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03/26/2015 - 2:22pm
  They may be young, but many of the performers in the Barn Players, Inc. production, “Disney Peter Pan, Jr.” are stage veterans, including Jade Stratton, who portrays the title character. “I just love the theatre,” Stratton said enthusiastically, “and it’s fun to put on a costume.” Her enthusiasm fills the entire production, which is the Barn’...
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 2:18pm
  Last week the Range Riders Museum received the gift of a beautiful, antique square grand piano. The piano goes back in Miles City’s history to the early years of Fort Keogh being established.  After a check of the piano’s serial number, it was discovered it was built by the
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 1:58pm
  The Miles City Council was split Tuesday on whether to hire a fire chief applicant from Ohio or to go with Cameron Duffin, interim fire chief of nine months.  Mayor Butch Grenz broke the tie by choosing Gary Warren of Ohio. After the vote, Duffin asked Grenz why the Ohio candidate was
Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:41pm
  It was a night of updates at Monday’s monthly meeting of the Miles Community College Board of Trustees. Enrollment numbers, the possibility of purchasing the old armory and tuition prices were all discussed.  “With tuition, we are looking at keeping in-district tuition
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:12pm
  Numerous businesses downtown were evacuated mid-afternoon Friday, after a bomb threat was made against Stockman Bank at 700 Main St. Central dispatch got a call at 3:09 p.m., saying a bomb was placed at Stockman Bank, Miles City Police Chief Doug Colombik said. No calls were made to the bank
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 2:44pm
  The Social Security Administration has added a Video Service Delivery program which will be hosted by the Miles City Job Service at 12 N. 10th Street. The video chat service will be available on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. starting on Wednesday, March 25. The system allows users to
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 2:57pm
      Public input will be gathered on future downtown development at a meeting in two weeks, with a special interest on downtown merchants’ and business people’s input, who are encouraged to attend.  The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1 at the
Wed, 03/18/2015 - 4:12pm
  The Miles Community College Library, as part of its speakers series, will host the Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau program “Montana UFOs and Extraterrestials” with author Joan Bird on Thursday, March 19. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the MCC Library. This presentation
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:08pm
As fundraising for Miles Community College’s proposed Ag Advancement Center enters another phase, the college is also eyeing another project that would benefit the CDL/Heavy Equipment programs. “We’re at the tail-end of Phase 1 fundraising for the Ag Advancement Center,”
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:07pm
  Garfield Elementary School students won the statewide Recycle Bowl, collecting 3.29 pounds of recyclables per person. Bonnie Boggs, fifth-grade teacher at Garfield, was in charge of the project.   Her students collected recyclables from each classroom each week. Those materials were