Monthly archive

June, 2013

  •   News that the Rainbow Family Gathering had picked Beaverhead County for their 2013 celebration landed with a thud at Beaverhead County Courthouse on Monday as officials began mobilizing for what is expected to be a financial burden to the local government.  The loose knit group, allegedly without leadership or organization, returns to...
  •   Kody Lahaye grabbed fifth in the steer wrestling to highlight the efforts of the University of Montana Western Rodeo Team at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, Wyoming last week. The start of the CNFR seemed to promise great things for the Bulldog team. After the first round of the 65th annual CNFR, every member of the men...
  •   The purchase of Dillon School District #10’s Mary Innes Building by a California retirement fund run by Dr. John Micha collapsed on Friday. Micha, who had six months to inspect the building and gauge renovation costs as part of the $300,000 purchase agreement he reached late last year, informed #SD 10 he was exercising his option to...
  •   The Dillon Cubs found themselves as busy as the Chicago Cubs last week, playing five games in six days. And while they dropped all but two of those games, their hitting continues to improve and young players continue to emerge. The Cubbies started their busy run with an 8-6 win in a make-up game under the lights in Bozeman against the...
  •   Growing up on a family farm, Mandy Maass learned that participating in the arts in a rural community is as much about applying elbow grease to the task at hand as it is about applying paints to a canvas or a bow to a fiddle. “I went to a small school,” said Maass, of her youth in central Iowa. “I took all the art classes I...
  •   The what, where, when and who will manage the Cottom Street Reconstruction project on the roadways and sidewalks around the Dillon School District #10 campus got finalized at last month’s SD #10 School Board meeting. But the details of how to pay for the project remains up in the air, and will be discussed at the School Board’s...
  •     An attempted phone scam that quickly bombed led to a bomb threat against a Dillon resident late last week, according to local police. On the afternoon of May 27, an unidentified person dialed a Dillon resident and told him that he had won a large lottery prize, according to Dillon Police Chief Paul Craft, who said the Dillon resident...

May, 2013

  •   The Dillon girls’ tennis team came out on top in the most important aspects of sports at the Southwestern A Divisional Tournament in Corvallis. Displaying maturity and sportsmanship in the face of often trying conditions, Dillon’s top doubles team of seniors Kansas Suenram and Whitney Southam secured their passage to the state...
  •   The Beaverhead County High School track teams stormed into Corvallis last weekend for the Southwestern Class A meet and left town with a first place finish on the boys side and a second for the girls. The Dillon teams didn’t let the rain that fell throughout the entire day on Friday slow them down. Instead they stayed constant to what...