Monthly archive

January, 2015

  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team had as good a weekend as could be expected. Coming off the long Christmas break, the Cowboys lost to one of the premier teams in Class AA, Billings West, on Friday night. They bounced back to beat Glendive in a thrilling overtime game at home on Saturday night. The Cowboys lost...
  • The Montana PRCA Pro Rodeo Circuit and the Montana High School Rodeo Association have joined to organize the first High School Rough Stock Challege at the Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals January 16-18. The top six high school contestants in the bareback and saddle bronc riding will compete through the three day event. Three bareback and three...
  •   Junior high soccer players looking to play on the Posse competitive teams must have their completed forms, along with $25, turned into Mr. Hardin in Room 205 at Washington Middle School before January 13th. A non-refundable check of $25 will cover registration fees, with the remaining $160 fee that will include socks and shorts that will...
  • The Miles Community College basketball teams returned from a three-week break with non-conference games at Williston State last night. The Lady Pioneers took a tough 62-55 loss at the hands of the Lady Tetons, while the MCC men fell 116-89. With the losses, the Lady Pioneers dropped to 9-6 and the Pioneers fell to 8-7.  The MCC teams will...
  •   Dear editor, I was very sad to find out that the vet cemetery did not have wreaths for this Christmas. It made me feel really upset that did happen. I regret what has happened. I started this project by myself in 2007. I did not have all the wreaths I needed for everybody, but I covered half of the cemetery. I had purchased $1,500 of...
  •   By DON COGGER              Star Staff Writer As the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes in the new year, it’s once again time to honor those in the community who made an impact in 2014. The Annual Citizens of the Year Banquet & Awards Ceremony will be held Thursday, January 22. A no...
  • A daughter was born to Heather Fisher and TJ Hall of Miles City on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare. A son was born to Amanda and Kristopher Roote of Modesto, Calif., on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare. A daughter was born to Ashlie Warren and Colby Toennis of Miles City on Friday, December 26, ...
  •   BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A businessman who wants to mine gravel near Theodore Roosevelt’s historic ranch in western North Dakota will be issued a permit to do so, the U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday. The agency said it found no significant impact with the project, located 25 miles north of Medora. Acting district ranger Karen...
  •   Southeastern Montana has long had a history of brutal winters. The very first winter at Fort Keogh in 1877 included temperatures of 40 below, with soldiers huddled together around their fires, afraid to lie down in their tents for fear of freezing to death.  A decade later, the winter of 1886-1887 proved once and for all that winter in...
  • A daughter was born to Kelsey and Chan Childers of Brusett on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.