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04/28/2017 - 2:44pm
A recent trip to China by a congressional delegation headed by U.S. Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana) could pay big dividends for the cattle business in eastern Montana and across the state.  The delegation was attempting to get China to clear away obstacles to importing U.S. beef in the nation of 1.4 billion consumers. A total ban on U.S. beef imports that had been in effect since 2003 —...
Mon, 04/24/2017 - 2:13pm
A lengthy transportation study is expected to be adopted at the Miles City Council meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall. The Miles City Long-Range Transportation Study was compiled by Interstate Engineering, with help from Peaks to Prairie Designs engineers, over about 18 months. Miles City
Mon, 04/24/2017 - 2:11pm
Custer County has hired Montana-based Great West Engineering to help the commissioners put together a long-term Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for the county. Public input is needed to determine what improvements are needed.  According to a press release from Great West a “CIP is a
Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:49pm
The timing couldn’t be better. On Sunday and Monday Eva Mozes Kor, a renowned Holocaust survivor and forgiveness advocate, will speak in the Custer County District High School (CCDHS) gymnasium in Miles City.  And her message of forgiveness on Monday will be delivered on Holocaust
Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:47pm
While filing for four council seats and the city judge position opened Thursday, City Judge Al Homme already had announced he would not be running for re-election in a letter dated April 17.  “It is with great reluctance and reservation I am announcing that I will not seek a third term
Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:46pm
In keeping with a campaign promise, Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton made a two-day stop in Miles City this week, part of an effort to spend time in all 56 counties during his time in office. He took office in January. It was the second stop of his first “Things That Matter Tour.
Fri, 04/21/2017 - 9:58am
Springfest takes on a medieval flair Friday and Saturday as the doors open to the 35th celebration of the Sacred Heart School fundraiser. The Springfest Committee changes the theme every three years. “People are always excited to see what we’ve done. We always try to make it fun. We
Fri, 04/21/2017 - 9:56am
The WaterWorks Art Museum (WAM) staff will kick off this year’s Western Art Roundup “Close to Home” on Sunday with an opening reception. This exhibit includes art by five artists whose works feature everyday life or scenery that portrays Montana. Subjects range from badlands to
Fri, 04/21/2017 - 9:53am
More than 20 people attended the presentation on Custer County’s emergency notification system provided by NIXLE during yesterday’s Flood Awareness Day. Local Bill Ellis, deputy disaster and emergency services (DES) coordinator, provided information on NIXLE, which is used by Custer and
Fri, 04/21/2017 - 9:50am
The 2017 Bucking Horse Sale Parade will have a patriotic feel this year. “Forever Red White and Blue” is the theme for the parade, slated for 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 20 during the 67th annual Miles City Bucking Horse Sale celebration. Cash awards of $50 for first place and $25 for