Monthly archive

April, 2017

  • The Miles City Council decided Tuesday to establish a working group to address possible annexation in the future. City councilman Dwayne Andrews, who suggested forming the group, explained the group would be composed of a Custer County Commissioner, the mayor, one homeowner from a subdivision outside the city limits, one homeowner from within the...
  • Dean Paul Seifert, age 57 of Miles City, MT passed away in Billings, MT.  on April 13, 2017. Dean was born on January 27, 1960 to Leland and Hilda Seifert in Marion Kansas. Dean attended grade school in Marion Kansas. Dean went to High School in Grove, Oklahoma where he graduated.  Dean moved to Miles City in 1985 where he was a rancher...
  • Marjorie Beecher, 88, passed away at her home in Spokane, Washington on April 20, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Marjorie was born on August 17, 1928 in Terry, Montana to Lewis and Phyllis (Reynolds) Chapman and grew up on the family ranch located below Big Sheep Mountain north of Terry with her seven siblings.  She...
  • Volborg native and professional bull rider Jess Lockwood failed to register a qualifying ride at the Tacoma (Washington) Invitational on Sunday, taking home $400 in earnings for his no-ride effort. Lockwood sits in fifth place in the Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series, taking 13 bulls for an eight-second ride and finding himself on...
  • The Miles Community College (MCC) men’s and women’s rodeo teams faced a busy weekend, competing first at Dawson Community College in Glendive April 20-21 and then returning home for the first-ever event at MCC’s Ag Advancement Center. “It was the biggest crowd I’ve ever seen at a college rodeo here,” said...
  • The Harlem Globetrotters and Miles City go way back, with the world famous basketball team visiting town numerous times during their 90 years of existence. But when they bring their high-flying family entertainment and phenomenal basketball skills to the Centra on the Miles Community College campus on Wednesday, it will be their first visit in at...
  • The thermometer may have said 50 degrees, but fans weren’t complaining when the Custer County District High School Cowgirls defeated Eastern A rivals Billings Central Catholic 12-2 in five cold and windy innings at Bender Park on Monday. Senior left-hander Tori Ogolin threw a three-hitter, but it was the Cowgirls’ bats behind Kylee...
  • Holocaust survivor and forgiveness advocate Eva Mozes Kor, 83, drew crowds that packed the Custer County District High School (CCDHS) gymnasium in Miles City on Sunday night and Monday morning. Each event attracted about 3,000 people, leaving some standing in the back. The lecture on Monday was delivered to local and area students of all ages,...
  • On Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 10:36 p.m. at the Holy Rosary Residential Living, Mark Wayne Blake died. He was born May 14, 1948, in Butte at St. James Health Care to Mead and Helen Blake.  In celebration of Mr. Blake’s life, services will be at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City on Friday, April 28, 2017, at 10 a.m....
  • Dennis Dale Bardon died Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at his home in Rosebud. He was born Oct. 31, 1951, in Miles City to Marvin and Uva Jackson Bardon. A celebration of life will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017, at 2 p.m. with a luncheon at the Lodge Hall in Rosebud. Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.