Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   Dear editor, I just wanted to take a moment to recognize everyone involved with putting on a great youth basketball tournament here in our home town. Coach Chase Tait, Coach Liz Lewis, both assistant coaches and all the players from Miles Community College did a great job getting the word out, attracting teams (55 total , I think),...
  •   Dear editor, We would like to say thank you to our local city street dept. and the state highway dept. for their long, cold hours spent doing the plowing and snow removal on our streets and highways. With their dedication, it has made our travel a lot easier and safer. You've all done your jobs very well during our long and cold winter...
  •   The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Penn.,  holds hundreds of thousands of photographs, letters, art, weapons, books, manuals, diaries, recordings, uniforms and other item related to the  military.  Of particular interest to Miles City is the collection of papers that belonged to General Nelson Appleton...
  •   Connors Stadium has long played host to baseball games, and for the last 14 years has played host to junior college baseball. But on Tuesday afternoon, Connors Stadium will play host to it’s first NCAA double-header. Montana State University-Billings will play Minot State in an NCAA D-II double-header starting at 1 p.m. Going into...
  •      The Miles Community College baseball team was scheduled to play Prairie Baseball Academy in a pair of double headers this weekend at Connors Stadium. But with more weather forecasted for the the weekend, changes have been made. The Pioneers will play PBA tonight at 6:30 p.m., in a single game and then will have a triple header...
  •   Joseph Bruce Jelinek passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at his home in San Diego.  He was born November 29,1935 to the late Paul F. and Vivian H. Jelinek in Miles City. He attended Sacred Heart School and graduated from Custer County High. After serving in the U.S. Army, he graduated from the University of Montana with a...
  •   By ELAINE FORMAN            Star Staff Writers After nearly an hour’s discussion, the Miles City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday night that would make property owners ultimately responsible for water and sewer bills, despite strong opposition from a few landlords. Ordinance No. 1262 was passed, with...
  •   Dick Molstad, 84, of Baker died Monday, March 24, 2014, at the Fallon Medical Complex in Baker two days after falling at his home. Mr. Molstad was born on July 7, 1929, the son of Thomas and Gladys Gift Molstad in Baker. He grew up and attended schools in Baker, graduating from high school there.  He enlisted in the United States Army...
  •   George A. Gierke, 78, of Ashland died Sunday, March 23, 2014, surrounded by loved ones. Mr. Gierke was born on Feb. 22, 1936, in Bismarck, N.D., to William and Esther Lundin Gierke, the youngest of seven children. He grew up in Bismarck, Broadus and Miles City with his parents before enlisting in the Army when he was 18 years of age. He...
  •   After having their home-opening tournament cancelled due to winter weather, the Miles Community College baseball team were able to get a double-header in against Dawson Community College yesterday afternoon, although it was still plenty chilly. The Pioneers snapped a five-game losing streak with wins over Dawson of 10-3 and 7-6. The teams...