Monthly archive

October, 2013

  •   One of the oldest surviving businesses in Dillon, Johnson’s Saddlery recently gained a new owner and new name, but will continue to offer a similar line of high-quality products that have made it popular amongst ranch and rodeo professionals, and amateur horse enthusiasts for the past century. Kent Frecker, the longtime owner and...
  •   The Dillon Volleyball team made short work of their competition this past week.  The Lady Beavs first swept Butte High, 25-15, 25-19, 25-11, in Copper City, and then returned home to sink the Pirates of Polson in three-sets, 25-16, 25-22, 25-16.  The AA Butte Bulldogs were no match for the single A Beavers, who got 100 percent...
  •   Sunny skies smiled on the Twin Bridges Falcons Saturday as Jessica George led her girls’ team to victory at the Class C state cross country championship at Missoula’s University of Montana Golf Course. George’s 19:02.34 first place finish time reflected a six-minute, 21-second mile pace. Joining her on the All State awards...
  • After weeks of steady improvement, Beaverhead County High School’s cross country runners appear to be peaking at the right time. Though Coach Betty Iverson is realistic about winning team trophies at this Saturday’s state meet in Missoula, she believes her runners will demonstrate how much they have improved over the course of the...
  • After weeks of steady improvement, Beaverhead County High School’s cross country runners appear to be peaking at the right time. Though Coach Betty Iverson is realistic about winning team trophies at this Saturday’s state meet in Missoula, she believes her runners will demonstrate how much they have improved over the course of the...
  •   Brynn Elise Erb and Jordan Scott Lee were united in marriage July 26, 2013 in an outdoor ceremony at the home of her sister and brother-in-law at the Milligan Canyon Ranch, Cardwell. Steve White of Dillon performed the ceremony. Best man was Daniel Juranek,. Groomsmen were Maverick Quintana and Seth Lopez, all of Beeville, Texas. ...
  •   Luke Banks and Katie Ashcraft exchanged vows on Sept. 21, near the Big Hole River at the Schultz Ranch. Willie Krueger performed the ceremony. The wedding party consisted of bridesmaids Kristen Ashcraft, Annie Skjei, and Kayla Baisch; Groomsmen Davey Banks, Adam Banks, and Jonathon Ashcraft. Ring bearer/flower girls, Miles and Meagan...
  •   During his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II, Milton Howard earned numerous honors, including a Bronze Star, Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal and European Theatre Ribbon.  But the Dillon resident’s most moving honor of all for his service to his country may have come last week, when Milton Howard got a free trip from...
  •   The stiff, steady wind blowing through Vigilante Field during the first two thirds of Saturday’s football game might as well have been the air letting out of Montana Western’s hopes of beating Frontier Conference leaders Carroll College, as the #7-ranked Saints efficiently and ruthlessly deflated the Dawgs on their way to a 31-7...
  •   Lima made the short trip up to Sheridan last week, when the 7-6 Bears knocked off the struggling young Panther team. In the first set, Sheridan jumped on top of the Lady Bears, 3-0. But Lima reasserted itself behind three straight kills by junior star Emily Stosich, The Lady Bears committed a number of unforced errors in the match, but were...