Monthly archive

February, 2014

  •   BOYS Eastern A at Billings (Metra)   Thursday Sidney 57, Hardin 56 (first-round) Miles City 63, Billings Central 56 (first-round)   Friday Game 3- Laurel vs. Sidney, 4 p.m. (semifinal) Game 4- Glendive vs. Miles City, 8 p.m. (semifinal)   Saturday Game 5- Hardin vs. Game 4 Loser, 10:45 a.m. (loser-out, at Central) Game 6...
  •   The District 4C boys teams had a good first round at the Southern C Divisional Tournament in Laurel yesterday. Wibaux, Broadus and Terry all picked up first-round wins last night, advancing into the semifinals tonight. Melstone, the fourth-seed from the 4C, gave the top-seed from the 6C, Broadview-Lavina, a run but lost 42-29. Wibaux beat...
  •   It’s almost getting to be a cliché for the Custer County District High School boys basketball team. They have a rough regular season, earning one of the lower seeds into the Eastern A Divisional Tournament and then throw all that out the window in the tournament. For the third straight season, the Cowboys pulled off a first-...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowgirl basketball team is one of the most storied programs in the state. Their five state champions are the most in Class A, but it’s been awhile since the Cowgirls have enjoyed postseason success. The Cowgirls are on their way to rectifying that this year, starting with a 53-36 win over...
  •   Daniel W. “Animal” Sampson, 29, of Miles City, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, after courageous battle with a heart condition at his home in Miles City with his family by his side. Daniel William Sampson was born on Feb. 26, 1985, in Riverside, Calif., to Daniel and Leverna Wheaton Sampson. At the age of five, he received his...
  •   Loren “Bill” Kransky, 66, of Miles City died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at his home in Miles City. Mr. Kransky was born in Miles City on Oct. 20, 1947, the son of Donald and Bonnie Hill Kransky. He grew up and attended schools in Miles City, graduating from Custer County High School in 1965. He then attended Billings Business...
  •   Mayor Butch Grenz appointed Shawn Quinlan Tuesday night at the Miles City Council meeting as the new assistant prosecutor. Deputy City Attorney/Prosecutor Jeff Noble has chosen to leave his position. Also that night, the council approved Resolution No. 3669, the agreement with Lucas and Tonn, where Quinlan works, for the service. Noble will...
  •   In response to the need for truck drivers and heavy equipment operators in the wake of the energy boom in the region, Miles Community College is working toward becoming a leader in Workforce Development. At Monday’s monthly meeting of the MCC Board of Trustees, the board voted in favor of three separate items, essentially turning the...
  • The two local men who allegedly stole vehicles and were caught after two separate police chases in Laurel over the weekend - one involving gunfire - were charged in Justice Court in Billings Tuesday. Austin Allen Allery, 18, and Hayden O’Neil Lowry, 20, appeared by video in court Tuesday afternoon. Allery faces felony charges of assault on a...