Monthly archive

February, 2017

  • Surrounded by friends and family, Robert “Bob” Hinnaland, 77, of Circle died peacefully at the McCone County Health Center in Circle, succumbing to his battle with leukemia. He was born June 14, 1939, in Terry to Daniel and Gertrude Hinnaland. Visitation is today from 2 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Circle. Funeral...
  • Walter John Hinebauch, Jr. went to spend eternity with his Lord and Savior February 20, 2017. Although he had been suffering from Pulmonary Fibrosis his passing was sudden. Walter was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. His family meant the world to him and everything he did was for his family. Walter was 83 years young. Walter was born to...
  • Patrick “Pat” Talbot of Jordan died at Saint Vincent Hospital in Billings on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, after a short battle with cancer.  He was born on July 3, 1950, in Missoula to Claude “Bud” and Carol Huston Talbot. Graveside services will be Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Pioneer Cemetery in Jordan. After...
  • More often than not, the last run wins in basketball. And, to the chagrin of Miles Community College women’s basketball fans, the last run on Wednesday belonged to Casper. Casper outgunned Miles 14-3 in a four-minute span to take a 67-56 lead with 1:12 to play on a pair of Ashlie Larson free throws. Despite a last-minute rally, and a long...
  • State Sen. Eric Moore, R-Miles City, was expected to introduce legislation this afternoon to modernize the way workers’ compensation insurance is purchased in Montana. The measure, if approved, would eliminate the state-operated Montana State Fund, which is currently the largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance in the state...
  • Cowboy poetry and music will be featured during the third annual Miles City Cowboy Poetry Gathering on Sunday in the Pioneer Memorial Hall at the Range Riders Museum. This fundraiser for the museum begins with entertainment at 11:30 a.m., followed by a roast beef dinner at noon and the main show at 1 p.m. At 2:15 p.m. several items will be...
  • It’s a recurring theme for the Miles Community College men’s basketball team — one good half, one bad half. On Wednesday, the bad outweighed the good. The Pioneers spotted visiting Casper a 22-point lead in the first half at the Centra Athletic Center and never quite recovered, falling 76-73. “We got within one point and...
  • The new executive director of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council won’t have to learn her way around town. The group, which promotes and enables economic development and job creation in the area, has hired local resident Tracy Baker, 49, to fill the post vacated by Mike Coryell. Coryell held the job for 10 years before retiring...
  • In their final regular season tuneups for the state tournament, the Miles City Generals Peewees hockey team beat Gillette 10-2 and 11-3 this past weekend. In the 10-2 win Peyton Taylor connected for five goals, and Devon Merwin added a hat trick. Jacob Steadman and CJ Lang also scored goals, while Taylor had two assists, and Steadman, Jay Pluhar...
  • The Centra Athletic Center on the Miles Community College campus will host a five-week youth basketball league for boys and girls ages in grades 1-6. Skills assessment and team drafts will begin March 2. Games will be played at the Centra on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 6:30 p.m. Rim heights will be adjusted according to age, a...