Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   The Wibaux Longhorns lost their first game at the State C Tournament in Butte over the weekend, but rallied to win three straight games to claim the third-place trophy. In the first game of the tournament, Wibaux lost to Fairview 66-53, sending them into the consolation bracket. The loss was just the second on the season for the Longhorns,...
  •   Laura Lee “Laurie” Gibson passed away on March 6, 2014 surrounded by her family, after a short battle with cancer. Laurie was born October 24, 1945, in Jordan, Montana, to Shirley (Cate) Gibson and Robert “Bob” Gibson. She was the third of five children, which included Rosemary, Nevin, Sherry and Gayle. Laurie...
  •   Possible options for improved flood control were outlined for about 100 people who attended the Miles City Flood Protection public information meeting held at Miles Community College Thursday night. An assessment study is in the beginning phase and it is hoped that it will be complete in six to nine months.   The meeting was attended...
  •   Despite statewide reports of flooding on the Tongue River at Miles City, no evidence has been found of it. Public Works Director Scott Gray said the city is currently monitoring the rivers and dike. “The Tongue River has come up a little, just a little,” Gray said. According to the United States Geological Survey’s Web...
  •   Lynne (Patton) Vosen passed away with cancer at her home on March 3, 2014.  Born in Spokane, she was the middle daughter of Nancy and James Patton, attending Grant Elementary and graduating from Lewis and Clark High School in 1961. Lynne graduated with a B.A. in music from the University of Idaho in 1965. That same year she was united...
  •   (GREAT FALLS)- Playing in their first State A Tournament since 2003, and playing against one of the favorites in the tournament, the Custer County District High School Cowboys played pretty well. But despite playing well for the most part, the Cowboys lost to Dillon 59-47 to drop into the consolation bracket of the State A Tournament in...
  •   Thursday Laurel 61, Stevensville 41 (first-round) Columbia Falls 50, Havre 36 (first-round) Dillon 59, Miles City 47 (first-round) Belgrade 40, Polson 35 (first-round)   Friday Game 5- Stevensville (13-9) vs. Havre (7-14), 12:30 p.m. (loser-out) Game 6- Miles City (7-15) vs. Polson (7-16), 2 p.m. (loser-out) Game 7- Laurel (19-2) vs....
  •   The District 6C showed their strength yesterday in the first-round of the Southern C Divisional Tournament at the Custer County District High School gym. Three teams from the District 6C advanced to the semifinals with wins yesterday, while the District 4C will only have Jordan playing in the semifinals. Harlowton-Ryegate beat Terry 59-36...
  •   A program offered by the Montana Department of Labor and Industry that offers free safety training to all Montana workers is coming to Miles City. SafetyFest MT, a program started in Helena in 2010, will be offering a three-day seminar May 20-22, hosted by Miles Community College. SafetyFest MT Coordinator Casey Kyler-West spoke at Thursday...
  •   1997. That was the last time the Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team reached the Eastern A Divisional Championship game. But with a magical ride that saw the sixth-seeded Cowboys beat the #3 and #2 teams, the Cowboys did just that this weekend in Billings. And the Cowboys nearly beat the top-seed in the championship...