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09/22/2014 - 5:05pm
  The 2014-2015 school year is in full swing, and the Miles City Unified School District is pleased with the transition of more kids at Lincoln Elementary and a rise in enrollment numbers. Speaking at the monthly meeting of the Unified Board of Trustees last week, Superintendent Keith Campbell gave the board an update on several different items. “We talked about  opening day and...
Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:55pm
  When Miles City was incorporated in 1887, the city offices were two rented rooms upstairs in a bank building and the fire hall was a rented barn. The only jail belonged to the county. In 1914, Miles City had doubled in size from its 1907 population and needed more offices, a court room, a
Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:54pm
  People will see a new feature at the Spotted Eagle Recreation Area honoring Sioux Chief Spotted Eagle and his people who were held at a camp nearby by Col. Nelson A. Miles in the 1880s. Tuesday night the Miles City Council approved Walleyes Unlimited’s plans to place a teepee structure
Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:29pm
  Rob Shipley has been released early from jail upon the city’s request. Shipley was jailed for public nuisance for failing to clean up his yard at 603 S. Fourth St.  There had been a long fight between the City of Miles City and Shipley over the condition of his property. He was
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 3:15pm
  Miles City will host a Resource Education & Agriculture Leadership (REAL) Seminar Thursday through Saturday, based at the Sleep Inn. REAL Montana builds a network of informed and engaged leaders to advance the natural resource industries in Montana, according to seminar materials. This
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 3:12pm
  The Montana Ram Sale has been held in Miles City for close to 90 years, give or take, but this year, for the first time, the ladies will have their chance in the auction ring. On Wednesday, starting at 6 p.m. in the Agri-Sports building at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds, the Woolgrowers
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 3:11pm
  Rams come and go, but Dr. Bill Hawkins has been a fixture at the Montana Ram Sale since 1957. Dr. Hawkins did take 1973 off from the Ram Sale when he retired from teaching at Montana State University so he could set up a private veterinary practice in Dillon, but he was back on the job the