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March, 2015

  •   Ethel Rosamond Huson Swick, 93, was born March 19, 1921, in Dilworth, Minnesota, the youngest of four children of railroad steam locomotive engineer Robert Henry Huson (1884-1963) and Selma Rue Huson (1896-1967).  Her siblings have all pre-deceased her.  She grew up in Dilworth doing the normal things, like tipping over the...
  •   Administrators at Miles Community College continue to be encouraged by potential enrollment numbers for the 2015 fall semester. Speaking at Monday’s monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees, Vice President of Enrollment & Student Success Jessie Dufner made a short presentation to the board, outlining the work being done to bolster...
  •   An impressive Saturday at the Eastern A boys basketball tournament kept the Custer County District High School Cowboys season alive. The Cowboys pulled off two big wins on Saturday, 80-68 over Hardin and 65-47 over Glendive, and will be challenging Laurel tonight for the second spot at the Class A state tournament. The challenge game will...
  •   Saturday at the Eastern A Divisional Tournament was a pretty good one for the Custer County District High School Cowgirls. Unfortunately, it wasn’t good enough to overcome a disappointing Friday night. The Cowgirls ended up third at the Eastern A tournament in Billings, but with Billings Central’s surprising run to the...

February, 2015

  •   Joyce Elizabeth Botnen, 95, of Miles City died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Sidney Extended Care. Mrs. Botnen was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on Jan. 16, 1927, the daughter of Guy James Sunderland and Mary Elizabeth Loe. The family moved to Sidney in the 1930s. She grew up and attended schools in Sidney. She married Mose Howard in Fairview...
  •   The script was flipped on the Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team in the first round of the Eastern A Divisional tournament last night at the Billings Metra. In the past few years, it has become common-place for the underdog Cowboys to pull off an upset in the first round of the Eastern A. But, as the third seed in...
  •   According to Roxanne Harding, friend of Rosa Neese and one of her traveling companions on Rosa’s “Bucket List” trip to the “Ellen Show” this week in Burbank, Calif., it was “the best experience I have ever had in my life.” Cory Brothers, Rosa’s daughters, described it as “beyond amazing...
  •   A lawsuit against county officials that was appealed to the Montana Supreme Court and granted a new hearing has since been settled out of court. A district court hearing scheduled for Feb. 12 in Brian Schoof’s complaint against former Custer County Commissioners and several elected officials was canceled. The complaint involved a...
  •   Jim Novelli, the new executive director for Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center, is a native of New York City. He received his BA from the State University New York College at Fredonia and master’s degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Novelli has been involved in the behavior health field at both the...
  •   Thursday Game 1- Sidney (6-11) vs. Billings Central (7-11), 2 p.m. (first-round) Game 2- Hardin (10-8) vs. Glendive (9-9), 8 p.m. (first-round) Friday Game 3- Laurel (15-3) vs. Game 1 Winner, 2 p.m. (semifinal) Game 4- Miles City (13-5) vs. Game 2 Winner, 8 p.m. (semifinal) Saturday Game 5- Game 2 Loser vs. Game 3 Loser, 10:30 a.m. (at...