Monthly archive

September, 2017

  • The University of Montana Western football team bounced back from a lopsided home loss by registering an even more lopsided road win over Montana Statue University-Northern on Saturday. The Dawgs eclipsed the Lights, 61-7, in the afternoon game at Havre. For a full recap of Western's victory, see Wednesday's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • WEATHER FORECAST Saturday: Unseasonably chilly temperatures will continue, with lows near freezing at dawning peaking in just the mid-40s in late afternoon. though with the chance of precipitation near zero all day, the rain should subside. Early morning winds of around 3 mph will shift to from the northeast in the afternoon but remain light....
  • Jim (Lefty) Corr, loving husband, father, teacher, artist, jock and coach passed away on September 19, doing what he loved...walking down the ninth hole after a great drive. Jim was born on February 13, 1931, in Missoula, Montana. He was the oldest of five children, all of which were raised in Missoula. Jim attended Western Montana College where...
  • In an early Match of the Year candidate, the University of Montana Western volleyball team went to five sets and then OT to score a thrilling Frontier Conference victory over the University of Providence last Thursday in Dillon. For a full recap of both of Montana Western's matches last week, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • Ward 4 representative Mandy Maass announced Wednesday she would be resigning from her Dillon City Council seat because her husband had accepted a job in another area and the family would be moving from town in November. Her resignation will be complicated by the fact that Maass is the only person on the ballot for that Ward 4 seat in the upcoming...
  • Faced with a series of accusations made against him last week by Mayor Mike Klakken, City Council President Tom Straugh insisted a few days later he’d done nothing wrong. “You have made a claim that I have engaged in ‘clandestine’ conduct in this matter,” wrote Straugh in a Sept. 14 letter to Klakken, referring to the mayor’s contentions in a Sept...
  • Ronald A. Benson, 74, died September 16, 2017, in Dillon, Montana, after a battle with cancer. Ronald was born in Dillon on December 26, 1942, to Arnold G. and Cora (Anderson) Benson. A 1961 graduate of Beaverhead County High School, Ron served as President of the Future Farmers of America and Student Body President, and during graduation was...
  • WEATHER Monday: Slight chance of precipitation near dawn, increasing throughout the day to around 50 percent by late afternoon, when temperatures will peak in the mid-50s and SW winds throughout the day could rise above 10 mph. Monday Night: GARDENER AND FARMER ALERT! SW winds of about 10 mph could shift to from the NW around 10 p.m. when the...
  • Montana Western rallied to match visiting Southern Oregon University in the second half on Saturday afternoon at Vigilante Field. But the Raiders huge first-half proved too much to overcome in the Bulldogs' 52-28 loss to SOU. The loss dropped the Dawgs to 1-2 in Frontier Conference play, and 1-3 overall, while SOU improved to 3-0 in league and...
  • Sue was born to Glen and Jeanine Eastman on April 26, 1956, in Evanston, Wyoming. Sue passed away on September 14, 2017, after a long illness. Sue graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1976. She became a Registered Nurse and worked in Butte, Montana, at the St. James Hospital emergency room. She met her...