Monthly archive

December, 2016

  • John Baker Baldwin, age 90, of Ismay passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City. John was born in his Grandma and Grandpa Baker’s home in Ismay, Montana on February 16, 1926 to Aud and Esther (Baker) Baldwin. He attended school at Coal Creek Country School through the 8th grade then attended Ismay...
  • Dr. Richard C. Lang, Sr., 81, of Miles City, MT passed away peacefully at the Billings Clinic on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. Richard (Dick) was born in New Ulm, MN to Dr. Ervin and Bertha Lang on August 5, 1935.  He graduated from high school in 1953 from Lake Benton, MN.  Dick played basketball at the University of MN his freshman...
  • Custer County High School volleyball standout Tori Ogolin has signed a letter of intent to continue her volleyball career at Miles Community College. MCC announced the signing last week, and said Ogolin, a senior setter on the Cowgirls’ varsity team, will take the court for the Lady Pioneers when the volleyball program is revived next fall....
  • The Miles Community College men’s basketball team took on a fast and aggressive Dawson Community College team but fell short on Friday, losing the last game of the semester 78-71 at home. Perhaps an even greater loss was the injury sustained by sophomore point guard Montenia Nelson, the Pioneers’ leading scorer, who went down with a...
  • The Miles Community College women’s  basketball team snapped in-state rival Dawson Community College’s four-game winning  streak on Friday with a come-from-behind 63-57 win at Kailey Gymnasium in Miles City.  After a first half riddled with missed shots, and DCC’s under-the-basket aggressiveness, the Lady Pioneers...
  • Miles Community College (MCC) has hit a bump in the road in the attempt to reinstitute a women’s volleyball program. Head coach Stephanie Quigley, who was hired last summer, has resigned unexpectedly, the college has announced. According to an MCC press release, Quigley stepped down due to “unforeseen circumstances.”  MCC is...
  • The Patriot Guard Riders, in conjunction with the Wreaths Across America project, will host a wreath-laying ceremony at the Eastern Montana State Veterans Cemetery south of Miles City on Saturday at 10 a.m. Members of the Miles City Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion posts will assist with the ceremony.   “We have seven...
  • Sunday, Dec. 18 marks the third appearance of Miles City’s own Ryder Lee at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, home of the Denver Broncos. It’s a little too soon for Lee, a sixth-grader at Lincoln School, to play in the NFL, but he’s again representing Montana in his age division at the Team Championship NFL Punt, Pass, and...
  • Better bundle up. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until 5 a.m. Saturday. Up to 6 inches of snow, poor travel conditions, and dangerous wind chills as low as -35 degrees are expected. Friday morning Meterologist Ryan Walsh at the Billings office of the National Weather Service said Billings and on toward Livingston...
  • The Washington Middle School girls basketball teams closed out their seasons at Colstrip on Dec. 8, with the seventh-grade Blue team scoring a 24-20 victory to finish their season with a 9-1 record. Caitlin Anderson and Hope Stradley led the Blue with eight and seven points respectively. Kaylee Hirsch added 5 points, Reagan LaPlante contributed...