Monthly archive

November, 2015

  •   The high school lunch program introduced this fall will continue, the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees decided Tuesday, and they will revisit it yearly instead of quarterly.  According to Custer County District High School Principal Beez Lucero, the program is going well and has been well received by the students.  They have...
  •   Christmas will come to Miles City a little early this year when 14 trees decorated for the holiday season will be displayed and auctioned off during the third annual Festival of Trees on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Town and Country Club. In addition to the Christmas trees, holiday centerpieces and baskets also will be on display and will be...
  •   By ELAINE FORMAN           Star Staff Writer Connors Stadium is in big demand, and a scheduling conflict came before the Miles City Council Tuesday night.  The Miles City Outlaw Baseball Club requested dates to hold an annual baseball tournament at both Connors Stadium and Tedesco Field. The American Legion...
  •   Mildred Marie Pickering Boardman died November 11, 2015, at the home of her daughter, Tana Rangel, in Stanton, North Dakota. She was born February 10, 1928, at the family home near Hysham, Montana.  On January 11, 1947, she married Virgil Boardman. They raised three daughters while living in Forsyth, Teri (Taylor) Cox of Miles City, MT...
  •   Georgia Ruth (Gould) Damm, 86, died in the early morning on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, in the Powder River Manor in Broadus with her loving husband, Stanley E. Damm, by her side. She was born Sept. 19, 1929, at Old Boyes. Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Broadus. Funeral services will be Saturday...
  •   The Southeast Bandits Special Olympics basketball team heads to Helena this weekend for the state basketball tournament. When asked his favorite part of basketball, Chance Gilbertson said, “Fun. Kent Duffin is my best man.”  Gilbertson has been with the Bandits for three years and loves his team.  He and his teammates...
  •   Sacred Heart School is fielding its first wrestling team since 1986. Coached by Mike Etchemendy, three athletes are practicing this season, with two competing. Curry Brown took first at Hardin this past weekend for his weight category, while Titas Bonnette took second in his weight class. Jackson Miller is also a member of the team, but at...
  •   The Washington Middle Schools Girls played their first basketball games of the season in Colstrip on Saturday, Nov. 7. The 8th-grade girls have two teams. The Blue teams members are Jenna Jarrett, Charlie Vermeire, Ashtyn Swigart, Mack Rask, Sydney Johnstone, Chaney LaPlante and Hope Herzog. The White team’s members are...
  •   Local business, Girl Ran Away with the Spoon, is being featured in the Mary Janes Farm magazine’s December-January issue.  Girl Ran Away With The Spoon makes handcrafted artisan jewelry and gifts. The business was started about eight years ago by Erin Thormodsgard and is located at 112 N. Seventh St.  Not just a store, most...
  •   Jim Michels loved Miles City. Thank you to all who were a part of his life. Our father, the incomparable Jim Michels, was a multidimensional man … a farmer, war pilot, father to his own children, but also many Ag and Farm Shop students, scholar, builder, educator, entrepreneur, flyer, developer, but most of all … a lover of...