Monthly archive

September, 2016

  • The Custer County High School football team heads to Lewistown Friday to take on the Fergus Golden Eagles in that school’s season-opener. The Fergus team is similar to the team the Cowboys beat last season, with 19 players returning from last year. There are 60 players on this year’s Golden Eagle squad. The Cowboys dropped their opener...
  • Edith Carlson Ebert, 86, of Miles City, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at the Billings Clinic in Billings. She was born March 21, 1930, in Kent, Connecticut, to Steven and Edith Peck Chase. Graveside services will be Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. at 11 a.m. at the Custer County Cemetery in Miles City. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www....
  • Retrofitting Montana's largest coal-fired power plant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions would cost at least $1.2 billion, but selling captured carbon dioxide for use in oil fields could help offset the cost, federal officials said Wednesday. Senior U.S. Department of Energy representatives presented the agency's analysis of reducing...

August, 2016

  • The 2016-17 school year began bright and early this morning for the elementary students, seventh graders and freshman.  Students filled the schools with excitement, looking forward to a new year of learning, being with friends and more. The seventh graders and freshman began a day earlier than the eighth graders and the rest of the high...
  • Elaine Joyce Frey, 78, died on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Colstrip. A Memorial Service was held on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in the Dahl Funeral Chapel in Billings.
  • The Holy Rosary Foundation has its sights set on making Miles City a HEARTSafe Community. And, in the attempt to help the city achieve the distinguished American Heart Association designation, the group is gunning to train 1,000 volunteers in hands-only CPR, as well as increase the supply of heart defibrillators in public buildings around town....
  • The Dickinson State University Blue Hawks and the University of Montana Western Bulldogs kicked off their football season at Denton Field in Miles City on Saturday. Western came out on top of Dickinson State with a 29-13 win. Denton was filled almost to capacity with the bleachers full enough to force some spectators to sit on the grass in the end...
  • The Custer County junior varsity football team played a cohesive game and won their season opener 46-14 over Dickinson on Monday. Cowboy assistant coaches Aaron Essex and John Tooke were in charge of the squad and put the ball in the hands of Arie Leischner, which proved prudent. Leischner, a junior, did a good job of seeing the field and finding...
  • The 2016 Eastern Montana Fair wrapped up this past weekend, with a car-crushing demolition derby, a spectacular fireworks display and a concert by country music artist Clay Walker. The four-day event, conducted under mostly sunny skies, drew thousands to the fairgrounds in Miles City. Earlier events included a tractor pull and two nights of...