Monthly archive

March, 2017

  • The Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC) learned Thursday that the development committee is pushing forward on the west end beautification project.  The plan is to create a non-commercial development that draws people off the interstate. The west end is located west of the Tongue River, south of the Yellowstone River, east of...
  • Seth Hamilton hit for a hat trick to propel the Miles City Generals to a 5-2 win over Glasgow on Sunday in the third-place consolation game at the Montana High School State Class B Hockey Tournament in Havre. While Hamilton provided the offense, Nick Thompson was nearly untouchable in goal, turning aside 61 shots. Hamilton logged the Generals...
  • The Miles Community College baseball team has added a standout pitcher with a baseball name to the staff. Chase Joseph Feller, no relation to Cleveland Indians’ hall-of-famer Bob Feller, has signed a letter of intent and will take the mound for the Pioneers beginning next fall, Miles head coach Jeff Brabant has announced. Feller, a senior at...
  • Despite outscoring Central Wyoming in the second half, the Miles Community College men’s basketball team finished its season with an 85-76 loss in the opening round of the NJCAA Region IX playoffs on Saturday. Homestanding Central Wyoming used a balanced scoring attack with five players in double figures to defeat the Pioneers, who finished...
  • The Plenty Coups High School Warriors proved their second-place mettle in the Southern C boys’ basketball tournament challenge game Monday night at Custer County District High School with a 55-45 win over Melstone. The Warriors won despite running just a six-man rotation. They led all four quarters behind an Ethan Lambert double-double, The...
  • Preston Marion Kappes, a long-time resident of Miles City, passed away suddenly on February 7, 2017, at his home in West Jordan, UT. The eldest son of Bernard “Buzz” and Louise Kappes, Preston worked in the family business, the Melody Shop, before beginning his own two-way radio business, SEMCOM. Preston was preceded in death by his...
  • Willard “Willie” Lee Carter, age 78, of Terry, MT passed away on March 3, 2017 at Edgewood Vista Assisted Living in Billings, MT with his daughter Heather by his side. Willie Carter was born in Rushville, NE on March 14, 1938 the son of George and Vietta (Ewing) Carter. Shortly after the family moved to Montana where Willie attended...
  • Bridger High School won the Montana Southern C boys’ basketball regional tournament by beating Plenty Coups 79-64 on Saturday in Miles City. Going in to the championship  game both teams were undefeated in the tournament, meaning the winner would take home the Southern C trophy. In a bit of true March Madness, Melstone (the winner of...
  • The Miles Community College Lady Pioneers saved their best offense for last and defeated the Sheridan College Lady Generals 58-53 on Friday to advance to the NJCAA Region IX Elite Eight regional women’s basketball playoffs in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Lady Pioneer leading scorer Tia Torio turned a slow first half into a burst of 11 points in...
  • The lack of action by Congress on the proposed repeal and replacement of the federal Affordable Care Act could force the Montana Legislature to recess early, and return for a special session. The Legislature will probably end the session a few days early so they can hold a special session later, Sen. Eric Moore and Rep. Ken Holmlund told a crowd...