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The flight of some 300 unemployed men headed for Washington, D.C., on a train stolen in Butte ended in Forsyth after two days. Federal troops from Fort Keogh near Miles City placed the p ...
Published Thu, Apr 24, 2014 • Added one year ago
Montana pioneer Granville Stuart left Miles City on horseback in a search for desirable cattle range. Stuart’s descriptions of the country he traveled gave a vivid portrayal of a large s ...
Published Mon, Apr 21, 2014 • Added one year ago
The Eastern Montana Livestock Association and the Montana Stockgrowers consolidated their operations under the name of the latter organization in Miles City to “unite cattle and horse gr ...
Published Wed, Apr 2, 2014 • Added one year ago
LOLO HOT SPRINGS – They say if you know where to look on the rocky slope behind these steaming hot pools you’ll still find faint traces of America’s first luge run that waxed in late 196 ...
Published Thu, Feb 6, 2014 • Added one year ago
CORVALLIS – The hunt began with a prayer.In the dark just before dawn – as cold rain mixed with big wet flakes of snow falling from the sky – the two camouflage-clad men bowed their head ...
Published Sun, Jan 19, 2014 • Added one year ago
Montanans cannot legally dine on flat fur stew for at least another month.Although the law passed by the Legislature allowing the recovery of roadkill on Montana’s highways for personal ...
Published Fri, Oct 4, 2013 • Added one year ago
HELENA – Gov. Steve Bullock on Monday signed into law some major spending bills to fix Montana’s troubled pension systems, raise state employees’ salaries and pay for some new and renova ...
Published Mon, May 6, 2013 • Added one year ago
Al Sargent, chairman of Hardin’s Little Bighorn Days Committee, can barely contain his enthusiasm.Last summer the annual event commemorating the most storied battle of the Indian Wars ex ...
Published Tue, Feb 19, 2013 • Added one year ago
BILLINGS — Opponents of a proposed railroad that would open southeastern Montana's coal fields to new mining are asking federal officials to revoke the project's application.The Rocker S ...
Published Thu, Jan 10, 2013 • Added one year ago
BILLINGS — Owners of a railroad that would open Montana's coal fields to increased mining offered a new route for the disputed line on Monday, which backers said would be shorter and aff ...
Published Tue, Dec 18, 2012 • Added one year ago
BILLINGS - Marshall Tate said that a few years ago he’d be deep in the backcountry elk hunting on a day like Saturday.“But here I am — an elk-hunting guide in a wolf-trapping class. Wolv ...
Published Sun, Sep 16, 2012 • Added one year ago
After several days of scorching temperatures in the area, Billings and Miles City set record highs with triple-digit heat, according to weather service records.The daily high for Billing ...
Published Tue, Jul 3, 2012 • Added 10 months ago
Age: 56.Occupation: Investor.Family: Unmarried, no children.Education: Graduate, Custer County District High in Miles City, 1973. Bachelor of science in business-accounting from Montana ...
Published Sat, May 5, 2012 • Added 10 months ago
Simulcast horse racing is coming back to Montana, but the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs apparently won’t be part of it this year.“We had it completely set up, but Churchill Downs dec ...
Published Thu, Apr 19, 2012 • Added 10 months ago
GLENDIVE — Even Texas native Jim Cargill, president of Dawson Community College, has never seen an oil boom quite like the one exploding into Montana from North Dakota.Earlier this year, ...
Published Mon, Dec 12, 2011 • Added 10 months ago
MILES CITY — Lyle Small was a police officer for 28 years on the West Coast before retiring and moving back to Miles City, his hometown.At 53, he was bored with retirement and wanted to ...
Published Mon, Dec 12, 2011 • Added 10 months ago
The U.S. Postal Service on Friday announced a major consolidation of Montana services affecting Miles City and three other communities.Citing the need to cut costs, the Postal Service sa ...
Published Fri, Jul 8, 2011 • Added 10 months ago
UPDATE 1 P.M.: It would be easier to list places in Eastern Montana that are not swamped with floodwaters."We've got flooding in every county," said Tom Humphrey, lead forecaster at the ...
Published Sun, May 22, 2011 • Added 10 months ago
Crews are working hard to rid vapors from a downtown Miles City apartment building that forced the evacuation of 17 residents last month.The building manager at Lewis and Clark Apartment ...
Published Tue, Nov 16, 2010 • Added 10 months ago