Monthly archive

July, 2017

  • Jace Fitzgerald pitched a no-hitter, staking out one of the high points of Dillon’s 2017 season during the Cubs three victories over the past two weeks at a pair of out-of-town tournaments. For the full article, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • No injuries or significant damages to property occurred. But many people in Dillon and throughout the region got a rude awakening early Thursday morning from a powerful earthquake that stirred many people from their slumbers. “I was asleep at home in bed when it struck. It woke me up,” said Dillon resident Lynn Giles of the temblor that rumbled...
  • The Dillon City Council last week met under a light agenda anchored by an appointment and two relatively weighty matters that floated into limbo—one near the start and the other close to the conclusion of the July 5 get-together. For the full article, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • Argenta’s Jessica Lynn Kelly sent a letter to her favorite author this spring. Last month, the Dillon Middle School student finally got a reply—a letter informing her that she had won the Montana Center for the Book and Humanities Montana Letters About Literature Contest in her age group. For the full article, see this week's print edition of...
  • WEATHER FORECAST Monday: High temperatures in mid-80s under partly cloudy skies, with a 10–15 percent chance of precipitation in the afternoon and SW winds gusting up to 25 mph. Monday night: Temperatures dropping steadily after midnight to mid-50s by dawn, with almost no chance of precipitation and light winds shifting to from the north. Tuesday...
  • Music by the Maquire Family Band
  • Weekend Weather Friday: HEAT ALERT. Temperatures expected to rise into low 90s in afternoon under partly cloudy skies, with almost no chance of precipitation and SSE winds occasionally gusting above 10 mph. Friday Night: Temperatures dropping steadily after nightfall to low beath 60 by dawn, with chance of rain remaining low and light north wind....
  • Franklin Dee Kluesner (Sr.) died July 1. Frank was born in Lima, on Sept. 26, 1940. Survivors include: wife Ada Kluesner, of Dillon; sons Frank II (Dillon), Larry (Lima) and Shane/Maria (Meeteetse, WY); and daughter Heidi (Meeteetse, WY). The Memorial Service will be held at the Lima Community Church on Saturday July 8, at noon, by Brundage...
  • No injuries or significant property damage have been reported, but many people in Dillon and throughout the region got stirred from their slumbers early Thursday morning by a powerful earthquake emanating from western Montana. Epi-centered about five miles southeast of Lincoln--which sits around 160 miles north of Dillon--the earthquake struck at...
  • Only one person besides incumbents signed up for spots on the ballot for Dillon’s municipal election this year by Monday’s deadline, according to documents obtained Tuesday from the Beaverhead County Election Office. But one of those incumbents signed up to run against another of them for the top spot in Dillon government, and one city council...