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April 27th

Science Lecture: The Indian Tipi - Construction & Use

An example of a tipi design.

“The Indian Tipi: Construction and Use” will be the topic of tonight's Science Lecture at the Mohns Science Museum at Sheridan College. Presented by Sheridan resident and history buff Dennis Heizer, he will discuss the differences between tipi styles and the tribes that use them.

City of Buffalo Reschedules Spring Cleaning Days

Buffalo City Project Coordinator/Building Inspector Tom Hulick announced that the dates for the Citywide Spring Cleanup have been changed, due to a scheduling conflict.

Drug Take-Back Day Saturday in Buffalo, Sheridan

Local law enforcement and the Community Resource Center are teaming up for the Second Annual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday, April 30th.

JoCo Superintendent: New School Coming to Buffalo

Dr. Rod Kessler

The Johnson County School Board had their monthly meeting Monday night, and Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler updated them on the status of a proposed new elementary school for Buffalo.

April 26th

18-Year-Old Sheridan Girl Appears in Court on Several Felony Drug Charges

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18-Year-Old Sheridan Girl Appears in Court on Several Felony Drug Charges

18-year-old Aline McWilliams of Sheridan made her initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Tuesday. McWilliams is charged with three counts, Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance - Heroin; Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance - Cocaine and Misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance - Marijuana.

8th Annual CHAPS “Nite at the Races” Coming Up

The 8th Annual Nite at the Races benefiting CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy Program is set for May 7th at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

And they're off! The Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall will once again be the site of what has become one of the most anticipated fundraising events of the year.

Innovative Rotomill and Overlay

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The City of Sheridan rotomill and overlay project this summer will cover a lot of ground.

Earlier this month the Sheridan City Council awarded the bid for this summer's rotomill and overlay project to Knife River, Inc. out of Casper in the amount of $1.3 million.

MDU Names Sheridan District Manager

Lynn Hartje has been named the Sheridan District Manager for MDU.

Montana Dakota Utilities has announced that Lynn Hartje has been named the Sheridan District Manager effective immediately. MDU Spokesperson Mark Hanson says that Hartje has over two decades of experience with the company.

City of Buffalo Accepting Bids for Cemetery Road Pathway

The City of Buffalo has put out an advertisement for bids on a walking pathway on Cemetery Road.

Zoning Closer to Reality in Johnson County

The Johnson County Planning and Zoning Commission met with the County Commission at last week's meeting to discuss where they are in compiling information for a rough draft of zoning regulations for the County.