Monthly archive

October, 2016

  • The Custer County District High School varsity football team will try to end the regular season on a positive note when they square off against arch-rival Dawson County on Friday at Connors Stadium at the Denton Sports Complex in Miles City. Playoff pairings will be announced next week, and the Cowboys are still in the running for a wildcard slot...
  • A son was born to Holly and Kelly Parsons of Miles City on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Shelby and Josh Huber of Miles City on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Cody and Russ Kinzer of Broadus on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at Holy Rosary...
  • Fall Festival is under way in Miles City and autumn decorations are appearing around the community. Several of the local businesses are participating in the annual Hay Bale Decorating Contest and numerous homes have been decorated in fall and Halloween themes. Festivities will continue with more events planned this week starting Wednesday with the...
  • There were more hunters out on opening weekend for antelope Oct. 8-9, and they enjoyed better success rates than last season, according to reports from three Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) check stations set up in Region 7. It was a relatively mild opener weather-wise, contrasted by dropping temperatures and snowfall on the following...
  • The yellow perch fishing at Spotted Eagle Lake got better, quite literally, over night. Earlier this month Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks staffers stocked almost 4,500 yellow perch in the 232-acre lake in Miles City. Region 7 fisheries biologist Caleb Bollman and fish technicians Kevin McKoy and Roy Molstad traveled to Grant’s Reservoir...
  • Custer County residents are asked to join the rest of the state in the Great Montana ShakeOut Wednesday morning.  The earthquake awareness event is part of a bigger shakeout that the whole world is participating in during October. Though eastern Montana doesn’t experience an earthquake too often, there are no guarantees it won’t,...
  • Randy Hafer of High Plains Architecture in Billings and Rhyno Stinchfield of the national Sustainable Energy Funding Program (SEFP), a 501(c)3 non-profit designed to funnel private investment into public and non-profit projects, stopped by the Custer County Commissioners office on Tuesday to give an enthusiastic presentation about the...
  • The Miles City Council has one more delay in deciding where to locate City Court so at Tuesday’s meeting they decided to return to the subject at the next council meeting.  At the last meeting, the council wondered about putting the courtroom in the Custer County Courthouse, but Council President Susanne Galbraith said the commissioners...
  • Among the topics discussed at Tuesday’s meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees was the safety of the school buses and the used charter bus the district recently purchased. An unnamed community member recently expressed concern over the school buses through a letter that the trustees received in their packets last month. “...