Monthly archive

November, 2013

  • Dillon Beaver football fans enjoyed a toe-to-toe slugfest Friday night at Vigilante Field, at least in the early going. The hometown Beavers and visiting Belgrade Pathers exchanged haymakers throughout the first quarter of the Montana Class A semifinal playoff game before Belgrade staggered and Dillon rolled to a 48-14 victory. The win sends...
  • Saturday, Dillon faces Billings Central for the Montana Class A state football championship at 1 p.m. at Daylis Stadium in Billings. It will be the third consecutive meeting in the title game between the two schools. Last year, Central won, 37-7, and the year before Dillon took the title, 44-10. One of both of the two teams have played for the...
  • Dillon 48, Belgrade 14 Dillon 21 6 15 6 48 Belgrade 7 7 0 0 14 First Quarter Dillon – Colton Riebe 24 run (Mick Paffhausen kick), 9:48 Belgrade – Garet Fowler 4 run (Shane Huntsman kick), 7:07 Dillon – Paffhausen 90 kick return (Paffhausen kick), 6:50 Dillon – Paffhausen 74 pass...
  •   To the editor,   We are back to that time of year again for people to shovel or sweep their sidewalks. When I was in my 20s, shoveling sidewalk was not on my list of priorities until my wise brother advised me if someone were to fall on my sidewalk I could be sued. That was a great motivator. Now I find myself worrying about elderly...
  •   To the editor,   It’s called “Echelon,” a reciprocal surveillance agreement started in 1947 between Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and United States to eavesdrop on cold war enemies. Through the process of perceived national emergencies and gradualism it grew to include your phone too. You see it...
  •   To the editor,   How many falsehoods have been revealed through ObamaCare: What has this president promised and campaigned on? When does the excuse "I didn't know" get to be unbelievable? You can keep your health Insurance-that's No. 1. You can keep your doctor- that's No. 2. If you are under 26 years old, you can...
  •   To the editor,   State Senator Fred Thomas recently published an editorial in the Tribune. His aim was to defend himself and other Republican legislators who turned down Medicaid expansion in Montana.  Despite the bogus statistics Senator Thomas tossed around, here are the facts. According to the Congressional Budget Office, if...
  •   Anne “Fern” Covington Fox joined her Lord and Savior on November 9, 2013,  following a long life and a brief illness, from Barrett Hospital in Dillon. Fern was born the fourth child of Samuel and Ethel Covington, in Wheatland, WY, on Dec. 26, 1913. Her parents later divorced and her mother remarried Lance Guthrie. She grew...
  •   At the Southwest A Divisional volleyball tournament in Corvallis last weekend, the Dillon girls went on a long, roller-coaster ride that took them up, then down, then up and up, before dropping them back home with a second-place trophy and a ticket for their next ride—to this weekend’s Montana High School Association State Class...
  •   The Dillon Beavers strive for improvement on a daily basis and that dedication to the team concept revealed itself Saturday during Dillon’s 54-27 win over Laurel in the quarterfinal round of the Montana Class A playoff.  The Beavers raced out to a 40-6 lead with 1:17 to go in the first half. “We were really good,”...