Monthly archive

April, 2017

  • Princesses and princes of all shapes and sizes will visit Miles City Saturday for the annual Breakfast with the Princesses Party at the Historic Miles City Academy, which looks a lot like a castle. Volunteers will turn the rooms into various venues including a cave, a frozen forest, ballrooms and even a place for fairies to create art. The event...
  • You can send the bill for taking the dents out of the bleachers to Miles Community College slugger Ty Jones. The 6-foot-2 right-hand hitting freshman from Wellsville, Utah launched a pair of line drives into the left-field stands as the Pioneers prevailed 12-9 over Dawson Community College in a slugfest on Wednesday at Denton Field in Miles City....
  • While donor and dignitaries explained their admiration for the new Miles Community College Agricultural Advancement Center, a member of the MCC rodeo team summed up the new building simply and precisely. When asked what he thought about the new building, his answer was “beautiful.” The building includes an indoor arena measuring 110-by...
  • Plumbing problems. Roofing. Electrical. The unanticipated expenses kept piling up in 2016 for the WaterWorks Art Museum (WAM). That makes Saturday’s fundraiser even more important for the group, which operates a museum that is one of the primary tourist attractions in Miles City, and provides art education to the rural areas. A special...
  • Larry Gene McKinney, age 69, of Plymouth, CA, passed away Friday, March 31, 2017, with his family by his side at his home in Plymouth.  Larry was born in Jordan, Montana on July 16, 1947, a son of the late Cordella Iola (Johnson) and Lester Edwin McKinney. Larry was a lifetime contractor going from home building in the early years to handyman...
  • Virginia Ann Hartse, age 77, of Miles City passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Holy Rosary Healthcare. Virginia was born in Wibaux, Montana on April 7, 1939, the daughter of Stanley and Genevieve (Kryzsko) Drennen. She lived in Wibaux for a couple years before moving to Miles City where she attended schools, graduating from Sacred Heart...
  • The Custer County Commissioners will spend nearly a quarter of a million dollars to replace the bridge over Strevell Creek on the Mizpah Road. The good news is, that total is more than $75,000 under the estimated cost. The decision was made last week, after Commission Chairman Kevin Krausz and Commissioner Keith Holmlund reviewed recommendations...
  • Robert “Bob” Foster Carson, 75, of Glasgow passed away of natural causes at Miles City VA Nursing Home in Miles City, Montana, on Thursday March 30, 2017. Robert was born in Akron, Ohio to Foster and Geraldine (Glaspell) Carson. He received his high school education at Hower High School in Akron, Ohio. In the early 1990’s he...

March, 2017

  • The Miles City Badland Brawlers (MCBB), a newly formed roller derby team, will host its first-ever event on Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Agri-Sports Complex in Miles City. The Brawlers are a local all-girls roller derby team that was founded by Shayna Swanson.  Swanson, a skater from Wyoming, formed the group after moving to Miles City last year...
  • Megan Marie LaFayette, 31, of Belle Fourche, SD, passed away March 26, 2017 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital. She was born August 17, 1985 in Billings, Montana to Randy and Cyndi (Sturdevant) LaFayette. Megan graduated from Belle Fourche High School in 2003. She married Jacob Ford in 2005 and to this marriage two daughters, Rayechael and...