• Montana buys farm northwest of Miles City for $11.3M — its most expensive land buy to date

    The State Land Board approved the most expensive land purchase in the state’s history on Feb. 20, the $11.3 million acquisition of almost 17,000 dryland acres 25 miles northwest of Miles City in Rosebud County.

    The vote approving the purchase was 4-1 with Secretary of State Corey Stapleton the lone dissenter. The deal is set to close March 9.