Monthly archive

August, 2016

  • The rivers in Montana are extremely low but locally the main problem it is causing is with irrigation. Miles City officials said they don’t foresee any water supply problems for the city. U.S. Geologic Survey (USGS) data shows that the Yellowstone River’s water flow at Miles City was less than half of what it normally is this time of...
  • It’s not just Montana’s state parks that are attracting record numbers of visitors this year. Glacier National Park had its busiest month ever in July, with more than 818,000 people visiting the Montana gem. The National Park Service said Monday that the previous single-month record was set in July 2014, when nearly 700,000 people...
  • There will be some new faces at the Holy Rosary Healthcare Clinic. Local health services provider Holy Rosary Healthcare, has announced the addition of a pair of internal medicine providers — Sylvia Lymburner, MD, and Michael Kecskés, MD — to the staff. As internal medicine providers, Kecskés and Lymburner specialize in...
  •  With falling water levels in the Yellowstone River due to hot and dry conditions, boaters should use caution when launching.  According to Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7 Fishing Access Site Manager Jamie Hould, Amelia Island (near Hysham) boat ramp is fully exposed, and Stipek (seven miles northeast of Glendive) boat ramp is very...
  • After the arena dust settled, the stock was loaded, the prize money delivered and the street band had retired for the night, the seven members of the Ingomar Montana Rodeo committee (of a town whose population is 12) could finally take a moment to realize this year’s 2016 Ingomar Open Rodeo was one of the best ever.  The crowd was...
  • Jennie Pak stepped straight out of her car and into character at the Range Riders Museum on Saturday. Portraying 19th-century Montana pioneer Sarah Elizabeth Woody, Pak, dressed in the attire of the time, entertained and informed a crowd of about 20 history enthusiasts at a free Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau program. Pulling period pieces...
  • The second annual Miles City Maltfest, held Saturday afternoon and evening, was attended by more than 600 people, according to Terri Newby, a member of the event’s board. “Attendance was good, the weather was perfect and the music was fantastic,” said Newby. She added that Meadowlark Brewery from Sidney won the People’s...
  • The popular Tongue River Herd (TRH) of metal horse sculptures may find a permanent pasture in Miles City. Local citizens have formed a committee to work toward purchasing the sculptures, created by Montana artist Jim Dolan of Bozeman. They have become a feature for Miles City residents and those just passing by on the interstate highway, literally...
  • Early Thursday a crowd of over 30 people gathered at the future location of the Miles Community College Ag Advancement Center to celebrate the ground breaking of the site. The center will be located on the West End Campus which is out past the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds.  Several people from what MCC President Stacy Klippenstein called the...
  • Miles City Youth Soccer Association summer camps are well under way.  According to Miles City Youth Soccer Association Camp Coordinator Keeli Muscha there are 28 Challenger campers, which are the recreation-aged players. There are 14 TetraBrazil campers, which are the players that fall into the competitive category. “I think it is going...