Monthly archive

January, 2017

  • Although Rob Quist is better known for his pickin’ than his politics, the well-known musician has entered into the contest for the Democratic slot on the ballot to replace Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-MT, in a special election after Montana’s only congressman is confirmed as Secretary of the federal Department of the Interior. Quist visited...
  • Bull-riding sensation Jess Lockwood of Volborg maintained his lofty lead in the World Finals Standings by winning the Frontier Communications Sacramento Clash on Sunday. Lockwood went a perfect 4-for-4 on Sunday to win for the second time this season in just four events. Lockwood, 19, won by .25 points over J.B. Mauney, a two-time world champion,...
  • The Custer County District High School Cowgirls were carried by a season-high 27 points from sophomore guard Kyra Oakland to eke past the Lady Red Devils  of Dawson County 50-46 on Friday.  Kaelei Koenig dropped in the first bucket of the game in her usual under-the-net territory, but turnovers by both teams contributed to a slow start...
  • A strong start turned into an unsuccessful finish as the Custer County District High School Cowboys fell 52-49 to the Fergus County Golden Eagles of Lewistown in boys basketball action on Saturday night at home. Cowboys’ scoring leader and junior Gabe Gundlach was off his typical offensive game, notching only four points in the first half...
  • The Custer County District High Cowboys showed the Red Devils of Dawson the door on Friday in Eastern A conference basketball action, notching their first win of the season in commanding form 71-51 behind a season-high 28 points from junior guard Gabe Gundlach.  The first two minutes of the game were left to the defense until a steal from...
  • The WaterWorks Art Museum (WAM) will kick off the new year with its 38th annual “Juried Exhibit” — The Confluence. An opening reception will be held Sunday from 1-4 p.m. at the museum. The exhibit will run through Friday, March 3. Webster defines confluence as a gathering; two things coming together or happening at the same time...
  • Two beards, two like minds, each with their own expertise, resulted in a Miles City product line called Foster’s Finest. Miles City barber Kile McQuirk Sr. of Top Kut Barbershop and pharmacist Mike Etchemendy of Big Sky Pharmacy put their minds together. And after many months and about 100 attempts, they came up with Foster’s Finest...
  • On January 25, Iris Spence passed away in the Billing Clinic ICU surrounded by her daughters and grandchildren at the age of 88.  Iris was born in Baker, MT to Henry and Bertha Annin Zabel. She grew up three miles north of Ismay and went to grade school in Ismay until the 7th grade. Her family then moved to the Kinsey project in 1940. She...
  • Fred Wacker has been to Washington, D. C. before and even attended the Republican National Convention that nominated Ronald Reagan but his recent trip to DC was his first to attend a presidential inauguration. “Everybody was so excited,” Wacker said. “The best thing I got out of this trip was watching the peaceful transition of...
  • The Miles City Council moved forward to exclude additional response charges for city residents and their insurance policies in the event of vehicle accidents, unless they are criminally negligent.  At its Tuesday night meeting, members voted 7-1 for a resolution to be created to amend Resolution No. 4007, that allowed the response fees to be...