Monthly archive

September, 2015

  •   Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skills when the Miles City Kiwanis Club will host the local NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition on September 20, 2015. The competition is free and open to boys and girls ages 6-15.  Sign-up begins  12:00 p.m. at Connors Stadium, here in Miles City....
  •   On September 3, 2015, at the age of 91, Mary Sloan died in the early morning hours at Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City, Mont. Family members visited her and provided comfort to her before her passing.  Mrs. Sloan was born at the family ranch at Cohagen, Mont., on March 27, 1924. She was one of nine children born to Josef and...
  •   With demolition for phase I of the Connors Stadium renovation project approaching, the city is encouraging community members and local commercial businesses to join in the revamping of the historic field.  Recently, the City of Miles City passed a resolution to adopt a donation policy to accept donations to fund the renovation project...
  •   A victim of nasty spring winds and wood rot, a fallen windmill on the lawn of the Range Riders Museum has been a bit of an eyesore to the otherwise well-kept museum grounds. But that is about to change. The attractive white windmill was brought in from the ranch by the Barthelmess family, two generations of which have served as curators at...
  •   Coming off an impressive road win to open the season last week against the Powell Panthers, the CCDHS Cowboys football team head into their home opener Friday with a little momentum. Standing in their way of a 2-0 start to the season is the Fergus County High School Eagles, a team the Cowboys haven’t squared off against since before...
  •   The Cowgirl JV and frosh volleyball teams opened their seasons Tuesday night at home, playing both Sidney and Glendive in the JV/Frosh Jamboree. The frosh won both matches. They beat Sidney 25-11, 25-14 and 15-5. The Cowgirls won the first two games against Glendive 25-14, 25-19,  but lost the third game 9-15. They thundered back in...
  •   Lucille Marie Dreistadt of Miles City, Mont., died on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   Mrs. Dreistadt was born in Webster, S.D., on April 27, 1923, the daughter of Joe and Laura Hayhurst Carr. She attended schools in Webster and graduated from high school in 1941. She attended Business School in...
  •   Paving projects around town are winding down after a busy year of improvements.  Currently the main project with a detour is at Eighth Street and Atlantic Avenue, in front of the city shops and blocking off the car traffic at the railroad crossing.  City Public Works Director Scott Gray said the Montana Department of...
  • Twins, a boy and a girl, were born to Nicholas and Elizabeth Fuller of Missoula on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in Missoula.  Nick is the son of John and Kathy Filler of Miles City and Elizabeth is the daughter of Nancy and the late Bill Norsby. A son was born to Lindsay and Ben Bryan of Miles City on Friday, August 14, 2015 at Holy Rosary...

August, 2015

  •   On Tuesday night the Miles City Council approved a $4,388,108 budget (general fund appropriations). The city mill is valued at $8,368, up from $7,000 in recent years. Finance Committee Chairwoman Susanne Galbraith thanked the city employees for being frugal with their funds. Councilwoman Roxanna Brush made a motion to remove health...