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Twin Bridges first Montana school to complete program

Twin Bridges students were recognized at the state capitol last week for their Montana Financial Scholars Program certification. The school is the first in the state to implement and complete the program. “The mission of the Montana Financial Scholars Program is to ensure that educators teach financial literacy to students to ensure they are college […]

MSIT lamppost lights up Sheridan

The corner of Main Street and Hamilton in Sheridan was illuminated at 8:30 p.m. on April 2 when the Main Street Improvement Team (MSIT) flipped the switch on its first period-style lamppost as approximately 35 community members gathered to toast the ceremonial lighting. “It is 100 percent better in person,” MSIT president Macel Anderson said […]

Working group gets serious about improving forest health

The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest (BDNF) is the largest national forest in Montana. Out of the 3.38 million acres—spanning eight counties including Madison County—approximately 40 percent is affected by the mountain pine beetle, according to Leona Rodreick, BDNF public relations officer. “In my opinion, we are in an emergency situation,” Madison County Commissioner Dave Schulz said.