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05/25/2016 - 5:54pm
As the ROCKS students work their way around the fence at the Sacred Heart School playground for their last unicycle lesson of the year Tuesday afternoon, Jordan Silk displays the three steps to learning to ride. First gain your balance using the fence for support, second loose your balance and use the fence to keep from falling to the ground, and third start over again. The last step is the most...
Wed, 05/25/2016 - 5:50pm
By ELAINE FORMAN Star Staff Writer The final free skin screening clinic by Dr. T.F. Benson and Dr. J.R. Grierson will be held 2-5 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at Beeson’s office at Holy Rosary Healthcare at 2600 Wilson St. For 20 years the two surgeons have been holding the clinic. As always, there
Tue, 05/24/2016 - 1:53pm
Gov. Steve Bullock was in Miles City Friday promoting his renewed effort to fund millions of dollars in infrastructure improvements across the state, including schools.   Accompanied by John Gorton, principal of Lincoln Elementary School and primary author of the Quality Schools grants written
Tue, 05/24/2016 - 1:40pm
Scott Austin Price’s ombinus hearing has been moved from Tuesday, May 31 at 11 a.m. to Friday, July 8 at 4 p.m. He is being charged in the Dec. 14 death of Ed Martin and the assault of his wife, Helen.  According to court documents, Price is being charged with aggravated assault,
Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:22pm
The official numbers aren’t in from the Miles City Bucking Horse Sale but John Laney of the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce, said he was expecting “near record” numbers to be turned in both for attendance and sales. Laney estimates that attendance on all three days at the
Fri, 05/20/2016 - 3:09pm
“Ticket sales are ahead of schedule,” said Terri Newby of the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday afternoon, “Saturday is getting pretty full.”  While not expected to completely sell out, there will be a crowd at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds for biggest
Thu, 05/19/2016 - 3:43pm
Thursday, May 19 7 p.m. ................. Concert: High Valley, opening act, @ fairgrounds 8:30 p.m. .............Concert: Black Jack Billy, headliner@ fairgrounds 10 p.m..................  Street Dance @downtown   Friday, May 20 4 p.m. ........................... Trade Show @
Thu, 05/19/2016 - 3:38pm
In April, a herd of horses took up residence west of Fort Keogh by Interstate 94 near the Rocking MC Welcome sign. These creatures didn’t just wander onto the range, they were installed there by Montana artist Jim Dolan of Bozeman who created them primarily from steel. The horses, which weigh
Wed, 05/18/2016 - 3:41pm
When Spotted Eagle first camped with his people in the late 1800 near the Tongue River, it wasn’t his idea.  He and other Native Americans were being relocated to reservations against their will. He was remembered many years later when a Civilian Conservation Corps camp was constructed
Tue, 05/17/2016 - 3:31pm
The annual Bucking Horse Sale is known for bringing in great bands and providing an overall good time. This year brings Blackjack Billy and High Valley Thursday night at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds in the grandstands. High Valley will kick the concert off at 7 p.m. followed by Blackjack Billy