July 22nd, 2014

Rec. District Pony League Softball Champs

SRD 2014 Youth Girls Softball Pony League Champions

The Fletcher Construction / Wendy’s Rockies defeated the Let’er Buck Carwash / Pepsi Marlins for the league title.

Ag Committee Visits Family Farm

Tomatoes in one of the greenhouses at Holliday Family Farm. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Brad Holliday and his family are raising chickens for meat, and growing tomatoes, corn, lettuce, kale and other crops on their farm outside Dayton.

Retired Firefighters; Wildland Colleagues in Danger

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By Angus M. Thuermer Jr.

— July 22, 2014

Five retired federal fire managers are criticizing a national wildfire group for failing to ensure firefighters’ safety by falling short on everything from decision-making to communications and even supplying crews with maps.

Road and Bridge Assumes Maintenance at Mikesell-Potts

Scott Pehringer

On July 1st, Johnson County Road and Bridge took over the maintenance, cleaning, and everyday up-keep of the county-owned Mikesell-Potts Recreation area at Lake Desmet.

Final Candidates' Forum Wednesday In Buffalo

This year's candidates for Johnson County Sheriff at a recent Candidates' Forum.

Wednesday afternoon during the weekly Farmer's Market in Crazy Woman Square will be the final Candidates' Forum for Johnson County voters to meet the candidates for various local and state offices.

NW Water Line Project 65% Finished

Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook gave his report to the city council at their last meeting, saying the NW Water Pipeline Project is roughly 65% complete.
They have laid just over 15,000 feet, or nearly three miles of pipeline that contractors are now working to pressure test.

Story Lion

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In addition to the bear, a mountain lion was spotted recently around a home in Story. (submitted photo)

Sneak Peek

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Story bear takes closer look. (submitted photo)

Story Bear up a Tree

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Listener snaps picture of bear up a tree near Story. (submitted photo)

Story Bear

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Story Bear (submitted photo)
Bear sighting in nearby Story.