Monthly archive

June, 2016

  • The beginning of this month the SouthEastern Montana Development Corporation (SEMDC) met for the first time in Miles City.  SEMDC is a non-profit that was formed in 1997 and until now have never held a board meeting outside of Colstrip.  According Executive Director Jim Atchison the meeting in Miles City is just the beginning of their...
  • The third annual Miles City Cowtown Cook-off will be Friday and Saturday, June 17-18, in Riverside Park. This is a Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned event. It also is a fundraiser for the Custer County Community Table (Miles City Soup Kitchen). Proceeds from the cook-off will go to the Miles City Soup Kitchen. A minimum of 25 barbeque teams...
  • David James Dey, 22, of Miles City was sentenced June 6 in 16th Judicial District Court to 25 years in prison with 15 years suspended, plus credit for the nearly eight months he’s been in jail, for having sex with a minor. According to court documents, Dey was originally charged with five felonies: three counts of sexual intercourse without...
  • The Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC) got input from Billings, Helena and Bozeman in addressing a variety of issues at last Thursday morning’s meeting. Lew Vadheim gave an update on his visit to the Billings Community Growth Conversations in May. The event was set up with four business leaders from Billings and was...
  • The past weekend the U19 were in Red Lodge and split games with a lost to Red Lodge 4-0. The Posse defense worked extremely hard with goalie Travis Luther racking up 7 saves and goalie Lane Colombik with 10 saves. The Posse defenders came to the rescue repeatedly with saves by Kohlman Adler, Sam Geary, Jesse Roberts, and a save by Jonah Whicker....
  • The large pulse of water that paddlefish angers had hoped to see in the Yellowstone River earlier in the season could finally be on its way. It should be enough to put anglers close to the harvest cap of 1,000 fish, so the harvest season will close on Friday at 9 p.m. at Intake Fishing Access Site and in the Yellowstone River and Missouri River...
  • Fred Wacker Agency Golf Tournament sponsoring Relay for Life will be held June 17 at the Miles City Town and Country Club. It starts at 5:30 with a “Shot Gun” start, 9 hole scramble with four person teams. The cost is $50 per member and $70 per nonmember. The price includes entry for $500 gift certificate to Steadman’s Ace...
  • Miles City — Miles Community College head golf coach Chase Tait has announced the signing of Jaxson Archibald, from Blackfoot, ID for the 2016-2017 season. Jaxson Archibald son of Elden and Joni Archibald, was raised in Blackfoot, Idaho. He attended Blackfoot High School for 3 years and Aberdeen High School his senior year. He played...
  • Miles City — Miles Community College head golf coach Chase Tait has announced the signing of Caleb Bates for the 2016-2017 season. Caleb was a member of the 2015 State Class B Champion golf team and has been a 4-time All-State selection. He was the Western B Divisional Champion in 2013 and had a stroke average of 76 this year. Along with a...
  • Dolly Mae Grainger Pfiefle Gaub, 89, died from a short illness on Sunday, June 5, 2016, at the Prairie Community Nursing Home in Terry.  Mrs. Gaub was born in Baker, to Vic and Catherine Grainger five minutes before her twin sister, Della, and joining brother George. She and Barney Pfiefle were married Aug. 25, 1946, and welcomed their son...