Monthly archive

March, 2017

  • The Miles City Wrestling Club finished 20th overall, and fifth in the small team category, at the Butte Cyclops wrestling tournament on Feb. 19. Danny Anderson was the top finisher for the Miles City at the tournament, which attracted about 800 wrestlers. He placed second at 126 pounds in the Cadet Class, while Paden Vannatten, a Forsyth resident...
  • Call it the Little Dance. The Miles City fifth- and sixth-grade boys basketball program concluded the regular season on Thursday with a pair of games, and will start the first round of their season-ending tournament today at the Custer County District High School gymnasium. The action begins at 6:30 p.m. when the third-seeded Orange Ballers play...
  • It was a tough season for the high school division Miles City Generals ice hockey team. In 20 regular-season games, they struggled to a 0-19-1 record. “This season was full of learning experiences and opportunities,” said coach Wacy Arndt. “The team showed a lot of character, persevering through the duration of the season and...
  • Seven area athletes will be donning the cap and gown this May after successful winter sports season for Custer County District High School (CCDHS). The CCDHS Cowboys basketball team came alive during the divisional tournament, winning their play-in game as well as the first-round game, wins that belied their play earlier in the season. The Cowboy...
  • Jack’s Auto Sales will fill in the final piece of the puzzle in the South Haynes Avenue commercial district in Miles City. In 1987 there were 33 businesses along South Haynes. Once Jack’s is built there will be 55 businesses along the 15-block stretch of highway, and all of the lots on Miles City’s busiest business street will be...
  • A new exhibit titled “WAM Presents WAM” will open at the WaterWorks Art Museum (WAM) on Sunday. Works by five women artists from around the world will be on display. They’ve named their group “Women Artists Mentors,” also known as WAM. An opening reception for the show is planned from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday with a talk...
  • Logan Muri of Miles City had the hot hand at the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship for southeastern Montana. Muri, competing in the 12-year-old boys’ division, made 21 of 25 foul shots for 84 percent. It was the most baskets recorded for any age group in the district competition, held last month for winners of local...
  • Seuss is on the Loose at Custer County District High School and Jefferson Elementary School in Miles City.  Art teacher DeeAnn Sutter’s Art II high school class is again collaborating with  Kim Schneidt and Maria Schock’s kindergarten class on a team art project.  This past Thursday 30 high school students helped 35...
  • The audience is invited to dive into the wacky and whimsical world of Dr. Seuss when the Barn Players, Inc. present this year’s children’s musical, “Seussical Jr.”  Performances, each celebrating reading and children’s author Dr. Seuss, are scheduled for the Custer County District High School auditorium tomorrow...
  • In order to maximize the use of state facilities, the 2015 Montana State Legislature authorized sending young adult offenders who fit a very narrow profile to Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility in Miles City. But putting adults under the same roof as minors didn’t sit well with state auditors. A legislative audit showed that committing...