Monthly archive

November, 2016

  • Mildred S. Valach, 95, passed away peacefully at Prairie Community Hospital in Terry, Montana, on November 22, 2016.  Millie was born June 11, 1921 on the family farm near Tabor, South Dakota, the second child of Joseph and Marie (Vavruska) Sutera. She lived and worked on the farm with her parents and siblings. She attended a rural school at...
  • It was a warm night in August of 1992. Denton Field in Miles City was lit by a full moon and television lights; the field was packed with spectators gathered to see the boxing match of a lifetime — Montana’s Todd “Kid” Foster versus “Jazzy” Jeff Mayweather. Many would imagine a fight which carried Super...
  • Consistency is the key to making good beer and Miles City’s brewery has got that down with one of the top brewmasters in the world and a high-tech brewing system.  Tilt Würks Brewhouse and Casino at 420 Pacific Ave. opened in August and is producing eight styles of beers.  As breweries gain popularity, Denis Leidholt thought...
  • The Miles City Generals PeeWees hockey team opened the season with a 1-3 showing at the Helena festival this month. The squad split a pair against Flathead, winning 4-1 and losing 4-3. They dropped a pair against Helena 7-0 and 12-6. In the win over Flathead Peyton Taylor scored all four goals and goalie Jacob Steadman stopped 29 of 30 shots. CJ...
  • The Washington Middle School girls basketball teams opened their season Nov. 15 at home against Colstrip, with the seventh grade Blue team scoring a 34-18 win behind 25 points from Kaylee Hirsch and 9 points by Caitlin Anderson. The WMS 7th grade White team lost 53-11. Erin Doran led the Broncettes with 6 points. A slow start led to a 43-21 loss...
  • The silky gold and blue jerseys are laundered now, the pads and helmets sit patiently in storage, and the talk has turned to “next year.” Such is life now for the Washington Middle School seventh grade football Broncos as they reflect on their winning 2016 season. Is the best offense a good defense? Is the best defense a good offense?...
  • Wondering how you can afford to keep the heat on this winter? Energy Share Montana may be able to help. Energy Share, a nonprofit agency that helps Montanans keep their utilities on, is accepting applications for emergency heating assistance through Action for Eastern Montana in Glendive.  According to Energy Share Executive Director Rachel...
  • An approved zoning code revision designates an area around the Broadus Interchange for sexually-oriented businesses, and permits medical marijuana dispensaries in all Highway Commercial Districts. The revision — Ordinance No. 1306 — was approved at the Nov. 9 Miles City Council meeting.  Though most of the council members voiced...
  • Dane Thomas Saunders, beloved daddy and son, loving brother, uncle, grandson, nephew and friend, passed away November 16, 2016. Born March 30, 1983, Miles City, Montana to Thomas and Nena Neill Saunders. Dane liked the ocean, swimming, sports, especially baseball, The Jazz and football. He loved to ski, music, Snider’s ribs, steak and Oreo...