Monthly archive

April, 2017

  • You can cross the finish line just about any way you want. The name itself offers three different ways of concluding the annual race.  Sunday marks the fifth time Door 804 Fitness and Tanning  at 804 Main St. will host the Run, Walk or Stumble, beginning with a Kids’ Fun Run followed by a 2-mile walk, and 5K and 10K races. The...
  • An author who helped put Miles City on the map— Robert M. Pirsig, who penned  “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” — has died. But his work, and his visit to Miles City in the late 1960s, will live on in print. Part two, chapter eight, of Robert Pirsig’s nonfiction book “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle...
  • April is Archaeology Month in Montana, an  annual observance to encourage Montanans to learn more about the state’s cultural and archaeological heritage.  The federal Bureau of Land Management office in Miles City will mark the observance with its annual Artifact Roadshow, slated for 1-4 p.m. Saturday in the Miles City Public...
  • Bedtimes were missed. There may have been a few yawns at work this morning. But this much is known after the Harlem Globetrotter’s visited a packed Kailey Gymnasium at Miles Community College on Wednesday — no souvenir red, white and blue basketball was left unsigned. Coach Sweet Lou Dunbar’s world famous Harlem Globetrotters...
  • Betty Joan Ohnstad of Miles City, died Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, Montana.  She was born August 4, 1935 in Miles City to Lec and Ina Mae (Timberman) Sturdevant and spent her early childhood in Sheffield, MT. Her family later moved in to Miles City where she attended her schooling. She married Sam Ohnstad on...
  • The Miles City Council decided Tuesday to establish a working group to address possible annexation in the future. City councilman Dwayne Andrews, who suggested forming the group, explained the group would be composed of a Custer County Commissioner, the mayor, one homeowner from a subdivision outside the city limits, one homeowner from within the...
  • Dean Paul Seifert, age 57 of Miles City, MT passed away in Billings, MT.  on April 13, 2017. Dean was born on January 27, 1960 to Leland and Hilda Seifert in Marion Kansas. Dean attended grade school in Marion Kansas. Dean went to High School in Grove, Oklahoma where he graduated.  Dean moved to Miles City in 1985 where he was a rancher...
  • Marjorie Beecher, 88, passed away at her home in Spokane, Washington on April 20, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Marjorie was born on August 17, 1928 in Terry, Montana to Lewis and Phyllis (Reynolds) Chapman and grew up on the family ranch located below Big Sheep Mountain north of Terry with her seven siblings.  She...
  • Volborg native and professional bull rider Jess Lockwood failed to register a qualifying ride at the Tacoma (Washington) Invitational on Sunday, taking home $400 in earnings for his no-ride effort. Lockwood sits in fifth place in the Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series, taking 13 bulls for an eight-second ride and finding himself on...
  • The Miles Community College (MCC) men’s and women’s rodeo teams faced a busy weekend, competing first at Dawson Community College in Glendive April 20-21 and then returning home for the first-ever event at MCC’s Ag Advancement Center. “It was the biggest crowd I’ve ever seen at a college rodeo here,” said...