Monthly archive

July, 2016

  • Columbia – Frank Costigan Hill, MD, 70, of Columbia, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Born in Miles City, Montana, on September 5, 1945, he was a son of the late Elisha B. “Pete” and Mary Frances Jensen Hill. Frank grew up on the PJ Cattle Ranch in Powderville, Montana, where he thoroughly enjoyed horses and the years of outdoor...
  • Connie J. Boyd Kountz Carey of Miles City died Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Prairie Community Center in Terry. She was born Oct. 7, 1952, in Everett, Washington. In 1961 she moved to Miles City, then went to school in Brockton where she graduated as Salutatorian of the Class of 1971. She moved to Miles City where she met and married...
  • Due to unforseen circumstances, the Jase Henderson Tournament will not start pool play until Friday with opening ceremonies starting at 3 p.m. Tonight they will be holding an Outlaw mom/sister game at 6 p.m. to start off the festivities. There will be just three teams competing in the tournament — Outlaw Baseball Club, Sidney and Havre....
  • Changes to Miles City’s City Council Chambers will be made so it will work better for city court, which also uses the space. The issue was discussed at Tuesday’s council meeting. City Judge Al Homme said the court uses the chambers 200 days a year while the council usually uses the downstairs conference room and only uses the chambers...
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on ice fishing contests proposed for the 2016-17 winter season. Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Applications for ice fishing contests may be approved, approved with conditions, or denied by the FWP Fisheries Division in Helena...
  • The Miles City Outlaws just made their way home from a tournament in Indianapolis and they are immediately getting ready for the Jase Henderson Memorial tournament here at home. Five teams will be participating in the tournament: the Richland County Patriots, Havre North Stars, NW Premier, Cheyenne Mustangs and the Outlaws. Henderson was one of...
  • On Friday, Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Democrat candidate Melissa Romano was in Miles City visiting with locals on public schools and her platform. Romano is focussing on three main ideas for her campaign.  According to Romano her first focus is public preschool. “I am advocating for public preschool for four-year-olds...
  • At the ceremony honoring the Battle of the Little Big Horn held in 1916, 40 years after the fact, General E. S. Godfrey delivered an address. As a young soldier, Godfrey was a member of Major Reno’s command sent to the field three days after the battle.   Godfrey spoke and the Miles City Star published his speech a few days later....
  • Lynne Marie Mathiason, 56, died Friday, July 22, 2016, at her home in Clarendon, Texas. Memorial services in Texas were held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, July 26, 2016 in the Robertson Funeral Directors Saints’ Roost Chapel in Clarendon with Rev. Bill Hodges, officiating. Memorial services in Montana will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, August 4, 2016...
  • At 11:58 p.m., Friday, July 22, 2016, Kenneth Hom passed away peacefully from a year battle with cancer. Ken was born March 5, 1934 in Beach, North Dakota to Paul and Blanche (Davis) Hom. One of nine siblings, he was raised on a homestead in Brusset, Montana before the family moved to Foreman, North Dakota where he graduated from high school in...