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09/20/2016 - 2:02pm
The headline on the front page of the Miles City Star announced that the old Ursuline Convent was about to be torn down. That was 25 years ago. The announcement turned out to be a bit premature. Rather than tear the elegant Victorian building down, supporters rallied around and created the Convent Keepers, an organization that a quarter of a century later is still maintaining the building and...
Mon, 09/19/2016 - 2:20pm
The deadline is approaching to submit a letter of interest for a vacant Ward 2 seat on the Miles City Council. So far two people have submitted letters: Rob Shipley and Dr. Jeff Williams, City Clerk Lorrie Pearce reported to the council on Sept. 13. Monday morning she reported there was no change.
Mon, 09/19/2016 - 2:13pm
A Forsyth family was named Ag Producer of the Year at a banquet Friday in Exhibition Hall at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds. The annual Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce Ag Banquet attracted a crowd of about 600 diners. “It’s been going on forever,” said Terri Newby, executive
Mon, 09/19/2016 - 2:08pm
A centenarian, the Tusler Bridge, also known as the Kinsey Bridge, is showing its age. Now the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) plans to give it a facelift. MDT is seeking comments on a proposal to replace the deck of the former railroad bridge, which was converted decades ago to handle
Mon, 09/19/2016 - 2:05pm
Headlining the 19th annual Miles City Bluegrass Festival will be Gold Heart, a five-piece family band from Virginia featuring the Gold sisters, Tori (mandolin), Jocey (guitar) and Shelby (fiddle). This year’s festival starts Friday and continues through Sunday in the Home Show Building at the
Mon, 09/19/2016 - 2:04pm
The Friday night lights will burn even brighter this week at Connors Stadium as the Custer County District High School Cowboys tackle Belgrade in the annual homecoming game. To celebrate this event, CCDHS students and staff have been participating in dress up days throughout this week at the school
Mon, 09/19/2016 - 2:03pm
At Tuesday’s meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees Superintendent Keith Campbell laid out his goals for the district for the 2016-17 school year.  The list was broken down into six sections: budgeting, curriculum and assessment, leadership, job descriptions, recruitment and
Mon, 09/19/2016 - 1:57pm
For Forsyth High School senior Lane Parr, summer vacation took on a different look this year. As most would-be seniors enjoyed their final summer before beginning the hard work toward graduation, Parr chose a different route: choosing to enlist in the Army Reserve. How did that affect his summer,
Mon, 09/19/2016 - 1:55pm
Maybe it was the nice fall weather or the lovely new livestock pavilion but the Montana Wool Growers Ewe and Ram Sales went smoothly and successfully this year at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds in Miles City with some impressive records set at both sales. Although Jesse Wallewein of the Montana
Mon, 09/19/2016 - 1:54pm
Custer County District High School has set the graduation date for 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 25 of Memorial Day weekend.  Last year graduation was held on a Tuesday eveing, which proved to be a hassle for all involved. To determine the date CCDHS officials had the students vote for a date from