Monthly archive

February, 2017

  • In their final regular season tuneups for the state tournament, the Miles City Generals Peewees hockey team beat Gillette 10-2 and 11-3 this past weekend. In the 10-2 win Peyton Taylor connected for five goals, and Devon Merwin added a hat trick. Jacob Steadman and CJ Lang also scored goals, while Taylor had two assists, and Steadman, Jay Pluhar...
  • The Centra Athletic Center on the Miles Community College campus will host a five-week youth basketball league for boys and girls ages in grades 1-6. Skills assessment and team drafts will begin March 2. Games will be played at the Centra on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 6:30 p.m. Rim heights will be adjusted according to age, a...
  • Dawson County scored when it mattered most, putting 20 points on the board in the fourth quarter to hand Custer County a 48-40 loss in high school boys basketball action on Saturday. Miles trailed Dawson 25-18 at the half, but outscored the hosts 10-3 in the third stanza to knot the score at 28-28 entering the fourth quarter. Senior guard Tyler...
  • Revenge was sweet, but not for the Miles Community College women’s basketball team on Monday. The Dawson Community College Lady Buccaneers beat Miles 63-57 in Glendive, avenging a 6-point loss to Miles in Miles City earlier this season. Dawson improved to 13-1 at home and 21-8 overall with the victory. Miles slipped to 15-13 forthe season....
  • The brackets are set and the Custer County District High School (CCDHA) Cowboys and Cowgirls are set to play Eastern/Central A Divisional basketball Wednesday, with both teams tipping off in the playoffs against the Havre High School Blue Ponies. The Cowboys and Cowgirls are battling teams from both the Central and the Eastern A conference, with...
  • Monday’s 118-109 victory over Dawson Community College at Glendive is one that Miles Community College men’s basketball players won’t soon forget. Trailing by 21 points in the first half, the Pioneers roared back to tie the game in regulation, then won it in triple overtime by outscoring the Buccaneers 23-14 in the final five...
  • Krista Li Anderson, 49, of Huntley died surrounded by family on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in Mandan, North Dakota, after a long battle with cancer.  She was born Aug. 11, 1967, in Regina Saskatchewan. An informal celebration of her life will be at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in Miles City at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017. Cremation has...
  • Luana (Lou) King Wellems passed on from this world and joined the Good Lord on Feb. 19, 2017. Her family now celebrates the life of a truly beautiful woman.  Lou was born on August 10, 1930, the daughter of Otto and Rosalie (Gribneau) Myran.  She was born in Taylor, North Dakota and then moved to Kinsey, Montana with her family in 1941....
  • 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....