Monthly archive

January, 2016

  • Over the weekend the Cowboy wrestlers headed to the Class A Duals in Lewistown. The Cowboys took on five different teams over the course of the weekend: Dillon, Frenchtown, Belgrade, Polson and Fergus Co. Coach Jon Harris hoped to have the full complement of his team for the Duals, and he also hoped it would give his team a good idea of where they...
  • A project that has taken Miles Community College - and community donors - several years is finally moving forward. The Ag Advancement Center is becoming a reality as the college approaches its fundraising goal. In Tuesday night’s Miles Community College Board of Trustees meeting, a member of the MCC Endowment Board presented new information...
  • The CCDHS Cowgirls had a powerful conference weekend. Friday they headed up to Sidney to take on the Eagles, and they came home with a 75-42 win. Saturday night at home they took on the Hardin Lady Bulldogs and had another dominating game, winning 79-40. Going into the weekend’s games, the Cowgirls were 5-4 overall and 2-2 in conference....
  • Jan 26     4 pm             WMS BBB                5 pm              Wrestling Parents Night Jan 28    4 pm             WMS BBB               4...
  • The CCDHS Cowboys basketball team took on Sidney at home. The Cowboys continued their strong season with a 51-26 win, further lengthening their lead in the Eastern A. The Cowboys are two game ahead of Billings Central. Coach Houston Finn is pleased with the strong win that his team put together Friday night. He still feels they have work to do to...
  • The Cowboy wrestlers are looking at finishing up their season. Thursday night they competed in a Dual against Glendive at home. Glendive took the Dual 54-12. The Cowboy wrestling team is very young with just two seniors.  At 113# Kon Speelmon matched with Travis Kinn. Speelmon lost by pin. 126# Joe Murnion matched with Try Sokolosley and lost...
  • After almost 13 years working for the Custer County Road Department, Ward Weischedel has been appointed supervisor of the department. Weischedel will oversee around 900 miles of roads, 800 or so that are gravel, with 11 employees and a budget of just under one million dollars. So far his job, which began officially on January 1, has been...
  • Custer County has not seen any new filings for the primary election in June, but Senate District 21 and House District 41, both south of Miles City, have filings. Democrat Carolyn Pease Lopez from Billings filed for SD21 and incumbent Rae Peppers, a Democrat from Lame Deer, filed for HD 41. No one has filed for House District 37, which runs east...
  • The final public hearing on the Montana-Dakota Utilities request for a 21.1 percent rate hike will be held in Glendive at the Dawson County Courthouse on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 9 a.m.  Earlier public hearings were held, including one at Miles Community College. There has been one change from the original request. The “demand charge”...
  • Mike Ryan has been the activities director for Custer County District High School as well as Washington Middle School for just over three years. He was a Social Studies teacher with the high school before he took the position. Ryan has been named the Class A AD of the Year from the Montana Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (MIAAA...