Monthly archive

November, 2016

  • Miles City voters will decide Tuesday if they want to accept the Miles City Study Commission’s recommendation to switch to a charter form of government, so the city can customize its powers instead of following only the general powers the state has set up for cities. The city would still have a council-mayor form — only with a self-...
  • In a rematch of the 2014 election, Kenneth Holmlund and Steve Muggli are running for the seat belonging to Montana House District 38. In the last election, Holmlund, the Republican, defeated Muggli, the Democrat, but Muggli is trying again. The Star submitted questions to both candidates and their answers appear below. Star: Do you think the...
  • Democratic candidates for state offices turned out en masse for a lively rally this morning in Pioneer Memorial Hall at the Range Riders Museum in Miles City. The rally started at 9 a.m. and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, candidate for re-election, noted that there were just four days left until the election. Bullock emphasized that his campaign was...
  • John McCaw, 81, went home to be with the Lord Jesus, October 26, 2016 at his home in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. John was born March 20, 1935 to Clyde E. and Anna E. (Williamson) McCaw in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He graduated from Coeur d’Alene High School and attended North Idaho College. During his school years he worked at the Roxy and...
  • Miles Community College mens basketball head coach Chase Tait has six returning players for the 2016-17 edition of Pioneers basketball.  The Pioneers finished last season with a 16-17 overall record and a 5-7 conference record. They made it through the first round of the playoffs by beating North Platte 88-80. They fell to Gillette in the...
  • Wednesday afternoon an outage of Mid-Rivers Communications’ cable and Internet services put many in Miles City on edge as the final game of the World Series grew near. Bars with satellite dishes got the word out that they would be watching the game. The outage occurred shortly after 1 p.m. when a third-party crew working near Tatro Street...
  • Along with Lewis is Assistant Coach Janie Rayback, also in her fourth year with the Lady Pioneers. Last season the Miles Community College Lady Pioneers basketball team finished with a 14-19 overall record and a 4-10 conference record. Fourth-year head Liz Lewis hopes to improve on those marks as the team opens its 2016-17 season Friday at home at...
  • The Bobcats, the Hot Shots, and the All Stars were the big winners in Week 4 of the 5th and 6th grade basketball league at Washington Middle School. The Bobcats bounced back from a 6-1 first-quarter deficit to beat the Purple Warriors 21-10 on Oct. 25. Brynn Coffin scored 12 points to lead the winners. Demi Williams added four points, Karsyn...
  • On Saturday evening October 29, 2016, Max Steinke passed away unexpectedly from a tragic accident. Max was born on May 29, 1997 in Austin, TX to Lisa Ross and Jeff Steinke. One year later his brother Kyle was born, to become his constant companion. When he was 5 years old, the family moved to Des Moines, IA. In 2006, Max and his family moved to...
  • In mid-October the last 30 miles of the Cenex Pipeline was completed on Fort Keogh land, replacing one that was built in the 1950s. It was pressure tested last week and will be put into operation next week said Corey McIlvain, CHS pipeline operations manager. “It’s gone very well. The crews did a great job. The testing went very well...