Monthly archive

January, 2017

  • The Miles City Council moved forward to exclude additional response charges for city residents and their insurance policies in the event of vehicle accidents, unless they are criminally negligent.  At its Tuesday night meeting, members voted 7-1 for a resolution to be created to amend Resolution No. 4007, that allowed the response fees to be...
  • John Victor Wellems, age 87, of Miles City passed away unexpectedly on January 17, 2017 at Spirit Mountain Hospice Care in Cody, WY. John was well known to the Miles City area. He had a great sense of humor. He enjoyed reminiscing about the past.  He touched many hearts in his lifetime.  John “grandpa” will be greatly missed...
  • Slippery fingers and ice-cold shooting doomed the Miles Community College women’s basketball team to a 55-48 loss to Gillette on Wednesday. The Lady Pioneers committed 30 turnovers, including a stretch of six straight possessions in the first half, as the Pronghorns built an early lead that they would never relinquish. “I believe every...
  • This one hurt — literally. Miles Community College’s leading scorer Montenia Nelson went down with an evening-ending injury to his left ankle just seconds into the second half. Starting forward Deng Kuany hobbled to his seat, then headed to the locker room, with a knee injury with about 10 minutes to play. And starting freshman forward...
  • Volunteers with the American Association of Retired Persons Tax Assistance Program in Montana will be offering free tax counseling and preparation for taxpayers with middle and low income again this year. As in previous years, special attention will be given to taxpayers age 50 and older. In southeastern Montana, Tax-Aide volunteers will be...
  • Through a U.S. Department of Defense program designed to clear out excess and obsolete equipment, Custer County was able to get two large 2006 International trucks, valued at approximately $31,000 each, for only the cost of bringing them back from California. That expense amounted to less than $2,000, plus a lot of highway time for Custer County...
  • It was Senior Night on Tuesday at the Custer County District High School gym as the wrestlers took on Eastern A matmen from Laurel and Billings Central Catholic. Open weight classes and few wins did the injury-plagued Cowboy grapplers no favors as they fell 60-12 to Laurel and 42-24 to Billings Central.  However, points on the board against...
  • A son was born to Kassidy Thompson and Ethan Warmbrod of Miles City on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Roseanna and Joshua Skaggs of Miles City on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  • Gentlemen’s barbers have been making a comeback but Top Kut Barbershop in Miles City takes it to a whole new level. Owner Kile McQuirk Sr. said a gentlemen’s barber does everything — hair, beards, straight-razor shaves and hot towel service.  Top Kut does all that and more, like shaving sports logos designs into the hair,...
  • At Monday’s Miles Community College Board of Trustees meeting it was revealed that a bid for the Heavy Equipment/Commercial Driver License Training Center has been accepted and a completion date has been set. According to Lisa Smith, MCC’s vice president of administrative services, the low bid of $700,600 from the Jackson Contractor...