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January 2nd, 2014

Hardy Souls Brave Cold For Polar Bear Plunge

Levi Drake took the plunge New Year's Day at Lake DeSmet.

The annual Polar Bear Plunge happened again as it traditionally does, New Year's Day at Lake DeSmet.

Top Johnson County Stories of 2013: July-September

This week we are looking back at the top stories of 2013 that happened in Johnson County.

Today we will look at the stories from July through September of 2013.

Drunk Driver Hits Stopped Patrol Car

Damaged Patrol Car -- Courtesy of Wyoming Highway Patrol

A drunk driver had what might be considered an unusual run-in with the law.

News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

December 31st, 2013

Seniors Ring in New Year's Early

Sisters, Frances Mieck, left, and Florence Young, share a toast, with Trudy Brooks toasting in background. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

About 150 people rang in the New Year a little early yesterday, at noon, to be exact, at the senior center in Sheridan.

Crash May Have Involved 10 Vehicles

Sgt. Stephen Townsend of the Wyoming Highway Patrol said the family of five from New Mexico whose van was involved in Saturday morning's multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 actually suffered three hits.

Scam Targets Veterans' Pensions, Disability

In news coming in from The Associated Press, we've learned that a state official in Montana says a new scam is targeting veterans' pensions and disability compensation.

Looking Back to New Year's a Century Ago

Kendrick Mansion -- Photo by Pat Blair

As we take a look back this week, we thought it might be fun to see how the New Year was observed a century ago.

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Public Offices Close for New Year's, Senior Center Open

Sheridan County Courthouse -- Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

Several public buildings will be closed for News Year's Day, like the Sheridan County offices and City Hall.

Year in Review 2013 - April - June

The Probation and Parole office in Sheridan received extensive fire damage earlier this year. (Photo by Ron Richter)

We continue our Year in Review for Sheridan County with a look back at some of the top stories from the second quarter, April through June.