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June 27th, 2011

Buffalo Budgets Money For Settlement

Buffalo's City Council, at last week's meeting, approved Resolution No.1322, amending the current year's budget to allocate funds to the Frankovic Trust to settle a disagreement over a street project on Lucas Street.

Living History Day Gives Back to Community

Square dancers entertain the crowd at the Living History Day at the Jim Gatchell Museum in Buffalo.

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum in Buffalo hosted their annual Living History Day Saturday, showcasing many different living exhibits including flintnapping, a blacksmith, a tomahawk thrower, and numerous people dressed in period costumes from the 1800s teaching guests about history.

Jo Co Commission Supports Butch, Sundance Statue

Jennifer Romanoski

The Johnson County Commissioners voted to support the efforts of the Wild Bunch to bring a statue of local outlaw legends Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to downtown Buffalo.

June 26th

This weekend marks 135th Anniversary of Battle of the Little Bighorn

June 25-26, 1876, or 135 years ago, the Battle of the Little Bighorn was fought north of Sheridan near Hardin, Montana.

Banner's Alton Miller Wins Country Showdown Competition

A veteran of the war in Iraq, Alton Miller came into Friday night's local round of the Texaco Country Showdown at the Best Western with heartfelt songs about his service to his country to earn first place in the talent show.

June 25th

Washout Causes Temporary Road Closure in Yellowstone's Lamar Valley

High waters at the confluence of the Lamar River and Soda Butte Creek undercut a 30-foot section of the eastbound lane of the Northeast Entrance road to Yellowstone National Park, forcing officials to close the road while it is repaired.

Bikers Against Bruises Holds First Annual Family Fun Event on Grinnell

The Third annual Bikers Against Bruises kicked off last night to give riders a chance to register for the Poker Run early, show off their bikes and have some fun while supporting the fight against violent crimes.

Relay For Life Raises More Than $20,000

The annual Relay for Life began Friday night with a Survivors Walk where more than 75 cancer survivors took one lap around the track amid cheers from supporters. The walk continued all night with help from about 120 donors.

June 24th

No Decision at This Time on Motion for a New Trial for Convicted Murderer

A motion for a new trial hearing was held Friday in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan for Shawn Osborne, who's convicted of 1st Degree Murder for the killing of Gerald Bloom.

A motion for a new trial hearing for Sheridan resident and convicted murderer Shawn Osborne was held Friday in 4th Judicial District Court.

Flood Watch For Jo Co through Weekend

Johnson County Incident Command has issued a flood update for this weekend.
A Flood Watch is in effect from late tonight through Sunday evening.