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07/06/2015 - 2:33pm
  Filing for the city election closed Thursday, and nine people signed up to run, including three that are running for mayor. Every office has at least one candidate. The candidates are as follows: — For mayor: Ward 3 Councilman John Hollowell, Mayor Butch Grenz and Robert Shipley. — Treasurer: Treasurer John Moorehead. — Ward 1: Councilwoman Susanne Galbraith. — Ward...
Tue, 06/30/2015 - 3:49pm
  Nearly all of the City of Miles City offices up for election have no one running for them, and the deadline for filing is 5 p.m. Thursday.  The only candidate is Ward 3 Councilman John Hollowell, who is running for mayor. The other five seats open are city treasurer (currently held by
Mon, 06/29/2015 - 4:27pm
  Stacy Klippenstein, president of Miles Community College, said that MCC is still moving forward and working with the State Land Board and the Department of Military Affairs in the college’s efforts to acquire the former National Guard Armory on Main Street.  The college wants to
Fri, 06/26/2015 - 6:15pm
  A new Blue Star Memorial sign was put up in the park between Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility and Wendy’s restaurant Thursday, replacing one set up about 60 years ago on the old Terry highway.  The new sign will be rededicated at a ceremony at 3 p.m. July 4. The Blue Stars
Fri, 06/26/2015 - 6:14pm
  “There are no shortcuts,” says Terry Annalora, selected as parade marshal for this year’s Independence Day parade, when speaking about his long career as a mentor of musicians in Miles City. A Miles City native, Annalora was born in 1953, the son of Sam and Ruby Annalora.
Thu, 06/25/2015 - 7:19pm
  The fire season is quickly approaching and we aren’t sitting pretty, according Eric Lepisto of the Bureau of Land Management.  He said the fire season experienced an unusual active spring this year but quickly died down in May with all the moisture the area received. Things are
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 3:12pm
  HELL CREEK –  Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That’s a suicide every 65 minutes, and the numbers may actually be higher, according to a release by the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2013.   It’s because of numbers like these, members of
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 3:07pm
  As the new executive director of the WaterWorks Art Museum, Dixie Rieger started the new career path with the same determination and dedication she has addressed all things in her life. “I’ve always appreciated art,” said Rieger. “I’ve been more into drama and
Tue, 06/23/2015 - 8:59pm
  About 6 months ago Jody and Jase Kinsey were welcoming three little ones into the world and now the same family is learning to balance life with three babies and one active little boy. The triplets, Cade, Ian and Milo are all doing well. They are all beginning to roll over and are trying
Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:33am
  Chief Bud Peterson of the Custer County Fire Department said that the June 13 fire at the Miles City Livestock Commission stockyard west of Miles City “was definitely accidental.”  Although investigators were not able to make an exact determination of the cause, it appeared