Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   The annual Cowtown Classic Youth Basketball Tournaement will be held in Miles City March 22nd and 23rd. The tournament is hosted by the Miles Community College Pioneer Sports Booster Club and will be held at four different sites around Miles City The boys and girls tournament will be split into divisions from fifth- through eighth-grade....
  •   City crews barricaded portions of the dike road, along the Tongue River, on Sunday due to rising waters.  City Public Works Director Scott Gray expected the barricades to be taken back down Monday. Gray explained that an ice jam, three to five miles long, came down the Yellowstone River, while there was ice jammed in the Tongue River...
  •   City crews barricaded portions of the dike road, along the Tongue River, on Sunday due to rising waters.  City Public Works Director Scott Gray expected the barricades to be taken back down Monday. Gray explained that an ice jam, three to five miles long, came down the Yellowstone River, while there was ice jammed in the Tongue River...
  •   The most successful season in years for the Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team came to a close in loser-out action on Friday afternoon at the Class A State Tournament in Great Falls. The Cowboys lost to Polson 62-44 to end their season at 7-16. They were in their first State A Tournament since the 2002-03 season....
  •   The Jordan Lady Mustangs played the Harlowton-Ryegate Lady Engineers closer than anyone else this season, but the championship game of the Southern C Girls Divisional Tournament ended the same way the previous 23 games have gone for the Lady Engineers: with a win. The Lady Engineers (24-0) came from behind to beat the Lady Mustangs 33-30 in...
  •   The Wibaux Longhorns lost their first game at the State C Tournament in Butte over the weekend, but rallied to win three straight games to claim the third-place trophy. In the first game of the tournament, Wibaux lost to Fairview 66-53, sending them into the consolation bracket. The loss was just the second on the season for the Longhorns,...
  •   Laura Lee “Laurie” Gibson passed away on March 6, 2014 surrounded by her family, after a short battle with cancer. Laurie was born October 24, 1945, in Jordan, Montana, to Shirley (Cate) Gibson and Robert “Bob” Gibson. She was the third of five children, which included Rosemary, Nevin, Sherry and Gayle. Laurie...
  •   Possible options for improved flood control were outlined for about 100 people who attended the Miles City Flood Protection public information meeting held at Miles Community College Thursday night. An assessment study is in the beginning phase and it is hoped that it will be complete in six to nine months.   The meeting was attended...
  •   Despite statewide reports of flooding on the Tongue River at Miles City, no evidence has been found of it. Public Works Director Scott Gray said the city is currently monitoring the rivers and dike. “The Tongue River has come up a little, just a little,” Gray said. According to the United States Geological Survey’s Web...
  •   Lynne (Patton) Vosen passed away with cancer at her home on March 3, 2014.  Born in Spokane, she was the middle daughter of Nancy and James Patton, attending Grant Elementary and graduating from Lewis and Clark High School in 1961. Lynne graduated with a B.A. in music from the University of Idaho in 1965. That same year she was united...