Monthly archive

February, 2017

  • Wally Badgett, Miles City artist and cartoonist, was one of the authors and publishers honored at the 13th Annual Will Rogers Medallion Award Banquet hosted in Fort Worth, Texas in October. He may be better known locally as “MC Tin Star” for his “Cowboyin’ With Earl” series. Badgett won the first place award in...
  • Miles City Council members have varied ideas for a new policy outlining the process to fill a council vacancy, but they all agree that a policy is needed. The discussion was held at the council’s Feb. 14 meeting in City Hall. When a council member leaves mid-term, the council accepts letters of interest and chooses from the applicants....
  • The Eastern A Divisional high school basketball playoffs begin Wednesday at Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings with both Custer County District High School basketball teams in action. The girls, who finished fourth in the six-team Eastern A Conference with a 5-5 league record under head coach Aaron Essex, will play Havre at 5 p.m. Havre was the top...
  • The Custer County District High School girls’ basketball team finished the regular season on a down note, dropping a 55-44 decision to host Dawson County at Glendive on Saturday. Cowgirl Kyra Oakland canned nine-of-16 shots from the field and grabbed nine offensive rebounds while recording a double-double. The sophomore meshed 21 points and...
  • Helena held the upperhand this weekend, notching a pair of wins over the Miles City Generals in high school-age hockey action Friday and Saturday at the Agri-Sports Complex in Miles City. Jesse James had a big nigth on Friday, scoring both Miles City goals in a 15-2 loss. His second goal was assisted by Hunter Braden and Anthony Smith. Miles City...
  • The Miles Community College baseball team is off to a slow start, dropping four games to host Western Nebraska Community College this past weekend. Manager Jeff Brabant’s squad fell 13-1 in the opener in a game shortened to five innings. MCC scored first — freshman Vinny Smith singled home sophomore Dakota Crowe in the top of the first...
  • Custer County District High School senior football players Tyler Burk (wide receiver) and Caleb Petross (defensive back) have signed to play for the Dickinson State Blue Hawks football program in Dickinson, ND, for the 2017 season. “Tyler will be a welcome addition to our program,” said Blue Hawks head coach Pete Stanton. Stanton said...
  • A son was born to Emily and Jay Gibbs of Glendive on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Jennifer Cherry of Forsyth on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Rachel and Robert Harrell of Terry on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles...
  • February is Heart Health Month, perfect timing for Holy Rosary Healthcare (HRH) to throw its annual Heart to Heart Luncheon this past Wednesday at the Miles City Town and Country Club. The event attracted about 50 community members who learned how to take care of their hearts and live healthy. The program featured speakers Dr. William Knopf and Dr...
  • Make room in the Melstone High School gymnasium — two new trophies are coming home. The Broncs and the Lady Broncs advanced out of the weekend’s 4C tournament with top billing as a result of overtime wins over Wibaux. That’s not a typo: both teams defeated Wibaux, and both games went into overtime. No surprises on the scoreboard...