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08/28/2014 - 2:53pm
  As the summer winds down, one last street project is starting up. According to Scott Gray, public works director for Miles City, the re-surfacing project on Stower should be completed by the end of September. The city applied for a state “Pavement Preservation Project,” which receives both state and federal funding. The projects are designed to repair and restore existing...
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 5:24pm
  Not all of the numbers are in yet for this year’s Eastern Montana Fair, but according to Gail Shaw, fair manager, the event was well attended considering the rainy weather. “In general numbers, Wednesday the gate was up,” Shaw said. “Thursday, the gate was down and
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 4:06pm
  Realizing time is of the essence, Amanda Curtis, the Montana Democratic Party’s choice to replace Senator John Walsh in November’s Senate election, is logging miles across the state to share her message with voters. She’ll be the first to admit there isn’t a very
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:49pm
  Matt Brossman of the Jackson Contractor Group, Inc., said the biggest struggle his company faced with the new National Guard Readiness Center for Montana Department of Military Affairs in Miles City was the existing conditions.  “Tough, fat, expansive clays,” Bossman said,
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:47pm
  On Sunday morning a Miles City man was apparently the victim of a train-pedestrian accident at the Fourth Street rail crossing.  According to Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh, authorities received a call around 6 a.m. that it appeared there was a body on the railroad tracks. Miles
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:43pm
  When Phyllis Landa and her two great-nieces Alivia Landa, 7, and Ava Landa, 5, came to town Thursday afternoon, they found the girls’ cat had stolen a ride in the engine compartment for more than 100 miles. Phyllis said Arthur rode quietly from a ranch south of Boyes to Miles City,
Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:04pm
  As the new school year begins, there is a changing of the guard at Custer County District High School, as Larry “Beez” Lucero takes the reins as school principal. “Everybody here has been very friendly, and have helped me get adjusted to the job,” Lucero said. “
Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:37pm
  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20 8 a.m. Official 4-H & FFA Horse judging @ Horseman’s Park Senior Horse Showmanship -14 years and older  Junior Horse Showmanship - aged 12 & 13. Pre Junior Horse Showmanship - aged 9, 10 & 11.  Yearling Horse at Halter Colt to Maturity
Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:32pm
Changes are coming to the 2014 Eastern Montana Fair, but the important things, like animals and fair food and fun, will be unchanged. To work around scheduling difficulties and retain the Mighty Thomas Carnival, the Fair will run from Wednesday, August 20 until Saturday, August 23 instead of the
Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:27pm
  A pilot program last year at Garfield Elementary is now being implemented districtwide, as all-day kindergarten will now be a reality at the three schools in the district with a kindergarten program. The program, which extends instruction from half a day to a full day for kindergarten