Monthly archive

November, 2016

  • In mid-October the last 30 miles of the Cenex Pipeline was completed on Fort Keogh land, replacing one that was built in the 1950s. It was pressure tested last week and will be put into operation next week said Corey McIlvain, CHS pipeline operations manager. “It’s gone very well. The crews did a great job. The testing went very well...
  • Thanks to some area Girl Scouts and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP), bats frequenting Pirogue Island State Park have fashionable new digs. The Girl Scouts built bat houses in April with the help of FWP Non-Game Biologist Brandi Skone, and on Saturday a large group enjoyed a field trip to Pirogue Island to install the houses, according to a...
  • Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte and lieutenant governor candidate Lesley Robinson were up early today, stopping by the Republican headquarters in Miles City at 7:30 a.m. for a “whistle stop” visit before moving on to Forsyth. Other Republicans, including some who are up for re-election and some who are not running...
  • A son was born to Nicole and Mike Wacker of Miles City on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, at the Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City. A daughter was born to Holly McCuin and Kim Baugatz of Miles City on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at the Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City. A son was born to Sharaya Wilson and Anthony Meyer of Miles City on Friday, Oct. 21,...
  • A daughter was born to Amber and Damian Ballensky of Miles City on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  • There’s a new director — Jacoby Holte — wielding the baton for the Custer County District High School (CCDHS) choirs. Holte graduated from Poplar High School in 2011 and continued on to the University of Jamestown in North Dakota to pursue a business degree.  He says he soon discovered that business wasn’t for him and...
  • Levi Roland Rath, age 57, of Miles City left us on Saturday, October 29, 2016. Levi was born on September 5, 1959 in Miles City, Montana to Richard “Dick” and Helen (Watson) Rath. He was raised on various ranches in eastern Montana and went to school in Colstrip and graduated from Forsyth High School.  After school he worked...

October, 2016

  • The Custer County High School girls volleyball team  faced Eastern A power Billings Central Catholic on Saturday, with seniors Kylee Licht, Tori Ogolin, Angel Ramirez, Jenna Swope and Savanna Walker lining up for the home crowd for the last time.  “It means a lot that these girls come out year after year and play with everything...
  • Custer County fizzled and Billings Central Catholic sizzled in a steady drizzle on Friday, as the Rams knocked the Cowboys out of state championship contention in the opening round of the Class A High School football playoffs at Rocky Mountain College. Custer kept it close, pulling to within 24-19 in the third quarter when Cowboy sophomore...
  • Custer County has received a $30,000 Community Development Block Grant from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. The money will be used to create a Capital Improvement Plan. Commission Chairman Kevin Krausz said they originally applied for a $50,000 grant when they applied earlier in the summer. The county will provide...