Monthly archive

February, 2014

  •   The Miles Community College basketball teams were in Rock Springs, Wyo., on Wednesday night for a Region IX double-header against Western Wyoming. The Lady Pioneers played well through most of their game, but ended up losing 72-63 to the Region IX leaders. The Pioneers lost 74-60. Both teams dropped to 13-14 on the season. The MCC women are...
  •   Seven Custer County District High School seniors, two Cowboy basketball players, one chearleader and four Dance Team members, and their parents, will be honored before tomorrow night’s Cowboy basketball game against St. Labre at the CCDHS gym. Tipoff for the game on Saturday is set for 7:30 p.m. Kyle Collins Kyle is the son of Paula...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy wrestling team had a rough start to the Class A State Meet in Billings. In first-round action, the Cowboys sent just one wrestler through to the quarterfinals, and that was due to a bye. Ethan Schaff received a bye through the first round at 106 and will face Cody Warner of Frenchtown in the...
  •   The Miles City Youth Baseball Association is in the midst of making changes to its program, with the basis to still provide outstanding baseball for the youth of Miles City and eastern Montana. Among the changes under new MCYBA president, and Mavericks head coach, Jeff Brabant, is streamlining the bylaws and budgets and cleaning up the...
  •   Ten Custer County District High School seniors, along with their parents, will be honored before tomorrow night’s Cowgirl basketball game against Billings West. Tipoff for the game is set for 7:30 p.m. The seniors include Cowgirl basketball players, managers, cheerleaders and Pep Band members. Katie Beeler Katie is the daughter of...
  •   Local resident Rob Shipley’s appeal of a public nuisance conviction was dismissed because Shipley failed to appear at the hearing Thursday morning, according to a 16th District Court order. District Judge Michael Hayworth made the order.  Judge Leroy Not Afraid had presided at the Nov. 25 City Court trial and found Shipley guilty...
  •   Pat Phalen, 85, of Ismay died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Dan Patrick Phalen was born on Feb. 18, 1928, in Ekalaka to Lawrence C. and Rose Ambrose Phalen. At the young age of seven, he and the rest of the family moved to Miles City where he grew up and attended school until the eighth grade. When he...
  •   James “Jimmie” Ristoff, 91, formerly of Miles City, who was residing at the Eastern Montana Veteran’s Home in Glendive, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at the Glendive Medical Center from ongoing medical problems. Mr. Ristoff was born in Miles City, on the family farm just north of town. Most people know the place as Pirogue...
  •     Students from six schools, Custer County District High School in Miles City, Dawson County High School in Glendive, Sidney, Fergus County High School in Lewistown, Hardin and Laurel. The band students from the six schools are divided and combined into three performing ensembles for the festival: Honor Band, Mass Band and Percussion...
  • A son, Evan Douglas Kuchynka, was born to Melissa and Kane Kuchynka of Idaho Falls, Idaho on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.  Evan weighed six pounds, 12 ounces at birth.  He joins a brother, Carson, and a sister, Reagan, in the family home.  His Miles City grandparents are Larry and Rhea Kuchynka and his great-grandparents are Shirley...