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07/29/2016 - 2:13pm
When Butch and Julie Krutzfeldt bought property in the Yellowstone Valley near the Tusler railroad siding, it came complete with one of the area’s most historic homes. The Queen Anne Victorian home has belonged to the Farnum family, the Brink family and the Henry J. Tusler family, all names familiar to longtime area residents. The Krutzfeldts knew they wanted to do something special with...
Fri, 07/29/2016 - 2:11pm
Miles Community College continues to work on the renovations of the former armory which will house the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and Heavy Equipment Operations programs, the MCC Board of Trustee learned at Monday’s meeting. The college is working closely with Stevenson Design in
Thu, 07/28/2016 - 2:12pm
Changes to Miles City’s City Council Chambers will be made so it will work better for city court, which also uses the space. The issue was discussed at Tuesday’s council meeting. City Judge Al Homme said the court uses the chambers 200 days a year while the council usually uses the
Wed, 07/27/2016 - 2:29pm
On Friday, Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Democrat candidate Melissa Romano was in Miles City visiting with locals on public schools and her platform. Romano is focussing on three main ideas for her campaign.  According to Romano her first focus is public preschool. “I am
Wed, 07/27/2016 - 2:27pm
At the ceremony honoring the Battle of the Little Big Horn held in 1916, 40 years after the fact, General E. S. Godfrey delivered an address. As a young soldier, Godfrey was a member of Major Reno’s command sent to the field three days after the battle.   Godfrey spoke and the Miles City
Tue, 07/26/2016 - 11:32am
Randy Gough of Bighorn was the grand prize winner of the third annual Dutch Oven Cook-Off held Sunday, July 24, at the Range Riders Museum. The event is a fundraiser for the museum. Other winners in the cook-off’s various categories were:  Main Dish — Gough, cooking a pork butt,
Fri, 07/22/2016 - 2:17pm
The Miles City Council unanimously approved the use of city property for a proposed police and fire training facility on July 12. The joint training facility would have a driving area, firing range, classrooms and a parking lot and would be located on 41 of 75 acres behind Brush Trucking, near the
Fri, 07/22/2016 - 1:38pm
While most people only think about the U. S. Census Bureau every decade, the Census Bureau is thinking about us all the time. Dianna Sanders, a field representative of the Census Bureau’s regional office in Denver, knows that because she is one of several census workers in southeastern
Wed, 07/20/2016 - 2:50pm
Veterans left Montana with the feeling of beings rested and appreciated after the second annual Montana Warriors on the Water (MWOTW) week-long fishing trip. The trip concluded Saturday night with a fundraising concert. Sixteen veterans took part in the dream vacation in Miles City and Fort Peck
Tue, 07/19/2016 - 2:27pm
H. B. Wiley was born in Cambridge, Mass. and worked his way out to Montana during his youth, having adventures as he followed the frontier.  He  arrived in Miles City in 1884 and settled down to prosper.  He became a banker, built a house at 1011 Pleasant St., which was described at