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04/28/2016 - 10:02am
About 50 local actors will be downtown over the next few days for the filming of a promotional video called “The Heart of Home.”  The video will be used for commercials that will air around eastern Montana. They will also appear on YouTube and social media. People are welcome to come watch. A few extras may even be asked to participate, said Historic Preservation Officer/Grant...
Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:01am
In Monday’s meeting of the Miles Community College Board of Trustees, the progress of the Ag Advancement Center was discussed. The center is slowly becoming more of a reality, with the most recent donation pushing the college over $2 million toward the construction.  The center at the
Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:59am
Everyone knows that maintenance projects can be pricey, but when you have to think about an entire school district, some seem impossible. In the upcoming May 3 school election, there is a proposed building reserve levy for Custer County District High School. The Miles City Unified Board of Trustees
Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:50am
The room was full last Thursday for the Montana State Parks and Recreation Board meeting, which explored future management of Hell Creek State Park once the state relinquishes its role. Four people spoke during the public comment section in support of Hell Creek. The first speaker was State Rep.
Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:48am
Two storms early Sunday morning brought a record-breaking total of 2.89 inches of precipitation to Miles City, breaking the previous one-day record set June 18, 1964. Mother Nature decided to catch up on the moisture deficit starting Sunday around 2 a.m. when the thunder and lightning rolled by,
Fri, 04/22/2016 - 3:02pm
Even though the Lady Pioneers season has wrapped up, the girls are still busy on and off the court. Coach Liz Lewis has instilled in her players that they need to make the grade as well as being physically ready on the court. During Lewis’ first year with the Lady Pioneers, her players were
Wed, 04/20/2016 - 3:16pm
The calendar may show it to be spring, but plans are already in place tor the most important event of late summer: the Eastern Montana Fair. The Fair will be held August 24-27, Wednesday through Saturday, with the rodeo starting on Tuesday, August 23. The dates for the Fair changed a few years ago
Tue, 04/19/2016 - 4:08pm
Zoning is a sometimes contentious and always complicated process, as the Custer County Commissioners know. After a year and a half of effort, the state-mandated zoning regulations for the extraterritorial zone just outside of Miles City are final. The state required the county to take over the
Mon, 04/18/2016 - 2:24pm
Residents, Miles City Council members, Mayor John Hollowell and a city official reviewed many problems facing Miles City in its appearance, safety and health, during their meeting Tuesday night. Councilman Ken Gardner said he lives on the north side, and in the last two months, “I’ve
Thu, 04/14/2016 - 2:38pm
During Tuesday’s meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees, the board hired a new principal for Garfield Elementary School, as Principal Laurie Huffman is leaving.  Josh Patterson of Noxon, Mont., was selected. He is currently the superintendent and elementary principal in