Monthly archive

November, 2016

  • Incumbent Custer County Commissioner Kevin Krausz is running unopposed for re-election on Tuesday. Krausz agreed to answer the following questions posed by Miles City Star staff writer Amorette Allison in the final installment of the Star’s pre-election coverage. Star: Do you feel that the county is adequately informed and involved in the...
  • After being bombarded with political advertising for months, Custer County voters will finally go to the polls on Tuesday. Voting gets underway at 7 a.m. today in Miles City, and polls will remain open until 8 p.m. In the rural areas of the county polling places will be open from noon until 8 p.m.  There are four polling places in Miles City...
  • The Miles Community College hit the court for the first game of the season Friday night losing 80-68 to the Rocky Mountain College junior varsity. Head Coach Chase Tait’s Pioneers started the season short-handed, with just seven of his 13 players suiting up due to injuries. “We are really banged up,” said Tait. The Pioneers had a...
  • The Miles Community College Lady Pioneers basketball team lost its season opener on Friday 60-55 at home against the Rocky Mountain College junior varsity. The Lady Pioneers started off strong, taking a 26-18 at the half. “We were up at half, and we came out and had first-game jitters,” said MCC Head Coach Liz Lewis. “Emotions...
  • The Miles Community College women’s basketball team dominated from start to finish at home on Saturday, beating Little Big Horn College 92-48. “I feel like we have a lot of potential this year,” said MCC Head Coach Liz Lewis. “But it’s going to take time. We have to up the intensity during practice, and start going at...
  • The Hot Shots and the Sharp Shooters won their opening round games in the 5th and 6th Grade Girls Basketball Tournament at the Custer County District High School gymnasium on Thursday. Natalie Notbohm scored a game-high 16 points to lead the Hot Shots to their 24-5 win over the Slime Dunkers. Kailey Perkins added six points and Kya Gilmore...
  • The Custer County District High School girls varsity volleyball team bowed out of the state playoffs this past weekend, falling in two out of three games at the divisional tournament in Laurel. The Cowgirls lost 8-25, 13-25, 13-25 to Belgrade High School in the opening round on Thursday. “We came out flat and couldn’t catch up with a...
  • Bender Park’s new playset is extremely popular since it was installed Sept. 28. While numerous sports events — like soccer, Little Guy Football, etc. — were taking place at the park, lots of the players’ siblings had nothing to do. Now they do. Carol Hardesty of the Eastern Montana Board of Realtors said in the past she...
  • Miles City voters will decide Tuesday if they want to accept the Miles City Study Commission’s recommendation to switch to a charter form of government, so the city can customize its powers instead of following only the general powers the state has set up for cities. The city would still have a council-mayor form — only with a self-...
  • In a rematch of the 2014 election, Kenneth Holmlund and Steve Muggli are running for the seat belonging to Montana House District 38. In the last election, Holmlund, the Republican, defeated Muggli, the Democrat, but Muggli is trying again. The Star submitted questions to both candidates and their answers appear below. Star: Do you think the...