WHITEHALL - Ron Hunt was born in 1936. As a child, he helped out his mom and dad with their dairy business in Waterloo, a few miles north of Silver Star. They would freeze blocks of ice in their 1940s refrigerator in order to pack their cream and butter and get it—nice and cold—to markets 40 miles away in Butte.
MISSOULA – In late April, Sonya Germann was chosen to lead the state’s Forestry Division, the largest segment of the state’s Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC).
ENNIS - The newest gallery on Ennis’s Main Street will be opening just in time for the summer season.
VIRGINIA CITY – A solution may be in sight for the Stonewall-Dudley building’s structural problems and safety issues, if the town, the building’s owners and the Montana Heritage Commission can come together and work on its future.
ENNIS - Three vehicles were involved in a head-on collision just north of Ennis on Monday afternoon, June 11.
Montana Highway Patrol, the Madison County Sheriff’s department, Montana Department of Transportation and the Ennis and Harrison Fire Departments responded to the collision around 4:30 p.m.
ENNIS – At about 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, Elaine Forsberg of Ennis dropped her cast ballot into one of the two blue boxes on the table at the town hall. Two unused ballots slid into the other blue box. Then Forsberg received her “I voted” sticker, which she wore proudly.
May 13 - Accident on US Hwy 287 MM 22, Cameron; Fire Call at Broadwater Ave. and Madison St., Harrison; Animal Complaint at US Hwy 287 and Airport Rd., Ennis; Medical Aid in 2500 Blk MT Hwy 41 S., Twin Bridges; Animal Complaint on MT Hwy 359 MM 15, Harrison.
ENNIS - According to the National Weather Service (NWS), we aren’t completely safe from flood threats yet, but hopefully we don’t have too much longer to wait before local rivers start to recede.
While the Madison River remains high, it currently faces little risk of flooding.
ENNIS - The Madisonian is happy to introduce its newest staff member, reporter Reagan Colyer. Colyer joined the editorial team on May 21, after community reporter Caitlin Avey transitioned to a new position in Helena.
TWIN BRIDGES – Howard Chrest and Mark Savinski, both of Sheridan, were happy to share what both see as permanent links for future generations to the great outdoors – two recently acquired permanent access points to the Ruby River, and a third access in the works – Sunday morning, June 3.