Monthly archive

March, 2017

  • Willard “Willie” Lee Carter, age 78, of Terry, MT passed away on March 3, 2017 at Edgewood Vista Assisted Living in Billings, MT with his daughter Heather by his side. Willie Carter was born in Rushville, NE on March 14, 1938 the son of George and Vietta (Ewing) Carter. Shortly after the family moved to Montana where Willie attended...
  • Bridger High School won the Montana Southern C boys’ basketball regional tournament by beating Plenty Coups 79-64 on Saturday in Miles City. Going in to the championship  game both teams were undefeated in the tournament, meaning the winner would take home the Southern C trophy. In a bit of true March Madness, Melstone (the winner of...
  • The Miles Community College Lady Pioneers saved their best offense for last and defeated the Sheridan College Lady Generals 58-53 on Friday to advance to the NJCAA Region IX Elite Eight regional women’s basketball playoffs in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Lady Pioneer leading scorer Tia Torio turned a slow first half into a burst of 11 points in...
  • The lack of action by Congress on the proposed repeal and replacement of the federal Affordable Care Act could force the Montana Legislature to recess early, and return for a special session. The Legislature will probably end the session a few days early so they can hold a special session later, Sen. Eric Moore and Rep. Ken Holmlund told a crowd...
  • While the March 2 meeting at City Hall in Miles City was to be a formality asking the Flood Control Committee of the Miles City Council to recommend passing the Feasibility Cost Share Agreement (FCSA) and the Project Management Plan (PMP) on to the full council for consideration, other topics of concern were raised. The meeting was extended to...
  • Raymond Nels Frette, 93, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. He was born on Aug. 30, 1923, to Nels and Christina Freiboth Frette of Terry.   Funeral Services will be Friday, March 10, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home, followed by internment at the Eastern Montana State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. A...
  • Doris “Jean” Lloyd, also known as Lucky Lloyd, 78, of Broadus, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. She was born in Broadus on Feb. 24, 1939, to Walter and Angie Mitchell. A visitation will be Thursday, March 9, 2017, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Broadus. A funeral service will...
  • Lorn Davis, 76, of Miles City, passed away surrounded by his family, Thursday March 2, 2017 after complications from a stroke at St.  Vincent Hospital in Billings, MT. Lorn was born on August 8, 1940, in Jordan MT, the son of Wilbur Morris “Heavy” and Mary Lou (Curtis) Davis. He was the eldest son of six boys. Lorn was raised on...
  • A bill is pending in the Montana House to eliminate state funding for Dawson Community College (DCC) in Glendive. The move could force the college to close, but in the end could benefit Miles Community College in Miles City. The issue was discussed at Thursday’s meeting of Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC), and on Monday...
  • The puck nearly stopped before it was dropped in Miles City last weekend for the Montana Amateur Hockey Association State Squirts B/C Tournament. Squirts are age 10 and under, so each of the 11 teams present also had parents, grandparents, siblings, and coaches filling Miles City’s hotel rooms. Restaurants were full, cars and SUVs and...