Monthly archive

July, 2015

  •   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...
  •   Diane Caroline Falkenstern, 87, died Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Portland, Oregon. She was a fourth generation Prairie County resident.   She was born April 9, 1928, in Terry to Harold and Kathryn Hamlin Larsen. Her mother’s family were early settlers in Prairie County. Robert M. and Ella Campbell Hamlin were her grandparents....
  • Local storm chasers Matt Hanvold and Brendan Lawrence can add another title to their resume: animal rescuers. It’s been a busy summer for the two chasing storms around the area, and while on a recent trek they happened upon some severe, large hail that was battering a small antelope calf. Matt donned a hard hat and ran into the storm to...
  •   Roberta Flasted died peacefully on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Boise, Idaho, at the age of 98 years, with her daughter, Carmen, at her side.  Roberta Melissa Whitcomb was born on Aug. 19, 1916, to Edwin and Emma Shrewsbury Whitcomb on the family homestead in the Valley Creek area southeast of Camp Crook, South Dakota. She grew up and...
  •   It’s an amazing accomplishment for any youth to compete in the National High School Finals Rodeo, but to qualify three years in a row, and this year in three events, makes Haven Meged of Miles City stand out. But Haven, who will be a senior this fall, will have to move over a bit or share the spotlight, because his little sister,...
  •   By Star Staff Writer Miles City is hosting the 13U Babe Ruth State Tournament, which kicks off tomorrow at 9 a.m. at Connors Stadium and continues through Sunday. Seven teams will compete for a state title: the Miles City All-Stars, Belgrade, Glacier, Helena, Hi-Line, Havre and Kalispell. The first game Thursday is between Belgrade and...
  •   Team members include (from left): Currey Brown, Riley Cline, Devon Merwin, Haidan Oakland, Ryder Gardner, Dalton Tvedt, Logan Muri, Ryder Lee, Kaden Harding, Charlie Lang, Daylond Gamboa and Kya Gilmore. The team is coached by Jeff Lee, Rick Lang and Troy Muri. Miles City has all-star teams at several levels this year, and their photos will...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The Miles City Outlaws hosted the Williston Keybirds at Tedesco Field Monday night for a doubleheader. The Outlaws played hard but couldn’t overcome Williston, dropping the first game 11-14 and the second 3-12. In the first game the Outlaws racked up five hits, but it wasn’t enough. Zach Allen racked up...
  •   For the second straight weekend, the Miles City Mavericks played pretty well in a tournament. The Mavs finished second at their home tournament, then went to Jackson Hole, Wyo., last weekend, where they were 3-2 on the weekend. The Mavs beat Blackfoot 12-4 on Thursday, before falling to Jackson 11-6 on Friday and losing to Logan 6-4 on...
  •   Bill G. Kane, 68, of Olive died Friday, July 3, 2015, at the Billings Clinic Hospital in Billings.      Mr. Kane was born March 4, 1947, in Miles City. He was the second of three children born to Delbert and Marian Kane. The Kanes lived on ranches around Powder River County until Bill Kane was six years of age when...