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A much-anticipated Verizon cell phone tower is under construction in the Ruby Valley. The tower is located just outside of Twin Bridges and should improve coverage throughout much of the Ruby Valley. According to Verizon media contact Meagan Dorsch, the tower will be up and running in early 2015.

Ice jam season – Be prepared for possible flooding in coming weeks

The national weather service out of Great Falls issued a flood advisory on the Jefferson River near Twin Bridges over the weekend, due to the potential for flooding as a result of an ice jam.

Forest Service money allotted to projects in Madison County

From weed control to trail maintenance, Forest Service resource advisory committees (RAC) approved funding for multiple projects on Oct. 1, many of which are located in Madison County.

Madison Valley Manor will receive facelift in 2015 to make facility more comfortable

By December 2015 the Madison Valley Manor (MVM) will have an entirely new interior, thanks to a long-overdue remodel project, manor administrator Darcel Cook said.
With more baby boomers than generation x or y-ers, Madison County is an aging county, Commissioner Jim Hart said. It is for that reason the two county-owned nursing homes – the MVM in Ennis and the Tobacco Root Mountains Care Center (TRMCC) in Sheridan – are so vital to the area.

County commits $20K to economic development

A new agreement between Madison County and the Northern Rocky Mountain Economic Development District (NRMEDD) will give businesses and not-for-profits in the Madison and Ruby Valleys resources for economic growth.
“What is important to me is the end result,” said Les Gilman, a Madison County Economic Development Council board member and owner of IH Cattle Company near Alder. “In the end, we want economic development.”