boys are prepared to start their...
  • When you play baseball in February, your cleats will collect infield mud like the bleachers collect wads of bubble gum. You’ve already spent several months indoors, regulated to just eight hours a week, honing skills and building strength and endurance. You’ve taken batting practice in a cage, fielded ground balls off the indoor turf....
  • The T-Rex Lounge in Bedrock is the center of some very serious undertakings as the audience will discover when the Barn Players, Inc. present “Bedlam in Bedrock” on Friday and Saturday. Performances will occur during the amateur theater troupe’s sixth annual fundraising mystery dinner theater in the Park Place at 20 N. Eighth St...
  • A combination of distracted driving, an unlit road and black clothing were all factors in a Tuesday night accident when a driver hit a pedestrian, according to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Scott McDermott. The accident occurred on North Haynes Avenue between Main Street and Leighton Boulevard. The call came in to the patrol at 6:15 p.m....
  • The Miles City Board of Unified Trustees voted unanimously Monday to hold trustee elections in the elementary and high school districts this spring. Trustees are also considering placing operational levies for each district on the ballot.  According to Superintendent Keith Campbell the trustees up for election are Don Hofmann, Bob Wagner and...
  • The Montana 4C high school basketball tournaments are underway and just one upset came out of Wednesday’s first round of play on the hardwood at the Custer County District High School gymnasium in Miles City. Melstone, Northern Cheyenne, Wibaux and Terry won on the girls’ side, and Wibaux and Northern Cheyenne earned first-round wins...
  • It was Pink it Out night — an event designed to increase awareness about breast cancer — at the Centra on Wednesday as the Miles Community College women’s basketball team took on Northwest College. Considering the way the game played out — Miles prevailed in a double-overtime thriller — heart attack prevention may...
  • George F. Larson, age 80 of Miles City, passed away at his home on February 12, 2017 in Miles City. George was born on February 8, 1937 in Madison, WI. He was the son of George B. and Mary E. (Klaveter) Larson. He graduated high school in 1955. As a child, he moved around a lot, eventually moving out to his Aunt’s in Miles City and making...
  • Susan E. Brown passed peacefully with her family surrounding her in the Cancer Unit of St. Peter’s Hospital in Helena, MT on February 13, 2017. Born to Joe B. and Mary Louise (Rose) Olguin on July 16, 1953 in La Veta, Colorado. She spent her younger childhood growing up between La Veta & Walsenburg, CO. Susan moved to Miles City, Montana...