Montana State University Professor and Invasive Plant Specialist Jane Mangold has spent more than two decades studying and educating Montana communities about noxious weeds. Her work locally has included outreach classes for ranchers, herbicide trials and articles in The Madisonian.
The Ennis Town Commission held their regular monthly meeting on March 11. Here’s a recap of what was discussed during the two-hour session.
Pollinator gardens to be planted
Have an opinion on how to best manage the future and growth of Sheridan? Now is the time to speak up. The town recently issued an updated draft to its growth policy and is asking the community for its thoughts.
Twin Bridges School Board met for a special meeting last Wednesday to take action on the long-standing budget agenda items. Two motions were made and passed regarding program and position reduction and reassignment.
The Madison County Board of Health held a quarterly meeting on March 16. The board voted unanimously to align county directives regarding mask wearing and group size limits with Gov. Greg Gianforte’s directives.
As of March 23, Madison County reported four positive coronavirus cases. Three active cases were reported on Tuesday and one on Monday.
A person can get stuck in the mentality that if you grow up in a small area, you won’t have the same opportunities as others living in cities or metropolitan places. It can feel like the success of whatever it is you are trying to succeed in is based on location, not ability or passion.
In an effort to better reflect their garden’s relationship with the Ennis area, community gardeners in Jeffers have renamed their prized plot and market to the Community Garden and Market for Greater Ennis.
Veggies, baked goods and crafts, oh my! A new farmers market is coming to Ennis starting Saturday, May 1.
The month of March is an especially appropriate time to consider the life of one of Madison County’s early residents and founding fathers, William Ennis. William was the sixth of eleven children born to John and Mary Ennis; who had emigrated to Ireland from Scotland. William was born on St.