Monthly archive

March, 2017

  • Its title served notice that the project by Haley Thomas would be a serious contender at the 2017 Dillon Middle School Science Fair. And “Do Different Environmental Conditions Affect Macroinvertebrate Populations Sampled from Mud and Gravel Substrates in Southwest Montana,” did indeed earn Thomas the 8th-Grade Grand Champion award last week at the...
  • Mary so greatly enjoyed life and has went to be with her lord and savior Jesus Christ. She will be greatly missed by her dear friends and loving family. Mary was born in Austin, Minnesota, lived in Grant, MT, moved to Lima, went to school and delivered milk for her stepdad’s dairy. She married Ted Miller, of Monida. They had a son, Ted Miller....
  • The University of Montana Western men's basketball team on Friday joined its female counterpart on the outside looking back in at the remaining teams in the NAIA Division 1 tourneys. The Bulldogs got outrebounded and outrun in a 79-60 loss to Dalton State in the final game of the second round in the 32-team NAIA Men's Basketball National...
  • Charles Edward “Chuck” Dishno was born August 4, 1934, in Bly, Oregon. Chuck was very proud of the fact that he was fourth in his high school graduation class...of four; he liked to say he was the top of the lower 25%. Although Chuck came to Dillon from Oregon, via California, he came with genuine Montana “bon a fides.” His mother, Lura Hartman...
  • The Montana Western women's basketball team on Friday at the NAIA women's tourney in Billings saw a game it controlled deep into the second half slip from its fingers when a game-winning basket fell through the net for Oklahoma City University as time expired. Ahead almost the entire game in the second-round showdown with second-seeded OKC, the...
  • Powered by a star-making performance on the national stage by Dom Robinson, the Montana Western men's basketball team on Thursday held on for a 99-94 victory over Louisiana State University-Shreveport in the first round of the NAIA Men's Basketball National Championship Tournament in Kansas City. The Bulldogs' starting point guard, Robinson shot...
  • The Montana Western men's basketball team rode a flawless first-half shooting performance by point guard Dom Robinson to a 53-37 lead of Louisiana State University-Shreveport on Thursday night in the final first round game at the NAIA Men's Basketball National Championship Tournament in Kansas City. Robinson hit all four of his free throws and all...
  • Shirley Bea Toland Davis was born October 4, 1935, to Dillard McClenney Toland and Gyona Almeda Scott Toland, in Texas. She died unexpectedly on March 9, in Dillon. Shirley married Asa Edwin Davis on February 27, 1954, in Bredckenridge, Texas. They had three children: Steven Walter (Susan) Davis, Kirk Edwin (Marilyn) Davis and Gail Lynn Davis (...
  • The University of Montana Western women's basketball team staged a furious fourth quarter comeback on Wednesday to defeat Columbia (MO) in the opening round of the NAIA Women's Basketball National Championship Tournament in Billings. Trailing third-seeded Columbia by seven points entering the final frame, the sixth-seeded Western women went on a...
  • Joseph George Rebich Jr. (Nonie), son of Mary (Malesich) and Joseph G. Rebich, passed away on March 8. Joe was born on the family ranch south of Dillon, on February 3, 1934. He ranched his entire life, enjoying all of the farming. He served in the Army from 1956–58, stationed in the South Carolina. Joe never married but was a favorite uncle to his...