Monthly archive

February, 2015

  •   Lima High School’s Emilie Schroder received $500 on Monday during a presentation at the school in recognition of her recent victory in the Montana Bankers Association’s Montana Bankers Financial Scholars Program Blog Contest. Along with the MBA, the Montana Financial Scholars Program is sponsored in Lima High School by Pioneer...
  • Like its fictional boxing namesake, Rocky is proving most dangerous after it seemed about to get counted out. The Rocky Mountain College men’s basketball team outpointed its nationally ranked, first-place Frontier Conference counterpart from the University of Montana Western, 100-86, on Saturday night in a fact-paced game in Billings. While a loss...
  • Carroll College invited Frontier Conference rival the University of Montana Western back to its PE Center in Helena for a men's basketball game Thursday night. But the no. 11 Bulldogs never really let Carroll back into that game after staking a 10-point lead just over nine minutes after tipoff and then sustaining a double-digit advantage for all...
  •   Former Dillon resident Baxter Brown Jr., 54, of Great Falls passed away from cancer on Jan. 17. Baxter was born on July 5, 1960, in Dillon to Baxter and Anita Brown. He made the U.S. Air Force his career shortly after graduating from Beaverhead County High School in 1978. He is survived by sons Conrad (Kendra) and Brian (Ashley) Brown;...
  •   Dear Editor, I would like to share a valuable community resource with your readers. Energy Share of Montana is a nonprofit organization whose main purpose is to provide emergency heating assistance to people facing loss of heat or lights in their home due to reasons beyond their control, and who have no resources to pay for it themselves. I...
  •   To the editor,   Our family has managed land and water along the Big Hole River in southwestern Montana for over 140 years. I have personally filed many of the original water rights under Montana’s adjudication process. This process is essential to protect individual water rights and the state’s claim to beneficially using...
  •   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...
  •   The Dillon City Council tonight will consider whether to give the go-ahead to a pair of moves that would advance a plan by Mayor Mike Klakken and City Treasurer Neal Straus to save the city over $7 million dollars and subtract about $20 a month from the water-sewer bills of each city ratepayer. Or the City Council was going to consider it,...
  •   The Beaverhead County High School symphonic band can concentrate on their music as they prepare to leave for the All Northwest Music Conference in Spokane, Wash.  The gathering for the six northwestern states of the National Association for Music Education will include performances from BCHS students. The 54 BCHS students who will...
  •   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...