Monthly archive

February, 2016

  • The Historic Miles City Academy, formerly the Ursuline Convent, has a new director. Sharon Moore took over her new duties on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. Since then, she has been spending a lot of time at the academy, cleaning out, moving things around, making the building more efficient and even reorganizing the Country Thrift Store (formerly the...
  • The Cowtown Beef Breeders Show returns to Miles City’s Main Street on Friday for its 24th year.  John Laney, executive director of the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce, said, “Pen numbers are up” and the weather is predicted to be mild, so he is looking forward to a good show.  “We have a few more pens than...
  • The second MHP (Miles Per Hour) Mini Camp, will be held between 1-5 Sunday at the new indoor facility on Bridge Street, behind the old Armory. At the camp Miles City Youth Baseball Association players, ages 5-19, will spend 1 hour, one on one with a Miles Community College Pioneer baseball player.   Sign ups for this are at the indoor...
  • Little Big Horn College traveled to Miles City Wednesday night and took on both Pioneers basketball teams. The Lady Pioneers had a strong showing Wednesday night as they topped the Lady Rams 91-46. “It was a good win tonight,” said Coach Liz Lewis. The Lady P’s had a solid win, but had some issues at the free throw line, just 57...
  • Jay Brandon Randall passed away peacefully at home on January 28, 2016. He was born February 6, 1936, in Wolf Point, MT, the son of Bruce and Evelyn Randall. Jay graduated from Wolf Point High School in 1954, attended college in Missoula and Bozeman, and received his degree in Civil Engineering from the International Correspondence Schools. ...
  • Daniel Kraft, 78, of Otter, died on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Billings. Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 5, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Powder River Congregational Church in Broadus. Interment will follow in the Valley View Cemetery in Broadus. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www....
  • Wendy Marie Vallejo, 66, of Broadus died Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, and joined her husband, Victor Vallejo. Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Broadus. Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Broadus. Interment will be at a later date...
  • Bertha Fredrickson was born May 9, 1920 to Karl and Caroline Schlepp at Wasson Flats, Montana. She went to see our Lord on February 1, 2016. Bertha met and married Walter Braun. To this union they had two boys, Dennis and Bill.  Bertha worked at many jobs during her lifetime. She and Walt owned and operated a motel in Miles City, she also...
  • One of the most photographed moments of any Robert Burns night is when the older dancers escort the Wee Ones, like these in the Centra during Saturday’s evening celebration. Every mother, father, grandmother and grandfather has either a camera or smart photo at the ready waiting for the pipers to set their little ones’ feet into...
  • The Miles City Council unanimous passed a sewer increase, nearly doubling the rate, at a special council meeting Tuesday night at City Hall. The increase will take effect on March 1. Increasing the rates will help the city secure loans for Phase 2 of the wastewater plant improvements, required by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality....