Monthly archive

February, 2016

  • The CCDHS Cowgirls had a rough time over the weekend. Thursday they traveled to Laurel to battle the Lady Locomotives and ended the night with a 65-55 loss. The Cowgirls then took on Billings Central at home Saturday night, but lost 52-40. The ladies battled hard in Laurel but had a poor second half. Shooting 39 percent from the field and 28...
  • Caleb Frare made it to the Major League, but he has had a rocky start to his baseball career. Originally from Miles City, Frare was drafted in 2012 to the New York Yankees. Frare has been a part of the organization for four years, but he has only been active for one. While pitching in the Dominican in the fall of 2012, Frare popped his elbow,...
  • The Cowboy wrestling team traveled to Havre over the weekend and competed in Divisionals for the chance to make it to the State Tournament in Billings this week. Six wrestlers earned all-conference honors and qualified for state: Kon Speelmon at 113, Joe Murnion at 126, Jacob Swope at 132, Torrey Watts at 138, Josh Sundgren at 182 and Caid Dickman...
  • The 24th annual Cowtown Beef Breeders Show enjoyed spring-like weather and a high turn-out Friday, making for another successful show.   With temperatures in the 40s and the sun shining, 40 of the 43 assigned pens were full of young bulls. John Laney, executive director of the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce, suspected some black ice road...
  • On February 9 from 7-8 p.m., Custer Network Against Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault (CNADA) will host a forum focused around stalking through technology in room 110 at Miles Community College. This discussion will be led by community professionals focused on identifying, reporting and stopping stalking. Custer County Attorney Wyatt Glade, a...
  • The Generals high school team took on Great Falls last weekend. The Generals had played hard, but ended up dropping both games 7-2. Saturday night Great Falls took an early lead scoring at 8:22, but the Generals came back at 6:33 with a goal by Seth Hamilton assisted by Jesse James. Great Falls scored once more before the period ended. In the...
  • The CCDHS Cowboys took on the Laurel Locomotives Thursday night and fought for a 57-55 win.  The team was looking for a win against Laurel Thursday night, having lost to them in Laurel earlier in the season. The whole night was filled with great shots that just wouldn’t land Thursday, three-pointers that went in and circled back out...
  • Jeanne Urban, age 97, died peacefully on Saturday, January 30 at Holy Rosary Residential Living in Miles City, Montana, following a brief stay there.  Jeanne was born Dorothy Jeanne White in Minot, North Dakota on September 25, 1918 to parents Helen and L.A. White. She was the middle child of five, growing up in a family which valued family,...
  • Danny Stein, 62, of Miles City died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Billings Clinic in Billings. Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Interment will be at a later date.
  • Michelle “Shelly” Ames (Old Bull) Bad Bear, 49, of Rapid City, South Dakota, lost her battle to the effects of substance abuse early Wednesday morning, Feb. 3, 2016. She had been sober for almost a year and was very proud of that accomplishment, but the physical effect of the abuse had taken its toll on her body. Funeral services will...