Monthly archive

March, 2014

  • The Miles City Star is pleased to announce an exciting new way to have your newspaper delivered. For the first time in the local newspaper’s 100-plus-year history, people now have the choice of receiving their newspaper in the traditional print format, or having it delivered electronically to their computer, phone or e-reader. The new e-...
  • Updated story Custer County voters will be asked on the June 3 primary ballot to approve funding not to exceed two mills to fund a five-member board to study local government. County commissioners passed a resolution this week calling for an election on a local government review, which must be on the ballot every 10 years. The city also will...
  •   Jerry Dean, 61, formerly of Miles City, Mt, passed away on March 1, 2014, at his home in Billings.  He was born to Nellie and Wayne Dean on July 1,1952 in Malta, Mt.  He will be greatly missed.  Jerry is survived by his wife, Joan, his son Jered (Cyrilla) and two granddaughters, Mckeena and Gabriella, ex-wife Patti Olsen,...
  •   Sandy Davis, 61, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, due to health complications. She was born on Nov. 2, 1952, in Wolf Point, to Keith Drew of Dallas, Texas, and Gracie Robinson of Miles City. She attended high school in Wenatchee, Wash. After high school, she went to college at San Jacinto where she studied nursing. She resided in Texas until...
  •   A flood control assessment study is under way to address options for the city, and an informational meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Room 106 of Miles Community College to tell the public “what are we doing and what we are trying to accomplish,” said Flood Control Administrator Sam Malenovsky. At the meeting will be...
  •   The 2013-14 seasons came to a close for the Miles Community College basketball teams at their respective Region IX Tournaments. Both the Pioneers and Lady Pioneers lost in their first-round games. Nothing went right for the Pioneers in their 87-57 loss to Western Nebraska in Sterling, Colo. “We didn’t play well, bottom line,...
  •   Thursday Game 1- Laurel vs. Stevensville, 12:30 p.m. (first-round) Game 2- Columbia Falls vs. Havre, 2 p.m. (first-round) Game 3- Dillon vs. Miles City, 6:30 p.m. (first-round) Game 4- Belgrade vs. Whitefish/Polson winner, 8 p.m. (first-round)   Friday Game 5- Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 12:30 p.m. (loser-out) Game 6- Loser Game 3...
  •   1997. That was the last time the Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team reached the Eastern A Divisional Championship game. But with a magical ride that saw the sixth-seeded Cowboys beat the #3 and #2 teams, the Cowboys did just that this weekend in Billings. And the Cowboys nearly beat the top-seed in the championship...
  •   In February of 2004, the Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team entered the Eastern A Divisional Tournament (held in Miles City that year) as the second seed. They were a senior-laden team that had high hopes of advancing to the state tournament. They were beat by a young Glendive team in the semifinals on a buzzer-...
  •   Boys Eastern A Thursday Sidney 57, Hardin 56, first round Miles City 63, Billings Central 56, first round   Friday Laurel 50, Sidney 35, semifinal Miles City 44, Glendive 41, semifinal   Saturday Billings Central 65, Sidney 53, loser-out Hardin 67, Glendive 65, loser-out Billings Central 84, Hardin 73, consolation Laurel 39, Miles...