Monthly archive

August, 2016

  • Mary Gibb was six-years-old in 1916 and she was fond of horses. She was also adventurous and bold so she and her unnamed companion decided to take a buggy ride. Problem was, she didn’t ask anyone’s permission, including the owner of the buggy. E. C. Haynes, who Haynes Avenue was named after, had tied his horse and buggy to the rail on...
  •  The inaugural Spur of the Moment All Women’s Ranch Rodeo and Junior Premier Ranch Rodeo took place on July 24, 2016, at the Prairie County Fairgrounds in Terry.  This was a WSRRA (Western States Ranch Rodeo Association) and WRRA (Women’s Ranch Rodeo Association) sanctioned rodeo.   This day was organized by Sharilyn...
  • The Miles City Outlaws took home the championship in the first Jase Henderson Memorial Classic Sunday. The Outlaws made their way into the championship game to take on the #1 seeded Havre All-Stars. The two teams met earlier in the tournament and Havre had a dominating 14-4 win over the Outlaws.  The Outlaws were looking to top Havre after...
  • Pauline would like all of her family and friends know that her work and time here have come to a glorious conclusion. She received her appointed call, one might say an offer that is not to be refused, for an appointment with our Lord on Monday, July 18. Fear not for her new assignment comes with incredible benefits including a reunion with her...
  • Local health officials are closing in on the source of the E. coli bacteria outbreak traced to the recent Richey Centennial celebration in one of the largest and most wide- spread outbreaks of the disease local officials have ever seen. According to Dawson County Health Department Direc- tor Timber Dempewolf, at least 30 people who attended the...

July, 2016

  • When Butch and Julie Krutzfeldt bought property in the Yellowstone Valley near the Tusler railroad siding, it came complete with one of the area’s most historic homes. The Queen Anne Victorian home has belonged to the Farnum family, the Brink family and the Henry J. Tusler family, all names familiar to longtime area residents. The...
  • Miles Community College continues to work on the renovations of the former armory which will house the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and Heavy Equipment Operations programs, the MCC Board of Trustee learned at Monday’s meeting. The college is working closely with Stevenson Design in the design phase. While officials had hoped to...
  • Columbia – Frank Costigan Hill, MD, 70, of Columbia, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Born in Miles City, Montana, on September 5, 1945, he was a son of the late Elisha B. “Pete” and Mary Frances Jensen Hill. Frank grew up on the PJ Cattle Ranch in Powderville, Montana, where he thoroughly enjoyed horses and the years of outdoor...
  • Connie J. Boyd Kountz Carey of Miles City died Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Prairie Community Center in Terry. She was born Oct. 7, 1952, in Everett, Washington. In 1961 she moved to Miles City, then went to school in Brockton where she graduated as Salutatorian of the Class of 1971. She moved to Miles City where she met and married...
  • Due to unforseen circumstances, the Jase Henderson Tournament will not start pool play until Friday with opening ceremonies starting at 3 p.m. Tonight they will be holding an Outlaw mom/sister game at 6 p.m. to start off the festivities. There will be just three teams competing in the tournament — Outlaw Baseball Club, Sidney and Havre....