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07/31/2015 - 7:56am
  Last fall, after the Eastern Montana Fair was over, suggestions were made that the fair should upgrade from a Northern Rodeo Association production to a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association event. Gail Shaw, fair manager, started contacting providers and donors. As a result, this summer the Kesler Championship Rodeo will be providing stock at the fair and several top-ranked rodeo cowboys...
Fri, 07/31/2015 - 7:45am
  By Star Staff Writer On Wednesday, the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) announced the eighth class of inductions into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame.  Included in the honorees was Doug Wall of Miles City, who for many years served as a pickup man
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 3:09pm
  Upon completion of the Junior Police Leadership Academy, Lane Colombik of Miles City is left excited and inspired for his future of being a police officer. The JPLA is for high school-age youths and was located in Helena, lasting for a week. The purpose of JPLA is to further students’
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 3:07pm
  Bob Thaden, owner fo the Tongue River Winery, is preparing for his newest project this winter: a giant grape sculpture built out of bowling balls.  The idea of building something outside the winery has been an idea in Thaden’s head for a while now. “Many winteries have
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 2:27pm
  Fred “Dick” Radmer, 86, of Miles City died on Monday, July 27, 2015.  Mr. Radmer was born on Feb. 16, 1929, in Shields, North Dakota. He was the son of Frank and Rachael Fairbrothers Radmer. He attended grade school in Shields. He worked on the family farm to help out his
Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:17pm
  While the City Planning Board was holding a public hearing on a Miles  City Growth Policy, most of the public attending  Tuesday’s hearing were county residents who felt the “tone” of the report was too much in favor of city annexation and that the report
Fri, 07/24/2015 - 4:26pm
  Another fire in the Pine Hills burned Thursday and was quickly contained.  It was started by lightening. According to Custer County Fire Chief Bud Peterson, the most recent Pine Hills fire started around 11 a.m. Thursday. He was notified of the fire around 11:30 a.m.  With the help
Fri, 07/24/2015 - 4:21pm
  The City of Miles City is taking another step forward towards improving the Tongue River/Yellowstone River dike by applying for the Army Corps of Engineers’ Section 205, which can bring in up to $10 million of the $40 million estimated overall project cost.  The costs reflect
Fri, 07/24/2015 - 4:20pm
  Miles City and area residents are invited to participate in the 2015 Dutch Oven Demonstration and Cook-Off on Sunday, July 26, at the Range Riders Museum. Demonstrations will begin at 10 a.m., followed by the cook-off at noon, judging at 4 p.m. and public tasting at 4:30 p.m. The museum is
Fri, 07/24/2015 - 4:18pm
  Custer County experienced another fire recently but with help it is now under control. According to Custer County Fire Chief Bud Peterson, the Pine Hills fire started Monday night and was spotted Tuesday morning around 12:30 a.m.  With the help of local and federal agencies the fire was