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02/22/2017 - 3:23pm
The new executive director of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council won’t have to learn her way around town. The group, which promotes and enables economic development and job creation in the area, has hired local resident Tracy Baker, 49, to fill the post vacated by Mike Coryell. Coryell held the job for 10 years before retiring in November, and Baker started her duties on Feb....
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 3:26pm
A combination of distracted driving, an unlit road and black clothing were all factors in a Tuesday night accident when a driver hit a pedestrian, according to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Scott McDermott. The accident occurred on North Haynes Avenue between Main Street and Leighton Boulevard.
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 3:25pm
The Miles City Board of Unified Trustees voted unanimously Monday to hold trustee elections in the elementary and high school districts this spring. Trustees are also considering placing operational levies for each district on the ballot.  According to Superintendent Keith Campbell the
Wed, 02/15/2017 - 2:46pm
Bird enthusiasts are flocking to a new birding/outdoors group that is forming in the Miles City region. An exploratory meeting was attended by about 20 persons last month, and a follow-up meeting for planning purposes will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 16 in Room 106 of Miles Community
Wed, 02/15/2017 - 2:45pm
In this week’s meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees, district enrollment was discussed. Enrollment is down from this time last year said Superintendent Keith Campbell. The decreases could affect the future budget.  According to Campbell, the decrease is possibly due to the
Tue, 02/14/2017 - 4:51pm
Jewelry, flowers and candy, as always, are in high demand this Valentine’s Day, according to Miles City businesses.  Sandy Anderson from Creative Corner by Sandy said candy and flowers are always popular, but at her store she notices one year flowers are more of the focus, then the next
Mon, 02/13/2017 - 3:31pm
The James T. Flinn Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1579 celebrated its 85th anniversary in Miles City with an Armed Forces Appreciation Dinner and Dance on Saturday afternoon and evening. A free ham and roast beef dinner with all the trimmings was served at the VFW Hall located at 119 S. Sixth St. on
Mon, 02/13/2017 - 3:30pm
Sacred Heart School was bustling on Thursday afternoon with students presenting their science fair projects. The science fair consists of Sacred Heart students and those from the rural schools.  According to Sacred Heart Principal Bart Freese, the science fair has been going on for around 20
Fri, 02/10/2017 - 2:33pm
Growing up in a small town like Miles City can shape a person and for Caleb Frare this little town did just that. Frare, 23, was born in Billings but raised in Miles City. He was drafted by the New York Yankees’ professional baseball organization right after graduating from Custer County