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06/23/2017 - 3:04pm
The sheep in Eastern Montana didn’t stand a chance of misbehaving this past weekend, when some of the top Border Collie sheep dogs in the world, along with their handlers, gathered for the Second Annual Sunday Creek Sheepdog Trial.  Hosted by Rene LaBree, a rancher from Ismay, at her acreage near Kinsey, the trial drew 45 contestants competing with nearly 100 highly trained dogs over...
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 3:01pm
The message for the Finance Committee of Miles City Council as they start digging into the 2017-18 fiscal year’s budget is a familiar one. The gap between what departments are requesting and projected revenues is once again wide — this year about $683,000 combined. Tuesday and Wednesday
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:59pm
As the school year progresses, the numbers rise on Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church. The Miles City church provides meals for high school students and community members at noon. It’s called the Lunch on Us program. For instance, in September 2016 the church was serving meals to an
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:57pm
The sights, sounds and even flavors of the 1800s will be brought to life during this year’s Pioneer Day at the Range Riders Museum. Sponsored by the Range Riders Reps, the event is held in conjunction with the museum’s annual open house. Both events will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:56pm
The 12th annual Kids Fishing Day, sponsored by Walleyes Unlimited, is scheduled for Saturday. It starts at 8 a.m. and continues through 1 p.m. at Spotted Eagle Recreation Area in Miles City. A meal for the children will be provided at about noon. Duncan Bartholomew, president of the Miles City
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:48pm
Stroke is the leading cause of disabilities in the United States.  During Thursday’s Holy Rosary Healthcare (HRH) Healthy Living Luncheon, Dr. James Richards and Penny Clifton, stroke program coordinator at St. Vincent Healthcare, spoke to groups in Billings and Miles City over the
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:47pm
While the Miles Community College’s (MCC) Ag Advancement Center is finally completed, the college still has some loose ends to tie up.  According to a news release from the federal Bureau of Land Management, in 2016 the college submitted a request to purchase the reversionary interest of
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:39pm
Lane Colombik of Miles City said he joined a great organization when he was in first grade. The enjoyment lasted all the way through high school. The reference is to Cub Scouts, then Webelos and, finally, Boy Scouts. “I stayed in because I enjoyed it,” said Colombik, son of Doug and Pam
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:38pm
A primary won’t be needed this year in the city election for judge (one) and council (4). Mark Reddick and Rob Shipley joined Kenneth Stein and Scott Zeitner in a four-man race to replace retiring city judge Al Homme. City council incumbents Kenneth Gardner, Rick Huber, Brant Kassner and
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:36pm
Casey Gergen is happy to tell people he needed a little pushing from his parents to continue with his final project to basically complete his requirements in becoming an Eagle Scout. That they did made Casey a happy camper who will soon be presented the award he earned prior to his 18th birthday.