Archive - Apr 24, 2012 - News

Locals Volunteer To Spruce Up Buffalo's Downtown

Last Saturday, April 21, The Buffalo Downtown Association’s Missy Anobile organized the clean up and planting of the flower boxes on Main Street.

FEMA Says Be Prepared for Severe Weather

Last year at this time the central and southern United States was being ravaged by one of the largest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history.

First Light Celebrates Week of the Young Child

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This is Week of the Young Child, which is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. First Light Children’s Center Executive Director Ann Perkins.

Checking In With Occupied Sheridan

The Occupy Sheridan movement had a comparatively strong showing at Grinnell Plaza over the weekend, with at least six participants picketing the downtown area.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

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The Sheridan Police Department will once again be taking part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which is scheduled for this Saturday, April, 28th. SPD Evidence Technician Steve Johnson explains how the initiative works.

Johnson County Awards Bid For CMAQ Dust Abatement

At last week's meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners took the recommendation from Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer to award the CMAQ (Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality) Dust Abatement contract to Oxford, Inc.

State Agencies Need to Prepare for 8% Cuts

With the price of natural gas hitting a ten year low recently at $2.00 per million cubic feet, Governor Matt Mead has asked that all state agencies, with the exception of the Department of Health, prepare for 8% cuts to their budgets for fiscal year 2014.

Buffalo City Attorney Secures Water Line Easements

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven reported to the city council last week that easements for the water transmission line project that he has been working on for quite some time have finally been secured.