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10/03/2015 - 10:00am
  Insurance will continue to go up as long as medical costs go up, according to Montana State Auditor/Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen during a stop Thursday in Miles City. She was traveling with her office’s Chief Legal Counsel Jesse Laslovich. She said there are three things needed to cut costs and ensure quality health care. First, the state needs to make sure...
Thu, 10/01/2015 - 3:03pm
  If you like to paint or volunteer for a good cause, then Miles City Head Start is the place for you right now. The school is working on gathering volunteers to help give the place a much-needed facelift. The work began last week with employees and volunteers scraping away at the old paint.
Wed, 09/30/2015 - 2:22pm
  With cooler weather on the horizon, it’s time to get all those summer projects wrapped up before winter really arrives. To help with that, Keep Miles City Beautiful is sponsoring a Latex Paint Recycling event on Saturday, October 3. Cans of paint are not to be discarded in the landfill
Wed, 09/30/2015 - 2:21pm
  Kirk Bushman, Montana Public Service Commissioner for District 2, which includes Custer County, introduced the representatives from Montana-Dakota Utilities who were in Miles City Friday to attend a public hearing about MDU’s requested 21 percent rate hike.  Members of the public
Mon, 09/28/2015 - 2:38pm
  The 2015 Sister Ruth CROP Hunger Walk will be Sunday afternoon, Oct. 4, in Miles City.  The CROP walk is known as the “original walk event in the U.S.,” with the first CROP (Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty) hunger walk held in 1969 in Bismarck, North Dakota. One
Mon, 09/28/2015 - 2:37pm
  Former Custer County Commissioner Gary Matthews and political newcomer Rachel Sloan are submitted  letters of interest to replace Sheena Martin in Ward 2 on the Miles City Council. Friday was the deadline to submit letters. Martin resigned because she is moving out of town.  The
Fri, 09/25/2015 - 5:05pm
  Summer is officially over, fall has started and flu season is already here. Cases of influenza have been reported in Montana. State health officials say confirmed cases of influenza have been reported in six counties in September: Yellowstone, Gallatin, Lewis and Clark, Missoula, Beaverhead
Thu, 09/24/2015 - 2:30pm
  Montana-Dakota Utilities has requested that the Montana Public Service Commission approve a 21 percent increase in electric rates for the utility. MDU said that this request will cost approximately 26,000 electricity customers in eastern Montana an average of $14.80 a month on their electric
Wed, 09/23/2015 - 2:20pm
  Ninety walkers raised $6,775 during this year’s Out of the Darkness Community Walk held Saturday morning, Sept. 19, in Miles City. The local event was one of more than 350 Out of the Darkness Community Walks held nationwide this fall to raise funds for suicide prevention efforts. Of
Wed, 09/23/2015 - 2:13pm
  The Miles City Council approved deferring the collection of water and sewer development fees from the Miles City Livestock Commission for a year to support the rebuilding effort. A fire completely destroyed the building in June. Mayor Butch Grenz said of the business, “We are happy