Monthly archive

November, 2017

  • Claudene passed away Tuesday, November 7, surrounded by the love of her family. Claudene was born February 17, 1942, in Butte, to Claude and Hazel (Sis) Dodgson. She was raised in Melrose, where she attended grade school. She graduated from Beaverhead County High School in 1960. In 1962, Claudene moved to California, where she met Manuel Berberia...
  • In a contest featuring end-to-end athleticism and numerous highlights, the Montana Western men's basketball team outdistanced the College of Idaho, 91-82, on Friday night in Straugh Gymnasium. For a full recap of the game, see next week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • WEATHER Friday Temperatures will climb from near freezing at dawn into a high in the mid-40s around noon, and then fall back to freezing by dusk, with about a 20 percent chance of precipitation throughout the day and SSW winds of approximately 7 mph. Friday Night: The chance of snow will peak at 40 percent around 9 p.m. then drop to around 20...
  • 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...