Monthly archive

February, 2016

  •   The MCC Pioneers basketball teams traveled to Powell,  Wyo., to take on the Northwest College Rustlers Wednesday. The teams split the evening with the men on top 89-70, while the ladies lost 74-70. The men’s team has really come together at the end of their season. Coach Chase Tait has stated that he wanted them to play...
  • As I prepare to head to the 2016 All Class State Wrestling tourney which starts Friday, Feb. 12, I was doing some reminiscing. This will be my 54th state championship in a row. I started attending in 1963 and haven’t missed a state championship since.  A little history of Montana wrestling:   The first state championship was held...
  • Parents can sign up their children for Little Guy Wrestling from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday (Feb. 15 and 16) at the Hines Wrestling Complex.  The complex is located at 605 Bridge St. Wrestlers will need tennis shoes or wrestling shoes that have not been worn outside, a t-shirt, and gym shorts or sweats. Head gear is optional. All...
  • The federal flood insurance program is complicated, especially with changes due to congressional action every year or two, but one thing is relatively clear this year. If a building was not in the old, 1980s-era flood map but is now listed in the 2010 flood map as being in the flood plain, then there is a very short window to buy discounted...
  • A daughter was born to Keyle D. Ruiz and Nathan Anzures of Miles City on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Joy and Tony Reda of Colstrip on Friday, Jan. 29,  2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  • If you have played soccer and miss it,  Miles City Youth Soccer Association is looking for U13/U14 players and wants to get the word out.  Maybe you haven’t played in a while but miss it. You could compete with a fun group who loves the game of soccer.    Practice usually starts the first week of March (weather permitting...
  • Charles K. (Bud) Failing, formerly of Miles City, Montana, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016, in Quitman, Georgia. Mr. Failing was born in 1921 to Charles K. Failing, Sr., and Ethel Failing in the state of New York. He grew up on a farm south of Terre Haute, Indiana, and graduated from Pimento High School. He attended Indiana State College in...
  • Clark W. Irion, 66, former Miles City resident, died in Billings on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in his home after a courageous fight with cancer.  Visitation will be Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City with family receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral services will be Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, at 11 a.m....
  • Graveside Service for Minnie Hulford will be held at 1:00 p.m., February 17, 2016 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Missoula, MT with Pastor Dave Lodwig officiating. Minnie F. Hulford, age 95, of Gillette, WY passed away at Pioneer Manor on February 6, 2015 in Gillette. Minnie Francis Hulford was born June 1, 1920 to Ted and Stella Wallace in Broadus...
  • Mayor John Hollowell tried to give more power to the Miles City Council Tuesday, but the council didn’t want him to release some of his own authority. Before his election, Hollowell said the council should be setting the council agenda and not the mayor, therefore he asked for Ordinance No. 1303 to be written up, giving the council president...