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09/12/2014 - 3:05pm
  The rain and chilly weather did cut into attendance at the 2014 Eastern Montana Fair, as expected, says Fair Manager Gail Shaw, with everything down a little bit. Still, she says, she saw people smiling under their umbrellas, and the Mighty Thomas Carnival, which had to open a bit late on Saturday due to safety concerns with the rain, stayed open until midnight to provide as much fun as it...
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
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
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 4:17pm
  Sometimes, it is nice to be number one. However, Miles City’s position as the largest flood insurance policy holder in the state is not a good thing.    What it costs Miles City According to the recently released draft of the Flood Mitigation Feasibility Study completed by
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:41pm
  Once a month, the county commissioners approve the claims from the previous month. This is done today, but in 1914, some of the claims they paid seem rather amusing to modern eyes. For example, among the August claims of 1914 are “Arnold’s Inc., broom for jail, $.65.” The