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02/27/2015 - 2:48pm
  According to Roxanne Harding, friend of Rosa Neese and one of her traveling companions on Rosa’s “Bucket List” trip to the “Ellen Show” this week in Burbank, Calif., it was “the best experience I have ever had in my life.” Cory Brothers, Rosa’s daughters, described it as “beyond amazing.” Lonnie Leslie of Miles City volunteered...
Thu, 02/26/2015 - 3:01pm
  A lawsuit against county officials that was appealed to the Montana Supreme Court and granted a new hearing has since been settled out of court. A district court hearing scheduled for Feb. 12 in Brian Schoof’s complaint against former Custer County Commissioners and several elected
Thu, 02/26/2015 - 3:00pm
  Jim Novelli, the new executive director for Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center, is a native of New York City. He received his BA from the State University New York College at Fredonia and master’s degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Novelli has been
Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:38pm
  The 24th annual Custer County Educational Foundation’s Dollars for Scholarships phone-a-thon will be Monday and Tuesday, March 2 and 3, in Miles City. Between 6:30 and 8:30 each evening, juniors and seniors at Custer  County District High School will call on local residents for
Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:36pm
The Barn Players’ next foray into dinner theatre will be this weekend, as the theatre company presents “Murder on the Oriental Rug.” Called a “play within a play” and directed by Teresa Foley and Jenifer Mahan, a troubled stage production forces the frustrated director
Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:11pm
  A spontaneous fishing trip last fall has led to the formation of a Miles City-based organization that focuses on fishing adventures for veterans and active-duty military personnel.  Montana Warriors on the Water was developed after Christmas and has taken on a life of its own. The
Fri, 02/20/2015 - 4:01pm
  With the 2015 Legislative Session nearing its midway point, Miles Community College has been well represented in Helena, with more visits pending. On January 29-30, President Stacy Klippenstein and MCC Board of Trustees Chair Jeff Okerman traveled to Helena to testify with the Joint
Thu, 02/19/2015 - 2:07pm
  About 18 months ago, Cori Neese Brothers and her mother, Rosa Neese, decided to take a mother-daughter trip to Los Angeles and maybe take in the filming of some TV shows. Rosa particularly wanted to see the “Ellen Show,” since she is a longtime Ellen DeGeneres fan. While they
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 2:59pm
  The Surface Transportation Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis  is asking for a comment from the City of Miles City on the environmental impact of the proposed Tongue River Railroad. At the Feb. 10 Miles City Council meeting, Interim City Planner Dawn Colton zsaid the bottom
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 2:56pm
  The special Miles Community College Board of Trustees meeting held Monday night was primarily an informational session with President Stacy Klippenstein reporting on several major projects that may affect the college well into the future. The first issue concerned MCC’s interest in