Monthly archive

February, 2015

  •   Miles City Fire and Rescue is looking at applying for grants to hire more firefighters. The firefighter safety grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency require no match from the City of Miles City and will fund the new hires for two years. Interim Fire Chief Cameron Duffin told the Miles City Council Tuesday that the increasing...
  •   Gladys (Lloyd) Schipman, 85, of Miles City died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at the Holy Rosary Health Center in Miles City. Mrs. Schipman was born in Circle on Nov. 21, 1929, the daughter of James (Andy) and Hazel Lloyd. She was one of nine girls and one boy: Dorothy, Myrtle, Leona, Patsy, Shirley, Beverly, Evelyn, Myrna and Harold. She also...
  •   Gladys L. Alderman, 86, of Miles City, died on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, of natural causes. She was born in Ranch Creek in 1928.  She graduated as Salutatorian from Powder River County High School in Broadus in 1945. Surviving are her sisters, Phyllis Wilson of Broadus and Hazel Shumaker of Miles City; brothers Jerry Alderman of...
  •   If you are a researcher at Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory, like Kurt Reinhart, you are interested in what cattle eat. However, unless you have your cattle in a feedlot, you don’t know exactly what they are eating, as there are dozens and dozens of plants on the range that an animal may munch. Researchers in France...
  •   Francis Allen “Frankie” Davidson was born Feb. 8, 1952, and died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, after a short battle with cancer.   He was the son of Francis and Irene Roberts Davidson of Billings and former residents of Mizpah and Miles City.   Mr. Davidson is survived by his brothers and sisters, Jack, Larry, Loraine,...
  •   A historic home has been converted to Miles City’s newest business: La Casa Diamonds, which means House of Diamonds.  Tara Moore and Marlene Watt are taking their many years in the jewelry business and opening the new store on Wednesday at 23 N. Eighth St. (formerly attorney Dennis Corbin’s office). Two rooms make up the...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowgirl basketball team had their eight-game winning streak snapped on Friday night against Laurel, but the Cowgirls rallied on Saturday night to beat Billings Central. “Ending the weekend with a win was a good thing,” Cowgirls Head Coach Aaron Essex said. “We played better in the...
  •     After a split of their Eastern A games on the weekend, the Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team still find themselves in the mix of the Eastern A standings. The Cowboys lost to Eastern A leading Laurel 62-48 on Friday night, but then came back to beat Billings Central 59-45 at home on Saturday. “Obviously...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy wrestling team will have four members at the Class A state tournament this weekend in Billings. At the Eastern A Divisional Meet, in Hardin, the Cowboys had four wrestlers place in the top four and advance to the state meet. Sidney easily won the Eastern A title with 336.5 points. Laurel was...
  •   High school juniors and seniors from around the area who missed the first Pioneer Preview Day in November will have another chance to get a taste of what the experience is like Monday, courtesy of Miles Community College. A yearly tradition since 2002, Pioneer Preview Day will be hosted by MCC on Monday, February 9. The event is a chance...