Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   The Miles Community College basketball teams hosted Sheridan College in a Region IX double-header on Saturday afternoon at the MCC Centra. The Lady Pioneers lost 66-55 and then the Pioneers dropped a heart-breaking 81-80 game in the nightcap. The MCC women dropped to 11-9 on the season and 2-5 in the Region IX North standings. The MCC men...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team dropped a 63-47 decision against a tough Class AA Billings West team on Friday night at home, but bounced back to beat Class B St. Labre on Saturday night in Ashland, 71-58. The Cowboys are now 3-6 overall on the year and remain 1-4 in the Eastern A. They will travel to Hardin on...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowgirl basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak on Saturday night at home against Class B St. Labre. That came after a tough 49-40 loss at Class AA Billings West on Friday night. “We actually put together a good weekend,” Cowgirls Head Coach Jacqui Engstrom said. “We have...
  •   A controversial proposal by the Montana High School Association prompted a spirited discussion at Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Unified Board of Trustees. The proposal, which would delete the prohibition of school activities and sporting events on Sunday, will be voted on at the MHSA’s Annual Meeting on January 20 in...
  •    Robert “Bob” Preston Maupin, 86, walked through heaven’s gates on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 in Billings, Montana. He was born August 8, 1927 to Robert, Sr. and Mary (Dolan) Maupin in Grainton, Nebraska. Robert was the fourth of nine children and graduated from Grainton High School in 1945. He lived at the family...
  •   Murvin Brown, 79, of Miles City died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at the Billings Clinic in Billings with his family by his side. He was born on Oct. 17, 1934, in Poplar, the son of Clarence and Mary Harmon Brown. He attended school in Sanger, N.D. After school, he went into the Army Air Corps for three years.  After serving his country...
  •   The contract to house local inmates out of town until a jail can be built has delayed this year’s city-county interlocal agreement discussions, but a compromise may have been reached. The county jail is outdated and since fall of 2012 has not been used solely as a temporary holding facility, so inmates are transported to the Glasgow...
  •   Pope Francis has appointed Miles City native Monsignor Stephen J. Berg to be a bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Pueblo, Colo. Berg, 62, is the oldest of 10 children of the late Connie and Jeanne Berg.  He graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1969, earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Colorado in...
  •   Miles City and Custer County will receive $30,000 ($15,000 each) for the feasibility study for the dike/flood control from the Community Development Block Grant program, City Grants Administrator Dawn Colton told the Miles City Council Tuesday night at City Hall. “Just to bring everybody up to speed, I think we put in for a $60,000...
  •   Cierra Rose ‘Roo’ McAuley was born April 11, 2013 to Dale McAuley and Kimberly Feigert in Billings, MT. She was born with medical issues including a Heart Defect and Down Syndrome.  Cierra had heart surgery in Denver, Colorado on November 26, 2013. She spent the holidays in Denver with her parents away from her sisters,...