Monthly archive

December, 2016

  • The Custer County High School boys basketball team opened the season with a pair of losses at the Eastern A Tipoff tournament at Havre this past weekend. In their season opener Friday against Park High School, the Cowboys squandered a 32-19 halftime lead, falling 61-58 after being outscored 25-15 in the final frame. Coach Houston Finn’s...
  • The Miles City Generals Squirts hockey team split their games in action this past weekend, logging 9-1 and 6-1 wins over Helena White, but losing 6-2 and 5-4 to Billings Black. In the 9-1 win over Helena on Saturday, the Generals blistered the opposing goalie with 48 shots on goal, while limiting the Helena offense to just nine shots. Generals...
  • Lyle Lynn O’Brien died on December 6, 2016 in Port Orchard, Washington. He was 76.  He was born on May 3, 1940 in Monahans, Texas to Ellis Henry “Pat” O’Brien and Mary Vergie Carr O’Brien, who were longtime cattle ranchers in Texas and Montana. He attended public schools in Monahans, Texas and Custer County High...
  • The Miles City Generals Peewee’s hockey team beat the Billings Jr. Bulls 7-5 and 4-3 in youth hockey action this past weekend. Peyton Taylor struck for four scores, including a pair of short-handed goals, to lead the Generals in the first outing. Jay Plubar added a pair of goals, one assisted by Jacob Steadman and the other by Taylor. Devon...
  • The Miles Community College men’s basketball team poured in the points on Friday, topping Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College 109-98 at Williston, North Dakota. But the Pioneers were unable to sustain the momentum on Saturday, falling 83-69 to host Williston State College. MCC finished the weekend at 7-6 overall, and hosts Dawson Community College...
  • The Custer County High School girls basketball team opened their season with a pair of convincing wins at the Eastern A Tip-Off Tournament this past weekend in Sidney. Coach Aaron Essex’s Custer County squad sprinted to a 40-19 half-time lead against Park High School on Friday en route to an easy 63-30 win. The Cowgirls followed a similar...
  • Miles City native Dr. Noelle Muggli Cockett has been selected as the first female president of Utah State University (USU) in Logan and will assume her new position on Jan. 1.  Cockett is the daughter of Lylene Morland and the late Greg Muggli.  “My years in Miles City and at Sacred Heart helped me develop many of my best...
  • When the water cisterns that now serve as the work rooms, offices, storage and galleries of the WaterWorks Art Gallery were first built, they were intended to keep water in. Now Museum Director Dixie Reiger is trying to raise money to repair the roof of the structure and keep water out. There have been small leaks for some time, said Reiger, but...
  • Funeral services for Kelly Dean Klein were Friday afternoon, Dec. 9, 2016, at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Broadus.  Mr. Klein was born July 15, 1952, in Miles City to John “Bub” and Melva Scherer Klein.  He was raised in Broadus. Mr. Klein died on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, after a battle with cancer.
  • Frances JoAnn Bartholomew of Miles City died peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, surrounded by her family, 11 days before her 80th birthday. She was born in a private home on Dec. 17, 1936, to June Joanne (Fairbanks) and Clarence Joshua Jones. Visitation will be Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home with family receiving...