Monthly archive

January, 2016

  • With the high school gym lobby decked out in a beach party theme for Friday evening’s MORP (backwards prom), Grant Nelson, left, and Emily Bennett are inspired to take to the dance floor for a little beach ball war. Even though the dance had a lot more casual theme than a normal prom, with a variety of party games, lots of fun was had by the...
  • The Cowgirls took on Billings Central in Billings Saturday night, but couldn’t come up with the win. The Lady Rams won 52-45. It was a rough game for the girls, but they played hard and tried to come up with the win.  They just couldn’t come back from an early deficit. Ashlie Larson led with 11 points, followed closely by Jenna...
  • The CCDHS Cowboys took on the Billings Central Rams at home Saturday night and fought hard for their 72-55 win. After the loss in Laurel, the Cowboys were looking to come back strong against the Rams.  Coach Houston Finn was pleased with the win.  “It was a good win. We got out to a great start,” Finn said. The Cowboys...
  • The MCC Pioneer teams were in action again Saturday night, taking on Central Wyoming College at home. The Ladies started the night off with a hard-fought loss, 53-50.  Saturday night the Lady P’s came onto the court a little lackluster, not ready to take on the Rustlers. “We’ve been playing inconsistently,” said...
  • The Miles City Tax Increment Finance (TIF) District is having a slogan contest for the rebranding of downtown. You could win $100. Currently, MSU Billings is helping to develop a marketing campaign for Downtown Miles City, with the goal of generating even more customer traffic. The slogan needs to communicate that downtown is the heart of the...
  • Mary E. Cridland, 80, of Miles City, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2016 at Holy Rosary Healthcare. With her family by her side, Mary went to meet her Lord and Savior. Mary was born in Ekalaka, MT on October 13, 1935 to Lawrence and Laura (Pierce) Webster. Mary attended elementary school in Ekalaka, MT before moving to Miles City and attending...
  • Both Pioneer teams took on Western Wyoming Community College Thursday night, but only the Lady P’s came away with a win. The Pioneers had a hard 78-58 loss, and the Lady P’s won 71-47. The Pioneers had their full roster back Thursday night, but just couldn’t make their shots land...
  • The Cowgirls took on the Laurel Lady Locomotives Thursday night at the CCDHS gymnasium. Laurel came out on top with a 58-49 win over the Cowgirls. The Cowgirls had a tough game, not hitting shots, and the taller Laurel team managed to get around their fullcourt press by launching the ball downcourt. The Cowgirls had a hard time landing their shots...
  • Cliff Pollert, who has lived in Miles City since 1964 and worked as a mechanic for many years, took up a hobby when he retired: Woodworking. Not picnic tables or bookshelves, but a slightly different form of woodworking. He makes things like Ferris wheels. Very small Ferris wheels. Very small, very delicate, working wooden Ferris wheels. He orders...
  • The American Legion Custer Post No. 5 of Miles City and Kurt Holmlund, Eastern Montana State Veterans Cemetery manager/sextant, are working together to finish the Avenue of Flags at the state veterans cemetery in Miles City. “The big United States flags line both sides of the main road leading to Monument Circle. Flags are displayed on...