Monthly archive

November, 2015

  •   In the race for Miles City mayor, there are three candidates vying for a four-year term: incumbent mayor Butch Grenz, incumbent councilman John Hollowell and businessman Robert Shipley. The candidates were given questionnaires by the Star, and their answers and other conversations were the basis of the articles below. Each candidate also...
  •   The Miles Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams and men’s baseball teams went trick-or-treating Wednesday evening around the community, gathering food items for the Custer County Food Bank. The teams have done this for a few years as a way to give back to the community for supporting their programs. They...
  •   Monday November 02 6:30     5th/6th girls Basketball tournament @ CCDHS 7:30     5th/6th girls Basketball tournament @ CCDHS Tuesday November 03 4:30     Kinsey Girls Basketball @ Sacred Heart 6:30     5th/6th girls Basketball tournament @ CCDHS 7:30     5th/6th girls Basketball tournament...
  •   More fifth- and sixth-grade girls’ basketball action took place this week at the Washington Middle School gymnasium. Tuesday night the Cowgirls took on the Blaze and came away with a solid, 15-9 win. The Cowgirls had a powerful first half with Claire Kuchynka scoring six points and Julianna Carr two. The Blaze’s Kailey Perkins...
  •   The Mass of Resurrection for Sister Abbie Kennedy, 85, will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 2, 2015 at Blessed Sacrament Chapel at Presentation Convent, Aberdeen, SD. Reverend Joseph Sheehan will be celebrant and homilist. Visitation and signing of the guest book will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, November 1, 2015, with a memorial wake...

October, 2015

  • Correction: Matt Phillips has withdrawn his name as a candidate for Ward 3.   Voters will be casting their ballots in the city election on Tuesday. There are three candidates for mayor: Butch Grenz, John Hollowell and Rob Shipley. Two candidates are running for the Ward 4 council seat: Roxanna Brush and Jeff Erlenbusch. The remaining offices...
  •   The Class A Football playoffs get underway this weekend with the first round. The teams competing this weekend are Billings Central (6-2, 4-1) and Laurel (5-3, 2-3), Columbia Falls (4-5, 2-1) and Polson (3-5, 1-2), Butte Central (6-3, 3-1) and Hamilton (6-3, 2-2), and Belgrade (3-5, 3-1) and Sidney (6-3, 3-2). Miles City (9-0), Whitefish (...
  •   Edward Gordon Dorothy, age 88, of Forsyth died at the Rosebud Health Care Center on October 27, 2015.  Ed was born in Miles City, MT on July 22, 1927 to Ed Dorothy and Anna Whitney Dorothy. He was raised on the family ranch and attended all of his school years at the Sumatra School, graduating in 1945. In October of 1945, Edward was...
  •   Lois Foust, age 95, of Miles City passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at the Holy Rosary Health Center in Miles City. Lois was born on May 10, 1920 in Sioux City, Iowa, the daughter of Robert Leighton and Grace Rosanna (Eckert-Ritz) Hunt. Lois grew up and attended schools in Iowa.  She married Wayne Foust on January 25, 1963 in...
  •   The Miles City Council chambers may undergo some changes to make it more useful for city court trials. At Tuesday’s council meeting, City Judge Al Homme said the chamber is “very cumbersome” to hold trials in. His request was not on the agenda so no action was taken, but Homme gave the council a brief overview of the...