For nearly three decades a portion of the rugged Axolotl Lakes Road, which connects the Shining Mountains neighborhood in Ennis to Virginia City, has been closed to automobile traffic but open to snowmobile use from December 1 to April 15.
As goes with this time of the year in school districts, the Alder School Board reviewed Montana School Board Association (MTSBA) policies during the monthly meeting on April 15.
As of April 20, Madison County reported 19 active coronavirus cases. There have been 759 confirmed positive cases since the beginning of the pandemic. Two residents are currently hospitalized.
Twin Bridges track and field athletes performed well at the April 16 meet held at Park High in Livingston with girls placing second out of 10 teams with 94.5 points and boys placing third out of nine with 99 points. A number of personal records were made, as well as a school record in the 800-meter race.
After months of research and photo editing, ringleader and historian, Zoe Todd and graphic designer Liz Applegate have produced a Family Tree display of the William and Katherine Ennis Family. The tree features photos of William Ennis, Katherine Shriver, and their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
It may have been a cold and blustery spring day in Cardwell, but the students at Green University were seemingly unaffected by the persistent April chills.
Sheridan track and fielders bounced back after a missed year of competition at the Frenchtown track and field meet on April 9. Unlike many early meets, where snow and wind greet competitors, the day of competition was held on a beautiful Montana spring day. It was a warm welcome for the athletes who had an unexpected year off last season.
If the pandemic has taught us anything, it might be how important boards are to communities. Madison County residents have school board trustees to elect and levies to consider. Ballots will be mailed to residents on April 16.
After months of virtual-only public invites to their monthly meetings the Ennis Town Commission is now back to public in-person sessions. The commission will continue to offer their gatherings virtually, as well as posting them to YouTube. Here is the run-down on their latest meeting held April 8.
As of April 13, Madison County reported 13 active coronavirus cases. There have been 741 cases through the pandemic. Currently, zero hospitalizations are reported.