Monthly archive

April, 2017

  • A half dozen local school trustees will not face competition for re-election. As a result, there will be no trustees from either the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees or the Miles Community College (MCC) Board of Trustees on the spring ballot. For both boards, the trustees will be voted in by acclamation by their own boards. Being voted in by...
  • Rodger Glenn Ladson, age 81, of Rosebud passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017, at the VA Community Living Center in Miles City. Mr. Ladson was born in Bucyrus, North Dakota on Jan. 8, 1936, the son of Glenn Albert and Amelia Weil Ladson. Visitation is Monday, April 17, 2017, at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City with family receiving...
  • Our father, husband, brother, uncle, papa, and friend, Dick Welbes left us Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at his home in Cody, Wyoming. Dick was born June 20, 1947 to Richard and Velda Welbes in Miles City, Montana. The first of three kids, his sisters, Vicky and Diane were to follow shortly thereafter. Dick graduated from Sacred Heart in Miles City...
  • After Saturday’s windy doubleheader at Tedesco Field, the Miles City Outlaws’ Dylan Munroe deserves a day or two off.  The switch-hitting shortstop, occasional third baseman and right-handed pitcher crushed two home runs, swiped four bases, went 6-for-7 at the plate, drove in six runs, threw for the win in game two, and just...
  • The 11th annual Miles City Job Fair was busy with job seekers roaming from table to table on Thursday at Miles Community College (MCC). According to Cindy Erickson of Miles City Job Service, this year seems to have been better than previous years. Erickson believes that a lot of that has to do with the increase of interested high school students....
  • The WaterWorks Art Museum will host two artists from its WAM (Women Artists Mentors) Exhibit for a pair of free closing receptions on Saturday at the art museum. From 1-4 p.m., artists Maria Bennett Hock and Debra Keirce will hold a “community-involved art presentation” at the museum, located west of Miles City on Waterplant Road....
  • Team boss Wally Badgett took his young Miles Community College rodeo team to the Montana State University spring rodeo April 6-9 and came home with a sixth-place finish for the men and fifth-place for the women. On the season, the women’s team has 505.50 total points and sits in fourth place, while the men have 570 points and are in sixth...
  • The Custer County District High School Cowgirls softball team continued their winning ways on Thursday at Billings Central, taking the Lady Rams for an 18-3 ride. The Cowgirls in every inning but one, and allowed Central their only runs in the second. The girls in blue racked up 14 hits and recorded no errors. Senior Jenna Swope led the offensive...
  • Fresh off an 0-3 weekend in Cheyenne, Wyoming, coach Monty Frare took his varsity Outlaw Baseball Club to Glendive to face the Dawson Community College Buccaneers on Wednesday, April 12, and got a better result. It was a bold move, pitting his young team against a college squad, but the risk paid off with a decisive 11-7 Outlaw win. “The...
  • Pierre “Pete” Mangen, age 93, of Miles City passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the VA Community Living Center surrounded by his son, pastor and nurses. Pete was born August 23, 1923 in Kingsley, Montana the son of Katie and Theodore Mangen. He grew up and attended rural country school where he and his brothers George and Chris...