Johnson County

In late December, a well-known musician from Tensleep, Wyoming was arrested along with nine other protesters at the Occupy Iowa Caucus in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

President Barack Obama signed the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act on New Year's Eve, and sections of this year's defense funding bill has some up in arms.

A Buffalo woman gave birth to a son, the first baby born in Johnson County in 2012, on Sunday, January 8th. That could be the story itself, but in an interesting twist, the mother had no idea she was expecting.

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's annual Winter Gathering fundraiser is next weekend, and those attending will get the red carpet treatment. Literally.

A new signage Ordinance, adopted last fall by the Buffalo City Council, has now taken effect, and the city's Planner and Building Inspector wanted to get the word out to the public.

It may be a couple weeks past the New Year, but it's not too late to talk about resolutions, says Jason Womack, a workplace performance expert. He has some tips for reducing your workload in 2012.

Electricity bills are substantially higher at the new Buffalo/Johnson County Justice Center, compared to the old building, according to information discussed at the last county commissioner's meeting January 3.

During the last city council meeting January 3rd, Justin Gerard and Jason Carder were sworn into their new offices as city councilman and police chief, respectively.
There were a number of other appointments approved by the city council as well during the meeting.

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