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09/19/2014 - 4:21pm
    Taking place at the Home Show Building at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds. The announcer will be Lee Jackson.   Schedule of Bands   Friday, Sept. 19 7 p.m.    Open Stage   Saturday, Sept. 20 9 a.m.    Workshop 10 a.m.    Milestown 11 a.m.    Bluegrass for Breakfast Noon    The Woodpicks 1 p.m.    High Plains...
Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:20pm
  Candidates who are running in this year’s General Election will gather to express their views during a Candidates Forum on Thursday evening, Sept. 25. The Miles City Branch of the American Association of University Women is sponsoring the forum in rooms 106 and 107 at Miles Community
Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:36pm
  September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month, and Miles Community College is marking the occasion by implementing several programs designed to help students address the issue. The Montana University System entered into a contract this summer with the company EverFi, consisting of
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:57pm
  Long-time employee Jenny Paxson is in the process of buying the Discovery Pond store and has many plans for its future.  “It’s going to be fun,” Paxson said with a smile. Much of it will be the same, including the educational toys, books, clothing, art, lunch/ice cream
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:54pm
  One of two local men who was shot by a deputy during a high-speed chase in Laurel in February pleaded guilty Tuesday to five felonies and two misdemeanors in district court in Billings. Hayden Lowry, 20, was originally charged with assault on a police officer, attempted theft of a police car
Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:57pm
  Anyone arriving at City Hall to do business Friday afternoon may have been a bit surprised when they spotted Connie Watts and many other employees dressed in turn-of-the-last-century apparel.  City Hall was celebrating, inside and out, its centennial of being at its current location.
Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:54pm
  On Thursday Mitchell Greer of Rocky Mountain Engineering and Surveying provided site plans and 3-D renderings to the City Planning Board of what the new Water Science Technologies LLC building on Highway 12 will look like. WST plans to move from its site at 3206 Valley Drive East to the
Mon, 09/15/2014 - 3:00pm
  More than 600 farmers and ranchers from a nine-county region gathered Sept. 6 at the Ag Appreciation Dinner as guests of 65 local businesses and the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee. An annual event, the ag banquet has been in existence for many decades, and is an opportunity
Fri, 09/12/2014 - 3:05pm
  The rain and chilly weather did cut into attendance at the 2014 Eastern Montana Fair, as expected, says Fair Manager Gail Shaw, with everything down a little bit. Still, she says, she saw people smiling under their umbrellas, and the Mighty Thomas Carnival, which had to open a bit late on
Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:55pm
  When Miles City was incorporated in 1887, the city offices were two rented rooms upstairs in a bank building and the fire hall was a rented barn. The only jail belonged to the county. In 1914, Miles City had doubled in size from its 1907 population and needed more offices, a court room, a