Archive - May 2011 - News

May 24th

Superintendent Updates Board on New Buffalo School

Dr. Rod Kessler

The questions surrounding Buffalo's new elementary school, namely when it will be built, how big it will be and what design it will take should all be answered later this week, according to Johnson County School District 1 Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler.

Jo Co Approves Rural Health Tower Agreement

Johnson County's Commissioners, at last week's meeting, approved an agreement between themselves and Johnson County Rural Health for use of a county-owned radio communications tower near the airport.

May 23rd

Intake Fishing Access Site Closed

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has issued Yellowstone River flood-related closures.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks in cooperation with local authorities recently closed Intake Fishing Access Site (FAS) to public use due to high water conditions. The Yellowstone River has flooded some of the access site and potentially put the public at risk.

MDU Power Outage Planned Wednesday

MDU has scheduled a power outage for the early morning hours of May 25th to do maintenance on a substation.

Montana-Dakota Utilities has scheduled a planned power outage for early this Wednesday morning, May 25th. Jim Sorenson is the MDU Electric Superintendent in Sheridan County; he explains the purpose for the outage and the areas affected.

Poll Question: Kids on “Leashes”

Toddler with freedom to walk while being strapped into a child harness/backpack.

You may have seen them as you've driven around town in the past few weeks – cars with the words “Free the Leash Kids” written on the backs of car windows.

Buffalo to Look into Ownership of Park Lane Strip

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, considered a request by a citizen to take over the maintenance of a strip of land on Park Lane from the residents of the street.

Jo Co Approves New Regulations for Lake DeSmet

Johnson County Commission

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting last week, approved amendments to the existing regulations at the Mikesell-Potts Recreation Area at Lake DeSmet.

May 22nd

Leather Trade Show

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Carolyn Wertman shows off a fine piece of skunk skin.

This was the 18th year in a row for the Rocky Mountain Leather and Trade Show to come to Sheridan and it all could be found under one roof at the Holiday Inn.

Spay/Neuter Three Day Clinic

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Prepared and waiting for surgery.

The Exhibit Hall at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds became a mini hospital over the weekend as hundreds of cats and dogs went under the knife

It was the first annual spay and neuter clinic called “Be a Winner-Prevent a Litter,” hosted by the Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue.

Cowtown Hoedown Celebrates 60 Years

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Cowtown Hoedown dancers

Allemende Left…Do-Si-Do…Promenade, now do that with three other couples forming a square on the dance floor and you have the beginnings of a square dance.