Monthly archive

February, 2015

  •   Dillon native Bryan Mussard said he’s been thinking about cows since he was old enough to remember remembering. “There’s hardly a day that goes by when I’m not focused on cows, grass and water—in that order,” said Mussard, who bought his first commercial cow when he was 10 years old and has been actively...
  •   In a battle between the only two winless teams in the Frontier Conference, Montana Western defeated Montana Tech, 76-71, on Saturday in Straugh Gymnasium to climb out of the conference basement and gain some upward momentum heading into the second half of league play. The loss marked an admirable response by the Lady Dawgs after losing 69-...
  •   In a game of quality, intensity, physicality and consequence befitting the longtime rivalry, the University of Montana Western men’s basketball team beat a resilient Montana Tech, 86-78, on Saturday night in Dillon in front of a packed and jacked up Straugh Gymnasium crowd. The win raised no. 18 Western’s overall record to 17-5...
  • Promoting the importance of education in everyday life in Montana, a community Education Matters rally will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Parkview Elementary-Dillon Middle School gym, 22 N. Cottom St., Dillon. Speakers for the rally, which was organized by Sam Telling, a freshman at Beaverhead County High School, include Lt. Gov. Angela McLean...

January, 2015

  • In a game of quality, intensity, physicality and consequence befitting the longtime rivalry, the University of Montana Western men's basketball team outpointed Montana Tech, 86-78, on Saturday night in front of a packed and jacked Straugh Gymnasium crowd in Dillon. The win raised no. 18 Western’s overall record to 17-5 and league mark to 5-2 to...
  • Jane Emma Rebich passed away Jan. 27 at the age of 91. She was born in Missoula on June 3, 1923, the seventh of nine children, to Clarence and May Crane. At the age of six, she moved to Dillon with her family. She graduated from Beaverhead County High School and Butte Business College. She was married to George A Rebich. In 1942, she moved to...
  • The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team went up against the mountain that is the Lewis-Clark State frontline, and found that it is good. But not as good as the no. 18 Bulldogs were Thursday night in Straugh Gymnasium. Using their speed, quickness and grit, the Dawgs (16-5 overall, 4-2 in the Frontier Conference) overcame an early...
  •   Slowly and unsurely, a plan to potentially save the City of Dillon more than $7 million and each city ratepayer about $250 per year in water-sewer bill payments gained approval from the City Council last Wednesday, if only to take its next small step forward. The Council voted 7-0 to allow the city administration to solicit contract...
  •   The Montana Western men’s basketball team saw its 13-game winning streak laid low on the Hi Line on Friday, and a losing streak commence the next night in Great Falls. The then-first place Bulldogs suffered a 68-56 setback to then-last-place MSU Northern in Havre on Friday, and on Saturday fell to Great Falls, the conference’s...
  •   To the editor,   As water users in Beaverhead County, we expect our water rights to have as much protection as any other personal property right.  Beaverhead County’s main economic driver is agriculture, having a reliable water source for all irrigation and agricultural uses in Beaverhead County and Montana is critical to...