Monthly archive

March, 2016

  • Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility has been part of Miles City, in one form or another, since 1893. For more than 120 years, the buildings at the end of Main Street have reflected the trends and changes in youth correction. Judge Jason Strevell, one of the founders of Miles City, was actually involved in the first changes in youth correction...
  • The Southern C Divisional Tournament is taking place in Miles City this weekend, with games starting at 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon. The top four teams from the 4C and the 6C will be meeting head to head, and the top four teams head off to compete in the State C tournament in Great Falls. Jordan, Broadview-Lavina, Northern Cheyenne, Harlowton,...
  • In the Thursday meeting of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council, progress and future ideas were discussed among the board.  The Finance Committee hasn’t had a formal meeting yet, as board chair Kathy McLane is gathering material to present to the committee. Currently she is working on several grants but has run into a small...
  • John Gerald Masa, age 75, of Miles City passed away on Monday, February 29, 2016 in Miles City. John was born June 22, 1940 in Marmarth, ND, the son of Frank and Elizabeth Masa. He grew up and attended schools in Marmarth where he graduated from high school. He moved to Miles City in 1960. He served in the Army National Guard in Miles City. John...
  • A beautiful, vibrant lady, Lois Skinn, went home to be with Jesus after a very short, brave battle with cancer on March 1, 2016. Her final days were spent with her family, friends and her precious grand-kids and lovely little great-grand-daughter. They together shared laughter, tears, memories, prayer and music and most importantly LOVE! Lois...
  • Mencel Leroy “Popsie” Carey went to be with his Lord on February 29th, 2016.  Mencel was born in Ismay, Montana on March 23, 1929, to Victor Carey and Anna (Buraas) Carey. He grew up there with his younger siblings Laura Mae, Charles “Chuck,” and Fern; attending Cottonwood School until age 11 when his family moved to...
  • James Olaf “Jim” Howard, 63, died unexpectedly Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. He was born Aug. 15, 1953, in Sheridan, Wyoming, the fourth child of Robert Lee and Ingeborg Ernestine Kelly Howard. He finished elementary school in Broadus, moved to Miles City in 1967 and graduated from Custer County District High School in 1972. He started...
  • The Miles CC Pioneers started their playoff action Saturday in Colorado with a play-in against Northwest College. The Pioneers had a good game but were down at the end of the second half by 1. Just before the final buzzer, Kameron Rauch launched a deep three, winning the game for the Pioneers, 77-75. This win bumped the Pioneers into the...
  • One woman was ejected from a vehicle and died at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on the Broadus highway Tuesday afternoon, and seven passengers were hospitalized, according to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Brandon Kelm. Custer County Deputy Coroner Pat Roos said the woman who died was 24-year-old Regina Rae Romero from Poplar. The call came...