Monthly archive

October, 2014

  •   Joanne A. Wootan, 83, formerly of Miles City, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at her granddaughter’s home in Lakeview, Oregon. Mrs. Wootan was born Nov. 12, 1930, in Pep, New Mexico, to Percer Glen and Ural Joanne Adair. As a young girl, she lived in Arkansas, New Mexico and Colorado. She graduated from high school in Cortez, Colorado....
  •   For 75 years, Miles Community College has been synonymous with Miles City and eastern Montana. To honor that storied affiliation, MCC is inviting residents, students and alumni to help celebrate the school’s diamond anniversary with an evening out, complete with dinner, music and fellowship. “We decided to do a big event to...
  • Many brave walkers weathered a blustery wind at the Sister Ruth Crop Hunger Walk on Sunday afternoon. Participants in the walk met at Wibaux Park, enjoyed music by the Wood & Wire Band, collected bright lime green tee-shirts and shared a prayer before taking off on a one-mile or three-mile walk to raise money for Church World Service and the...
  •   By JOSH SAMUELSON Star Sports Editor A dominant defensive effort and a time-consuming rushing attack helped the Custer County District High School Cowboy football team overcome 14 penalties in a 21-13 defeat of top-ranked Laurel on Friday night at Connors Stadium. The Cowboys rushed for 251 yards and held the ball for nearly 12 minutes...
  •   Megan Ryan and Deven Doughty have routinely been at the top of the leaderboard for the Custer County District High School golf teams this year. They wrapped up the season with impressive finishes at the Montana Class A Tournament in Hamilton. Ryan, a senior, ended her stellar career with a fifth-place finish at the state tournament,...
  •   Typically, the second Billings Invitational cross country meet has been held at Riverfront Park, just like the season-opening Billings Invite. But for the first time, the second Billings Invite was held at Amend Park, which is a soccer complex normally. Amend Park will be hosting the NCAA Division II West Region Championships and on Friday...
  •   The founder of a group that helps veterans was in town Thursday discussing ways to help struggling veterans in southeastern Montana and try to raise funds. He remains in town through Sunday. The Guardians Foundation was founded by SSG Michael Shaw, United States Army, Idaho National Guard, to provide assistance for struggling veterans....
  •   On Sunday afternoon, Oct. 5, many Miles City residents will be participating in the annual Sister Ruth Crop Hunger Walk. This year’s walk begins with registration at 1 p.m. in Wibaux Park. Walkers may participate in one-mile or three-mile walks with water stops and refreshments at the end, also in Wibaux Park. A “food costume...
  •   After 18 years in operation, Carolyn’s Embroidery has changed hands and will be doing business as Stitching 4 U. Anna Lockie purchased the business from Carolyn Dusatko and will continue to operate from 906 Main St. The purchase was finalized Wednesday. Dusatko started the business at her husband Jerry’s business, Sandhill...
  •   Memphis Gabriel Keiser, age 19 days, of Poplar, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at the Poplar Hospital. Memphis was born on Sept. 10, 2014, to Misty LeMay and Hoyt E. Keiser Sr. Memphis had a very special papa, Elvis, who called him Tennessee. Memphis meant the world to his father. He loved him so very much. He brought him back to who he used...