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June, 2017

  • WEATHER FORECAST Monday, June 5: Almost no chance of precipitation with highs over just over 70 degrees expected in the afternoon and southwest winds under 10 mph. Monday night: Low temperatures dipping to around 45 degrees under mostly clear skies with NE winds of under 10 mph. Tuesday, June 6: High temperatures approaching 80 degrees in late...
  • WEEKEND WEATHER Friday: Highs of around 75 degrees in the late afternoon rising from an early-morning low of around 45 under mostly cloudy skies, with winds of under 10 mph and almost zero chance of precipitation. Friday night: Lows dipping back to around 45 degrees under mostly clear skies, with NW winds of under 10 mph. Saturday: Highs rising...
  • A tragic accident took the life of Mark James (M.J.) Simkins Jr. of Dillon on May 30, 2017, a day after he turned 22. Born May 29, 1995, in Dillon, M.J. was passionate about his faith, family, football, community and education. M.J.’s participation in athletics began on the corner of Bannack and California in Dillon, playing street football with...
  • She went to heaven May 30. She died peacefully at her Dillon residence. She was born in Lena, Wisconsin on Feb. 16, 1926. She attended school there. Later, she met the love of her life, Terrance Colvin, and they were married Oct. 28, 1946. They moved to California, where she worked for Wells Fargo Bank for 30 years. Upon retiring, they moved to...
  • All things considered, he may have gotten off easy. A Bozeman man was arrested, thrown in jail and charged with felony burglary earlier this month after being confronted by an armed Dillon woman inside her home on South Railroad Street near The Metlen.
  • A cluster of a half-dozen serious crimes in one day in Dillon last week led to the arrest of one man. For the full article, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • A pair of Dillon students recently found that going to the dogs could be fun, educational and profitable. Lauryn Petersen and Sage Hansen teamed up this spring to create homemade dog biscuits and sell them locally to explore the world of small business ownership as part of a project for their seventh-grade language arts at Dillon Middle School....

May, 2017

  • Teachers ratify deal By M.P. Regan Dillon School District 10’s tenured teachers last week finalized their vote to unanimously endorse a tentative, one-year deal hammered out last month between negotiators representing their union and the SD 10 Board of Trustees. Under the terms of the accord, each teacher at Parkview Elementary and...
  • Ned passed away May 24. He was born to Rela A. and Hattie (Calloway) Wellborn on June 19, 1926, at their homestead in Johnson Gulch up Medicine Lodge. He lived there for a few years with his parents, his older sister, June, and his younger brother, Bill. They later moved to Armstead and he attended schools there and in Lima. In his younger years,...
  • Dillon's Adrianne Southam & Tessa Sawyer won the girls doubles title with another pair of match victories on Friday at the Montana State A Tennis Tournament in Kalispell. Look to the print edition of the Dillon Tribune on Wednesday for a full recap of Southam & Sawyer's triumph, along with a report on the Beaver boys and girls tennis teams...