Monthly archive

August, 2015

  •   The Miles City Police Department has responded to almost 6,000 calls for service in the first six months of the year, initiated 958 traffic stops, plus they are currently working on “a rash of vandalism calls” that are coming in “back to back to back,” Police Chief Doug Colombik told the Miles City Council Tuesday...
  •   Fans of Broadway musicals can travel back to 1930s-era New York City this weekend, as the Barn Players present the classic “Annie: The Musical.” Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Custer County District High School Auditorium. Tickets are $10, and patrons are encouraged to purchase their tickets...
  •   Noon — Relay For Life teams will begin setting up and decorating their camp sites and vendor booths. Assisting will be the Miles City Boy Scouts (Dave Swogger, leader); Miles City Fire Rescue; Custer County District High School football team (Dan Stanton, coach); Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility staff and residents; Cool Breeze...
  •   Mary and Gene Derenburger had a surprise when they came home Wednesday night and saw the damage done by what they considered to be a microburst. Storm spotter Big Sky Weather reported to the U.S. National Weather Service in Billings of seeing a microburst at Frank Wiley Field. Living at 11 Chappel Lane, just off Valley Drive East at mile...
  •   MILES CITY – The BLM Miles City fisheries program in eastern Montana got some help this summer with the placement of a Hutton Program scholar, a volunteer field position paid for by the American Fisheries Society. Kadie Heinle, 2015 graduate from Custer County District High School, who has an interest in marine biology, applied for...
  •   A group of people gathered at the Range Riders Museum Wednesday morning to reminisce about the Great American Cattle Drive 20 years ago and the trail boss, the late James “Bud” McCasland, who wanted his ashes to be scattered at Miles City where the drive ended. McCasland died May 17 at the age of 69.  He had recreated the...
  •   Relay For Life is about remembering those whom we have lost to cancer. It is also about honoring those who are surviving their battles. At the Relay For Life Survivor Dinner in July, three survivors shared three separate messages that summarized their battles against cancer and what their philosophy of living is. Different situations,...
  •   By Star Staff The 2015-2016 all sport tickets for adults and activity tickets for students will go on sale at the Custer County District High School business offices beginning Wednesday, Aug. 12. Washington Middle School Student activity tickets and adult all sport tickets may be purchased at the WMS business office beginning Monday, Aug....
  • Tired of the perm and nail smell? Then TopKut Barbershop is the place for you. Owner and local Miles Citian Kile Mcquirk, 33, opened the doors of his barbershop July 23 on 805 Main St. Since then business has been booming, with every day being booked full.  For the past 11 months, Mcquirk attended Bold Beauty Academy in Billings to obtain his...
  •   Kenton E. Larson, 82, of Circle, died Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, in the McCone County Clinic in Circle. He was born to Arnold and Martha Larson on April 12, 1933, 20 minutes after his twin brother, Keith, in Reeder, North Dakota. A South Dakota tale has it that on a dark and rainy night a young woman took refuge from the storm under a bridge....