Monthly archive

July, 2015

  •   Wanda L. Helm, 76, of Miles City died Friday, July 10, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Wanda L. Frazier was born to Harold and Mabel Smith Frazier on Jan. 19, 1939, in Wolf Point. She was joined by four siblings, Milo Frazier, Melba Mann, Harold Jr. (Nibs) and Gary Lynn. She attended country school in McCone County. She and...
  •   Maggy Jarrett, Mike and Della Jarrett’s 10-year-old English Springer Spaniel, is killing two birds with one stone by helping the paper carriers deliver one less paper and making their day at the same time.  Almost every day Maggy patiently waits at the front porch just in time for the Miles City Star to be delivered, then jumps...
  •   Since graduating from Custer County District High School in 2005, Kary Parks has been dreaming big and taking risks, which has landed her where she is today. Parks, 27, and friend Jackson Giesen, 28, from Wright, Wyo., are excited to announce the release of their new E.P. (extended play) album on iTunes June 25 and the beginning of...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The Miles City Girls’ Softball League is hosting a tournament at Bender Park this weekend, which got under way Thursday evening. The league has been playing games twice weekly during the summer, and this is the season-ending tournament. There are three age divisions in softball: kindergarten-2nd grade, 3rd-5th...
  •   By Star Staff Writer  Miles City’s 13U Babe Ruth State Tournament entered its second day today at Connors Stadium, with seven teams competing for the title. In Thursday’s final game, the Miles City All-Stars dominated Havre 11-7. Miles City meets Helena tonight at 8. On Saturday Miles City plays Hi-Line at 5 p.m. and goes...
  •   Jake and Jessica Hahn (Lovell), Pete Olsen (Molt), and Josh Bilbrey (Wolf Point) made up the team that took first place at the 2015 Custer Ranch Rodeo. The team was sponsored by the Montana Ranch Horse Association, and will now advance to the NILE Championship Ranch Rodeo in Billings in October. At the annual Custer Ranch Rodeo, teams of...
  •   The smell of excitement and fresh paint fill the hallways of Custer County District High School this summer as Adam Christie, the new choir teacher replacing Lindsey Wilkerson, settles into his room.  Christie, 28, who is originally from Billings, moved to Minnesota for school, where he earned a degree in vocal music education, then...
  •   The 13U Babe Ruth State Tournament got under way at Connors Stadium in Miles City this morning, with seven teams represented. Games began at 9 a.m., with Glacier beating Belgrade 12-4. In the noon game, Havre was beating Kalispell 14-2 at presstime. At 3 p.m. Helena is scheduled to play Hi-Line, and after opening ceremonies tonight at 6:45...
  • By Star Staff Writer Miles City is hosting the Cal Ripken 12U State Tournament on July 17-19 at Bender Field, and volunteers are needed in several areas. People are needed to keep the book and run the scoreboard. Here are the shifts available:  Scoreboard:  Fri: 1:00 game, 3:30 game  Sat: 10:00 game, 12:30 game, 3:00 game, 5:30 game...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The Miles City Outlaws played a doubleheader at Spearfish, S.D., Wednesday, coming away with a split.   Miles City 5, Spearfish 3  In the final game Miles City outlasted Spearfish after five lead changes, squeaking out a 5-3 win at Spearfish, S.D. The Outlaws took the lead in the fifth inning and held on for...