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December, 2017

  • Donald Paul Fjermestad, 85 of Dillon, passed away at his home surrounded by his family, on December 4. He was born on December 25, 1931, in Minnewauken, North Dakota, to Marshall and Julia (Rickert) Fjermestad. He was an underground miner in Butte after high school, and then joined the Navy. He was married to Vera Davidson in 1961, and they had a...
  • WEATHER Monday: About a 15 percent chance of more snow in the morning, when temperatures will climb from a low in the mid-teens at dawn to a high of around 27 degrees in early afternoon, with 6–10 mph SW winds all day. Monday Night: COLD ALERT! Temperatures will decline steadily after dusk to a low in the low teens after midnight, with SW winds 5–...
  • Emphrey Eugene (Gene) Hildreth, 89, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2017 in assisted living in Bozeman, after an extensive time living with congestive heart failure. He was born the third of six sons on March 9, 1928, in Dillon, to E.W. (Bob) and Bessie Hildreth. Gene spent his childhood on the ranch in Medicine Lodge and graduated high school in...
  • A storm hit Dillon and surrounding areas on Sunday, with the approximately two inches of snow it brought likely to to stick around for awhile and perhaps be added to this evening. The forecast projects about a 20 percent chance of light snow on Sunday night and for temperatures to remain below freezing until Wednesday or Thursday. You can keep up...
  • WEATHER Friday: Little chance of precipitation under mostly sunny skies, with SW winds of around 10 mph all day and temperatures climbing into the low 40s in early afternoon. Friday Night: Temperatures will dip just below freezing after dusk and remain in low 30s throughout the night, with SSW winds gusting to 15 mph and chances of precipitation...

November, 2017

  • It was another typical Community Thanksgiving event last Thursday in Dillon—bustling with people, bursting with energy, and highly successful. “It always looks a bit chaotic, because there are so many people going so many different directions,” said Sharon Anderson, who chaired the 21st edition of the annual event that welcomed anyone and everyone...
  • The Dillon Elementary School District #10 Board of Trustees on Monday convened for a special meeting in the late afternoon to get an early jump on finding a new superintendent. For the full story, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • The University of Montana Western men's and women's basketball teams both posted convincing wins over Montana Tech in the opening games of their Frontier Conference seasons on Tuesday in Dillon. Currently ranked no. 8 in Division I of the NAIA, the Western men toppled Tech, 84-66, after the no. 16 Lady Bulldogs bettered the Lady Oredidggers, 64-56...
  • WEATHER Monday: About a 40 percent chance of precipitation in the hours around dawn, with temperatures rising from a near 20 degrees to a high in the mid-40s in early afternoon, when winds from the west pick up to around 15 mph. Monday Night: Almost no chance of precipitation, with temperatures dropping steadily after dusk to a low in the mid-20s...
  • WEATHER Friday: Slight chance of precipitation around dawn, when temperatures will begin to rise from a low in the mid-30s to a mid-afternoon high in the upper 40s, with SW winds throughout the day of 5–10 mph, with gusts into the teens. Friday Night: Little chance of precipitation, as temperatures decline after dusk to a low around 23 degrees...