Monthly archive

March, 2016

  • The recent sewer rate increase is going to work in phase 2 in upgrading the waste water plant.  At the Feb. 23 Miles City Council meeting, bids were opened for new equipment for the plant. Public Utility Director Allen Kelm explained that in the past, they had bid an entire project, but by bidding on the equipment separately, the contractors...

February, 2016

  •  The Cowboys had a strong start to their playoffs, but it went downhill from there. The Cowboys took on Hardin Friday and were unable to beat them for a third time this season, losing 68-61.  Friday night the Cowboys started strong, playing as well as they had all season, but that would be the only quarter they won. Up 21-14 at the end...
  • After the Cowgirls suffered their loss to Browning in the first round of divisional playoffs, they were bumped into the loser’s bracket and set to take on Hardin Friday afternoon.  The Cowgirls ended up beating Hardin 57-51, which put them in the Consolation semi-finals, where they would take on Havre. They Cowgirls played a strong game...
  • Sarah Inez Foundas, 89, passed away after a short illness on Wednesday, February 24th, at the Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, Washington. She was born on October 23, 1926 in Elgin, IL to Earl M. and Flora Belle Guy.  She met her soon to be husband, John Foundas, and had their first date on February 5, 1946  then were...
  • Scott Austin Price, 37, pled not guilty Monday in Miles City’s 16th Judicial District Court in the Dec. 14 death of Ed Martin and the assault of his wife, Helen. According to court documents, Price is being charged with aggravated assault, aggravated kidnapping, intimidation, theft and deliberate homicide. All the charges are felonies. The...
  • A daughter was born to Jessica and Charlie Schott of Terry on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Elaine deason and Daniel Rogge of Miles City on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  • Bill and Karen Dutton and Willie and Linda Murnion of Billings, parents of Cari Murnion, of Billings, former Melstone residents, have announced the engagement of their daughter to Michael Novotny of Big Timber.   They are planning a wedding June 11 in Billings with a reception on June 25 in Jordan.
  • The Cowboys hit the Metra court Friday afternoon in their Eastern/Central Class A divisional opener to take on the Browning Indians. They played a solid game and ended up topping the Indians, 66-46. The boys came out fairly strong. There were some nerves on the court compared to the Indians, who had already played once in the tournament, beating...
  • The Feb. 29 deadline for the Parent Voice Survey being administered by the Miles City Unified School District is quickly approaching. The survey is sent out to all parents who have a child in high school. A similar survey is given to the students at CCDHS and WMS.  The survey was sent out the second week of February. Many parents were invited...
  • Monday nights games for boys’ fifth- and sixth-grade basketball featured matchups between the Gremlins and Thundercats, Bobcats and Green Gunners. The Thundercats and Bobcats emerged victorious.   Thundercats 19, Gremlins 13 Dalton Polesky led all Thundercat scorers with 8 points. He had help from Anthony Ramirez and Shane Rickett with...