Monthly archive

January, 2017

  • At Monday’s Miles Community College Board of Trustees meeting it was revealed that a bid for the Heavy Equipment/Commercial Driver License Training Center has been accepted and a completion date has been set. According to Lisa Smith, MCC’s vice president of administrative services, the low bid of $700,600 from the Jackson Contractor...
  • A poor second quarter led to a lopsided loss for the Miles Community College women’s basketball team against Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming, on Saturday. The Lady Pioneers dropped a 76-49 decision, after spotting the Lady Trappers a 28-point lead at the half. Miles slipped to 11-8 overall and 2-2 in Region IX. Northwest improved to 11-...
  • Seven boys and girls from Miles City ages 9-14 were named local champions of the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship on Sunday and have earned the right to compete at the district level.  The 9-year-old champion in the boys’ bracket was Bridger Muri, while Fraya Baker was the 10-year-old girls’ champion.   In the...
  • The Custer County District High School varsity girls’ basketball team returned to the hardwood Saturday and their signature defense kept the Sidney Lady Eagles grounded, resulting in a 67-45 Eastern A Conference win for the Cowgirls.  The Cowgirls’ bench came through with four beyond-the-arc shots. Junior guard Makenzie Taylor...
  • The Miles City Generals took on the Havre Ice Hawks in a Montana Amateur Hockey Association conference game on Saturday night.   The Generals (0-14) have had a rough season up to this point but head coach Todd Armstrong has confidence that his team is close to making it over the hump.   “We showed signs of greatness tonight,...
  • Young and old gathered at Riverside Park in Miles City on Saturday to join the local version of the worldwide Women’s March protest. The group was estimated at having around 50 participants that included women, men and children.  Women and men gathered nationwide and worldwide to march peacefully in support of human rights. Local...
  • The Custer County District High School varsity Cowgirls’ aggressive defense got the better of them on Friday night as three Cowgirls hit the five-foul mark in a 79-65 loss to their Eastern A rivals the Hardin Lady Bulldogs.  The game was a rescheduled matchup from a game canceled due to dangerously cold weather in December.  The...
  • Margaret Joan (Margie) Schroeder walked into the arms of Jesus, January 10, 2017, surrounded by loved ones.  Mom was born August 6, 1938 to Ernest & Harriet Wyttenhove in Miles City, Montana. She grew up on the family farm and had many exciting adventures. She was always happy to share her wonderful gift of story-telling about her daring...
  • More than 100 people gathered Thursday evening in the Town and Country Club to recognize and honor several Miles City residents for their many contributions to the community. The annual Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet and presentation of the 2016 Citizen of the Year Awards acknowledges the service the recipients rendered in the...
  • A trio of area athletes, including Dylan Munroe of Miles City, will play college baseball at Grays Harbor College in Aberdeen, Washington beginning this fall. The announcement was made this week by 406 Baseball LLC of Miles City and the Outlaw Baseball Club. Munroe, a senior at Custer County District High School, is a pitcher and infielder. He...