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10/27/2016 - 2:41pm
Candidates for state auditor, state superintendent of public instruction, secretary of state and the Montana Supreme Court were quizzed by the public at a Candidates Forum on Tuesday. The event was staged by the Custer Fallon Farm Bureau, and held at Miles Community College in Miles City. Levi Forman, president of the CCFB, served as moderator. After an informal half hour of socializing, each...
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 10:05am
Allegations of bullying, harassment and intimidation against Rosebud School District No. 12 Superintendent  Michael Silverman are contained in formal complaints filed with the school district’s Board of Trustees.  Following an incident that occurred at the Aug. 15 Trustees meeting,
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 10:03am
A Candidates Forum will be held Tuesday night in Rooms 106-107 at Miles Community College. The Meet and Greet the Candidates and the submission of questions begins at 6:30 p.m. The forum begins promptly at 7 p.m. It is scheduled to end at 9 p.m. After hosting the forum for more than 20 years, the
Thu, 10/20/2016 - 2:09pm
Custer County Commissioners are asking taxpayers to wait until new corrected property tax statements are mailed before paying because the original amounts billed were too high.  The original statements were sent out in mid October. The corrected ones will be sent out before the end of October
Thu, 10/20/2016 - 1:13pm
Only once in a great while does an organization find a person as dedicated to their cause as Mike Coryell, according to local economic development officials. And his efforts for the past decade as executive director of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC) and the loan officer
Thu, 10/20/2016 - 1:11pm
Much of what was discussed at Tuesday night’s Custer County-Miles City Regional Flood Protection Project update meeting was a review of what is already known — creating a flood protection system for Miles City will be expensive and time-consuming. How expensive, how to pay for it, and
Tue, 10/18/2016 - 1:39pm
Fall Festival is under way in Miles City and autumn decorations are appearing around the community. Several of the local businesses are participating in the annual Hay Bale Decorating Contest and numerous homes have been decorated in fall and Halloween themes. Festivities will continue with more
Mon, 10/17/2016 - 2:00pm
Custer County residents are asked to join the rest of the state in the Great Montana ShakeOut Wednesday morning.  The earthquake awareness event is part of a bigger shakeout that the whole world is participating in during October. Though eastern Montana doesn’t experience an earthquake
Mon, 10/17/2016 - 1:57pm
Randy Hafer of High Plains Architecture in Billings and Rhyno Stinchfield of the national Sustainable Energy Funding Program (SEFP), a 501(c)3 non-profit designed to funnel private investment into public and non-profit projects, stopped by the Custer County Commissioners office on Tuesday to give
Fri, 10/14/2016 - 2:40pm
The Miles City Council has one more delay in deciding where to locate City Court so at Tuesday’s meeting they decided to return to the subject at the next council meeting.  At the last meeting, the council wondered about putting the courtroom in the Custer County Courthouse, but Council