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October 25th, 2011

Dow Resigns as SCSD1 Board Chairman

D1 board from left, Carol Garber, Suzie Dow, Kristi Von Krosigk, CT Baily, former superintendent Sue Belish. (SM file photo)

Sheridan County School District No. 1 board of trustees chairman Suzie Dow resigned last week. Dow served for five years, and her current term would have expired in 2014.

Wyoming Jobless Rate 5.8 Percent in September

CHEYENNE (AP) - Wyoming's unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent in September. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services says the state's jobless rate appears to have stabilized, remaining in the narrow range of 5.7 percent to 5.9 percent in each of the past four months.

Red Ribbon Week: Students Pledging to Stay Drug/Alcohol Free

(Sheridan Media file photo)

Students in Sheridan High School's WATCH program are celebrating Red Ribbon Week, raising awareness in fellow students about the harmful effects of drug and alcohol use.

Former Bears QB McMahon to Visit Sheridan for Wounded Warrior Fundraiser

Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon during a visit to Iraq on New Years 2007. (U.S. Army courtesy photo)

Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon, perhaps best known for his role on the 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl team, will be in Sheridan this weekend to support the Wounded Warrior Project.

Chamber Announces Stroll Button Design Winner

Designed by 12-year-old Kailee Becking, 2011 Christmas Stroll Button.

It's still October, but the Sheridan Chamber of Commerce is already gearing up for the Christmas Stroll. 12-year-old Kailee Becking was announced as the winner of the Christmas Stroll Button Design Contest Monday.

Whitney Benefits Maintains Fiduciary Excellence Certification

Whitney Benefits has maintained its certification for fiduciary excellence for the second year, an award attained through an independent audit determining adherence to "excellence in investment standards".

October 24th

JCSD1 Superintendent: Infrastructure Funding Ok'd

Dr. Rod Kessler

The Johnson County School District 1 Board of Trustees had their meeting Monday night, and were informed by Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler that funding has been approved by the state for infrastructure in and around the new intermediate school that is currently in the design phase.

Some Concerned With Arena at Jo Co Fairgrounds

Smokey Wildeman

Some citizens voiced their concerns about a possible indoor roping arena at the Johnson County Fairgrounds during last week's county commission meeting.

Buffalo, Jo Co to Get Update On Nerd Energy Project

Zach Montgomery

The Nerd Energy Group will be making a presentation to the Buffalo City Council and Johnson County Commissioners this week on the proposed Natural Gas to Gasoline project that could be developed at Lake DeSmet in Johnson County.

Crow Triple-Killing Suspect Enters Not Guilty Plea

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The defendant in a triple killing on southeast Montana's Crow Reservation has entered a not guilty plea to a grand jury indictment charging him with three counts of first-degree murder.