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04/28/2017 - 2:44pm
A recent trip to China by a congressional delegation headed by U.S. Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana) could pay big dividends for the cattle business in eastern Montana and across the state.  The delegation was attempting to get China to clear away obstacles to importing U.S. beef in the nation of 1.4 billion consumers. A total ban on U.S. beef imports that had been in effect since 2003 —...
Fri, 04/28/2017 - 2:38pm
Miles City Council unanimously approved the Miles City Fire and Rescue to move forward on establishing a Fire Training Center. At the proposed center, firefighters would be able to train locally for fighting fires, rescue maneuvers and emergency medical responses. Currently the department is
Fri, 04/28/2017 - 2:36pm
The inaugural event of the new Ryno Amphitheater will be held on Saturday with the music event, Ryno-Palooza, in Riverside Park. Scheduled for 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., the event is free to the public. The music, which features six bands, begins at noon. The headliners, The Social Animals, are a rock/
Thu, 04/27/2017 - 2:45pm
An author who helped put Miles City on the map— Robert M. Pirsig, who penned  “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” — has died. But his work, and his visit to Miles City in the late 1960s, will live on in print. Part two, chapter eight, of Robert Pirsig’s
Thu, 04/27/2017 - 2:43pm
April is Archaeology Month in Montana, an  annual observance to encourage Montanans to learn more about the state’s cultural and archaeological heritage.  The federal Bureau of Land Management office in Miles City will mark the observance with its annual Artifact Roadshow, slated
Thu, 04/27/2017 - 2:42pm
Bedtimes were missed. There may have been a few yawns at work this morning. But this much is known after the Harlem Globetrotter’s visited a packed Kailey Gymnasium at Miles Community College on Wednesday — no souvenir red, white and blue basketball was left unsigned. Coach Sweet Lou
Wed, 04/26/2017 - 1:22pm
The Miles City Council decided Tuesday to establish a working group to address possible annexation in the future. City councilman Dwayne Andrews, who suggested forming the group, explained the group would be composed of a Custer County Commissioner, the mayor, one homeowner from a subdivision
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 2:10pm
Holocaust survivor and forgiveness advocate Eva Mozes Kor, 83, drew crowds that packed the Custer County District High School (CCDHS) gymnasium in Miles City on Sunday night and Monday morning. Each event attracted about 3,000 people, leaving some standing in the back. The lecture on Monday was
Mon, 04/24/2017 - 2:17pm
It’s going to be a night of ball-spinning, four-point-shooting, crazy tricks and family comedy, not to mention some world-class basketball, on Wednesday in Miles City. The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will play at the Kailey Gymnasium at the Miles Community College Centra Athletic Center
Mon, 04/24/2017 - 2:14pm
Rob Quist says he never considered running for public office until he was approached by some friends recently. “My first response was what do you mean, I’m not a politician. And their response was, exactly,” said Quist. Now Quist, a Democrat, finds himself in the thick of a race