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02/28/2017 - 3:24pm
Hal Stearns is a descendant of immigrants. People, he said, “who somehow knew they could have a better life here.” His family, like the families of many people who attended his talk at Miles Community College (MCC) on Thursday, were homesteaders. His presentation, made possible by the Humanities Montana program, was titled “Homestead Dreams: From High Hopes to Lingering Legacy....
Tue, 02/28/2017 - 3:23pm
The Miles Community College (MCC) Board of Trustees received another positive update on enrollment Monday. The headcount has increased 38.8 percent, rising from 356 on Feb. 17, 2016 to 394 on Feb. 17 of this year. According to Dean of Enrollment Management Erin Niedge the college is expecting
Mon, 02/27/2017 - 12:03pm
Custer County may apply for grants to provide residents with public transportation to appointments in Miles City, as well as weekly trips to Billings, primarily for medical services. Jan Pratt, Custer County Council on Aging (COA) coordinator, gave a presentation to the county commissioners on Feb
Mon, 02/27/2017 - 12:01pm
Custer County Water and Sewer District Board members are hoping for a large crowd to speak up at Tuesday’s Miles City Council meeting against an ordinance that would require property owners’ consent to annexation into the city as a condition to continue to receive water and/or sewer
Fri, 02/24/2017 - 3:23pm
The 26th annual Custer County Educational Foundation’s Dollars for Scholarships phone-a-thon is slated for Monday and Tuesday in Miles City.  Juniors and seniors at Custer County District High School will be calling Miles City residents between 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. each evening to ask
Fri, 02/24/2017 - 3:21pm
On Feb. 14 the Miles City Council voted against a zoning request from a business that hopes to set up a medical marijuana dispensary on Valley Drive East in the old Dairy Queen building, but the council will reconsider the request at its Feb. 28 meeting.  The building at 2110 Valley Dr. East
Fri, 02/24/2017 - 1:05pm
State Sen. Eric Moore, R-Miles City, was expected to introduce legislation this afternoon to modernize the way workers’ compensation insurance is purchased in Montana. The measure, if approved, would eliminate the state-operated Montana State Fund, which is currently the largest provider of
Fri, 02/24/2017 - 1:02pm
Cowboy poetry and music will be featured during the third annual Miles City Cowboy Poetry Gathering on Sunday in the Pioneer Memorial Hall at the Range Riders Museum. This fundraiser for the museum begins with entertainment at 11:30 a.m., followed by a roast beef dinner at noon and the main show at
Wed, 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.
Tue, 02/21/2017 - 3:35pm
Wally Badgett, Miles City artist and cartoonist, was one of the authors and publishers honored at the 13th Annual Will Rogers Medallion Award Banquet hosted in Fort Worth, Texas in October. He may be better known locally as “MC Tin Star” for his “Cowboyin’ With Earl”