Monthly archive

July, 2015

  •   By Star Staff Writer Kyle Nielson did all he could to give the Miles City Outlaws a boost, but it wasn’t enough to get past Williston Keybirds, as the Outlaws lost 11-7 in seven innings at Williston, N.D., on Tuesday. Nielson got on base three times in the game for Miles City. He scored two runs and had one RBI. He singled in the...
  •   Miles City Council members and Mayor Butch Grenz expressed frustration at BNSF increasing the train speed limit to 60 mph recently through town, but officials didn’t know of anything they could do about it. However, they will keep searching for a way. The speed limit had been 30 mph. Councilwoman Susanne Galbraith said, “I...
  •   For the past 21 years, Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASAs, have been serving as a voice for children who don’t have one in situations where they have been taken out of their home for investigations of abuse or neglect.  The Eastern Montana CASA Program, currently serving Custer County along with 11 other counties, is in...
  •   The town of Miles City has a new attraction that can be easily as attractive to locals as it is to tourists. Camp 21 Tours, founded by Butch Krutzfeldt, gives tours around Miles City to educate and inform people of the rich history that lies in the town and surrounding areas. Two tours are offered: the “Valley Tour” and “...
  •   On Tuesday and Saturday at the Maverick games at 5 and 7 p.m., the Montana State Champion Babe Ruth 13U team will be signing some autographs and doing some fund raising for their regional tournament trip to Meridian, Idaho this weekend.  There is also a GoFundMe site to help with lodging expenses for the Miles City Mudcats in Meridian...
  •     The Cowboy Football Camp for grades 3-6 will tkae place starting Monday, July 20 through Wednesday, July 22. It is recommended that you pre-register for the camp, but is not required. The cost of camp is $30, which includes a Cowboy water bottle and other camp prizes. The camp will start at 10:30 a.m. and will last until noon. The...
  •   The Bales Creek Fire, southeast of Ashland, has burned 6,250 acres and was 20 percent contained at 2 p.m. Monday. The fire was discovered at noon Saturday. It is 15 miles south of Fort Howes, off Otter Creek Road.  The fire is burning southeast on the ground with isolated tree torching, according to a Bureau of Land Management (BLM)...
  •   On their home turf at Connors Stadium Sunday afternoon, the Miles City Mudcats claimed the 13U Babe Ruth State Championship against the Helena All-Stars, 6-3. Helena held a slight lead early on before Miles City racked up six runs. Then the two teams held each other scoreless through several innings.  Kayden Hager pitched all seven...
  •   Joyce Haughawout died peacefully in her sleep at around 2:30 in the afternoon, Saturday, June 27, 2015, at home in Miles City after a short battle with cancer. Good friends had been with her both in the hospital in Billings the previous week and right up to the time of her death. She had been unwell for only a couple of weeks, had been pain...
  •   Wanda L. Helm, 76, of Miles City died Friday, July 10, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Wanda L. Frazier was born to Harold and Mabel Smith Frazier on Jan. 19, 1939, in Wolf Point. She was joined by four siblings, Milo Frazier, Melba Mann, Harold Jr. (Nibs) and Gary Lynn. She attended country school in McCone County. She and...