Monthly archive

December, 2016

  • Scott Austin Price, 38, a Miles City native, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole, plus 10 years for use of a weapon, on Monday afternoon in Miles City. Price had entered a conditional guilty plea in September for the murder of Ed Martin, 78, of Miles City, and the aggravated kidnapping of his wife, Helen Martin. The crimes...
  • Earl Clark, 84, of Miles City died after a westbound BNSF train hit the Chevrolet pickup truck he was driving on the tracks northeast of the Leighton Boulevard crossing late Friday night. The accident was reported at 10:49 p.m. Friday, according to Miles City Fire and Rescue. Kathleen Cain and her husband Steven were home when they heard an engine...
  • Charles Terrace Meier, age 58, of Miles City passed away Friday morning, November 25, 2016 at his home in Miles City after a heart attack. Charles, better known to his friends and family as Charlie, was born in Valley City, ND on January 25, 1958, the son of Charles Henry and Mary Lou (Motz) Meier. At the age of 13, he moved with his family to...
  • On the evening of November 27, 2016, Nannette Inez Morgan passed away peacefully at her home. Nannette was 64 years old. Nannette was born November 21, 1952 in Miles City, MT, to E.G. “Doc” Balsam and Loretta “Det” Waddell Balsam. She was their fifth child and youngest daughter. Nannette was passionate about horses, and her...
  • A daughter was born to Alissa and Brennan Haughian of Miles City on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.  
  • The front page of the Miles City Daily Star on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 1916, carried large engravings of two distinguished men and the announcement in large type across the top: NEW YORK PAPER ALL CONCEDE IT’S HUGHES. President Charles Evans Hughes was elected in November of 1916. Or so some folks thought. There were no electronic returns, no...
  • At Thursday’s meeting of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC) an update on the west end beautification project was given. The goal is to create a non-commercial area that draws people in from Interstate 94 at the Fort Keogh exit. The west end is located west of the Tongue River, south of the Yellowstone River, east of...
  • Deer and elk hunters capped off a successful season in southeastern Montana as the general hunting season closed last weekend, according to state wildlife officials. “Cooler temperatures held off until after Sunday’s close of the general deer and elk season, but the trend of more hunters and more deer coming through Fish, Wildlife...
  • Custer County District High School athletes are well represented on the fall 2016 Eastern All-Conference and All-State teams, with 11 players from the football and volleyball squads receiving honors. A trio of seniors — volleyball player Jenna Swope and football players Riley Conley and Tyler Burke — were chosen for Montana’s...