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07/03/2015 - 8:57am
Heightened fire concerns due to lowered moisture levels inspired numerous local governments in western Montana to ban the use and sale of fireworks for this Fourth of July. But Independence Day revelers in Dillon can legally fire up fireworks to celebrate the nation’s birthday again this year. The Dillon City Council on Wednesday night voted unanimously to okay the use of fireworks in the city on...
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:49am
  A northbound Union Pacific freight train partially derailed near Glen on Sunday afternoon, bringing northbound I-15 traffic to a halt for about two hours.  The track was shut down until Tuesday afternoon, when repairs were complete.  There were no injuries as a result of the
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:48am
  I sat half-asleep in the grass by the RATPOD start line, hurriedly shoving a peanut butter sandwich into my mouth. I looked around at all the other participants and began to wonder what I had gotten myself into. Wearing a jersey I had gotten from the RATPOD organizers about 12-hours
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:44am
  The newest Shopko Hometown got hit hard by waves of eager customers during the first days of the store’s “soft opening” in downtown Dillon last month, when managers hoped to slowly get their new workers up to speed through an unpublicized debut. And Shopko will continue
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 12:03pm
  The fish rose early and often and the sun also cooperated by remaining hidden behind the clouds for the most of Saturday’s Kids Fish Day at the Kids Fish Pond in Dillon. Sophie Mings caught the day’s first fish, and its biggest—a 5.24 pounder that stretched about half as
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 12:01pm
  The Dillon Farmers Market will make it an even dozen years in operation this weekend, as it continues to expand while remaining true to its core mission of offering local consumers and sellers a place for the “homegrown and handmade.” The local summer Saturday tradition re-starts