Monthly archive

March, 2015

  •   Miles Community College hosted the Miles City Academic Olympics on Wednesday, featuring several schools from around the area. At the end of a grueling day of questions in a broad range of subjects, a Miles City team from Custer County District High School came away with the trophy. In the competition, a toss-up question leaves each team...
  • The Miles City Police Department is making a lot of drug arrests, and Police Chief Doug Colombik doesn’t see it getting any better, he told the Miles City Council Tuesday. “It’s not going away. It’s definitely here to stay. It’s not going to get any better. It’s at least going to stay this way or get worse,...
  •   Koby Regalado, a seventh-grader at Washington Middle School, helped lead the Glasgow Ice Dawgs to the Montana Pee Wee state championship earlier this month. Regalado began his hockey career in Miles City, but as numbers in his age group dwindled, he and his parents decided to join the Glasgow squad. He has played for Glasgow the last two...
  • This year’s Custer County District High School play, “Jekyll and Hydes,” is a fun comedy written by Flip Kobler and Cindy Markus. The play, which is suitable for all audiences, is set in a modern high school, where students deal with the usual stuff of high school, like randomly changing into alter-egos. Performances will be...
  •   The Miles City Area Economic Development Council is taking aggressive steps to get information about the organization out to the public, including devising an action plan illustrating MCAEDC’s roles in past and upcoming projects. Speaking at Thursday’s monthly meeting of the MCAEDC Board of Directors, Past President Mark...
  •    Clarence William Rogge, 98, of Jordan died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at the Garfield County Health Center in Jordan. Mr. Rogge was born on Feb. 9, 1917, to Herman and Anna Rogge at the family home north of Jordan. He was the eldest of six siblings. He grew up on the family ranch, helping care for livestock, breaking horses and farming....
  •   Nels Edwin Boe, 84, of Circle died Friday, March 6, 2015, at his home in Circle. Mr. Boe was born July 6, 1930, in Glendive. He was the third son of Nels R. Boe and Ella Murphy Boe and grew up on their ranch on Dry Creek in northern Wibaux County. The family moved to Beach or Wibaux for school in the winter. When Mr. Boe was in the fourth...
  •   Miles City’s favorite eagles have returned and have at least one egg in the nest on Main Street. Wildlife Biologist Brandi Skone of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said the one egg was noticed on March 3, and the adults are definitely attending to it, with one adult in the nest most of the time.  There may be more eggs. Before...
  •   Lillian Louise (Duncan) Wohlgenant, 87, of Miles City died peacefully at Friendship Villa on Friday, March 6, 2015. She was surrounded by family at the time of her death.   Mrs. Wohlgenant was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, on March 16, 1927, to Edward and Lillian Mousley Duncan. She was the only daughter in her family and had two...