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May 24th, 2011

State Community College Presidents Continue to Meet Monthly

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Community College Presidents Continue to Meet Monthly

The seven community colleges in Wyoming are all independent of each other, which means they are independently accredited and independently governed. Sheridan College President Dr.

Planning Commission Approves Woodland Park Patio Homes Final Plat

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Rober Briggs

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission approved the final plat for the Woodland Park Patio Home, which subdivides tract 2 of the Woodland Park Subdivision into 36 lots and 6 open space out lots.

Statue Dedication and Celebrate the Arts

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In kind of a precursor to this year's Celebrate the Arts, there will be a special sculpture dedication during the Memorial Day Ceremony in Downtown Sheridan.

The Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony in Sheridan has added something new to their itinerary this year, as there will be a special sculpture dedication as part of the ceremony. City of Sheridan Public Arts Committee Chair Fachon Wilson explains.

Jo Co Approves Rural Health Tower Agreement

Johnson County's Commissioners, at last week's meeting, approved an agreement between themselves and Johnson County Rural Health for use of a county-owned radio communications tower near the airport.

Superintendent Updates Board on New Buffalo School

Dr. Rod Kessler

The questions surrounding Buffalo's new elementary school, namely when it will be built, how big it will be and what design it will take should all be answered later this week, according to Johnson County School District 1 Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler.

May 23rd

Intake Fishing Access Site Closed

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has issued Yellowstone River flood-related closures.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks in cooperation with local authorities recently closed Intake Fishing Access Site (FAS) to public use due to high water conditions. The Yellowstone River has flooded some of the access site and potentially put the public at risk.

MDU Power Outage Planned Wednesday

MDU has scheduled a power outage for the early morning hours of May 25th to do maintenance on a substation.

Montana-Dakota Utilities has scheduled a planned power outage for early this Wednesday morning, May 25th. Jim Sorenson is the MDU Electric Superintendent in Sheridan County; he explains the purpose for the outage and the areas affected.

Poll Question: Kids on “Leashes”

Toddler with freedom to walk while being strapped into a child harness/backpack.

You may have seen them as you've driven around town in the past few weeks – cars with the words “Free the Leash Kids” written on the backs of car windows.

Buffalo to Look into Ownership of Park Lane Strip

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, considered a request by a citizen to take over the maintenance of a strip of land on Park Lane from the residents of the street.

Jo Co Approves New Regulations for Lake DeSmet

Johnson County Commission

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting last week, approved amendments to the existing regulations at the Mikesell-Potts Recreation Area at Lake DeSmet.