Monthly archive

September, 2016

  • The Custer County High School varsity football team will take on the 2-1 Belgrade Panthers on Friday at 7 p.m. in the 2016 Homecoming game. The Cowboys are coming off a loss to Havre and are looking to get another win to even their record at 2-2. Last year when the two teams met the Cowboys scored a decisive 52-26 win. Custer County Head Coach...
  • Headlining the 19th annual Miles City Bluegrass Festival will be Gold Heart, a five-piece family band from Virginia featuring the Gold sisters, Tori (mandolin), Jocey (guitar) and Shelby (fiddle). This year’s festival starts Friday and continues through Sunday in the Home Show Building at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds. In addition to Gold...
  • The Friday night lights will burn even brighter this week at Connors Stadium as the Custer County District High School Cowboys tackle Belgrade in the annual homecoming game. To celebrate this event, CCDHS students and staff have been participating in dress up days throughout this week at the school. Today is Farmer/Rancher Day and Friday is Blue/...
  • At Tuesday’s meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees Superintendent Keith Campbell laid out his goals for the district for the 2016-17 school year.  The list was broken down into six sections: budgeting, curriculum and assessment, leadership, job descriptions, recruitment and retention, and facility and district maintenance...
  • The Washington Middle School eighth grade girls volleyball team has gotten off to a fast start this season.  There are two teams for the eighth grade girls.  The girls played their first match on Sept. 8 against Glendive at home.   The Blue team played first and had excellent serving and team work.   They beat Glendive 25-19,...
  • The Custer County District High School Cowgirl varsity volleyball team fell to 1-2 Hardin Thursday at home in four sets 15-25, 21-25, 26-24, 18-25. The Cowgirls are now 2-4 overall with an 0-3 conference record. Head Coach Marci Mollman wasn’t overly upset about the loss Thursday, “I think we did a lot of things well,” she said....
  • Betty Lou Hanson passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, MT. Betty was born January 31, 1923 in Baker, MT to Alick and Mabel (Geving) Beckman. Betty spent her childhood and school years in Baker. In 1940, Betty moved with her family to Kinsey, MT. On the farm adjoining her family farm in Kinsey, Betty met...
  • For Forsyth High School senior Lane Parr, summer vacation took on a different look this year. As most would-be seniors enjoyed their final summer before beginning the hard work toward graduation, Parr chose a different route: choosing to enlist in the Army Reserve. How did that affect his summer, one might ask? Parr spent 74 days completing basic...
  • Maybe it was the nice fall weather or the lovely new livestock pavilion but the Montana Wool Growers Ewe and Ram Sales went smoothly and successfully this year at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds in Miles City with some impressive records set at both sales. Although Jesse Wallewein of the Montana Wool Growers Association said prices were down...
  • Custer County District High School has set the graduation date for 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 25 of Memorial Day weekend.  Last year graduation was held on a Tuesday eveing, which proved to be a hassle for all involved. To determine the date CCDHS officials had the students vote for a date from several choices. They then called the parents for...