Monthly archive

November, 2017

  • The Dillon City Council last week sent a message to business owners contemplating installing Electronic Message Center (EMC) signs, while also given the final endorsement to a number of other changes to the city’s zoning regarding signs.
  • By M.P. Regan Carroll College used a dominant defense and running attack to old-school Montana Western for a 24-15 victory on a cold and snowy afternoon in Helena on Saturday. FOR THE FULL ARTICLE, SEE THIS WEEK'S PRINT EDITION OF THE DILLON TRIBUNE.
  • “I’ve got a lot of family history up here,” said Bob Johnson as he walked around Mountain View Cemetery in Dillon on a seasonably chilly, snowy afternoon last week. “This one here,” said Johnson, pointing to the grave of Albert Sidney Johnson, the man who dropped the “t” from the family’s original last name of Johnston, “that’s my grandfather. “...
  • The final results are in for area municipal elections that wrapped up Tuesday night. Dillon Mayor Mike Klakken gained another four-year term by receiving more than twice as many votes (766 to 372) as challenger Tom Straugh, the current city council president in Dillon. Kaylan Minor scored an impressive victory in the race for Dillon city judge,...
  • Billie Mae Shafer Winstead Huxtable, 79, passed away November 1. Private graveside services have been conducted with interment at Mountain View Cemetery. Condolences may be left at www.brundagefuneralhome.com.
  • REMINDER Daylight Savings Time over Remember—Daylight Savings Time ended yesterday, Sunday, Nov. 5, at 3 a.m., so your clocks should have been pushed back one hour. Votes due Tues. Anyone who wants his or her vote to count in the municipal races in Dillon and Lima this year needs to submit a ballot by 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7 to the Beaverhead...
  • Anyone who wants his or her vote to count in the municipal races in Dillon and Lima this year needs to submit a ballot by 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7 to the Beaverhead County Election Administrator in the county courthouse in Dillon. And those who have yet to mail back their ballots in the mail ballot elections may have to drop them off in person to...
  • REMINDER Daylight Savings Time ends Sun. Remember—Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday, Nov. 5, at 3 a.m., when clocks get pushed back one hour. WEATHER Friday: Good chance of precipitation, with a likely mixture of rain and snow as temperatures rise from about freezing at dawn into a high in the mid-40s by late afternoon, with 5–12 mph winds from...

October, 2017

  • Clara Haven Loge, born on December 30, 1917, at the homestead of her Norwegian immigrant parents, Nilla and Mathias Haven, on the snow-covered prairie of rural McHenry, North Dakota, died in Dillon, Montana, on October 24, 2017, a few weeks short of her 100th birthday. At her birth, their neighbor midwife declared, “Ja, ho er den fineste jente” (“...
  • The Dillon City Council last week approved a trio of resolutions and the first reading of a new city ordinance. At its regular meeting last Wednesday, the city council delivered a 7-1 vote in favor of the first reading of an ordinance amending Dillon Municipal Code’s Title XVII Zoning Ordinances concerning EMC (Electronic Messaging Center) signs....