MADISON COUNTY — Valentine’s Day is upon us already, and nothing suits the day as well as a tried and true love story. We reached out to our readers to find some of the happiest couples around Madison County and they didn’t disappoint.
VIRGINIA CITY—Residents of Virginia City, Alder and Ennis got a visit from some special guests on Saturday, February 2, although they weren’t groundhogs as the day would suggest. In fact, they would probably happily eat a groundhog for breakfast.
PONY—Pony, Montana may be home to less than 200 people, but each resident has their own unique story, and Kari King is taking it upon herself to kick start an effort to chronicle those stories.
MCALLISTER—Like many, Peter and Gracie Rosenberger are only residents of Madison County for part of the year. But unlike most snowbirds, they leave their home in Nashville to spend the winters in McAllister, not the other way around.
MADISON COUNTY—A recent study confirmed something most westerners already know: Montanans love their beer.
Virginia City hosted its annual Winter Fest on Saturday, January 5. The day included broomball played on the town ice rink, sledding, marshmallow toasting, a log sawing competition and a fire hose roll, plus a lunch provided by the Virginia City Elks Club.
ENNIS—Terri Hogan went on a retreat in 2011, a breast cancer survivor adjusting to life post-battle. She spent two and a half days at Lone Mountain Ranch in Big Sky with 13 other women, all of whom were survivors just like her, with their own stories and struggles.
SHERIDAN – If the good citizens of Sheridan were wondering what a quintet of strangers with binoculars – one with a camera – were doing roaming around town early Saturday morning, January 5, the answer is counting birds.
VIRGINIA CITY—Donna McNamara has been coming to Nevada City for 17 years, acting as a schoolmistress in the annual living history productions in the ghost town.
ENNIS—Adding to a long string of holiday festivities, Ennis hosted its annual Christmas Stroll on Friday, December 7, with a slew of festive activities and competitions.