Monthly archive

February, 2017

  • The Custer County District High School varsity girls basketball team made the long trip to Billings worthwhile on Saturday, tripping up Billings Central Catholic 58-53. Billings Central Catholic lost it at the three-point line, converting just 1-of-19 shots from beyond the arc. And Custer County won it at the free throw line, converting 22 of 34...
  • The Miles Community College men’s basketball team fell one shot short of putting together a winning streak on Saturday. The injury-ridden Pioneers, who won for the first time in more than two months on Thursday, dropped a 76-72 decision in overtime on Saturday to the visiting Rustlers of Central Wyoming. Miles had the final shot in...
  • John Laney, executive director of the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce said that while the crowds were “down a bit” at Friday’s Cowtown Beef Breeder’s Show, the “producers were thrilled because the people that were there, were there to buy and do business.” While the weather was chilly, it was sunny, with a...
  • The Montana Main Street Program will use Miles City and Kalispell as models of what a grant can do to help downtown areas when it goes before the Montana Legislature in hopes of getting more funding, according to City of Miles City Grant Administrator Connie Muggli. At the Jan. 24 city council meeting, Muggli said Miles City received $12,000 in...
  • The Miles Community College Lady Pioneers basketball team is like the little girl in the Longfellow poem. “When they are good, they are very, very good; but when they are bad, they are horrid.” On Thursday, Miles was very, very bad in the early stages of the game —a 62-54 loss to Western Wyoming, winners of 13 of their past 14...
  • The Custer County District High School basketball Cowboys couldn’t turn junior Gabe Gundlach’s five three-pointers into a win, falling 59-46 to the visiting Billings Central Catholic Rams on Saturday night. With four of the five Rams starters stretching over six feet, the Cowboys had a tough time getting any inside shots to drop, and...
  • The Miles Community College women’s basketball team saved their best for last on Saturday. The Lady Pioneers shot a blistering 56 percent from the floor in the second half and dominated in the paint to send the Lady Rustlers back to Central Wyoming with a 69-55 defeat. “We got good performances from our post players and point guards,...
  • Evelyn Loraine Frees Stroh, 87, of Miles City, formerly of Colorado, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Miles City. She was born to Lawrence Edward and Etta Bernice Frees on Feb. 18, 1929, in Denver, Colorado. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. at 2:30 p.m. at the Valley Community Church in Miles City. Stevenson and Sons Funeral...
  • Dean Martenson, age 91, of Billings formerly of Miles City passed away January 30, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Home in Billings. Dean was born on July 4, 1925 to Peter and June Martenson, one of three sons and one daughter. He graduated from Custer County High School in 1943 and shortly thereafter enlisted in the United States Navy where he...