Monthly archive

June, 2015

  •   The Miles City Outlaws began a nine-day, 15-game series this week.  They went 2-2 on the weekend against Billings teams, swept the series with Colstrip Monday   and now are 21-15 overall. They played Colstrip and Spearfish at home Tuesday, then were headed to the Williston tournament Thursday through Sunday.   Game 1...
  •   DURHAM, N.C. – Arizona sophomore Bobby Dalbec has accepted an invitation to join the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team and will be a part of a 24-player squad that will embark on a two-month tour comprised of at least 17 games in June and July. Dalbec is the grandson of Miles Citians Joe and Jeri Dalbec.  Dalbec, a standout...
  •   Former Custer County District High School Cowgirl softball player Lauren Wolfe (2011-14) has been named to the NJCAA Region XI Academic All-Region First Team at Marshalltown Community College (Iowa).   Wolfe was the only player in the Tigers program to receive such an honor for the spring semester.  
  •   The opening of the Eastern A conference season has not been kind to the Miles City Mavericks.  After getting in just three non-conference games before the Eastern A schedule started, the Mavs have lost their first six Eastern A games. Over the weekend, at home, the Mavs were swept by Laurel on Saturday night and then swept by the...
  •   Dear editor, The terrible story about two adult brothers who repeatedly abused young girls over a period of years (as reported on June 8, 2015 KULR 8 News; http://www.kulr8.com/story/29269625/two-brothers-plead-not-guilty-to-seven-total-counts-of-sexual-intercourse-without-consent ) should make all of us stop and think, “What could I...
  •   Dear editor, Let’s talk Montana’s 2015 legislative session! Among the “also rans” was SB 416, the infrastructure bill. It had broad bi-partisan support and missed receiving a necessary two-thirds House majority by one vote. That is, it received 66 votes and needed 67 to pass. SB 416 allocated $300 million for...
  •   Dear editor, This has been a very bittersweet week for me. I cleaned out my desk after school last week and I will soon be leaving Miles City with a positive outlook for the future as well as a hollowness that was dealt to me while here. I was raised in Colstrip, graduated from Montana State University, worked and coached in several...
  • Kurt Kelby Lehti, 63, died June 3, 2015.  He was born January 2, 1952 in Miles City, Montana, to George A. and Lois Venus Lehti. He attended six years at Cartersville Grade School and graduated from Rosebud High School in 1970, both located in Rosebud County. He grew up on the family farm at Rosebud and after his father George died in 2002,...
  •   Alden F. “Bud” Rice, 91, died at the Garfield County Nursing Home in Jordan on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Mr. Rice was born on Dec. 20, 1923, in Fargo, Minnesota. He was adopted by Charles and Bernice Rice and attended elementary school near Dent, Minnesota. After completing the eighth grade he moved to California to live with his...
  •   Erma Rumph, 96, died at the family home in Biddle on Friday, June 5, 2015. Mrs. Rumph was born on Nov. 18, 1918, to Raymond and Ada Adams Weischedel. She was the oldest of seven children. She was raised on the family homestead at the head of Olmsted Creek north of Recluse, Wyoming. She attended country school near her home and high school...