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09/30/2014 - 1:53pm
  Last week’s monthly meeting of the Miles Community College Board of Trustees covered a lot of ground, as updates were given on a variety of subjects. Jessie Dufner, Vice President of Enrollment & Student Success, spoke to the board about summer and fall enrollment numbers. For the summer, the number of Full Time Equivalent students (FTEs) was up 31 percent, from 35.3 in 2013 to...
Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:51pm
  EDITOR’S NOTE: Below is continuing coverage of Thursday’s Candidates Forum at Miles Community College. Forum coverage will continue in later editions.   Custer County Attorney Wyatt Glade and former deputy county attorney Joni Oja are both seeking the county attorney’s
Mon, 09/29/2014 - 3:47pm
  Custer County Attorney Wyatt Glade and former deputy county attorney Joni Oja are running for the county attorney’s position and were present at Thursday’s Candidates Forum at Miles Community College. In the introductions, Oja said she grew up on a ranch near Utica, west of
Mon, 09/29/2014 - 3:42pm
  With the controversy surrounding the Department of Veteran Affairs health care system still fresh in the mind of the nation, Montana’s congressional delegation remains committed to assisting Montana veterans. After reports earlier this year that the VA mismanaged waiting lists for
Fri, 09/26/2014 - 3:55pm
  Two incumbents and two challengers are running for two seats on the Custer County Commission, and all attended Thursday night’s Candidates Forum at Miles Community College. (A total of 15 candidates attended the forum. Their comments will be covered over several days. Today the Miles
Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:52pm
  When it comes to having healthy trees, one must think and consider possibilities ahead of action - way ahead. With trees having a lifespan of over 100 years, it takes generations to see results and generations to solve problems when they crop up. The Emerald Ash Borer is one problem that is
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 2:35pm
  The Miles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve Brad Certain and Dean “Dave” Gillette’s request for a zone change on 55 acres along the east side of Highway 59 South. The two had requested that the property be rezoned from agricultural to general commercial.
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 2:33pm
  Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, is coming and many voters still haven’t decided for whom they will vote. A Candidates Forum on Thursday evening, Sept. 25, may help them make up their minds. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. in rooms 106 and 107 at Miles Community College. Sponsored by the
Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:15pm
  Jaycees Field glowed with the soft light of candles Monday night as a large crowd gathered for a vigil to honor Gavin King, a local 14-year-old who died unexpectedly over the weekend after a tonsillectomy.  Many of those present were Custer County District High School classmates of King
Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:13pm
  From dental office to a shop of formals, wedding attire and little girls’ fantasies, Lolo’s Boutique will open Friday at 12 N. Seventh St., at the former office of Dr. Arlo Nansel. The hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, or by appointment. Laurie Sprague