Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   Shane McKinney, owner of Express Laundry on South Haynes Avenue, will be opening a commercial laundry plant at 2522 Valley Drive East in the next few months. McKinney made the announcement last week after the Custer County Commissioners awarded a bid for a long-awaited northeast sewer line project on North Sewell Avenue. He said he’s...
  •   After years of effort, with 95 percent grant funding, the Rural Improvement District #1 northeast sewer line project will be complete by late summer. Julie Korkow of the Southeastern Montana Economic Development Corporation said emphatically at Tuesday morning’s county commissioners meeting that “RID #1 is going to happen....
  •   May and June will be busy election months for the state of Montana, and the Miles City School District is no exception, as four seats on the Unified Board of Trustees will be open for election. One rural seat and three city seats will be available. The four seats are currently held by board veterans, and each is expected to run for re-...
  •   For the Custer County District High School Cowgirl basketball team, they had high hopes going to the State A Tournament for the first time since 2009. But those hopes of bringing home a trophy were dashed on Saturday morning when the Cowgirls were eliminated by Eastern A foe Laurel in loser-out action. The Cowgirls ended the season 13-11....
  •   The Triple Threats completed an undefeated season in the Miles City boys fifth- and sixth-grade league, winning the championship 22-12 over the Green Gunners on Thursday. In the third-place game, the Blue Blazers beat the Timber Wolves 17-8. The Triple Threats were also the regular-season champions and sold the most tickets. The Thunder...
  • A daughter was born to Jody Tellock and Nathan Huber of Fallon on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  •   Spring is in the air, and plans are being made for the Eastern Montana Fair, which will be August 20-23. A quick glance at a calendar shows that there is a change this year. While everything else will stay the same, the fair will be held Wednesday through Saturday, instead of the usual Thursday through Sunday. Fair Manager Gail Shaw...
  •   Making their first appearance in the state tournament since 2009, the Custer County Cowgirls looked like seasoned pros against Hamilton yesterday. But the Cowgirls came up just short, falling 46-42 in the first-round in Great Falls. “They rose to the occasion,” Cowgirls head coach Jacqui Engstrom said. “They came focused...
  •    MILES CITY — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks in cooperation with local authorities recently closed all Fishing Access Sites (FAS) along the Yellowstone River, from Glendive downstream to the North Dakota border due to dangerous conditions caused by extreme flooding and ice jams lodged on shore.  This closure includes Black...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The Spring Film Festival ’14 at the Montana Theatre will begin with the showing of “Book Thief” on Thursday evening, March 20. Movies will be shown only once every Thursday from March 20 through April 24 beginning at 7 p.m. in the theatre located at 905 Main St. The films to be shown and the dates are...