Monthly archive

March, 2017

  • Jack’s Auto Sales will fill in the final piece of the puzzle in the South Haynes Avenue commercial district in Miles City. In 1987 there were 33 businesses along South Haynes. Once Jack’s is built there will be 55 businesses along the 15-block stretch of highway, and all of the lots on Miles City’s busiest business street will be...
  • A new exhibit titled “WAM Presents WAM” will open at the WaterWorks Art Museum (WAM) on Sunday. Works by five women artists from around the world will be on display. They’ve named their group “Women Artists Mentors,” also known as WAM. An opening reception for the show is planned from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday with a talk...
  • Logan Muri of Miles City had the hot hand at the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship for southeastern Montana. Muri, competing in the 12-year-old boys’ division, made 21 of 25 foul shots for 84 percent. It was the most baskets recorded for any age group in the district competition, held last month for winners of local...
  • Seuss is on the Loose at Custer County District High School and Jefferson Elementary School in Miles City.  Art teacher DeeAnn Sutter’s Art II high school class is again collaborating with  Kim Schneidt and Maria Schock’s kindergarten class on a team art project.  This past Thursday 30 high school students helped 35...
  • The audience is invited to dive into the wacky and whimsical world of Dr. Seuss when the Barn Players, Inc. present this year’s children’s musical, “Seussical Jr.”  Performances, each celebrating reading and children’s author Dr. Seuss, are scheduled for the Custer County District High School auditorium tomorrow...
  • In order to maximize the use of state facilities, the 2015 Montana State Legislature authorized sending young adult offenders who fit a very narrow profile to Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility in Miles City. But putting adults under the same roof as minors didn’t sit well with state auditors. A legislative audit showed that committing...
  • The Miles City Generals Peewee’s hockey team finished off their season this past weekend going 0-2-1 at the PeeWee State Tournament in Missoula. The squad posted an overall record of 11-13-3 this year. Coach Rick Lang said the finish represents a “big improvement” over recent seasons. “Big things are ahead for this group....
  • Damian Leidholt won a state championship, leading a strong contingent of 11 Miles City grapplers at the Montana Middle School State Wrestling Tournament in Lewistown this past weekend. Leidholt took first place in the 115-pound weight class, tops among six Miles City place-finishers. Currey Brown, wrestling at 85 pounds, and 125-pounder Danny...
  • Renay Nesdahl, 68, Minot, ND, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017, in her residence. Renay Jan Grist was born August 20, 1948, the daughter of Glenn and Celia (Flint) Grist, in Miles City, MT. She was raised and educated in Montana until January of 1959, when the family moved to Minot, ND.  Renay graduated from Minot High School in 1966. She...
  • The cheers of the children of Lincoln Elementary School filled the halls on Thursday morning as they watched fellow students slime their Principal, John Gorton. The sliming was part of “I Love to Read Month,” and a  reward for students who’d met their reading goals. Gorton, clad in gym shorts, a T-shirt, a clear white poncho...