Monthly archive

July, 2015

  •   Fireworks will be allowed at specific areas and times on Thursday through Sunday, as they have been over the last few years, but this year people will be allowed to use non-aerial fireworks in the city limits on July 4, including at residences. Fireworks will be allowed at Bender Park, Riverside Park, Jaycees Park and Tedesco Field between...
  •   Suicide is a topic that many don’t want to talk about, but it’s real, and it can’t be ignored any longer. Some may have noticed the new piece of artwork branding a wall in Custer County District High School. The Out of the Darkness mural, by past Miles City resident Buddy Ulrich, 20, was created in honor of suicide...
  •   Price, Utah — Betty L Kiser, 75 died June 23, 2015 at her daughter’s home surrounded by her family. Betty was born September 10, 1939 in Miles City, Montana, to John Victor Lloyd and Dorothy E. (Williams-Lloyd) Watson. She attended the First Methodist Church. Betty grew up on Moon Creek, a ranching community outside of Miles...
  •     Benjamin Antonio “Ben” Balducke, 72, of Sidney, died on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings. Mr. Balducke was born on March 30, 1943, in Beach, North Dakota, the son of Frank and Leona Holst Balducke. The family purchased a ranch southwest of Sidney in 1964, where Frank and Leona Balducke raised...
  •   Janet Dancer Walsh of Red Lodge died Tuesday, June 30, 2015, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on  May 29,1952, in Havre, to Alice and Allan Dancer. While growing up, she attended schools in Malta.  Later she met and married Bud Walsh of Zortman. They had been married for 31 years and had two boys together,...
  •   Early in the morning of June 25, 2015 in Bend, Oregon, Helen Ivy Minifie Combs, 97, died. Mrs. Combs was born April 26, 1918, in Ceballos, Cuba. She arrived in the United States of America on May 16, 1918, where she lived in Oregon with her parents, Verna and William “Jack” Minifie and siblings John, Ruth (Ward), George and...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The Miles City Outlaws played the Powell Pioneers in Powell on Tuesday, but results were not available by presstime. The Outlaws will take on the Billings Royals tonight at the Bozeman Bucks Tourney. On Thursday Miles City plays Mountain View in Bozeman, and Friday they take on the Helena Senators and the Bozeman Bucks...

June, 2015

  •   'Tis the season, as a dense, smokey haze covers Miles City and surrounding areas, traveling long distances from multiple fires in Canada and spreading as far south as Tennessee.  According to BLM’s Fire Management Officer Eric Lepisto and Tanja Fransen at the National Weather Service in Glasgow, the smoke is making its way...
  • As July approaches red, white and blue decorations slowly start to become more visible across Miles City, and excitement is building for the Fourth of July festivities that take place every year.  There will be a Fourth of July parade, barbeque and fire works show, with the fireworks kindly hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars post. However...
  •   Nearly all of the City of Miles City offices up for election have no one running for them, and the deadline for filing is 5 p.m. Thursday.  The only candidate is Ward 3 Councilman John Hollowell, who is running for mayor. The other five seats open are city treasurer (currently held by John Moorehead) and council seats for Ward 1 (...