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09/01/2015 - 3:01pm
  Paving projects around town are winding down after a busy year of improvements.  Currently the main project with a detour is at Eighth Street and Atlantic Avenue, in front of the city shops and blocking off the car traffic at the railroad crossing.  City Public Works Director Scott Gray said the Montana Department of Transportation had a pavement preservation project, that...
Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:24pm
  On Tuesday night the Miles City Council approved a $4,388,108 budget (general fund appropriations). The city mill is valued at $8,368, up from $7,000 in recent years. Finance Committee Chairwoman Susanne Galbraith thanked the city employees for being frugal with their funds. Councilwoman
Fri, 08/28/2015 - 3:12pm
Bruce and Maryann Marshall, veteran jewelers, recently purchased John Stockhill Jewelers July 17 on historic Main Street. The family has been in the business for almost 30 years now, starting with moving to Gillette to manage a store for an absentee owner. After 10 years of managing the store, they
Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:44pm
  In some ways, the staffers at Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility are the victims of their own success. The facility, which was designed to accommodate 120 male youth offenders between the ages of 10 and 17, currently has less than 50 students enrolled. Superintendent Steve Ray said that
Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:44pm
  In some ways, the staffers at Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility are the victims of their own success. The facility, which was designed to accommodate 120 male youth offenders between the ages of 10 and 17, currently has less than 50 students enrolled. Superintendent Steve Ray said that
Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:39pm
  A Miles City man is being charged with six felony counts involving more than $2 million he allegedly gained control of from individuals (many elderly) through deceptive means. The alleged victims range from 48-100 years of age. Richard “Rick” Brandt allegedly committed the
Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:36pm
  Tuesday night was Ward 2 Councilwoman Sheena Martin’s last Miles City Council meeting.  She has resigned because she is moving out of town.  The city will be accepting letters of interest for the position from the public. The term ends Dec. 31, 2017.  The deadline for
Tue, 08/25/2015 - 3:23pm
  Four C1 21 Osprey flying over Miles City drew a large crowd to Frank Wiley Field Tuesday around noon, to see the Marine aircrafts fuel up. While people were taking photographs of the planes, the Marines were stretching their legs and taking photos of the “Miles City, MT” sign on
Tue, 08/25/2015 - 2:15pm
  If you follow the Stardust column in the Miles City Star, you may have read about the addition being built on Washington School and wondered, what addition? Well, the curved addition on the south side was built in the 1950s, and the big box for the gymnasium was built in the 1990s. And the
Mon, 08/24/2015 - 2:40pm
  Some things were up and some things were down, but overall, Fair Manager Gail Shaw felt the Eastern Montana Fair “went really well.” One of the primary concerns was the success of the returning Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Rodeo, held for the first time in many years,