Monthly archive

July, 2015

  •   By the Fourth of July     Committee  The Independence Day Parade and Riverside Park Activities began 12 years ago. The parade started as a grassroots effort from a group of community members and has continued to grow each year. It is now an anticipated part of the Independence Day festivities in Miles City. The local...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The annual Cow Capital Babe Ruth League Tournament starts Friday at Connors Stadium and continues through Sunday.  Games get under way at 11 a.m. with the Miles City Elks taking on Baker. On Friday at 2 p.m., the Big Sky Smile Center team meets the Eagles. The winner of Game 1 will play Forsyth at 5 p.m. on Friday...
  •   By Star Staff Writer Fifteen teams competed over the weekend in the Holy Rosary Foundation Grand Slam Tournament for Majors and Minors baseball at Jaycees Field in Miles City.  In the Majors bracket, the Miles City Jaycees Giants won the championship over the Reynold’s Marlins in a game that carried over to Monday evening. For...
  •   Giving up big innings has been the Achilles heel for the Miles City Mavericks all season. And that proved to be the case again Tuesday night when Glendive swept a pair of Eastern A games at Connors Stadium, 9-0 and 10-2. With the losses, the Mavs dropped to 10-22 overall on the season and 1-19 in the Eastern A. They are on the road this...
  •   By Star Staff Writer This summer Miles City is fortunate enough to host two all-star baseball tournaments, both the Montana Babe Ruth 13U State Tournament and the Cal Ripken 12U State Tournament. The 13U event will be July 9-12 at Denton Field, and the 12U tourney will be July 16-19 at Bender Park. Miles City will field a team for both...
  •     Gary F. Riggs of Kent, Washington, died Monday, June 29, 2015. He was born Aug. 15, 1938, the son of Leonard and Laura Riggs. In 1964, he and Kiko Uozaeo were married. They had two children, Linda  Harper and Jerry  Riggs, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, all of Kent, Washington. Mr. Riggs was loved...
  •   Fireworks will be allowed at specific areas and times on Thursday through Sunday, as they have been over the last few years, but this year people will be allowed to use non-aerial fireworks in the city limits on July 4, including at residences. Fireworks will be allowed at Bender Park, Riverside Park, Jaycees Park and Tedesco Field between...
  •   Suicide is a topic that many don’t want to talk about, but it’s real, and it can’t be ignored any longer. Some may have noticed the new piece of artwork branding a wall in Custer County District High School. The Out of the Darkness mural, by past Miles City resident Buddy Ulrich, 20, was created in honor of suicide...
  •   Price, Utah — Betty L Kiser, 75 died June 23, 2015 at her daughter’s home surrounded by her family. Betty was born September 10, 1939 in Miles City, Montana, to John Victor Lloyd and Dorothy E. (Williams-Lloyd) Watson. She attended the First Methodist Church. Betty grew up on Moon Creek, a ranching community outside of Miles...
  •     Benjamin Antonio “Ben” Balducke, 72, of Sidney, died on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings. Mr. Balducke was born on March 30, 1943, in Beach, North Dakota, the son of Frank and Leona Holst Balducke. The family purchased a ranch southwest of Sidney in 1964, where Frank and Leona Balducke raised...