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10/26/2016 - 3:47pm
At the Miles Community College Board meeting Monday highlights of what the college learned about campus security from the active shooter drill that took place on Sept. 1 were presented.  Jessie Dufner, vice president of enrollment and student success, gave a PowerPoint presentation that highlighted what was learned and what needs to be changed.  “The first thing we did about two...
Wed, 10/26/2016 - 3:45pm
(Editor’s note: Today’s story covers responses of candidates for the state legislature. A story featuring the responses of candidates for other offices will be featured in a story on Thursday.) While there were some polite policy disagreements at the Custer Fallon Farm Bureau Candidates
Tue, 10/25/2016 - 2:20pm
The Barn Players serenaded passersby on Ninth Street in Miles City on Thursday when the cast of their next play — “The Sound of Music” — held a group sing-a-long during the annual Fall Festival. Pedestrians were offered song sheets and asked to join in. The play is
Tue, 10/25/2016 - 1:50pm
The doors at 406 Dental Specialists at 205 S. Haynes Ave. in Miles City opened today to offer dental specialty services to their southeastern Montana patients, who will no longer have to drive to Billings. “To bring most of the dental specialties to eastern Montana, all under one roof, is
Tue, 10/25/2016 - 1:47pm
Miles Community College is experiencing an 11 percent boost in enrollment this semester. “Miles Community College is excited to see enrollment growth for the third straight year,” said MCC President Stacy Klippenstein in an email. “Our new student enrollment had increased and so
Tue, 10/25/2016 - 1:45pm
All candidates for state auditor, state superintendent of public instruction and Montana House District 38 will be attending tonight’s Candidates Forum in Miles City. A few other races will be represented with one candidate. Hosted by the Custer Fallon Farm Bureau, the Meet and Greet the
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 1:31pm
Custer County District High School officials are warning local businesses about a Nebraska company fraudulently soliciting advertising. According to the warning issued by the school district, a company calling itself Total Sports Media from Omaha, Nebraska, has been soliciting advertising for a
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 1:29pm
Anthony Ramirez of Miles City shot the buck of a lifetime last week. And he’s only 13. Hunting on his grandfather’s ranch in the Miles City area, Ramirez downed a massive 5x6 mule deer buck on the first day of the state’s youth deer hunt on Thursday. It was one of many success
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 10:05am
Allegations of bullying, harassment and intimidation against Rosebud School District No. 12 Superintendent  Michael Silverman are contained in formal complaints filed with the school district’s Board of Trustees.  Following an incident that occurred at the Aug. 15 Trustees meeting,
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 10:03am
A Candidates Forum will be held Tuesday night in Rooms 106-107 at Miles Community College. The Meet and Greet the Candidates and the submission of questions begins at 6:30 p.m. The forum begins promptly at 7 p.m. It is scheduled to end at 9 p.m. After hosting the forum for more than 20 years, the