Monthly archive

July, 2015

  •   Friday, July 3 - Music by Emmett Labree, 6:30 p.m., VFW Hall, 119 N. Sixth St. - Cow Capital Babe Ruth League Tournament, Connors Stadium, games from 11 a.m.-approx. 7 p.m.   Saturday, July 4 (No parking on Main Street from 8 a.m. until after parade) - 12th Annual People’s Parade with theme of “Patriotic Down Home Values...
  •   At the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1579, Harvey Wolff has already begun preparation for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show.  Wolff, who does the show every year along with four other gentlemen, put a lot of work into the big display. “Preperation for the show starts weeks before,” says the VFW Commander...
  •   There’s still plenty of time to stock up on fireworks before the big day. There’s a number of firework stands to choose from, and each offers many different options.  Thompson’s Fireworks, located off Haynes Avenue across from Wendy’s, is the oldest fireworks stand in eastern Montana. David Thompson has been in...
  •   Norman Arthur Ross died Oct. 5, 2014, in Carmichael, California. Mr. Ross was born Dec. 28, 1927, in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He was the loving husband of Marie Minkoff Ross, former Miles City resident; father of Michael (deceased), Jeffrey and Susan; grandfather and great-grandfather of Megan, Michael, Heather, Jennifer, Blake, Keith,...
  •   Nellie Minkoff-Buscher, 89, of Summerville, South Carolina, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, in The Village of Summerville. She was born on March 4, 1925, in Miles City, the daughter of the late Filu Minkoff and Kalia Gergonoff Minkoff.  Her greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her beloved pets...
  •   Dennis Leon Mellville, 60, of Jordan died at home on Monday, June 29, 2015.  Mr. Mellville was born in Miles City on Oct. 26, 1954, to Harry Mellville and Diana Dee Major. He grew up in Miles City and learned to play music at an early age, playing with his dad and mom at country dances sitting on the edge of the stage. Music was his...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The Miles City Outlaws are slugging it out at the Bozeman Bucks Tourney this week.  The Outlaws started the tourney with two losses to the Billings Royal and Mountain View, but they will try to reload when they take on the Helena Senators and Bozeman Bucks on Friday. The Outlaws’ Fourth of July opponent is...
  •   Visitors to Riverside Park this Fourth of July weekend will get a new glimpse of what the park looked like in the 1800s, in the form of a mural being unveiled at the Lion’s Shelter. The Miles City Preservation Commission and the Custer County Historical Society, a private non-profit group dedicated to promoting the preservation and...
  •   By the Fourth of July     Committee  The Independence Day Parade and Riverside Park Activities began 12 years ago. The parade started as a grassroots effort from a group of community members and has continued to grow each year. It is now an anticipated part of the Independence Day festivities in Miles City. The local...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The annual Cow Capital Babe Ruth League Tournament starts Friday at Connors Stadium and continues through Sunday.  Games get under way at 11 a.m. with the Miles City Elks taking on Baker. On Friday at 2 p.m., the Big Sky Smile Center team meets the Eagles. The winner of Game 1 will play Forsyth at 5 p.m. on Friday...