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02/10/2016 - 2:16pm
Mayor John Hollowell tried to give more power to the Miles City Council Tuesday, but the council didn’t want him to release some of his own authority. Before his election, Hollowell said the council should be setting the council agenda and not the mayor, therefore he asked for Ordinance No. 1303 to be written up, giving the council president or two council members the authority to prepare...
Tue, 02/09/2016 - 3:07pm
The City of Miles City’s fire rating improved, making the community safer and is one of the factors in determining homeowners and commercial insurance rates.  According to Miles City Fire Chief Gary Warren, the Insurance Services Office (ISO) rating is recognized by nearly all insurance
Mon, 02/08/2016 - 3:16pm
The 24th annual Cowtown Beef Breeders Show enjoyed spring-like weather and a high turn-out Friday, making for another successful show.   With temperatures in the 40s and the sun shining, 40 of the 43 assigned pens were full of young bulls. John Laney, executive director of the Miles City Area
Mon, 02/08/2016 - 3:11pm
On February 9 from 7-8 p.m., Custer Network Against Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault (CNADA) will host a forum focused around stalking through technology in room 110 at Miles Community College. This discussion will be led by community professionals focused on identifying, reporting and stopping
Fri, 02/05/2016 - 2:49pm
The Historic Miles City Academy, formerly the Ursuline Convent, has a new director. Sharon Moore took over her new duties on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. Since then, she has been spending a lot of time at the academy, cleaning out, moving things around, making the building more efficient and even
Thu, 02/04/2016 - 4:53pm
The Cowtown Beef Breeders Show returns to Miles City’s Main Street on Friday for its 24th year.  John Laney, executive director of the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce, said, “Pen numbers are up” and the weather is predicted to be mild, so he is looking forward to a good
Wed, 02/03/2016 - 3:38pm
One of the most photographed moments of any Robert Burns night is when the older dancers escort the Wee Ones, like these in the Centra during Saturday’s evening celebration. Every mother, father, grandmother and grandfather has either a camera or smart photo at the ready waiting for the
Wed, 02/03/2016 - 3:36pm
The Miles City Council unanimous passed a sewer increase, nearly doubling the rate, at a special council meeting Tuesday night at City Hall. The increase will take effect on March 1. Increasing the rates will help the city secure loans for Phase 2 of the wastewater plant improvements, required by
Mon, 02/01/2016 - 2:53pm
Local author John L. Moore recently received the silver medallion for the Will Rogers Medallion Award for his novel, “Looking for Lynne,” an Ezra Riley novel.  In another project, Moore consulted for an upcoming horse documentary, which is due for release soon. The medallion book
Fri, 01/29/2016 - 2:28pm
The idea of a “polar plunge,” where someone jumps into near-freezing water for one reason or another, has been around for a long time. The Polar Plunge to support Montana Special Olympics, however, is a relatively recent event. At last year’s inaugural Miles City Plunge, those