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07/21/2014 - 3:19pm
  Milestown Community Improvement, Inc. officially came into existence in 2012 but it got its start a couple of years before when, according to Board President Joe Menyhart, he moved back to his hometown.  Like many other young Miles Citians, when he finished high school, he moved away.  And, like many former Miles Citians, he decided to come home again. When he did, he ran into...
Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:22pm
  Two major infrastructure projects along the north and east sides of Miles City are progressing according to plan.  Rural Improvement District #1A, the north-side sewer line along Sewell Avenue and adjacent streets, is nearing completion.  According to Julie Kurkow of the
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:48pm
  Since voters in the primary election chose to have a local government study commission for the city, the five positions on the study commission need to be filled. Interested people are encouraged to file for a position, then voters will select the representatives they want in November.
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:43pm
  The Terry Fire Department lost its main rig in a fire at its fire hall midday Wednesday, according to Assistant Fire Chief Matt Paine. The building houses the fire hall and town hall. Paine said Town Council members were in the building when they smelled and saw smoke. They called the fire
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:15pm
  The City of Miles City’s water rights are being challenged, concerning Tongue River water used for Scanlan Lake (also known as the Natural Oasis) and Cook Lake. According to City Attorney Dan Rice (via a phone conversation at the July 8 Miles City Council meeting), the Bureau of Indian
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:06pm
  Writers of note have had their works banned or censored since the beginning of time, and now an award-winning writer whose debut novel is based in Miles City has now joined their ranks. Miles City native emily m. danforth (sic) was informed by a Twitter contact in late June that her novel,
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:43pm
  A Missoula corporation is hoping to build a 30-unit affordable apartment complex behind Albertson’s, which would be called Stower Commons. Housing Solutions founder Alex Burkhalter explained his plans to the Miles City Council Tuesday night. Burkhalter has worked 10 years at providing
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:28pm
  On Tuesday night the Miles City Council denied the controversial rezoning request by Diamond J Construction for some land along Highway 59 South. The land is zoned agricultural, and the company requested it be general commercial so it can complete the building it already had begun. The
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:05pm
  City Clerk Lorrie Pearce told the Miles City Council Tuesday night that she and the deputy clerk were beginning to plan a 100-year celebration of City Hall, set for Sept.12. She said they are looking at dressing for the time period, having a barbershop quartet perform and bringing out the
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 4:00pm
  Students in the ROCKS summer enrichment program will be traveling in a little better style from now on. ROCKS was fortunate to receive a gift of a reconditioned bus, which the students and staff enthusiastically tried out on Friday. The bus was a gift from the New Holstein Transportation