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06/28/2017 - 2:40pm
With numerous fireworks stands within the city limits, those making purchases are reminded that fireworks can only be used at specific times and in specific places in Miles City. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, an ordinance regarding the use of fireworks within the city limits received its first reading. It’s the same as the resolutions passed in the three previous years. However,...
Wed, 06/28/2017 - 2:38pm
The Miles Community College (MCC) Board of Trustees Tuesday tentatively approved the fiscal year 2018 general fund budget that represents a spending increase of about $133,000 over last year.  The first reading of the budget was unanimously approved with the final reading to be presented at
Tue, 06/27/2017 - 2:05pm
With precipitation at less than half of normal so far this year, drought conditions are expanding throughout eastern Montana. Ag officials say conditions are getting worse daily, and there is no sign of the drought breaking any time soon. As of today, the precipitation since Jan. 1 in Miles City
Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:58pm
While the main log building at the Range Riders Museum was constructed in 1942, the memorial hall was added in 1957 to provide both meeting space and a place to hang memorials. There are over 800 plaques now, honoring area early pioneers in all walks of life and from across the globe. There are so
Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:56pm
Bill Ellis, Custer County Disaster and Emergency Services deputy coordinator, is encouraging residents to attend the Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan meetings on Wednesday, June 28 at Miles Community College. The plan, said Ellis, “is required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 3:04pm
The sheep in Eastern Montana didn’t stand a chance of misbehaving this past weekend, when some of the top Border Collie sheep dogs in the world, along with their handlers, gathered for the Second Annual Sunday Creek Sheepdog Trial.  Hosted by Rene LaBree, a rancher from Ismay, at her
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 3:01pm
The message for the Finance Committee of Miles City Council as they start digging into the 2017-18 fiscal year’s budget is a familiar one. The gap between what departments are requesting and projected revenues is once again wide — this year about $683,000 combined. Tuesday and Wednesday
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:59pm
As the school year progresses, the numbers rise on Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church. The Miles City church provides meals for high school students and community members at noon. It’s called the Lunch on Us program. For instance, in September 2016 the church was serving meals to an
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:57pm
The sights, sounds and even flavors of the 1800s will be brought to life during this year’s Pioneer Day at the Range Riders Museum. Sponsored by the Range Riders Reps, the event is held in conjunction with the museum’s annual open house. Both events will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:56pm
The 12th annual Kids Fishing Day, sponsored by Walleyes Unlimited, is scheduled for Saturday. It starts at 8 a.m. and continues through 1 p.m. at Spotted Eagle Recreation Area in Miles City. A meal for the children will be provided at about noon. Duncan Bartholomew, president of the Miles City