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Virginia City begins process of creating source water protection plan

Virginia City’s municipal water source is unique – the water comes from two groundwater springs east of the town. Currently, various invested partners are beginning the process of creating a source-water plan to ensure the quality of the town’s drinking water into the future.

Manor receives top-notch survey marks

Madison Valley Manor has some rare bragging rights after a Department of Health and Human Services (DPPHS) survey rated them deficiency-free, a ranking very few facilities across the state receive.
All long-term care facilities – like nursing homes – are subject to yearly health and life safety surveys through the DPPHS.

County receives around $550,000 for road in south Madison Valley

Commissioner Jim Hart received good news from the Federal Land Access Program (FLAP) on Oct. 6. The good news was approximately $550,000 to complete a road project from Highway 287 to Highway 87 in the south Madison Valley next spring – the road connects both highways with Forest Service land and the highly recreated Cliff and Wade lakes, Hart said.

Construction timeline on Sheridan Main Street changes again

Sheridan residents who are ready for a new Main Street have a reason to be excited – the contract for the Sheridan Main Street project that was awarded to Helena Sand and Gravel, Inc., will begin on Oct. 20, which is months earlier than expected, according to Geno Liva, project engineer with the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT).