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09/23/2014 - 4:15pm
  Jaycees Field glowed with the soft light of candles Monday night as a large crowd gathered for a vigil to honor Gavin King, a local 14-year-old who died unexpectedly over the weekend after a tonsillectomy.  Many of those present were Custer County District High School classmates of King’s and fellow frosh football players. Several were dressed in blue and gold Cowboy football T-...
Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:13pm
  From dental office to a shop of formals, wedding attire and little girls’ fantasies, Lolo’s Boutique will open Friday at 12 N. Seventh St., at the former office of Dr. Arlo Nansel. The hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, or by appointment. Laurie Sprague
Mon, 09/22/2014 - 5:05pm
  The 2014-2015 school year is in full swing, and the Miles City Unified School District is pleased with the transition of more kids at Lincoln Elementary and a rise in enrollment numbers. Speaking at the monthly meeting of the Unified Board of Trustees last week, Superintendent Keith Campbell
Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:21pm
    Taking place at the Home Show Building at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds. The announcer will be Lee Jackson.   Schedule of Bands   Friday, Sept. 19 7 p.m.    Open Stage   Saturday, Sept. 20 9 a.m.    Workshop 10 a.m.    Milestown 11 a.m.
Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:20pm
  Candidates who are running in this year’s General Election will gather to express their views during a Candidates Forum on Thursday evening, Sept. 25. The Miles City Branch of the American Association of University Women is sponsoring the forum in rooms 106 and 107 at Miles Community
Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:36pm
  September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month, and Miles Community College is marking the occasion by implementing several programs designed to help students address the issue. The Montana University System entered into a contract this summer with the company EverFi, consisting of
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:57pm
  Long-time employee Jenny Paxson is in the process of buying the Discovery Pond store and has many plans for its future.  “It’s going to be fun,” Paxson said with a smile. Much of it will be the same, including the educational toys, books, clothing, art, lunch/ice cream
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:54pm
  One of two local men who was shot by a deputy during a high-speed chase in Laurel in February pleaded guilty Tuesday to five felonies and two misdemeanors in district court in Billings. Hayden Lowry, 20, was originally charged with assault on a police officer, attempted theft of a police car
Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:57pm
  Anyone arriving at City Hall to do business Friday afternoon may have been a bit surprised when they spotted Connie Watts and many other employees dressed in turn-of-the-last-century apparel.  City Hall was celebrating, inside and out, its centennial of being at its current location.
Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:54pm
  On Thursday Mitchell Greer of Rocky Mountain Engineering and Surveying provided site plans and 3-D renderings to the City Planning Board of what the new Water Science Technologies LLC building on Highway 12 will look like. WST plans to move from its site at 3206 Valley Drive East to the