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10/31/2014 - 3:53pm
Lee Randall, who is currently serving as Representative for Montana House District 39, is running for re-election this year in District 37. Randall is the Republican candidate for the office and first assumed office in the Montana House in 2009. Born and raised on a cattle ranch southwest of Broadus, Randall graduated from Powder River County District High School in Broadus. He attended the Honor...
Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:48pm
  Working in a family business for many years is not always easy, says Steve Muggli, Democratic candidate for House District 38, but “you learn to listen to people and work together.” Muggli feels that qualifies him for working in the Legislature. A Miles City native, married with
Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:46pm
  Kenneth Holmlund figured he had the skill set to be in the state Legislature because, as he says, “I like to speak in front of people and think on my feet.” The idea of running for office remained in the back of his mind, until Jim Lucas asked him to two years ago. He discussed
Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:27pm
  Tonight several student athletes from the Miles Community College men’s and women’s basketball programs and men’s baseball programs will be going door to door in the community between 6:30 and 8 p.m., trick-or-treating for canned goods or non-perishable food items for
Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:25pm
  Pleasantries has been a fixture on Main Street for 22 years, but Ronda and Dave Worlie have decided it’s time for a change. Ronda said they’ve lost a couple friends and family members this year, which made them realize that “today is the ‘someday’ we always
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:18pm
Rusty May is a student counselor from California who specializes in helping teachers and students build better relationships that help them make the classroom a better place for learning.  He shared his tools to help do that with local elementary students on Tuesday, speaking at Custer
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:53pm
  Incumbent District 2 County Commissioner Keith Holmlund grew up north of Angela, attending a one-room country school before graduating from Custer County High School. He and his wife, Margie, live in the Yellowstone Valley, raising sheep and hay and four daughters. His daughter and their
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:51pm
  Bill Ellis, current planner and flood plain administrator for Custer County, is running for the position of County Commissioner for District 2. This is his first time seeking elected office. He decided to run, he said, “To affect change in the county and to start working with the City
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:45pm
  EDITOR’S NOTE: The two candidate profiles presented here are part of our ongoing election coverage. See the Star each day for more profiles.                                        
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:14pm
   Ambulance Fund Mill Levy on the election ballot would authorize the city to levy an additional 50 mills to correct the negative balance in Ambulance Fund No. 5510. The ambulance fund has been running in the red - around $340,000 last year - therefore reserves have been used to meet the