Monthly archive

February, 2016

  • The Miles Pioneer teams traveled to Casper Wednesday to take on the Thunderbirds. The highly ranked teams were going to be a challenge, and unfortunately both MCC teams dropped their games. The men’s score was 108- 71, while the women’s was 79-62. The men played well, but Casper is a strong team and they just couldn’t keep up...
  • The first round of 4C girls action kicked off Thursday with the Carter County Lady Bulldogs and the Melstone Lady Broncs. Carter County has put together a strong team that showed that strength through the first three quarters, dominating Melstone. Melstone pushed ahead, though, led by BreElle Wacker. They managed to score 22 points in the fourth...
  • On February 17, the family of Bethany and Ryan White welcomed their daughter, Cora Sage, into the world with a twist. Little Cora wasn’t born in a hospital, but on the side of the road about 30 miles outside of Miles City. The Whites already had two children, 5-year-old Savanna and 2-year-old Wesley. Cora was born a week late at 41 weeks....
  • Two Miles City men were injured in separate wrecks near Miles City Thursday morning. Highway Patrol Trooper Matthew Cartwright said 46-year-old Freddie Soennichsen was driving eastbound on Highway 12 and drifted to the right, struck a guardrail and continued down the hill and came to rest in a dry creek bottom. The call came in at 7:05 a.m....
  • A local woman’s body was found near the South Eighth Street crossing of the BNSF railroad tracks in Miles City on Thursday at 3 p.m. Coroner/Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh said there is nothing suspicious in the death, but they took the body to Billings for an autopsy Friday morning to “try to answer some cause-of-death questions...
  • Wibaux pulls out all the stops to beat Melstone District 4C action kicked off Wednesday night with Wibaux and Melstone starting the tournament. The Wibaux boys entered the tournament with a losing record, while Melstone had a strong 11-7 record.  In both previous games where these two met, Melstone prevailed. But Wednesday night Wibaux...
  • A Miles City man was severely injured when he ran into a semi truck at the weigh station on Interstate 90 near Laurel at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The Montana Highway Patrol site listed the accident as occurring at mile marker 439, and the call came in at 5:02 p.m. It is unknown why 20-year-old Tyler “T.J.” Waits drove the Toyota Corolla into...
  • Jeff Landers, age 62, of Miles City, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Holy Rosary Healthcare. Jeff was born on May 13, 1953 in Hot Springs, South Dakota to Harry Dean “H.D.” and Margaret (Nehren) Landers. Jeff attended Tepee Creek County School at Hot Springs, SD, until the spring of 1963, when he moved with his family to a...
  • On the floor of the Billings Metra back in February of 2015 immediately after the conclusion of the All-State wrestling championships, Colstrip’s head coach Cody Currier  was adamant when he visited with me about how he viewed the future for the Colts. “Wait till next year, it’s going to be our year, we have a great...
  • The girls’ portion of the 4C kicks off on Thursday morning with Melstone and Ekalaka hitting the court at 11 a.m.  The girls’ championship game is set for 8 p.m. Saturday evening.   Jordan The Jordan Lady Mustangs have had a strong season thus far. With a 12-5 record, they are sitting nicely going into the tournament. ...