Monthly archive

December, 2016

  • The young Custer County Cowgirls basketball team took an early lead and didn’t look back, besting Fergus County High School of Lewistown 55-43 on Tuesday at home. The Cowgirls were led by junior post player Kaelei Koenig with 25 points, followed by junior forward Bailee Murnion with seven and sophomore guard Kyra Oakland with six. ...
  • Custer County Commissioner Jason Strouf said the county commision will move forward with plans to conduct a feasability study to remodel the old Veterans Administration Medical Center in Miles City, provided they get an extension from the VA. The plans were presented to the commissioners at recent meetings. An extension of the July 1 deadline for...
  • Norman Lee Fandrich passed away peacefully in his sleep on December 4th, 2016.  Norman was born on September 20, 1936 in Miles City, Montana as the youngest of five siblings to Edith and Alexander Fandrich. Known for his “all boy” ways growing up it was not uncommon to see him swimming in the river, fishing with a cane pole,...
  • John Baker Baldwin, age 90, of Ismay passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City. John was born in his Grandma and Grandpa Baker’s home in Ismay, Montana on February 16, 1926 to Aud and Esther (Baker) Baldwin. He attended school at Coal Creek Country School through the 8th grade then attended Ismay...
  • Dr. Richard C. Lang, Sr., 81, of Miles City, MT passed away peacefully at the Billings Clinic on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. Richard (Dick) was born in New Ulm, MN to Dr. Ervin and Bertha Lang on August 5, 1935.  He graduated from high school in 1953 from Lake Benton, MN.  Dick played basketball at the University of MN his freshman...
  • Custer County High School volleyball standout Tori Ogolin has signed a letter of intent to continue her volleyball career at Miles Community College. MCC announced the signing last week, and said Ogolin, a senior setter on the Cowgirls’ varsity team, will take the court for the Lady Pioneers when the volleyball program is revived next fall....
  • The Miles Community College men’s basketball team took on a fast and aggressive Dawson Community College team but fell short on Friday, losing the last game of the semester 78-71 at home. Perhaps an even greater loss was the injury sustained by sophomore point guard Montenia Nelson, the Pioneers’ leading scorer, who went down with a...
  • The Miles Community College women’s  basketball team snapped in-state rival Dawson Community College’s four-game winning  streak on Friday with a come-from-behind 63-57 win at Kailey Gymnasium in Miles City.  After a first half riddled with missed shots, and DCC’s under-the-basket aggressiveness, the Lady Pioneers...
  • Miles Community College (MCC) has hit a bump in the road in the attempt to reinstitute a women’s volleyball program. Head coach Stephanie Quigley, who was hired last summer, has resigned unexpectedly, the college has announced. According to an MCC press release, Quigley stepped down due to “unforeseen circumstances.”  MCC is...
  • The Patriot Guard Riders, in conjunction with the Wreaths Across America project, will host a wreath-laying ceremony at the Eastern Montana State Veterans Cemetery south of Miles City on Saturday at 10 a.m. Members of the Miles City Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion posts will assist with the ceremony.   “We have seven...