Monthly archive

April, 2017

  • Miles City voters will cast their ballots in a single location — rooms 106 and 107 at Miles Community College — in the May 25 special election to fill Montana’s lone congressional seat. And, if all goes well, a single polling place for Miles City may become the norm. This is one of those times when what seems to be a problem...
  • A funeral service for Roy Ferrel, 79, of Baker, MT will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 14, 2017 at Stevenson Funeral Home, Baker with J.K. Kinsey officiating. Burial will take place in the Askin Family Cemetery.  Visitation for Roy will be from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, April 13 at the funeral home with Family Receiving Friends from...
  • The Miles City Outlaws varsity baseball club traveled to Cheyenne, Wyoming, on April 8-9, and found themselves at the mercy of tough pitching, hard hitting, and rough weather. The Outlaws returned home 0-3 on the series, with the fourth game canceled due to weather.  “The series on a whole was ugly,” said coach Monty Frare....
  • It may sound familiar, but it’s certainly not getting old for Custer County District High School sports fans: another Cowgirls’ softball game, another flame-throwing performance from junior pitcher Alexa Kappel.  The Cowgirls faced the Sidney Lady Eagles at a windy Bender Park in Miles City on Tuesday and came away with the 10-6...
  • Job seekers of all ages are expected to attend the 11th Annual Miles City Job Fair at Miles Community College (MCC) on Thursday. The attraction? Thirty-eight employers who are looking to hire. The free event, a collaboration between Miles City Job Service and MCC, will be held in the Centra from noon to 4 p.m. Cindy Erickson of Miles City Job...
  • BILLINGS — J.B. Mauney won the PBR Stanley Performance in Action Invitational bull riding event in Billings this past weekend. And, to the chagrin of a large crwod at RimRock Arena and those watching at home, Volborg native Jess Lockwood did not. Mauney rode every bull and cruised to an easy win in the premier Built Ford Tough Series,...
  • The Miles Community College volleyball team has landed a standout setter and student from Colstrip High School, head coach Chase Soennichsen has announced. Emma Dudley, a 5’-7” senior at Colstrip, has signed a NJCAA National Letter of Intent to play for MCC, which will be competing this fall after a multi-year hiatus. Dudley was All-...
  • The Custer County District High School track teams were “Stanton Strong” on Saturday, cleaning up on the competition at the 15-team Baker Invitational. The Cowboys took first place, the Cowgirls placed third, and the teams ended their weekend with a “Stanton Strong” gesture.  The team uses former coach Dan Stanton...
  • William Kenneth Calvin (Ken) died March 8, 2017 at West Hills Convalescent Center in Portland, Oregon.   Ken was born October 5, 1934 to Agnes (Nugent) and J Ross Calvin, Jr. His maternal grandparents, James and Anna (Elgin) Nugent and his paternal grandparents, J. Ross Calvin, Sr. and Gertrude (White) Calvin were among the very early...
  • Patricia Ann Landers, age 65, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, April 7, 2017.  Patricia was born September 18, 1951, the daughter of Jack and Phyllis Carlsen in Wolf Point, MT. She was the oldest of four children and they grew up in Richey, MT. After graduating from High School, Pat attended nursing school at Miles Community...