Monthly archive

August, 2016

  • Kevin Dwight McLain, 63, of Miles City died Saturday, July 30, 2016, at Billings Clinic in Billings, as a result of complications with a severe stroke.  Mr. McLain was born in Mohall, North Dakota, on Feb. 4, 1953, to Lauren Lyle McLain and Gladys Luella McLain. Kevin enjoyed the family pets throughout his years in Miles City. His beloved dog...
  • Sophie A. Olson, 72, of Miles City died Tuesday morning, Aug. 2, 2016, in her home, due to pancreatic cancer. She  was born April 30, 1944, in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, to parents George and Lena Olson. On June 11, 1966, she and Art Olson were married at the Nordland Lutheran Church in Steward Valley, Saskatchewan. Her survivors include...
  • Who doesn’t know of a dog who’s practically considered a regular at some of our favorite drinking or dining establishments? But believe it or not, dogs really aren’t allowed — by law — in bars and restaurants in Montana.  Craig Caes, Park County’s director of environmental health, likes to periodically...
  • The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will make final decisions on a variety of proposals and hear information on a handful of others at their regular monthly meeting Aug. 11 at Montana WILD in Helena. The meeting will include a regular morning session followed by an afternoon tour to the upper Clark Fork River where the commission will see re-...
  • Runners will have the opportunity to lace up their shoes and take to the pavement when the Miles City Maltfest Trail Run gets under way Saturday morning starting at Connors Stadium. There will be 1 mile, 5K and 10K races. Registration for the races begins at 7 a.m. in the stadium. The 10K race starts at 7:30 a.m. and the 5 K and 1 mile races begin...
  • The 2016 Fall Parent/Athlete Meeting will be held in the CCDHS auditorium on Monday at 6:30 p.m. All athletes & parents are encouraged to attend. Miles City Public Schools Activities’ program information will be covered and the fall coaches will share information regarding their specific programs. Anyone with questions can contact Mike...
  • Visitation to Montana State Parks is on the rise again, and the Dawson County Economic Development Council is keen to see improvements made to Makoshika State Park in order to draw more visitors and increase the economic opportunities for Glendive. DCEDC Executive Director Cathy Kirkpatrick said one of the primary focuses of the organization at...
  • Mary Gibb was six-years-old in 1916 and she was fond of horses. She was also adventurous and bold so she and her unnamed companion decided to take a buggy ride. Problem was, she didn’t ask anyone’s permission, including the owner of the buggy. E. C. Haynes, who Haynes Avenue was named after, had tied his horse and buggy to the rail on...
  •  The inaugural Spur of the Moment All Women’s Ranch Rodeo and Junior Premier Ranch Rodeo took place on July 24, 2016, at the Prairie County Fairgrounds in Terry.  This was a WSRRA (Western States Ranch Rodeo Association) and WRRA (Women’s Ranch Rodeo Association) sanctioned rodeo.   This day was organized by Sharilyn...
  • The Miles City Outlaws took home the championship in the first Jase Henderson Memorial Classic Sunday. The Outlaws made their way into the championship game to take on the #1 seeded Havre All-Stars. The two teams met earlier in the tournament and Havre had a dominating 14-4 win over the Outlaws.  The Outlaws were looking to top Havre after...