Sheridan student Maya Hagen was named the 2013 Madison County Spelling Bee Champion on Monday following a special spell-off against Harrison student Isabella Arcangeli, resolving a judging error made at the county spelling bee on Wednesday.
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Harrison students spent the day in Helena on Feb. 20 observing the 63rd Montana Legislative Session and taking part in legislative action along with other students from across the state for the Class C Day of Advocacy.
A female golden eagle that was hit by a truck on Feb. 6 was released with a clean bill of health by the Montana Raptor Conservation Center on Wednesday afternoon near the Big Sky Airport in Ennis.
Schools across the country, including area schools, began taking a closer look at their safety plans after the December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut. While this reexamination of procedures is recent the desire to keep local students safe is not new.
Sunday’s Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting at the Ennis Library is the second to last before an April 11 presentation to the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission in Helena. CAC member John Way said that deadline is a reasonable one.
Several members of the Twin Bridges community gathered at Jessen Park on Wednesday night for the Rotary Club Christmas tree burn and tailgate party, an annual event more than twenty years running that brings friends and neighbors together to start the New Year by setting their old Christmas trees ablaze.
Dozens of contestants gathered at the Madison Village area at Moonlight Basin on Saturday to participate in the Peanut Butter and Rail Jam presented by snowboard apparel company Volcom, risking health and happiness over an assortment of solid steel beams in hopes of impressing judges with agility and individual style.
Travel conditions around Madison County and southwest Montana were limited last week after a severe winter storm rolled into the region on Thursday, blanketing the area with snow and closing schools in Harrison and Twin Bridges on Friday.
Temperatures dipped into the single digits last Wednesday night as crews worked past midnight to fix a broken water main near Morris Creek on Armitage Street. According to Kelly Elser, Director of Public Works in Ennis, an eight-inch cast iron water main broke in half.
The Sheridan Main Street Improvement Team was formed in 2004 with the intent to improve landscaping, revamp pavement and sidewalks, create ‘green’ spaces, design period lighting and overall improve and lift the face of downtown Sheridan.