50 years May 13, 1970 In the news
First Montana Title Insurance Company purchased the Gallatin Land Title Company in Bozeman. Pershing D. Hanifen and his wife, Rosemarie, sold the firm in which they had operated it since 1959. It became First Montana Title Company of Bozeman effective June 1, 1970.
Several coaches headed to the second annual Montana Coaches Association Athletic Clinic. The list of coaches at the clinic included 1970 NAIA Basketball Coach of the year award winner as well as three Montana High School coach of the year award winners. Other inclusions consisted of Big Sky Coach of the year in football, Jack Swarthout of the University of Montana, Jim Sweeney, who was the coach of the Washington State Cougars and formally at Montana State. Montana native Sweeney retired from Fresno State University as head football coach after winning 144 games, the most in the FSU program. Weber State’s basketball coach Phil Johnson led the basketball portion.
May 14, 1995 In the news
Sidney native, John Beagle, was appointed to Montana’s Board of Reality Regulation by Governor Marc Racicot. Beagle is the owner/broker of Beagle Properties Inc., which is the largest real estate company in Richland County. He has earned two National Association of Realtors professional designations: Certified Real Estate Broker and graduate of the Realtors Institute.
Lambert’s Bobby Prevost and Michelle Prevost were the leading vote getters of Lambert’s athletic awards in the 1995 school year. Bobby Prevost earned most valuable player honors for the boys basketball team. He also earned awards for being the top senior and free-throw shooter. Michelle Prevost was also selected as the MVP for the girls basketball team. She also earned awards for top rebounder, top scorer, and free-throw shooter.
May 12, 2010 In the news
The process continued to move forward of turning the community service building into a housing facility. Director of the Richland County Housing Authority and county planner Marcy Hamburg announced that a $300,000 grant had been approved for the facility. $90,000 could be used for demolition and $70,000 for acquiring the land. Richland Affordable Housing, the Richland County Housing Authority and B&D Services would also provide a match of in-kind services $159,500 at a minimum.
Sidney’s Matt Harris and Jordan Sullivan each had a good day on the track for the Eagles track and field squad. Harris won three events to lead the Eagles to a first-place victory in Miles City. He took first in the 100 with a time of 11.57. Harris also won in long jump with a jump of 20-9. Finally, he finished second in pole vault with a height of 12-6. Sullivan led her team a third-place finish. She took second in discus with a throw of 110-9 and placed third in shot put with a throw of 33-3.