Monthly archive

July, 2015

  •   Price, Utah — Betty L Kiser, 75 died June 23, 2015 at her daughter’s home surrounded by her family. Betty was born September 10, 1939 in Miles City, Montana, to John Victor Lloyd and Dorothy E. (Williams-Lloyd) Watson. She attended the First Methodist Church. Betty grew up on Moon Creek, a ranching community outside of Miles...
  •     Benjamin Antonio “Ben” Balducke, 72, of Sidney, died on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings. Mr. Balducke was born on March 30, 1943, in Beach, North Dakota, the son of Frank and Leona Holst Balducke. The family purchased a ranch southwest of Sidney in 1964, where Frank and Leona Balducke raised...
  •   Janet Dancer Walsh of Red Lodge died Tuesday, June 30, 2015, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on  May 29,1952, in Havre, to Alice and Allan Dancer. While growing up, she attended schools in Malta.  Later she met and married Bud Walsh of Zortman. They had been married for 31 years and had two boys together,...
  •   Early in the morning of June 25, 2015 in Bend, Oregon, Helen Ivy Minifie Combs, 97, died. Mrs. Combs was born April 26, 1918, in Ceballos, Cuba. She arrived in the United States of America on May 16, 1918, where she lived in Oregon with her parents, Verna and William “Jack” Minifie and siblings John, Ruth (Ward), George and...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The Miles City Outlaws played the Powell Pioneers in Powell on Tuesday, but results were not available by presstime. The Outlaws will take on the Billings Royals tonight at the Bozeman Bucks Tourney. On Thursday Miles City plays Mountain View in Bozeman, and Friday they take on the Helena Senators and the Bozeman Bucks...

June, 2015

  •   'Tis the season, as a dense, smokey haze covers Miles City and surrounding areas, traveling long distances from multiple fires in Canada and spreading as far south as Tennessee.  According to BLM’s Fire Management Officer Eric Lepisto and Tanja Fransen at the National Weather Service in Glasgow, the smoke is making its way...
  • As July approaches red, white and blue decorations slowly start to become more visible across Miles City, and excitement is building for the Fourth of July festivities that take place every year.  There will be a Fourth of July parade, barbeque and fire works show, with the fireworks kindly hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars post. However...
  •   Nearly all of the City of Miles City offices up for election have no one running for them, and the deadline for filing is 5 p.m. Thursday.  The only candidate is Ward 3 Councilman John Hollowell, who is running for mayor. The other five seats open are city treasurer (currently held by John Moorehead) and council seats for Ward 1 (...
  •   Stacy Klippenstein, president of Miles Community College, said that MCC is still moving forward and working with the State Land Board and the Department of Military Affairs in the college’s efforts to acquire the former National Guard Armory on Main Street.  The college wants to move its heavy equipment operations and commercial...
  •   The Miles City Mavericks opened the Harry Griffith Tournament with a good 10-2 win over Riverton on Thursday night, then played pretty well over the weekend, ending with a 6-4 win over Glendive in the third-place game on Sunday afternoon. “I thought we played fairly well, especially the first two days,” Mavericks Head Coach Jeff...