The Northern Rodeo Association announced Ennis Rodeo Inc., won the 2016 Gold Rodeo of the Year award, a top honor in the rodeo circuit. The last time Ennis received the award was in 1982.
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It is undeniably election season. Last week, The Madisonian reached out to the county election office with a short Q&A about the ins and outs of the voting process.
“It’s just something for the community to do and especially for the kids,” said Verta Doresth, member of the Twin Bridges Community Association.
The TBCA rung in the fall season with their annual festival, equipped with a scarecrow contest, pumpkin painting, zucchini cars, bean-bag toss, straw maze, photo booth, bowling and face painting for all Twin Bridges and Ruby Valley residents to enjoy.
When commissioners from all of Montana’s 56 counties met in Billings at the end of September for their annual fall Montana Association of Counties conference, Madison County’s own commissioner Jim Hart was elected to MACo’s administration.
The last Sunday in the month of September is known worldwide as World Rivers Day, a celebration put into place by the United Nations in 2005. The purpose of this holiday is to celebrate the world’s waterways and highlight rivers’ values through public awareness and promotion.
On Sept. 21, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks closed the boat ramp at the Varney Bridge fishing access site for repairs. Varney Bridge FAS is located 10 miles south of Ennis along the Madison River.
As of Sept. 13, Verizon and AT&T towers in Madison County allow cell phone users to text 911 to report emergencies.
In early September, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks discovered the same parasite that caused the whitefish kill in the Yellowstone River in two other Southwest Montana waterways – the Jefferson River and the Lower Shields River.
If things go according to plan, the Blaine Spring Creek Bridge reconstruction will be completed before the end of October, according to Madison County commissioner Jim Hart.