Monthly archive

November, 2016

  • After Thursday’s meeting of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC) representatives from the Billings Chamber of Commerce and the Big Sky Economic Development Administration (EDA) presented information on a Local Option Tax. A Local Option Tax is a maximum 3 percent sales tax that would be used for specific community...
  • Maribeth Harrison Rose, 95, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at the St. Vincent’s Hospital in Billings, MT. She was born on September 10, 1921, in Omaha, NE, to parents William Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Newton) Harrison. Maribeth attended Indiana University and received her Masters of Education from Montana State...
  • A daughter was born to Samm Schermele and Casey Varner of Baker on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Leah and Mathew Gross of Forsyth on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  • Incumbent Custer County Commissioner Kevin Krausz is running unopposed for re-election on Tuesday. Krausz agreed to answer the following questions posed by Miles City Star staff writer Amorette Allison in the final installment of the Star’s pre-election coverage. Star: Do you feel that the county is adequately informed and involved in the...
  • After being bombarded with political advertising for months, Custer County voters will finally go to the polls on Tuesday. Voting gets underway at 7 a.m. today in Miles City, and polls will remain open until 8 p.m. In the rural areas of the county polling places will be open from noon until 8 p.m.  There are four polling places in Miles City...
  • The Miles Community College hit the court for the first game of the season Friday night losing 80-68 to the Rocky Mountain College junior varsity. Head Coach Chase Tait’s Pioneers started the season short-handed, with just seven of his 13 players suiting up due to injuries. “We are really banged up,” said Tait. The Pioneers had a...
  • The Miles Community College Lady Pioneers basketball team lost its season opener on Friday 60-55 at home against the Rocky Mountain College junior varsity. The Lady Pioneers started off strong, taking a 26-18 at the half. “We were up at half, and we came out and had first-game jitters,” said MCC Head Coach Liz Lewis. “Emotions...
  • The Miles Community College women’s basketball team dominated from start to finish at home on Saturday, beating Little Big Horn College 92-48. “I feel like we have a lot of potential this year,” said MCC Head Coach Liz Lewis. “But it’s going to take time. We have to up the intensity during practice, and start going at...
  • The Hot Shots and the Sharp Shooters won their opening round games in the 5th and 6th Grade Girls Basketball Tournament at the Custer County District High School gymnasium on Thursday. Natalie Notbohm scored a game-high 16 points to lead the Hot Shots to their 24-5 win over the Slime Dunkers. Kailey Perkins added six points and Kya Gilmore...