Monthly archive

July, 2015

  •   It’s an amazing accomplishment for any youth to compete in the National High School Finals Rodeo, but to qualify three years in a row, and this year in three events, makes Haven Meged of Miles City stand out. But Haven, who will be a senior this fall, will have to move over a bit or share the spotlight, because his little sister,...
  •   By Star Staff Writer Miles City is hosting the 13U Babe Ruth State Tournament, which kicks off tomorrow at 9 a.m. at Connors Stadium and continues through Sunday. Seven teams will compete for a state title: the Miles City All-Stars, Belgrade, Glacier, Helena, Hi-Line, Havre and Kalispell. The first game Thursday is between Belgrade and...
  •   Team members include (from left): Currey Brown, Riley Cline, Devon Merwin, Haidan Oakland, Ryder Gardner, Dalton Tvedt, Logan Muri, Ryder Lee, Kaden Harding, Charlie Lang, Daylond Gamboa and Kya Gilmore. The team is coached by Jeff Lee, Rick Lang and Troy Muri. Miles City has all-star teams at several levels this year, and their photos will...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The Miles City Outlaws hosted the Williston Keybirds at Tedesco Field Monday night for a doubleheader. The Outlaws played hard but couldn’t overcome Williston, dropping the first game 11-14 and the second 3-12. In the first game the Outlaws racked up five hits, but it wasn’t enough. Zach Allen racked up...
  •   For the second straight weekend, the Miles City Mavericks played pretty well in a tournament. The Mavs finished second at their home tournament, then went to Jackson Hole, Wyo., last weekend, where they were 3-2 on the weekend. The Mavs beat Blackfoot 12-4 on Thursday, before falling to Jackson 11-6 on Friday and losing to Logan 6-4 on...
  •   Bill G. Kane, 68, of Olive died Friday, July 3, 2015, at the Billings Clinic Hospital in Billings.      Mr. Kane was born March 4, 1947, in Miles City. He was the second of three children born to Delbert and Marian Kane. The Kanes lived on ranches around Powder River County until Bill Kane was six years of age when...
  •   Mona Deane Todd Wilhelm, 77, of Forsyth, died Thursday, July 2, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, after a hard fought, eight-month battle with cancer. She fought this battle with the dignity and spirit of a real “trooper” until the very last day. Mrs. Wilhelm was born on Jan. 7, 1938, to Clara (Waddell) and Gordon Todd of...
  •   Raymond Eugene Gramm, 72, of Colstrip, (formerly Belgrade), died Thursday, July 2, 2015, surrounded by his family that he loved at Billings Clinic Hospital in Billings. Mr. Gramm was born April 16, 1943, in Miles City to Eugene and Esther Bickel Gramm. He grew up and attended schools in Miles City.  He worked for area ranches including...
  •   People have been working in high gear recently to give a kick start to the new Tax Increment Finance District (TIFD). The city created the Urban Renewal District with Tax Increment Financial Authority. The purpose of this district is to help restore Miles City’s historic downtown area. To make this all happen, the city created an...
  •   Filing for the city election closed Thursday, and nine people signed up to run, including three that are running for mayor. Every office has at least one candidate. The candidates are as follows: — For mayor: Ward 3 Councilman John Hollowell, Mayor Butch Grenz and Robert Shipley. — Treasurer: Treasurer John Moorehead. —...