Monthly archive

April, 2016

  • Wade William Higgins, 58, of Miles City died unexpectedly during the early hours of Monday, April 4, 2016, while visiting family in California. Mr. Higgins was born in Miles City, and also resided in Sidney and Helena. His survivors include Carole Carranco, his eternal best friend and the mother of his children; his children, Andrea Tsitsilianos,...
  • Wendy Richards is the Director of Public Health at OneHealth, the organization created last year when the Custer County Health Department and the Custer County Community Health Center merged. Her primary job is just what is sounds like: “Trying to keep an eye on the community.” That includes tracking data concerning a number of...
  • The Miles City Area Economic Development Council met Thursday with a lot to discuss. One of the main topics was the two-and-a-half-day Energy Conference in Billings that was hosted by Sen. Daines’ office.  A few of the council’s members attended the conference, and each praised the event.  “There were many high-profile...
  • The Custer County Cowgirls and Laurel Lady Locomotives lit up the scoreboard at home on Thursday as they combined for 27 runs. In the end, the Cowgirls won the offensive battle 14-13 in seven innings. According to results from Game Changer, there were 20 hits, including nine extra base hits in the game. The game was back and forth heading into the...
  • The Miles City Outlaws managed to best Cheyenne, Wyo., in all three games they hosted Saturday and Sunday.   Miles City 9, Cheyenne 3 In the final game of the weekend series, the Outlaws beat the Mustangs 9-3 in seven innings. Miles City scored four runs in the third on a solo home run by Rylee Peterson, a two-run single by Jace Notbohm and a...
  • The State Farm/Ingraham Environmental 5th-grade girls basketball team got second place in the Baker Jam Basketball Tournament on April 2.  They are coached by Sterling Swigart.   Members of the team in order of the picture are: Back row - Lainey Smith, Natalie Notbohm, Brynn Coffin, Briar Jerrel, Demi Williams. Front row: Karsyn...
  • Over the weekend of April 1-3, 20 wrestlers from the Miles City Wrestling Club competed in the Montana Open at the Metra in Billings.  There were over 1,500 wrestlers in attendance and 139 teams represented. Out of the 20 wresters who went from Miles City, 11 of them placed individually.   “This was a tremendous accomplishment,...
  • If you have a love of treasure hunting for the perfect vintage antique piece, then this Saturday’s local market is for you. The local group, Salvage Sisters, is hosting their first reimagined and repurposed vintage antique market on Saturday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m at the Sept Indoor Arena located at 128 Bitterroot Road outside of...
  • Billings – Coal, hydroelectric, natural gas, wind, oil, biomass and solar opportunities are right here in our own back yard, said U.S. Sen. Steve Daines at “Montana Energy 2016” last week at the Radisson Hotel Conference Center in Billings. “This is a chance to bring together key elders from across our state and our nation...