Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   City Public Utilities Director Al Kelm reported to the Miles City Council Tuesday that this winter has been particularly bad for the city’s water lines. He said, “This has been a winter like we haven’t had, as far as frost goes. We’ve got frost measurements down to four and a half to five feet deep. We’ve had...
  •   For the first time on this young season, the Pioneer baseball team from Miles Community College suffered a defeat. In Arizona, the Pioneers lost yesterday to Arizona Western 6-2. The loss drops MCC to 5-1-1 on the season.  The Pioneers trailed 3-0 going into the top of the fourth when they finally got on the board, scoring two runs to...
  •   Prep Basketball State Tournament      Schedules   GIRLS Class AA at Billings (Metra) Thursday Game 1- Great Falls (18-3) vs. Kalispell Glacier (15-6), 9 a.m. (first-round) Game 2- Missoula Sentinel (19-1) vs. Bozeman (10-11), 10:30 a.m. (first-round) Game 3- Helena Capital (19-2) vs. Billings Senior (16-5), 3:30 p.m. (...
  •   The Miles City boys fifth- and sixth-grade basketball league started their tournament this week and will wrap up their season tonight with two games. The Timber Wolves and Blue Blazers will play at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Green Gunners and the Triple Threats for the championship game at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be held at the Custer...
  •   Having served his country in the U.S. Navy, Champ Edmunds credits his years spent as a navigator on a submarine for his interest in politics. “I’m kind of tall for a submariner,” Edmunds said, laughing. “I did bump my head a lot, so maybe that’s why I ended up getting into politics.” A banker and two-term...
  •   On Monday the Miles City fifth- and sixth-grade boys basketball league kicked off their season-ending tournament. The boys had games Monday and Tuesday night at Custer County District High School. The consolation and championship games will be Thursday night at CCDHS at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Complete results of the tournament will be featured...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowgirl basketball team is one of the most storied programs in the state of Montana. But it has been five long years since the Cowgirls advanced to the Montana Class A State Tournament. That drought will end Thursday when the Cowgirls take on Hamilton in the first-round in Great Falls at 2 p.m. The...
  •   For fans that can’t make it to Great Falls for the Class A girls state tournament, or any of the other state tournaments going on this weekend, they can watch all of the state tournament games online. The Montana High School Association (MHSA) has teamed up with the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) to broadcast every state...
  •   Igor & Red Elvises will be performing their “Siberian Surf Rock” in Miles City on Friday, March 14. This concert is presented by the Confluence in the Range Riders Museum‘s Pioneer Memorial Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show, with special guest Rick Dent, starts at 8 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at:...
  •   Stabler Steel of Miles City became Border Steel and Recycling on Jan. 2, but the business isn’t new to eastern Montana. Border Steel and Recycling also has locations in Sidney; Plentywood; Williston, N.D.; and Glendive (their corporate headquarters). The Smelser family started Border Steel and Recycling in 1985, but their start in the...