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12/17/2014 - 2:35pm
  When Donna Petroff decided to put her mother under hospice care at Holy Rosary Healthcare earlier this year, she didn’t know what to expect. What she discovered, however, was a program dedicated to making a patient’s last days as dignified and comfortable as possible. “My mom had dementia, and she wasn’t doing very well,” Petroff said. “She ended up in...
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:30pm
  Wayne Richard Pawlowski, age 85, lifelong McCone County Farmer & Rancher passed away on December 12, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Williston, ND. Wayne was born on February 24, 1929 near Circle, MT, the son of Leonard & Lydia (Bartels) Pawlowski. At a very young age he lost his
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:27pm
  Since record-keeping began in 1894, more than 1,700 ice jams have been reported in Montana. This is more than any other state in the continental United States, adding to other Montana extreme weather records.  According to National Weather Service information, Montana not only has the
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 3:24pm
  Have you ever sat in a classroom, convinced you could do a much better job of teaching the subject than the current instructor? Here's your chance to prove it. The Miles Community College Distance Education and Community Enrichment Department is seeking instructors for its upcoming
Fri, 12/12/2014 - 4:49pm
  Friday, Dec. 12 4 p.m. Festival of Trees, 4 p.m. doors open with silent auction of Christmas wreaths and centerpieces, cookie decorating, writing letters to Santa, hay rides and Range Riders Reps’ Chocolate Confectionery, 5:30 p.m. burger bar, 7:30 p.m. live auction of decorated trees
Fri, 12/12/2014 - 4:48pm
  At Tuesday’s Miles City Council meeting, Public Works Director Scott Gray explained that the city is responsible for fixing the problems with a dam at Southgate Meadows but addressing its storm water drainage and flooding problems will probably require a Special Improvement District,
Thu, 12/11/2014 - 4:35pm
   Southgate Meadows residents expressed concern and frustration over possible future development at Tuesday’s Miles City Council meeting. Bette Jewell said she was at a spring re-zoning meeting where Eric Doeden was representing M&L Enterprises and asked for a Southgate lot
Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:13pm
  Christmas has come early for the Miles City Unified School District, as two key projects have now been given the necessary funding for completion. Superintendent Keith Campbell gave updates on the projects at Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees. In the
Tue, 12/09/2014 - 1:58pm
  The men who spent a bitterly cold December at the Tongue River Cantonment in 1876 probably thought their somewhat less than cheery Christmas was the first celebrated in this part of the world, but they would have been wrong. In 1855, Sir St. George Gore of Sligo, Ireland, spent the winter in
Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:05pm
  At the last Miles City Council meeting, Mayor Butch Grenz said  he’s been having concerns about the ambulance turning down calls.  He asked Miles City Fire and Rescue’s Scott Moore about it. Moore said if the personnel aren’t there, they can’t leave the city