Monthly archive

March, 2016

  • Paddlefish anglers planning to harvest a fish in the Upper Missouri River (from Fort Peck Dam to Fort Benton) need to apply for an Upper Missouri River Paddlefish Tag. Applications for this drawing can be made by mail, online at fwp.mt.gov, or by stopping by any regional or area FWP offices.  Applications must be received by March 31, 2016....
  • The Miles City Science Bowl team took home the title and advanced to the national competition, which hasn’t happened since the late 1990s. Custer County District High School had two teams competing at Montana State University-Billings on March 12.  “It was basically like Jeopardy, with science,” said freshman PJ Blankenship...
  • Gary Donald “Butch” Draine was born Oct. 17, 1955, and died at the age of 60 on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. He was born in Belle Fourche, South Dakota. He attended school at Hammond, graduated in 1973 from Powder River District High School in Broadus and attended Eastern Montana College in Billings. Butch married to Terry Brandon in...
  • Donald Lee Helm, 87, of Miles City died Saturday March 19, 2016, at the Riverstone Hospice Home in Billings. He was born Dec. 20, 1928 in Aberdeen, South Dakota. He later moved to Miles City. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Delores Hecht. He is survived by his wife Faye; six children, Debra Valencia of Surprise, Arizona,...
  • MCYBA is holding its second, and last, round of SIGNUPS Tuesday, March 22 and Wednesday, March 23th from 6pm-8pm at the indoor facility at 2417 Bridge Street. Any child who is 5 as of April 30th, 2016 is welcome to sign up! Age divisions are T-ball 5-6 years old; Coach Pitch 7-8 years old; Minors 9-10 years old; Majors 11-12 years old; Babe Ruth...
  • The high school State Class B Hockey tournament took place last weekend. The teams participating were Miles City, Glasgow, Butte and Havre.  The Miles City Generals kicked off the tournament against the Glasgow Ice Dawgs Friday. The Ice Dawgs came out on top of the Generals 4-1.  After the Parade of Athletes, Butte took on Havre, winning...
  • The fifth- and sixth-grade boys wrapped up their season this week with their end-of-year tournament, which started Monday night and went through Thursday.   Gremlins 21 - Gray Boom 18 The first game Monday night was the Gray Boom and the Gremlins. The Gremlins managed to come out on top with a 21-18 final. The lead scorer for the Gremlins...
  • The Spring Parent-Athlete meeting will be held in the CCDHS Auditorium on Thursday, March 24 at 6:30 p.m.. Miles City Public Schools Activities program information will be covered and the spring coaches will share information on their programs. Anyone with questions can contact Mike Ryan at 234-4920.  
  • Raymond “Ray” B. Strasheim died Thursday, March 17, 2016, at the Prairie Community Hospital of cancer. He was born May 22, 1947, in Sidney. In 1957, the family moved to Terry, farming south of town. Mr. Strasheim took over management of the farm in 1965 until his semi-retirement in 2009. He was preceded in death by his father, Benjamin...