Monthly archive

March, 2015

  • The Montana Western men's basketball team grabbed hold of a back-and-forth conference playoff semifinal against Rocky Mountain College near the end of the first half in Dillon on Saturday night and never let go on the way to an emphatic 96-80 victory. With just over a minute left in the first half, the no. 15 Bulldogs took the game's 10th lead...
  • Dillon City Councilperson Dick Achter dropped off a resignation letter tonight at City Hall, making him the fourth councilperson on the eight-member body to officially resign in the last three weeks. Achter's resignation letter was waiting for Mayor Mike Klakken in front of his seat at the head of the table in City Council Chambers when he arrived...
  •   Terry Lou Rath, mother, wife, sister and friend, was born June 18 1951, in Deer Lodge. Her parents, June and Ervin Rath, were proud of the blue-eyed, blond-haired beauty. This was the start of a very eventful life. Early on, she learned from older sister Sheryn Kittel and Karen Kester that she was not the boss. Several sisters followed...
  •   The Dillon Jaycee Auxiliary gathered last month at the Beaverhead Golf Course clubhouse to honor a group of local women and announce the choices of which nominees to designate as Outstanding Woman of the Year and Outstanding Young Woman of the Year. Sharon Rice earned the Outstanding Woman of the Year nod, while Kelly McIntosh gained...
  •   The Dillon Beavers demonstrated their continued improvement at the Southwestern A Divisional basketball tournament at Hamilton over the weekend with a dominant march to the title.  The Beavers  (19-1) blitzed Anaconda 86-34 in a seminal contest and controlled Butte Central in the 48-36 title game win. The Beavers had posted two...
  •   The Dillon Lady Beavers completed an otherwise successful season at Hamilton Monday night against Butte Central in a bid to advance to the State A tournament this weekend at Hamilton.  The Maroons handed Dillon (13-8) their second straight loss at the Southwestern A Divisional tourney. Dillon entered the tourney as the conference...
  •   With its wide variety of quality clothing, gift items food and fun available seven days a week, the Old Bullpen Plaza on South Atlantic Street in Dillon qualifies as its own, unique shopping and activity center. “We’re all about customer service, 110 percent of the time,” said Old Bullpen owner Brian Johansson. Opened...
  •   Tomorrow is the deadline for applying for one of the open seats on the Dillon City Council, according to Dillon Mayor Mike Klakken. Three recent resignations from Dillon’s eight-member City Council left vacancies that can be filled by any city resident who lives in Ward 2, Ward 3 or Ward 4 and is at least 18 years old and a citizen of...
  • January 15, 2014 At its first regularly scheduled City Council meeting after the seating of new Mayor Mike Klakken earlier that month, the Dillon City Council votes to reject Klakken’s appointments for city attorney and city treasurer. The Council indicates that it prefers that the city retain then-City Attorney Duke Gilbert and then-City...