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10/22/2014 - 3:18pm
Rusty May is a student counselor from California who specializes in helping teachers and students build better relationships that help them make the classroom a better place for learning.  He shared his tools to help do that with local elementary students on Tuesday, speaking at Custer County District High School and at Garfield Elementary School. May has created the School Tools TV...
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:53pm
  Incumbent District 2 County Commissioner Keith Holmlund grew up north of Angela, attending a one-room country school before graduating from Custer County High School. He and his wife, Margie, live in the Yellowstone Valley, raising sheep and hay and four daughters. His daughter and their
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:51pm
  Bill Ellis, current planner and flood plain administrator for Custer County, is running for the position of County Commissioner for District 2. This is his first time seeking elected office. He decided to run, he said, “To affect change in the county and to start working with the City
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:45pm
  EDITOR’S NOTE: The two candidate profiles presented here are part of our ongoing election coverage. See the Star each day for more profiles.                                        
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:14pm
   Ambulance Fund Mill Levy on the election ballot would authorize the city to levy an additional 50 mills to correct the negative balance in Ambulance Fund No. 5510. The ambulance fund has been running in the red - around $340,000 last year - therefore reserves have been used to meet the
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 3:42pm
  Saturday, Oct. 18    Kids Halloween Party at the VFW, 2-6 p.m., 119 N. Sixth St.; costumes, games, face painting, pumpkin carving, prizes    “End of the Season” Celebration with cake and homemade ice cream, 1-5 p.m., Range Riders Museum  
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 3:42pm
  Saturday, Oct. 18    Kids Halloween Party at the VFW, 2-6 p.m., 119 N. Sixth St.; costumes, games, face painting, pumpkin carving, prizes    “End of the Season” Celebration with cake and homemade ice cream, 1-5 p.m., Range Riders Museum  
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 3:35pm
  A Miles City woman and her 4-year-old daughter were transported to Holy Rosary Healthcare Thursday afternoon following a one-vehicle accident on the Kinsey Highway, according to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Matt Cartwright. The call came in at 3:08 p.m. Thursday, and the accident occurred
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:06pm
  Among the candidates on this fall’s ballots are several county officials who are running unopposed for their position. All are incumbents. Linda Corbett has served four years as the clerk and recorder, Doug Ellingson, superintendent of schools, has served eight years, Tony Harbaugh has
Wed, 10/15/2014 - 5:11pm
  The county election ballot includes an area to select up to five people for a “City of Miles Local Government Study Commissioner,” but there are no names listed, leaving some voters wondering how to proceed.  The deadline for getting a name on the ballot for study