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Johnson County Library's Art In Bloom Now Through May 9

One of the decorated plates for this year's auction to benefit the children's summer reading program at the Johnson County Library.

The fourth annual Art In Bloom Fundraiser for the Johnson County Library is in full swing and bids on the silent auction items will be taken through May 9th.

Riparian Management Open House

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AECOM Consultant Cameron Gloss (left), talks with several residents of Sheridan County at Tuesday's riparian management open house.

Sheridan County hosted the last of three public events Tuesday regarding code alternatives for riparian management within the County. The open house began with a discussion on the two options that have come to the forefront following public input from the last two workshops and from online input.

Locals Volunteer To Spruce Up Buffalo's Downtown

Missy Anobile and Gabby Verger plant flowers downtown last Saturday in Buffalo. Photo courtesy of the BDA.

Last Saturday, April 21, The Buffalo Downtown Association’s Missy Anobile organized the clean up and planting of the flower boxes on Main Street.

FEMA Says Be Prepared for Severe Weather

This trampoline on KROE Lane didn't survive a severe thunderstorm last year in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Last year at this time the central and southern United States was being ravaged by one of the largest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history.

First Light Celebrates Week of the Young Child

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First Light Children's Center Executive Director Ann Perkins

This is Week of the Young Child, which is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. First Light Children’s Center Executive Director Ann Perkins.

Checking In With Occupied Sheridan

Mel Logan, activist with Occupy Sheridan, pickets to end corporate corruption Saturday. Logan said the movement exists to ignite public dialog about national issues. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The Occupy Sheridan movement had a comparatively strong showing at Grinnell Plaza over the weekend, with at least six participants picketing the downtown area.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

The Sheridan Police Department will once again be taking part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which is scheduled for this Saturday, April, 28th. SPD Evidence Technician Steve Johnson explains how the initiative works.

Buffalo City Attorney Secures Water Line Easements

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven reported to the city council last week that easements for the water transmission line project that he has been working on for quite some time have finally been secured.

Johnson County Awards Bid For CMAQ Dust Abatement

At last week's meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners took the recommendation from Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer to award the CMAQ (Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality) Dust Abatement contract to Oxford, Inc.

State Agencies Need to Prepare for 8% Cuts

State Agencies Need to Prepare for 8% Cuts

With the price of natural gas hitting a ten year low recently at $2.00 per million cubic feet, Governor Matt Mead has asked that all state agencies, with the exception of the Department of Health, prepare for 8% cuts to their budgets for fiscal year 2014.