Monthly archive

November, 2015

  • When I had my first son I knew it would give me an excuse to buy Lego again. When he turned 3, we decided to get him his first real set that wasn’t Duplo. He was more interested in the figures, but we had him help us build the set. It was a little early, but he started asking for more sets as he got older. My son is now 6 and he loves Lego....
  • Back in February of this year, a group of women took off from Miles City to attend “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in Burbank, California. Attending the show was on the bucket list of one of the women, Rosa Neese, who had been fighting cancer off and on since her initial diagnosis of ovarian cancer on Dec. 8, 2008.  Rosa, her daughter...
  • As a kid, hiking is intuitive, at least it was for me. I had 1,000 acres of farmland to explore. I spent all day everyday in the summer going over as much of those acres as I could.  When I decided that I wanted to introduce my 6-year-old to hikin,g I didn’t think much of it. I hiked all over when I was a kid and had a fabulous time. I...
  • The Washington Middle School wrestling team headed to Baker and Sidney last weekend. The Broncos took 2nd in Baker and 3rd in Sidney. Placing 4th in Baker were Owen Higgins, Anthony Manfredo, and Colton Grant. 3rd place were Braxton Scheeler, Kaid Campbell, Braedyn Stinson, and Dylan Gibson. 2nd place were Brenan Hager, Damien Leidholt, Danny...
  •  In last night’s meeting of Miles Community College Board of Trustees, the Moorehead/Dickinson road access to Haynes Avenue was a main topic of discussion, as progress is being made toward the road access becoming a reality.  MCC is currently working with First Interstate Bank on a road that would connect Haynes to the college....
  • ’Tis the season for increased fire danger in the home, and a chimney fire at a local home on Friday night is a perfect example of what people need to watch for this time of year. When a new homeowner on South Lake Street started a wood fire in the stove Friday night, it suddenly started making a loud, rushing noise and the fire alarm started...
  • On the evening of November 14, 2015, Paul Lynn Oakland, Sr. passed away at his home in Miles City, Montana. Paul was 68 years old. Paul Lynn Oakland, Sr. was born on February 26, 1947 to Raymond and Winnie Oakland in Williston, North Dakota. He attended country grade school in Cartwright, North Dakota. He graduated from Fairview High School in...
  • Sacred Heart School wil host a Class 4C boys’ and girls’ basketball tournament starting today and continuing through Saturday, November 21. This is the first time in many years that they have had this type of tournament at Sacred Heart. In the past they would have a round-table tournament rather than a single-elimination tournament,...
  • The Jr. High Girls basketball teams were busy in action again. On Thursday teams traveled to Forsyth. The 7th-grade Gold Team played a tough Forsyth team. They played hard the whole game and never gave up, losing 49-21. Scoring were Kaylee Merical and Ruby Kuester with 2 each, Marissa Coleman had 5 and Kylie Black had 12.  The 7th...