Monthly archive

November, 2015

  •   The Southeast Bandits Special Olympics basketball team heads to Helena this weekend for the state basketball tournament. When asked his favorite part of basketball, Chance Gilbertson said, “Fun. Kent Duffin is my best man.”  Gilbertson has been with the Bandits for three years and loves his team.  He and his teammates...
  •   Sacred Heart School is fielding its first wrestling team since 1986. Coached by Mike Etchemendy, three athletes are practicing this season, with two competing. Curry Brown took first at Hardin this past weekend for his weight category, while Titas Bonnette took second in his weight class. Jackson Miller is also a member of the team, but at...
  •   The Washington Middle Schools Girls played their first basketball games of the season in Colstrip on Saturday, Nov. 7. The 8th-grade girls have two teams. The Blue teams members are Jenna Jarrett, Charlie Vermeire, Ashtyn Swigart, Mack Rask, Sydney Johnstone, Chaney LaPlante and Hope Herzog. The White team’s members are...
  •   Local business, Girl Ran Away with the Spoon, is being featured in the Mary Janes Farm magazine’s December-January issue.  Girl Ran Away With The Spoon makes handcrafted artisan jewelry and gifts. The business was started about eight years ago by Erin Thormodsgard and is located at 112 N. Seventh St.  Not just a store, most...
  •   Jim Michels loved Miles City. Thank you to all who were a part of his life. Our father, the incomparable Jim Michels, was a multidimensional man … a farmer, war pilot, father to his own children, but also many Ag and Farm Shop students, scholar, builder, educator, entrepreneur, flyer, developer, but most of all … a lover of...
  • Veterans Day, a time to celebrate the service of all United States military veterans, will be Wednesday, Nov. 11. This is a federal holiday in the United States and coincides with the holidays known as Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which are celebrated in other countries. These holidays mark the formal end of World War I, which was in 1918 on...
  •   The Eastern A Divisional Playoffs are taking place in Livingston November 5-7.  The top 5 seeds from the East and the top 4 seeds from the Central divisions will battle this weekend to see who will go on to the State Volleyball Tournament in Bozeman next week. Livingston (5-13, 2-6) will take on Laurel (2-12, 1-9) in Game 1 Thursday...
  •   With Veteran’s Day approaching, the Montana Warriors on the Water is encouraging people to show their support for veterans by replacing one visible light with a green bulb. “Greenlight a Vet” is a campaign to establish a visible national support for our veterans by changing one light to green. The color green was chosen,...
  •   Michael Gerald (Gerry) Devlin passed away at home and in his sleep the morning of Nov. 6, 2015 at age 84. He was born on September 11, 1931 in Miles City to Michael Barnard and Jeanette McDowell Devlin. He attended Pershing School in rural Prairie County, Terry grade school, and Sacred Heart grade school in Miles City.  He attended...
  •   Moving on to the next round of the playoffs is something senior cowboy Isaac Maisel really wanted. “We can do something special,” Maisel said after the game Saturday. “Hopefully we are going to the championship. It could be no better.”  The Cowboys are undefeated thus far in the regular season and in the...