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02/25/2015 - 11:48am
  Three members of the Dillon City Council resigned their positions at last week’s regular Council meeting, while a fourth indicated he would also soon leave office. Councilperson Swede Troedsson announced just before the start of the public comment period at the end of last Wednesday’s meeting that he would be leaving his position as Ward 4 representative, shortly before Ward 2...
Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:43am
  Randy Shipman, principal at Dillon Middle School, was honored last week for his years’-long work with a Montana High School Association program to develop student leaders. The Aim Higher Contributor Award was presented to Shipman Feb. 18 by Brian Michelotti, assistant MHSA director, at
Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:38am
  A land access and road use dispute between a pair of area families almost a century in the making and five years in the courts may have finally been settled with a recent Montana Supreme Court decision. “It’s a tremendous relief to get it over with,” said Bobbie Mussard,
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:27pm
  Montana Fifth Judicial District Court Judge Loren Tucker last week delivered a sweeping legal victory for petitioners seeking the recall of three Dillon City councilpersons over alleged violations of Montana’s open meeting laws. Handed down Friday, Tucker’s ruling ordered
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:21pm
  If the rhetoric around Dillon the last two weeks is any indication, the debate on Governor Steve Bullock’s Medicaid Expansion legislation or “Healthy Montana Act,” will be heated and partisan.   Representatives from Americans for Prosperity, Foundation for Government
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:18pm
  The Dillon Junior Fiddlers held their 31st annual Fiddle Contest at the Depot Theatre on Saturday and Sunday, coupled with two collaborative events with the Beaverhead Brewery and the Dillon Elks Lodge, the 30 or so competitors and their families enjoyed warm weekend and cool competition.
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:14pm
  A three-car accident at the intersection of Idaho Street and Helena Street last Wednesday resulted in extensive damage to two of the vehicles and moderate damage to a third car.  Montana Highway Department Trooper Mitch Voss issued a citation to Deetra Tasakrios, 39, of Idaho, for a