The Madisonian

Winning smiles after the first game of the softball season on April 1. PHOTO COURTESY ANDY THOMAS

A win in the wind

Spring is finally in full swing – varsity softball season is officially underway. The Ennis girls’ team took on Anaconda on April 1 in a home game that ended in a ‘W’ for the Lady Mustangs with a score of 4-0.

Lure Me Inn’s new proprietor Tony Treglia revels in his new home and business. He’s passionate about maintaining the Inn’s already-established reputation as a quiet, welcoming haven for travelers from near and far. He stayed at the property before purchasing it and looks back fondly at his first stay in Cabin 5. PHOTO BY JOLENE PALMER

A dream come true

Sometimes opportunity presents itself in the most unexpected of ways. Prior to the pandemic Tony Treglia was a successful businessman, working in corporate human resources, before starting his own consulting and executive search practice. But by late spring 2020 business had all but dried up.

Economic impact of the J-1 visa exchange visitor program reduction following presidential proclamations and lack of prioritization for nonimmigrant visas in Montana. Information is from a survey conducted by the Alliance for International Exchange. PHOTO COURTESY OF ALLIANCE FOR INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE

Visa decline

Two companies that help facilitate Summer Work Travel (SWT) programs, the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and InterExchange, reached out to Chambers of Commerce throughout the country, concerned about a presidential proclamation that extended the limitation of the number of J-1 visa applicants able to come to the United Stat

Track Coach Heather Tyler-Hjelle and Layne and Verne Homner at the 2018 divisional track meet. PHOTO COURTESY HEATHER TYLER-HJELLE

Off and running

Grab your discus – after missing out last season due to Covid, track and field season is back and underway. To usher in the spring sport, Harrison Track and Field Head Coach Heather Tyler-Hjelle held a throwing clinic on March 20, inviting other districts to join in.


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