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January 9th, 2012

Buffalo Council Waives Portion of Fees for Habitat House

The Buffalo City Council approved a request from Habitat For Humanity to waive a portion of the water and sewer tap fees for a home they will be building in the Greenleaf Subdivision.

Jo Co Signs Confidentiality Agreement With Property Owner

Johnson County Library

The Johnson County Commissioners voted to sign a confidentiality agreement with the owner of a property in Buffalo that has been mentioned as a possible acquisition for future expansion of the Johnson County Library.

JCHC Financial Report Good So Far, Says Administrator

JCHC Board of Trustees

Johnson County Healthcare Center Administrator Sandy Ward reported to the Hospital Board at their last meeting that the financial report for November and December showed revenues above last year at the same time, and also above where they were forecast for fiscal year 2012.

January 9th

Sheridan County Receives Homeland Security Grant

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Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman

Sheridan County recently received a grant from the Office of Homeland Security in the amount of $84,810.13.

Dayton to Review Raising Garbage Rates

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Dayton Mayor Bob Wood

Two years ago the Dayton Town Council implemented a 5 percent rate increase for water, sewer and garbage that would go up every year on January 1st. The Council tonight will review resolution #343 that would raise garbage rates beyond the annual 5 percent.

Dancing Your Way to Wellness

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Lorrie Anderson, Zumba instructor

January and the New Year bring out the desire to get back in shape while shedding a few pounds. Zumba is one way to do just that.

Increasingly Popular, Online Learning Provides Flexibility

Online learning is becoming more and more popular for a variety of reasons. Susan Colaric Assistant Vice President of Instructional Technology at St. Leo University, discussed the new way to earn a degree during Thursday's Public Pulse.

January 8th

Wyoming Department of Health: Wyoming Homes Should be Tested for Radon

Wyoming Department of Health: Wyoming Homes Should be Tested for Radon

January is National Radon Action Month and the Wyoming Department of Health encourage residents to test their homes frequently for the odorless gas. Department of Health Radon Program Manager Steve Melia.

Yellowstone Visitation Tops 3 Million For Fifth Straight Year

Yellowstone Visitation Tops 3 Million For Fifth Straight Year

Visitation numbers for Yellowstone National Park surpassed three million for the fifth year in a row in 2011. Overall visitation to Yellowstone for 2011 was 3,394,321.  While down 6.8 percent from the record 3,640,184 people who visited the park the previous

State BOE Upholds Jo Co Decision on Tax Dispute

Johnson County Commissioner John Gibbs

Johnson County Clerk Vicki Edelman updated the county commissioners on a property tax dispute that was reviewed by the State Board of Equalization in December.