Monthly archive

April, 2015

  •   Retiring after 25 years of teaching literature and literature folklore at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, Bill Rossiter discovered something interesting as he settled into the next phase of his life. He still had more to teach. And teach he has, performing with his wife, Sharon, the show “Home, Home on the Ranch: Farm...
  •   State Folk-Style Wrestling Tournament, March 13-15, Great Falls, MT The State Folk-Style Wrestling Tournament was hosted by Great Falls March 13-15.  Holden Meged and Deegan Tvedt took 1st, Hayden Frieboes 2nd, and Currey Brown, Dalton Tvedt and Tyler Harms 6th.  The following Miles City wrestlers competed at the event.  ...
  •   (Sterling, CO) Miles Community College fell 5 times at the hands of the Plainsman of Northeastern Junior College as the Pioneers dropped to 11-26 overall and 3-21 in Region IX play. In the series, MCC was on the losing end of 2 extra inning ball games and 3 walk off wins for NJC. Game 1: NJC 8, MCC 1 MCC pushed across their lone run in the...
  •   Washington Middle school’s Steven Ray has broken two school records in the first week of the eighth-grade boys’ team’s track season. At the first meet in Forsyth on Thursday, Ray jumped 38 feet, 1 inch to break the triple jump record of 37 feet, 7 inches. According to his coach, Doug Colombik, Ray left about 10 inches on...
  •   Sandra “Sandy” Cunningham, after a valiant lifelong battle with mental illness, passed away on April 9 from complications of COPD. Sandy was born in Sidney, Nebraska on October 26, 1937, to Frederick and Mildred Sutter and raised on the family farm in Crook, Colorado, where she enjoyed her horse Queenie.  She met her first...
  •   How many of us have fond memories of being down at the roller rink, skating to the latest tunes beneath the disco ball and feeling like the coolest thing on wheels? Now a new generation can experience that feeling at the Omni Center, where roller skating has been offered for about the past three weeks. Dan and Brandy Allen of Miles City are...
  •   Seventy-five years ago the Work Projects Administration completed Connor Stadium in the Denton Sports Complex. After decades of Montana’s weather extremes and use, the ball park is in need of extensive renovations. The multi-use field is used almost year round.  Crumbling concrete and rotting wood is making the facility unsafe....
  •   The former Miles City Greenhouse will open April 21 with a new name, a new generation at the wheel and a new focus. Miles City Greens will be managed by sisters Jayna and Summer Dighans. The business was started in 1988 by their grandfather, Jim Dighans. Then their dad, Justin, took over, and now it is their turn. Though their dad is still...
  •   The Laurel Lady Locomotives softball team lived up to their name Thursday, scoring 13 runs in the first inning against the CCDHS Cowgirls en route to a 17-6 win in Laurel. “We had a bad, bad 1st inning,” said Cowgirls Head Coach Murrey Selk. “We had four costly errors that allowed base runners and scoring that really did...
  •   The MCC Pioneers baseball team (10-21, 2-16 in Region IX) shook off a rough road series against Otero Junior College, getting back in the win column with a 7-1 victory against Dawson Community College Wednesday in Glendive. Pioneers pitcher Sean Getchell was dialed in, giving up just one hit and striking out eight in six innings of work....