Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   A few people were missing quite a bit of hair and several more were missing some cash after Wake Up & Lace Up’s annual fundraiser March 21, but all involved felt good about helping a cause close to their hearts. Wake Up & Lace Up, is a local non-profit organization dedicated to helping area people deal with catastrophic...
  •   Miles City was surrounded with severe driving conditions Monday morning when a Sunday night rain storm turned to snow. Roads were slippery when the wet roads froze and a thick layer of snow covered the surface. Winds and snow reduced the visibility for drivers.  At noon Monday the Weather Channel was reporting the area had received 4...
  •   Edwin D. “Eddy” Beery, 74, of Vida, eldest son of Margaret and Newell Beery, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, in the Billings Clinic from complications of a worn out heart. Mr. Beery was born Aug. 25, 1939, in Wolf Point. He lived and breathed the family farm and ranch from birth to death.  He graduated from Richey High...
  •   Dear editor, Congressman Daines has voted repeatedly to give away the farm to big financial institutions while attacking programs that help seniors and the disadvantaged. He voted to strip food stamps from the Farm Bill and drastically cut food assistance programs that help put food on the table for millions of children, low-wage workers,...
  •   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...