Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   Having served his country in the U.S. Navy, Champ Edmunds credits his years spent as a navigator on a submarine for his interest in politics. “I’m kind of tall for a submariner,” Edmunds said, laughing. “I did bump my head a lot, so maybe that’s why I ended up getting into politics.” A banker and two-term...
  •   On Monday the Miles City fifth- and sixth-grade boys basketball league kicked off their season-ending tournament. The boys had games Monday and Tuesday night at Custer County District High School. The consolation and championship games will be Thursday night at CCDHS at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Complete results of the tournament will be featured...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowgirl basketball team is one of the most storied programs in the state of Montana. But it has been five long years since the Cowgirls advanced to the Montana Class A State Tournament. That drought will end Thursday when the Cowgirls take on Hamilton in the first-round in Great Falls at 2 p.m. The...
  •   For fans that can’t make it to Great Falls for the Class A girls state tournament, or any of the other state tournaments going on this weekend, they can watch all of the state tournament games online. The Montana High School Association (MHSA) has teamed up with the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) to broadcast every state...
  •   Igor & Red Elvises will be performing their “Siberian Surf Rock” in Miles City on Friday, March 14. This concert is presented by the Confluence in the Range Riders Museum‘s Pioneer Memorial Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show, with special guest Rick Dent, starts at 8 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at:...
  •   Stabler Steel of Miles City became Border Steel and Recycling on Jan. 2, but the business isn’t new to eastern Montana. Border Steel and Recycling also has locations in Sidney; Plentywood; Williston, N.D.; and Glendive (their corporate headquarters). The Smelser family started Border Steel and Recycling in 1985, but their start in the...
  •   When the Custer County District High School Cowgirl basketball team opens the Class A State Tournament against Hamilton on Thursday afternoon in Great Falls, they will likely be underdogs against the Lady Broncs. Hamilton won the Southwestern A and enter the State A Tournament with a stellar 17-3 record, the second best winning percentage...
  •   The Miles Community College baseball team got their season started over the weekend, winning five of their first six games in Arizona. The other game ended in a 7-7 tie. The Pioneers swept Mount Marty JV 11-1 and 11-5 on their first day. They earned a 7-7 tie against Wheaton College JV and beat Pacifica College on Saturday. On Sunday, the...
  •   The annual Cowtown Classic Youth Basketball Tournaement will be held in Miles City March 22nd and 23rd. The tournament is hosted by the Miles Community College Pioneer Sports Booster Club and will be held at four different sites around Miles City The boys and girls tournament will be split into divisions from fifth- through eighth-grade....
  •   City crews barricaded portions of the dike road, along the Tongue River, on Sunday due to rising waters.  City Public Works Director Scott Gray expected the barricades to be taken back down Monday. Gray explained that an ice jam, three to five miles long, came down the Yellowstone River, while there was ice jammed in the Tongue River...