Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   Making their first appearance in the state tournament since 2009, the Custer County Cowgirls looked like seasoned pros against Hamilton yesterday. But the Cowgirls came up just short, falling 46-42 in the first-round in Great Falls. “They rose to the occasion,” Cowgirls head coach Jacqui Engstrom said. “They came focused...
  •    MILES CITY — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks in cooperation with local authorities recently closed all Fishing Access Sites (FAS) along the Yellowstone River, from Glendive downstream to the North Dakota border due to dangerous conditions caused by extreme flooding and ice jams lodged on shore.  This closure includes Black...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The Spring Film Festival ’14 at the Montana Theatre will begin with the showing of “Book Thief” on Thursday evening, March 20. Movies will be shown only once every Thursday from March 20 through April 24 beginning at 7 p.m. in the theatre located at 905 Main St. The films to be shown and the dates are...
  •   City Public Utilities Director Al Kelm reported to the Miles City Council Tuesday that this winter has been particularly bad for the city’s water lines. He said, “This has been a winter like we haven’t had, as far as frost goes. We’ve got frost measurements down to four and a half to five feet deep. We’ve had...
  •   For the first time on this young season, the Pioneer baseball team from Miles Community College suffered a defeat. In Arizona, the Pioneers lost yesterday to Arizona Western 6-2. The loss drops MCC to 5-1-1 on the season.  The Pioneers trailed 3-0 going into the top of the fourth when they finally got on the board, scoring two runs to...
  •   Prep Basketball State Tournament      Schedules   GIRLS Class AA at Billings (Metra) Thursday Game 1- Great Falls (18-3) vs. Kalispell Glacier (15-6), 9 a.m. (first-round) Game 2- Missoula Sentinel (19-1) vs. Bozeman (10-11), 10:30 a.m. (first-round) Game 3- Helena Capital (19-2) vs. Billings Senior (16-5), 3:30 p.m. (...
  •   The Miles City boys fifth- and sixth-grade basketball league started their tournament this week and will wrap up their season tonight with two games. The Timber Wolves and Blue Blazers will play at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Green Gunners and the Triple Threats for the championship game at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be held at the Custer...
  •   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...