Monthly archive

December, 2016

  • The Miles Community College women’s  basketball team snapped in-state rival Dawson Community College’s four-game winning  streak on Friday with a come-from-behind 63-57 win at Kailey Gymnasium in Miles City.  After a first half riddled with missed shots, and DCC’s under-the-basket aggressiveness, the Lady Pioneers...
  • Miles Community College (MCC) has hit a bump in the road in the attempt to reinstitute a women’s volleyball program. Head coach Stephanie Quigley, who was hired last summer, has resigned unexpectedly, the college has announced. According to an MCC press release, Quigley stepped down due to “unforeseen circumstances.”  MCC is...
  • The Patriot Guard Riders, in conjunction with the Wreaths Across America project, will host a wreath-laying ceremony at the Eastern Montana State Veterans Cemetery south of Miles City on Saturday at 10 a.m. Members of the Miles City Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion posts will assist with the ceremony.   “We have seven...
  • Sunday, Dec. 18 marks the third appearance of Miles City’s own Ryder Lee at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, home of the Denver Broncos. It’s a little too soon for Lee, a sixth-grader at Lincoln School, to play in the NFL, but he’s again representing Montana in his age division at the Team Championship NFL Punt, Pass, and...
  • Better bundle up. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until 5 a.m. Saturday. Up to 6 inches of snow, poor travel conditions, and dangerous wind chills as low as -35 degrees are expected. Friday morning Meterologist Ryan Walsh at the Billings office of the National Weather Service said Billings and on toward Livingston...
  • The Washington Middle School girls basketball teams closed out their seasons at Colstrip on Dec. 8, with the seventh-grade Blue team scoring a 24-20 victory to finish their season with a 9-1 record. Caitlin Anderson and Hope Stradley led the Blue with eight and seven points respectively. Kaylee Hirsch added 5 points, Reagan LaPlante contributed...
  • A daughter was born to Michelle and Jacob Dauenhauer of Volborg on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Samantha and Tyler Dahl of Plevna on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Melita Mitchell and James Evans of Circle on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at...
  • Butch and Gloria Grenz, owners and operators of the 600 Cafe and the Hole in the Wall in downtown Miles City, will be serving their annual free holiday dinner on Saturday.  “There will be a choice of roast Tom turkey or a baked ham dinner and all the fixings,” said Butch. The dinner will be served to everyone, free of charge, from...
  • The Friends of the Miles City Public Library will host the 12th Annual Breakfast With Santa on Saturday. Breakfast will be served in the Range Riders Museum’s Pioneer Memorial Hall from 8-11:30 a.m. The hall is in the back of the main log building on the museum grounds west of Miles City just past the Main Street bridge over the Tongue River...
  • New Miles City police officers with experience will now get a higher rate of base pay, helping the city to secure experienced officers. The resolution to change the base pay was unanimously approved by the Miles City Council on Tuesday. The corresponding contract amendment must now be approved by the police union — AFSCME Local No. 283-B....