Monthly archive

March, 2016

  • Miles City Fire and Rescue was praised at the March 8 Miles City Council meeting for the work it’s done in recent emergencies.  Public Utilities Director Allen Kelm said he and other city employees listen to the city radio and heard the call involving eight people in a car wreck on Highway 59, with one fatality and the remaining...
  • Filings closed Monday for the June Primary Election, and the incumbents for Custer County seats face no opposition. Custer County Commissioner Kevin Krausz of District 3 and Clerk of District Court Hazel Parker had the only positions open, and both filed for re-election. For legislative State and House Districts in the area:  — In House...
  • Diane Corrine Schweigert, 76, of Glasgow died on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Peace Hospice in Great Falls. She was born August 4, 1939 in Scobey to Clarice and Ralph Susag. A funeral service was held Thursday, March 10, 2016, at the Scobey Lutheran Church at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Paul Landeraaen and Pastor Charles Kelly officiating. Interment of...
  • Gov. Steve Bullock has some competition in his re-election campaign. On Friday, Bill McChesney, former legislator for Miles City, filed for the Democratic party’s nomination in the June 7 primary election. It is McChesney’s first bid for a statewide office. His running mate is Mike Anderson. McChesney, who now resides in Lolo, Mont.,...
  • Senior Jade Senger has been selected to participate in the Knights of Columbus Badlands Bowl for the offensive line. Senger is heading to Dickinson State University in the fall to play for the Blue Hawks.  The Badlands Bowl includes players from across the state who will be participating in the game on June 18 in Dickinson, N.D., at the Henry...
  • Two CCDHS Cowgirls have been chosen for the Eastern A All-Conference teams for 2015-16. Ashlie Larson, a senior at CCDHS and the Cowgirls’ leading scorer for the season, was chosen for First Team, and is All-State. Jenna Swope, a CCDHS junior and strong defensive player for the Cowgirls, was chosen for Second Team.   First Team Abbie...
  • Middle School wrestling is wrapping up its AAU season. State was the weekend of March 5, with 22 wrestlers making the trip to Lewistown with Coach Wade Miller. As a team, they took third place. “These young men wrestled really hard and dedicated a lot of time, sweat, blood and even a few tears to achieve this very impressive feat,”...
  • The CCDHS Key Club hosted a Maul Ball boys’ volleyball game at the high school Friday to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network.  The Notorius D.I.G team was coached by Abbie and Ashlie Larson, and the team members were Jaden Senger, Ryan Haughian, Jason Branum, Wyatt Lesh, Casey Gergen, Caleb Petross, Mason Dinardi, Chris Austin...
  • Like any reasonable cattle rancher, the animals at Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory are bred to not start calving until spring. Although, as ranch manager Brad Eik said, “We could have started calving in January.” The warm, dry weather has made calving and lambing relatively easy throughout eastern Montana. ...
  • The fifth and sixth grade boys basketball season is wrapping up next week with a tournament to find the champion of the season. The games will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, March 14-17. The Thundercats are sitting in first place after this weeks’ games. The Bobcats sit in second, with Gray Boom in third. The Gremlins are in fourth...