After the Soviet Union surrendered to Germany on March 3, 1918, the German strategy was to overwhelm the Allies in the West before the U.S. could muster large amounts of materiel and men to the war zone. General John J. “Black Jack” Pershing arrived in France in May 1917 and American forces had been deploying to France since the fall of 1917.
The Madison Conservation District has been working on a restoration project along Jack Creek for four years. After talks first spurred in 2014, the two-phase project is seeing its first milestone in the near completion of phase one.
Twenty-one students from around the county converged at the Madison County Administrative building in Virginia City for the county-wide spelling bee. Sheridan eighth grader Rachel Zielinski repeated as champion during the Feb. 27 competition, correctly spelling “yacht” and “caribou” in the final rounds of play.
“I’ve always loved track and field and I’m just so excited to go,” said Ennis High School senior Krysta Saunders. Saunders has been selected to represent Montana on the 2018 Down Under Sports Program track and field team. She will fly to Queensland, Australia this July to compete for both individual and team honors.
Katlyn Loftis is no stranger to life in a small town. She’s no stranger to life in a bustling city, nor a stranger to a life outside. Growing up in Pine Valley, Calif., Loftis made a detour to Montana after meeting her fiancé and has now called the Madison Valley home for two years.
German armies continued their advance into Soviet Russia and occupied Minsk on Feb. 21, 1918. Soviet leader Leon Trotsky announced that Russia would come to terms with the Germans, which culminated in a peace treaty signed at Brest-Litovsk on March 3.
Feeling tired is a common complaint people express. Sometimes the self-description morphs into “I feel tired all the time,” and experts say that’s when extreme tiredness becomes better known as fatigue.