Monthly archive

April, 2017

  • A Boy Scout Camporee will draw Boy Scouts from across eastern Montana to Spotted Eagle Recreation Area in Miles City for a two-day campout the first weekend of May. Dave Swogger, one of the Miles City troopmasters, told the Miles City Council at its meeting Tuesday there were going to be many scouts from many towns, including Billings and Glasgow...
  • The Miles Community College men’s and women’s golf team faced a cold and windy course in Medora, North Dakota, at the Dickinson State University Blue Hawk Invitational on April 9-10. The weather affected scores the first day, with just two players in the entire tournament finishing below the 10-over par mark at the Bully Pulpit Course...
  • Easter! Along with special church services during Holy Week and Easter Sunday, it also is a time for children to enjoy receiving baskets filled with goodies and to go on Easter egg hunts. Topping the list of holiday activities in Miles City will be the annual Walk with the Cross procession on Good Friday, and a pair of Easter egg hunts on Saturday...
  • Miles City voters will cast their ballots in a single location — rooms 106 and 107 at Miles Community College — in the May 25 special election to fill Montana’s lone congressional seat. And, if all goes well, a single polling place for Miles City may become the norm. This is one of those times when what seems to be a problem...
  • A funeral service for Roy Ferrel, 79, of Baker, MT will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 14, 2017 at Stevenson Funeral Home, Baker with J.K. Kinsey officiating. Burial will take place in the Askin Family Cemetery.  Visitation for Roy will be from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, April 13 at the funeral home with Family Receiving Friends from...
  • The Miles City Outlaws varsity baseball club traveled to Cheyenne, Wyoming, on April 8-9, and found themselves at the mercy of tough pitching, hard hitting, and rough weather. The Outlaws returned home 0-3 on the series, with the fourth game canceled due to weather.  “The series on a whole was ugly,” said coach Monty Frare....
  • It may sound familiar, but it’s certainly not getting old for Custer County District High School sports fans: another Cowgirls’ softball game, another flame-throwing performance from junior pitcher Alexa Kappel.  The Cowgirls faced the Sidney Lady Eagles at a windy Bender Park in Miles City on Tuesday and came away with the 10-6...
  • Job seekers of all ages are expected to attend the 11th Annual Miles City Job Fair at Miles Community College (MCC) on Thursday. The attraction? Thirty-eight employers who are looking to hire. The free event, a collaboration between Miles City Job Service and MCC, will be held in the Centra from noon to 4 p.m. Cindy Erickson of Miles City Job...
  • BILLINGS — J.B. Mauney won the PBR Stanley Performance in Action Invitational bull riding event in Billings this past weekend. And, to the chagrin of a large crwod at RimRock Arena and those watching at home, Volborg native Jess Lockwood did not. Mauney rode every bull and cruised to an easy win in the premier Built Ford Tough Series,...
  • The Miles Community College volleyball team has landed a standout setter and student from Colstrip High School, head coach Chase Soennichsen has announced. Emma Dudley, a 5’-7” senior at Colstrip, has signed a NJCAA National Letter of Intent to play for MCC, which will be competing this fall after a multi-year hiatus. Dudley was All-...