Monthly archive

June, 2015

  •    This summer is the 12th anniversary of the Annual Fourth of July Parade and Riverside Park Activities.  Entries for this year’s parade are being sought. The Fourth of July Committee is urging early registration. They are looking for floats and entries of all kinds. There is no registration fee for participating in the...
  •   Robert Martin “Marty” Wilcox, age 63, formerly of Miles City, passed away on June 9, 2015, in Great Falls, MT. Marty is survived by his wife, Johna, of Great Falls; three sons, Patrick of Miles City, Christopher (Kate) Wilcox of Denver, Colo., and Matthew (Kelly) Wilcox of Minneapolis, Minn.; and a grandson, Hugh Wilcox of...
  •   Ida L. Nybo, age 86, of Miles City died on Monday, June 15, 2015 at the Cottonwood Care Home in Miles City. Ida L. Nybo, the first born of Chris & Clara Stathamin-Fredricksen, was born January 16, 1929 in Ainsworth, Neb. Together with her family, brothers Doug and Donald, and sisters Helen and Patricia, they moved to Miles City, Mont.,...
  •   John (as his birth certificate spells it) Carl Metropoulos, formerly of Miles City, died on June 11, 2015. Known as the Miles City sheik, broadcaster and erstwhile sailor, he worked hard, created many things of beauty, enjoyed life some, though perhaps not enough, and at the end struggled mightily to keep it. His greatest pride was in the...
  •   The Miles City Outlaws went 3-2 on the weekend at the Williston Tournament and took fourth place out of 10 teams participating. The Outlaws beat the SE Legacy Twins 7-3, thumped Wahpeton 10-1, ran over Richland County 9-2. They fell 9-2 to the Saskatoon Giants and 9-0 to the IP Prospects. The Outlaws head to Omaha, Neb., this weekend for...
  •   Money continues to flow into the Connors Stadium renovation project, with a big push in the works with the major grant due July 1.  The estimated cost for phase 1 (to replace the press box, columns, canopy and any rotted wooden structure) is around $280,000, which will be covered by donations, grants and donated labor and materials. As...
  •   The Dairy Queen Double Play Baseball Tournament for nine Minors teams and seven Majors teams was held at Jaycees Field on May 30-31. For the Majors division, the Miles City Jaycees Giants battled a tough Reynold’s Marlins team to come away with the 4-3 victory in the championship game on Sunday.  In the Minors action, the Wendy...
  •   The Miles City Mavericks enjoyed their best offensive weekend of the young season, beating the Colstrip Rangers in all four games, outscoring them 62-16. On Saturday, at Connors Stadium, the Mavs won 22-1 and 13-11. On Sunday the teams headed to Colstrip, where the Mavs won 12-3 and 15-1. With the wins, the Mavs moved to 7-10 on the season...
  •   The 22nd annual Knights of Columbus Badlands Bowl will be held at Connors Stadium in Miles City on Saturday evening. The 34 Montana all-stars arrived in Miles City yesterday and will be practicing throughout the week in preparation for the game on Saturday night at 6. The North Dakota all-stars are in Dickinson for practices this week....
  •   The first call came at 12:20 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 that smoke was coming out of a window in the unoccupied Miles City Livestock Commission main building on the west side of Miles City. The call came from employees who were on the property. A second call came shortly afterward reporting flames. According to Justin Russell of Miles City...