Monthly archive

June, 2017

  • Miles City Council members gave themselves a raise on Tuesday. The council voted unanimously to raise their salaries from the current $3,000 per year to $4,000 per year. The increase was recommended by the Finance Committee. Also Tuesday the council discussed the restoration of the fountain at Wibaux Park and a request for an easement to get to a...
  • U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) grilled newly appointed Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue about the proposed closure of the Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for Agriculture meeting Tuesday. And while he received no assurances, Perdue made it clear that he supports research to help...
  • The bad news for the Miles City Mavericks was giving up 22 runs in two games against the Billings Blue Jays. The good news was scoring 27 in chalking up a sweep of the American Legion baseball doubleheader, taking the opener 18-14 and coming from behind to win 9-8 in the second game. The visiting Mavericks scored in every inning of Game 1, jumping...
  • This is it for Reilly Conley. The lone player from Miles City in the 24th annual Knights of Columbus Badlands Bowl, scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday at Connors Stadium, figures to be playing his final football game. And he’s excited about it. “Once I got the call I decided I wanted one more time on the football field,” said Conley,...
  • Arlene Lorraine Hubbert Thompson, age 77, of Alexander, ND formerly of Terry passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 after a brief illness. Arlene was born on July 3, 1939 in Lemmon, South Dakota to Roy and Elizabeth Neese.  She graduated from Dawson County High School in Glendive.  Arlene met the love of her life, Dale Hubbert, and in 1963...
  • With temperatures rising, school students released from classes for the summer and many families taking time off for vacations, thoughts also are turning to enjoying some barbecued meals outside. The fourth annual Miles City Cowtown Cook Off is a great way to get some experience with barbecuing. The event will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday with...
  • With more and more people wanting to be their own boss it’s not surprising that Innovate Montana, with the help of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC), is hosting Innovate Miles City, a small business roadshow tomorrow.  The roadshow will be held at 807 Main St. in Miles City from 5-8 p.m. “The whole point is...
  • China is a step closer to allowing imports of U.S. beef for the first time in almost 14 years. The U.S. and China have agreed on final details of a deal to allow the imports, the Agriculture Department said Monday. The agreement is one part of a bilateral agreement reached following President Donald Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi...
  • Patti Jesso, 60, of Anoka, MN, unexpectedly passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday morning, May 7, 2017. She was born in Glendive, MT, the daughter of Jerome and Geraldine Terhaar. Patti was the sixth of ten children who were raised in the communities of Circle and Miles City, MT as well as Darrington, WA. Patti graduated from Darrington...
  • Montana will face some huge linemen from North Dakota in Saturday’s 24th annual Knights of Columbus-sponsored Badlands Bowl that starts at 6 p.m. at Connors Stadium in Miles City The visitors, according to the rosters provided by committee members,  have most of the biggest players in the game, led by Carrington tackle Bradee Schroeder...