Monthly archive

February, 2014

  •   Thomas G. Erickson, 67, of Miles City died on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at his home in Miles City. Mr. Erickson was born on Feb. 26, 1946, in Norfolk, Va., the son of Thomas and Francis Goff Erickson. He attended Norview Elementary School and Princess Ann High School in Norfolk. Before graduating he quit high school and hitchhiked to...
  •   (LAUREL) — Two Miles City men are in custody following a shooting and high-speed chase through Laurel Monday afternoon. Police attempted to apprehend Austin Allery, 18, and Hayden Lowry, 19, in the parking lot of the Laurel Wal-Mart, 100 Bernhardt Rd., shortly after 1 p.m. when shots were fired. One suspect was captured, but the other...
  •   “The camera is up, the connection is not,” said Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ Cathy Stewart of the new webcam to be used for an up-close look at the eagles nest on Main Street. The live feed camera was installed Thursday afternoon. It was the second attempt, as a few days earlier Kiwi Pete Tree Service donated the use...
  •     Friday Game 7- Rosebud vs. Wibaux, 11:45 a.m. (loser-out) Game 8- Terry vs. Melstone, 1:30 p.m. (loser-out) Game 9- Northern Cheyenne vs. Ekalaka, 6:45 p.m. (semifinal) Game 10- Broadus vs. Jordan, 8 p.m. (semifinal)     Saturday Game 11- Winner Game 8 vs. Loser Game 9, 10 a.m. (loser-out) Game 12- Winner Game 7 vs. Loser...
  •   Friday                                                                           Game 6- Ekalaka vs. Jordan, 10 a.m. (loser-out) Game 7- Wibaux vs. Terry, 3:...
  •   The Miles Community College basketball teams are nearing the end of their regular seasons, and the Lady Pioneers are going into the end of the year on a high note. The Lady Pioneers hung on to beat Sheridan College 66-54 in Sheridan on Wednesday night, improving to 15-14 overall and 6-9 in the Region IX North Sub-Region. The MCC men fell to...
  •   The Ekalaka Lady Bulldogs pulled out the first upset of the 4C Girls District Tournament last night. The eighth-seeded Lady Bulldogs beat top-seeded Wibaux 40-39 in overtime. “It was an incredible feeling,” Ekalaka Head Coach Kayla Olsen said. “They (Wibaux) are a great team. We had to fight and do everything right to beat...
  •   The Broadus Hawks and Northern Cheyenne Eagles punched their ticket to the District 4C semifinals with wins over Ekalaka and Jordan yesterday at Custer County District High School. Broadus topped Ekalaka 51-33 and Northern Cheyenne ran away from Jordan 90-54. The two teams will meet in the semis on Friday at 8 p.m. Ekalaka and Jordan will...
  •   By DON COGGER             Star Staff Writer Two-thirds of Montana’s congressional delegation made a quick stop in Miles City Wednesday, participating in a roundtable discussion at Miles City Community College. U.S. Sens. John Walsh and Jon Tester joined a handful of community members to discuss issues...
  •   Doris Taylor, 80, of Miles City died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in the Friendship Villa Care Center in Miles City. Born on March 14, 1933, in Miles City, she was the daughter of Paul and Martha Hagman Burt. She grew up and attended grade school in Miles City.  She married Duane Jessop on Oct. 7, 1951, in Miles City. Throughout her life...