Monthly archive

November, 2016

  • The 2016 Parade of Lights and Christmas Stroll will be held on Friday, Dec. 2, beginning at 6 p.m. All businesses, churches and community organizations are welcome to participate in events across Dillon and in the Downtown area. The Chamber asks that businesses who want to participate plan an activity or theme that is complimentary to their...
  • Dillon Rancher Jules Marchesseault received the Montana Farm Bureau Distinguished Service Award during the Montana Farm Bureau Annual Convention Awards Banquet Nov. 15 in Billings. Marchesseault is a long-time Farm Bureau member who has ranched all his life. He was born and raised in the Grasshopper Valley. Marchesseault, now 80, began developing...
  •   The Dillon Middle School hosted a program honoring area military veterans Friday, starting at 11 a.m. It was the 11th day of the 11th month on the 11th hour that the Armistice for World War I was declared in 1918. The Dillon Middle School program include the colors presented by the Montana Youth ChalleNGe Academy cadets, with DMS Music...
  • The Beaverhead County High School Board of Trustees unanimously voted during their November meeting Monday night to put forth to electors in the district the question of whether or not the school should issue general obligation school building bonds in the amount of $9,850,000 for a major facility improvement project. The mail ballot election will...
  • Richard M. Hansen entered into eternal rest with his Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, November 8, at the Tobacco Root Mountain Care Center in Sheridan, at the age of 90. He was a lifelong resident of Dillon, born on May 21, 1926, to Christen and Lottie B. Hansen. He attended Dillon schools until his appendix burst at the age of 16 and spent over a...
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  • The Montana Western football team overcame a fourth-quarter deficit and longtime nemesis Carroll College on Saturday in Dillon for a 35-28 win in the Bulldogs' final home game of the 2016 season. Senior running back Sam Rutherford sped 47 yards down the left sideline for a touchdown and senior defensive back Sklyer Roope scooped up a fumble and...
  • Kevin Hodge announced he would soon leave the Dillon City Council and Dillon. Hodge sent a letter on Monday to the city declaring he would resign from the Council effective Nov. 11 because he had accepted a job with the USDA in South Dakota. He joined the City Council in March 2015, when Hodge was appointed by the Council to fill a Ward 2 seat...
  • A serious accident last Thursday night merely shook up four adults in a pickup truck and poked a hole in the side of B.W. Lodge Gymnasium. Any slight variation in the vehicle's trajectory or the timing of the accident would likely have resulted in tragic circumstances. Beaverhead County High School custodians Nick Valach and Collin Kiewalt...