Monthly archive

July, 2015

  •   Nellie Minkoff-Buscher, 89, of Summerville, South Carolina, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, in The Village of Summerville. She was born on March 4, 1925, in Miles City, the daughter of the late Filu Minkoff and Kalia Gergonoff Minkoff.  Her greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her beloved pets...
  •   Dennis Leon Mellville, 60, of Jordan died at home on Monday, June 29, 2015.  Mr. Mellville was born in Miles City on Oct. 26, 1954, to Harry Mellville and Diana Dee Major. He grew up in Miles City and learned to play music at an early age, playing with his dad and mom at country dances sitting on the edge of the stage. Music was his...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The Miles City Outlaws are slugging it out at the Bozeman Bucks Tourney this week.  The Outlaws started the tourney with two losses to the Billings Royal and Mountain View, but they will try to reload when they take on the Helena Senators and Bozeman Bucks on Friday. The Outlaws’ Fourth of July opponent is...
  •   Visitors to Riverside Park this Fourth of July weekend will get a new glimpse of what the park looked like in the 1800s, in the form of a mural being unveiled at the Lion’s Shelter. The Miles City Preservation Commission and the Custer County Historical Society, a private non-profit group dedicated to promoting the preservation and...
  •   By the Fourth of July     Committee  The Independence Day Parade and Riverside Park Activities began 12 years ago. The parade started as a grassroots effort from a group of community members and has continued to grow each year. It is now an anticipated part of the Independence Day festivities in Miles City. The local...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The annual Cow Capital Babe Ruth League Tournament starts Friday at Connors Stadium and continues through Sunday.  Games get under way at 11 a.m. with the Miles City Elks taking on Baker. On Friday at 2 p.m., the Big Sky Smile Center team meets the Eagles. The winner of Game 1 will play Forsyth at 5 p.m. on Friday...
  •   By Star Staff Writer Fifteen teams competed over the weekend in the Holy Rosary Foundation Grand Slam Tournament for Majors and Minors baseball at Jaycees Field in Miles City.  In the Majors bracket, the Miles City Jaycees Giants won the championship over the Reynold’s Marlins in a game that carried over to Monday evening. For...
  •   Giving up big innings has been the Achilles heel for the Miles City Mavericks all season. And that proved to be the case again Tuesday night when Glendive swept a pair of Eastern A games at Connors Stadium, 9-0 and 10-2. With the losses, the Mavs dropped to 10-22 overall on the season and 1-19 in the Eastern A. They are on the road this...
  •   By Star Staff Writer This summer Miles City is fortunate enough to host two all-star baseball tournaments, both the Montana Babe Ruth 13U State Tournament and the Cal Ripken 12U State Tournament. The 13U event will be July 9-12 at Denton Field, and the 12U tourney will be July 16-19 at Bender Park. Miles City will field a team for both...
  •     Gary F. Riggs of Kent, Washington, died Monday, June 29, 2015. He was born Aug. 15, 1938, the son of Leonard and Laura Riggs. In 1964, he and Kiko Uozaeo were married. They had two children, Linda  Harper and Jerry  Riggs, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, all of Kent, Washington. Mr. Riggs was loved...