Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   Dear editor, I find it very hypocritical that Miles City has some objections to rezoning property just south of town for a construction business. It seems they are worried about what it will look like and, if it got to be an eyesore, what that would do to the first impression one gets from Miles City.  How about enforcing the...
  •   Dear editor, Do elections alone serve as the driving force in what can be accomplished in Washington these days? Resource-wealthy Montana deserves more than lip service when it comes to creating jobs in our state. Truth is, it seems like this next election is getting in the way. President Obama just delayed the Keystone XL pipeline yet...
  •   Miles City Fire & Rescue is taking advantage of some advanced training, but luckily, they don’t have to go far to get it. Local firefighter Jerry Prete is also an instructor through the Montana State University Fire Services Training School. He spent several days last week conducting classes at the station.  On Saturday Prete...
  •   The 2014 Great American Cleanup of Miles City will be this weekend. Organizations, individuals and families are invited to join in the scheduled activities and spend time making improvements in their own backyards this spring. The event is organized by Keep Miles City Beautiful and the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce. It is part of the...
  •   Sandra Jeanne Lambert, 71 of Navajo, MT passed away at her home on May 1, 2014. Sandy was born in Scobey, MT on January 28, 1943 to Ruth and Eugene Hatfield. As a child, Sandy was an excellent student who skipped the third grade and took every opportunity to hold pretend school with her siblings, of course, with her as the teacher. She was...
  •   David Allen Hauk, 62, of Miles City, formerly of Philip, S.D., died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at his home near Miles City surrounded by his family. Mr. Hauk was born on June 20, 1951, in Wall, S.D., to Margaret “Peggy” (Clark) and George Hauk. He attended Lincoln Grade School just north of the farm until starting high school in...
  •     Playing in the MonDak Conference for the final time, the Pioneers went out on top. As they always have.   The Pioneers were members of the MonDak Conference for 14 years, and with a sweep of Dawson Community College on the weekend, they won the MonDak Conference for the 14th straight time. “I think it’s always good...
  • The Custer County District High School track teams took small rosters to Glendive over the weekend for the Elks Invitational. The Cowboys and Cowgirls were missing numerous athletes who were taking part in the State Music Festival. The Cowboys finished fifth in the meet with 45 points. Glendive won with 115, followed by Glasgow and Baker with 67...
  •   The Custer County District High School tennis teams were in Billings on Friday and Saturday, taking part in the Mayfair Invitational, hosted by Billings Central. The Cowboys and Cowgirls did not win any of their three matches as a team. The Cowboys lost 6-1 to Livingston and Dillon and were swept 7-0 by Billings Central. The Cowgirls lost 7...