Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   To the editor,   I am writing this letter in support of Representative Jeff Welborn and his candidacy for House District 72. Jeff has served in this capacity for three terms and has demonstrated his commitment to his constituency by considering their inputs and comments as he makes decisions on very important legislation and policy in...
  •   Heaven received another angel, with the May 2 arrival of Benny Jay Reichle, age 22. Benny was born in Dillon on April 8, 1992. He went to kindergarten through eighth grade in Lima and graduated from Beaverhead County High School in 2010. Benny appointed himself protector of anyone he saw who was being bullied. He loved to fish, draw, cook...
  •   Louis A. Schmittroth passed away April 26, in Athabasca, Alberta, at the age of 89. Born in Dillon to Louis and Esther (Stahl) Schmittroth, Louis spent his first 16 years in Dillon, graduating from high school in Kellogg, ID, in 1942.   He met his lifelong mate, Annemarie, while studying in Germany following service in the U.S. Army...
  •   Patricia and Mark Rose of Dillon, along with Stefan and Tanja Dietrich of Tailfingen, Germany are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Sheena Kristin-Gale Dietrich, to Jordon McKenzie Doud, son of Michael and Michelle Doud of Ennis. Sheena, a graduate of The University of Montana Western, is a contract specialist with...
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  •   Montana Western’s cowboys and cowgirls rode north for the Great Falls Rodeo last weekend, and then rode home with plenty of honors to show for the round trip. The Western women grabbed the overall team victory, outscoring second place finishers Montana State and Miles Community College 415 points to 240 points. The Lady Dawgs...
  •   Wednesday night’s Dillon City Council meeting was a who’s who of who’s there and who wasn't, along with an effort by those who are there to attend to some important city business. Mayor Mike Klakken had asked the Council to move the first of its two regular Council meetings this month due his plan to be out of town...
  •   Questions raised at the Dillon City Council’s last meeting about some of her professional practices inspired a letter from City Judge Shea Erwin that was placed on the agenda for tonight’s City Council meeting. In the April 23 letter to the City Council and Mayor Mike Klakken included in tonight’s meeting packets, Erwin...
  •   A week after becoming the first BCHS runner to post a sub 15-second time in the 110 meter hurdles, Dillon’s Mick Paffhausen trimmed more than a quarter-second off his school record time to win the event with a 14.74 at last weekend’s John Tomich Invitational Track Meet in Butte. Paffhausen then ran stride for stride with Butte...
  •   The Dillon Lady Beaver fast pitch softball team won a back and forth battle in Dillon over Corvallis last Thursday and then lost at undefeated Hamilton on Saturday to fall to 4-8 on the season. Kimee Hritsco-Murray ripped a double and plated 4 runs batted in in a 3-for-4 hitting performance swinging from the bottom of the order to pace...