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05/24/2017 - 2:28pm
The City Council made it clear that it approves the work exhibited by the current Miles City building inspector for the past decade. In a unanimous vote Tuesday the Council approved a resolution to maintain its contract with Dennis Hirsch for building inspection services for fiscal year 2017-18. Ward 2 Council member John Uden said it would be a “benefit to the city” to keep Hirsch at...
Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:26pm
If the federal budget proposed by the Trump administration is approved as presented, the federal Agriculture Research Station at Fort Keogh at Miles City would be eliminated. Mark Petersen, research leader at the Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory, confirmed that Fort Keogh has been
Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:37pm
If the new Rosebud School Board of Trustees has its way, the Rosebud K-12 School District will still be operational, but it could soon be annexed into the Forsyth School District #4.  That’s the scenario following the reorganization of the Rosebud School Board and a special meeting of
Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:36pm
The Miles Community College (MCC) Board of Trustees Monday unanimously approved tuition and fee increases proposed during last month’s meeting.  Now that the increases have been approved by the trustees they will be sent to Helena for the state Board of Regents to consider at their
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 2:09pm
A jockey from Miles City was seriously injured in the opening race of Sunday’s horse racing program at the Bucking Horse Sale at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds in Miles City. Gilbert Rivera, a veteran jockey still riding at age 56, was one of two jockeys thrown — the other was Brian
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 2:07pm
The party’s over. A year’s worth of planning led to a whirlwind four days of activities, as the 2017 Bucking Horse Sale unfolded this past weekend in Miles City. The crowds filled the fairgrounds, danced in the street, and lined the parade route three-and-four deep. It started with a
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 2:05pm
A 23-year-old Williston woman was killed early Sunday morning when she was struck by a train in downtown Miles City between the 8th and 10th street crossings. The victim, who has not been identified, was formerly of Butte.  The woman was struck by an empty BNSF train heading westbound at about
Fri, 05/19/2017 - 2:25pm
The 67th Annual Bucking Horse Sale (BHS) started with a musical concert that left everyone cheering and in high spirits at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds on Thursday night. According to Rick Flotkoetter, one of the co-sponsors of the event, an estimated 800 people attended the concert. 
Thu, 05/18/2017 - 2:28pm
The 67th Annual World Famous Bucking Horse Sale in Miles City is many things. For retailers, it’s Christmas in May. For nonprofit organizations, it’s a chance to make a buck. For volunteers, it’s an opportunity to step up and be counted. And for all involved, it’s three
Wed, 05/17/2017 - 1:34pm
If your boots need a shine to them, Kate Rehm has a deal for you.  The senior at Custer County District High School will be shining boots or shoes Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the entrance to the Exhibit Hall during the Bucking Horse Sale at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds.  She had her