Monthly archive

April, 2015

  •   Gary L. Warren, Miles City’s new fire chief, was originally born in Spokane, Wash., but he has spent most of his life in the rural areas of Ohio, with a five-year stint in Texas.  He first started as a firefighting cadet when he was still in high school, so he has 40 years of volunteer firefighting on his résumé and...
  •   The CCDHS Cowgirls softball team jumped out to a 3-2 lead in the first inning against the Dawson Co. District High School Wednesday, but were unable to sustain the lead, falling to the Lady Red Devils 10-4 at Bender Field. “The game started off pretty good,” said Cowgirls Head Coach Murrey Selk. “The first inning, both...
  •   George Leo Michels, 90, Miles City, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Holy Rosary Extended Care Unit in Miles City. Mr. Michels, the second son of Frank and Emma Michels, was born in Wibaux on July 20, 1924, during the period of the great depression. His parents homesteaded from Minnesota and Wisconsin. Mr. Michels served in the United...
  •   While there were some contentious issues at Tuesday night’s Miles City Council meeting, most of the meeting dealt with paperwork issues that required only some clarification of language, followed by unanimous votes. John Hollowell, council president, presided over the meeting in the absence of Mayor Butch Grenz. During the public...
  •   Retiring after 25 years of teaching literature and literature folklore at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, Bill Rossiter discovered something interesting as he settled into the next phase of his life. He still had more to teach. And teach he has, performing with his wife, Sharon, the show “Home, Home on the Ranch: Farm...
  •   State Folk-Style Wrestling Tournament, March 13-15, Great Falls, MT The State Folk-Style Wrestling Tournament was hosted by Great Falls March 13-15.  Holden Meged and Deegan Tvedt took 1st, Hayden Frieboes 2nd, and Currey Brown, Dalton Tvedt and Tyler Harms 6th.  The following Miles City wrestlers competed at the event.  ...
  •   (Sterling, CO) Miles Community College fell 5 times at the hands of the Plainsman of Northeastern Junior College as the Pioneers dropped to 11-26 overall and 3-21 in Region IX play. In the series, MCC was on the losing end of 2 extra inning ball games and 3 walk off wins for NJC. Game 1: NJC 8, MCC 1 MCC pushed across their lone run in the...
  •   Washington Middle school’s Steven Ray has broken two school records in the first week of the eighth-grade boys’ team’s track season. At the first meet in Forsyth on Thursday, Ray jumped 38 feet, 1 inch to break the triple jump record of 37 feet, 7 inches. According to his coach, Doug Colombik, Ray left about 10 inches on...
  •   Sandra “Sandy” Cunningham, after a valiant lifelong battle with mental illness, passed away on April 9 from complications of COPD. Sandy was born in Sidney, Nebraska on October 26, 1937, to Frederick and Mildred Sutter and raised on the family farm in Crook, Colorado, where she enjoyed her horse Queenie.  She met her first...
  •   How many of us have fond memories of being down at the roller rink, skating to the latest tunes beneath the disco ball and feeling like the coolest thing on wheels? Now a new generation can experience that feeling at the Omni Center, where roller skating has been offered for about the past three weeks. Dan and Brandy Allen of Miles City are...