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01/16/2017 - 2:41pm
Miles City musician and music teacher Chuck Sawyer had a very busy holiday season, serving as the accompanist for more than 20 concerts, programs and church services in the city. Sawyer is an elementary school music teacher who, during the holiday season, is run ragged due to his busy schedule. During December it isn’t uncommon for him to lose between five and 10 pounds. According to Sawyer...
Mon, 01/16/2017 - 2:39pm
Authorizing local governments to ask their voters for a local option sales tax is a proposal that will be before the 2017 Legislature, and two members of the Billings’ Chamber of Commerce presented the idea to the Miles City Council on Jan. 10. Billings Chamber President John Brewer, who is a
Fri, 01/13/2017 - 2:49pm
“He’s always singing,” says proud grandmother Joyce Holmlund about Tristan Reno, her grandson sang. Tristan sang “quite a few verses” of the National Anthem at the swearing-in ceremony for the Montana House of Representatives on Monday, January 2. Tristan got the job
Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:43am
Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce has chosen those to be awarded for their contributions to the Miles City community.  The awards are acknowledgment for service rendered in the community with 70 percent for service in calendar year 2016 and 30 percent for service in previous years. “We
Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:40am
Nobody thought a toy poodle would survive over a week in severe winter conditions on his own after a highway accident but LJ proved everybody wrong. Around noon on Thursday, Dec. 29, LeRoy and Jorjan Woodward of Fairview, N.D., were heading to Billings when they hit a nasty patch of ice 10 miles
Wed, 01/11/2017 - 3:58pm
At Tuesday night’s meeting, Miles City Unified Board of Trustees reviewed upcoming Montana High School Association’s (MHSA) proposals involving issues like eighth graders, transfers and jewelry that will be addressed at MHSA’s annual meeting. According to Custer County District
Tue, 01/10/2017 - 2:31pm
The Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC) learned at its meeting Thursday that the small business development center (SBDC) will be moved from Colstrip to Miles City.  The SBDC was created in 1989 to provide free one-on-one advising to business entrepreneurs. It offers
Mon, 01/09/2017 - 3:08pm
For many years Custer County District High School (CCDHS) history teacher John Tooke has wanted to bring Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor to speak to students and the Miles City community. Kor, an Indiana resident, is a forgiveness advocate and a popular public speaker.  Mission accomplished.
Mon, 01/09/2017 - 3:05pm
Two local women have brought a much-needed grief support group to Miles City for those who have lost a child or grandchild. Suzanne King and Sherri Henderson, friends from years of teaching together but also bonded through loss,  noticed the need. King lost her grandson two and a half years
Fri, 01/06/2017 - 4:14pm
Miles Citians will have the chance to enjoy good food and dance the night away while helping children with life-threatening illnesses by attending Erin’s Crystal Ball 2017 on Saturday. Attendees are welcome to dress up in formal evening wear or come in more casual attire. The event will be in