Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   Ruth Kasper Haugland went home to Jesus, her Savior, on Jan. 7, at age 78, in Dillon, shortly after receiving a diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. She is survived by: husband Garth; daughter Loree (Kevin) Morgan; grandchildren David and Natalie McKay; daughter-in-law Amy Haugland; and grandchildren Regina (fiancé Nick True)...
  •   Doris Raph passed away Jan. 5, 2014 at Barrett Memorial Hospital in Dillon, Mont. She was born Oct. 13, 1930, in McMinnville, Ore., the only child of Lauren and Millie Kelly. Graduating from Shelby (Mont.) High School, Doris was united in marriage to Jack Tanner and they had four boys; Craig, Brent, David and John. They were later divorced...
  •   To the editor: When you buy a new toaster and it doesn’t work, you take it back and get a replacement. When you have an old toaster and it quits working, you replace it with a new toaster. Well! The citizens of the United States have been toasted by a Congress that does not work and should be replaced. The present Congress has been...
  •   To the editor: Israel, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and so on, not only did the settlers steal the land they felt they had a God given right to the land. The rights of the indigenous folk were not a consideration; they were never a matter of serious concern.In the U.S., tribal people defending their homes were called...
  •   Lima Dee Mayer and Gavin Duck combined for 46 points, as the Lima Bears won easily at home, 75-35, over Leadore on Friday night. The LIma defense shut down Leadore and caused 21 turnovers in the game.  Mayer led the powerful Bears offense with 24 points, followed closely by Duck, who had 22.  They were joined in double figures by...
  •   Lima The Lima Lady Bears hung on for a tight home win on Friday night, when they knocked off Leadore, 39-34. Skyler Martinell led the Lady Bears in front of the home crowd with 20 points, followed by Emily Stosich, with 14.  Cenzington Clarno and Kylee Weidinger each added 2 points for their team, and Katey Sutton knocked down a free...
  •   Just when the Dawgs looked like they might hit bottom, the University of Montana Western men’s basketball team rediscovered its egalitarian winning ways and climbed to a 75-66 come-from-behind victory over Carroll College on Saturday in Dillon. Western reserves Shyke Smalls, Connor Woodill and Kurtis Parsons shot a collective 15 of 18...
  •   It looked like their toughest week of play this season, but the Dillon Beaver boys basketball team came out of last week with a pair of impressive, double-digit wins. On Thursday, the Beaver boys sent No. 1-ranked Butte Central back up I-15 with a 64-48 loss to think about, and then on Saturday came back from 17 points down in the fourth...
  •   The Dillon Beaver wrestlers got mixed results in mixers in Hamilton on Thursday and on their own mats in Dillon on Friday afternoon. Coming into Hamilton, Dillon had three wrestlers ranked among the best in the state. These rankings are voted on by the coaches and provide a good indication of where an athlete truly sits in the state of...