Monthly archive

February, 2016

  • Thursday Cowboys at Divisionals in Billings, 1:30 p.m.   Cowgirls at Divisonals in Billings, 8 p.m.   Feb. 27 Pioneers at Region 1X First Round Tournament at Powell   March 1-5 L. Pioneers at Region 1X Tournament
  • Planning, funding, engineering, siting and construction all took almost a decade, but the new Miles City Readiness Center - a silver-certified LEED building with all the latest in technology and safety features - was formally presented to the people of Miles City with an Open House on Thursday, February 18. The Open House was sponsored by the...
  • The Lady Generals traveled to Butte this past weekend to compete in the Montana U14 Girls State Hockey Tournament. After the ice cleared, they came away with third place in state competition. In game one they faced the Missoula Lady Bruins, a perennial powerhouse in girls hockey. The Generals struck first in period 1 on an unassisted goal by Kayla...
  • The city league for fifth and sixth-grade boy’s basketball got under way on Feb. 8 with two games.   Thundercats 22, Bobcats 14 The Thundercats topped the Bobcats 22-14 in the first game. Dalton Polesky and Anthony Ramirez led the way for the Thundercats, scoring 12 and 8 points, respectively. Damon Petroff chipped in 2 points. Also...
  • The Miles Pioneer teams traveled to Casper Wednesday to take on the Thunderbirds. The highly ranked teams were going to be a challenge, and unfortunately both MCC teams dropped their games. The men’s score was 108- 71, while the women’s was 79-62. The men played well, but Casper is a strong team and they just couldn’t keep up...
  • The first round of 4C girls action kicked off Thursday with the Carter County Lady Bulldogs and the Melstone Lady Broncs. Carter County has put together a strong team that showed that strength through the first three quarters, dominating Melstone. Melstone pushed ahead, though, led by BreElle Wacker. They managed to score 22 points in the fourth...
  • On February 17, the family of Bethany and Ryan White welcomed their daughter, Cora Sage, into the world with a twist. Little Cora wasn’t born in a hospital, but on the side of the road about 30 miles outside of Miles City. The Whites already had two children, 5-year-old Savanna and 2-year-old Wesley. Cora was born a week late at 41 weeks....
  • Two Miles City men were injured in separate wrecks near Miles City Thursday morning. Highway Patrol Trooper Matthew Cartwright said 46-year-old Freddie Soennichsen was driving eastbound on Highway 12 and drifted to the right, struck a guardrail and continued down the hill and came to rest in a dry creek bottom. The call came in at 7:05 a.m....
  • A local woman’s body was found near the South Eighth Street crossing of the BNSF railroad tracks in Miles City on Thursday at 3 p.m. Coroner/Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh said there is nothing suspicious in the death, but they took the body to Billings for an autopsy Friday morning to “try to answer some cause-of-death questions...
  • Wibaux pulls out all the stops to beat Melstone District 4C action kicked off Wednesday night with Wibaux and Melstone starting the tournament. The Wibaux boys entered the tournament with a losing record, while Melstone had a strong 11-7 record.  In both previous games where these two met, Melstone prevailed. But Wednesday night Wibaux...