Madison County Sheriff Roger Thompson reported a 30-year-old male was found dead in Virginia City on Feb. 19. The body has been identified as John Frederick Dahm of Libby, Mont.
Since the start of the year, 19 thefts have been reported to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and Ennis Police Department. Of most concern are seven of these thefts, where the suspects are targeting storage units, homes and out-buildings on victims' properties.
Madison County was ranked number one in Montana in an annual comparative health report, published on March 14 by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, with collaboration from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Madison Valley Baptist Church recently welcomed Nathan Nutter and his family to the Ennis community. Nathan has answered a calling to our church as the music director and youth minister. Nathan and wife Christina come from Spring Hill, Fla.
April 15 is the deadline for this year’s Arts Scholarships. The Ennis Arts Association is offering tuition scholarships to Ennis, Harrison, Sheridan and Twin Bridges district students pursuing an arts curriculum.
On Sat., March 17, the Elling House Arts & Humanities Center in Virginia City will host its third Chautauqua of 2018. The EHAHC hosts a winter series of Chautauquas in January, February, March and April. The monthly event begins with a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. and performances start at 7:30 p.m.
Election season is fast approaching, as filings for county positions have officially closed. According to the Montana Secretary of State’s website, candidate filing for both legislative and non-legislative positions also closed on March 12.
TWIN BRIDGES -- Twin Bridges town council approved two resolutions during its March 13 meeting, stating the town's intent to raise water and sewer rates. The town is raising rates to balance its water and sewer budgets, pay off a sewer system revenue bond, and build up a reserve fund for future repairs and upgrades.