Monthly archive

March, 2017

  • A nearly 400-mile road trip is nothing when you’ve got an axe to grind. The Miles Community College basketball Pioneers are headed to Riverton, Wyoming, to try to avenge their two regular-season losses against Central Wyoming College. The teams square off in the first round of the Region IX North sub-region playoffs on Saturday. Tipoff is at...
  • For the first time in Liz Lewis’ four-year tenure as head coach of the Miles Community College women’s basketball team, a playoff game is coming to town. “This is very exciting for us,” Lewis said. “We talked at the beginning of the year that we have a chance at hosting [the playoff game] as long we finish in the top...
  • Marvin E. Mosby 71 of Winnett died early Tuesday morning, February 28th, 2017 in the Central Montana Medical Center of natural causes. He was born July 12, 1945 in Jordan, MT the son of Everett C. and Inda M. (Marks) Mosby. He received his education in country school at the Mosby and high school in Jordan and Hobson. On August 29, 1963, he was...
  • After voting down the first reading of an ordinance for a zoning change request for land earmarked for a medical marijuana dispensary on Feb. 14, Tuesday night the Miles City Council passed it 6-1 in order to follow their procedures. The move was procedural — a pre-requisite for holding a mandated public hearing on the proposal — and...
  • Miles Community College (MCC) is looking to take a hit to their budget after the legislative session comes to a close. At Monday night’s meeting of the board of trustees MCC President Stacy Klippenstein gave a legislative update, revealing that the state Legislature’s joint education subcommittee is reducing the amount of MCC’s...
  • A large crowd composed primarily of rural residents  gathered at City Hall Tuesday to talk mostly against annexation with the Miles City Council.  Action on the utility rule ordinance, which is a tool for annexation, was postponed until Mar. 28 so everyone could hear the discussion, though the council listened to all those who wanted to...
  • Public transportation could be returning to the Miles City area. The Custer County Commissioners voted unanimously today to allow Jan Pratt of the Custer County Council on Aging (COA) to apply for a grant for vehicles and operating money for a public transportation system for Miles City.  The grant is being applied for under the auspices of...
  • The Miles Community College (MCC) Board of Trustees received another positive update on enrollment Monday. The full-time equivalent (FTE) has increased 38.8. The headcount has risen from 509 on Feb. 17, 2016 to 576 on Feb. 17 of this year. According to Dean of Enrollment Management Erin Niedge the college is expecting another small boost at the...

February, 2017

  • Hal Stearns is a descendant of immigrants. People, he said, “who somehow knew they could have a better life here.” His family, like the families of many people who attended his talk at Miles Community College (MCC) on Thursday, were homesteaders. His presentation, made possible by the Humanities Montana program, was titled “...
  • The Lady Pioneers of Miles Community College earned a home playoff game with a dominating 58-point win over the Little Big Horn College Lady Rams, and honored five sophomores on their last regular-season home appearance. Maria Delgado, Tia Torio, Savannah Weidauer, Mary Bode and Emma Farrow are all in their final season for the Lady Pioneers, and...