Aaron Palmer

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City Council Tables Decision On Sale Of Properties

Buffalo City Council

Three lots owned by the city will eventually be sold, but the decision on exactly how and when to do that was tabled by the Buffalo City Council until their next regular meeting February 16th.

SASOL's M&M Ranch Property At Lake DeSmet For Sale

A sales associate at the company that will be listing the property has confirmed that the M&M Ranch Property at Lake DeSmet, owned by SASOL Synfuels, will be put on the market to sell this week.

New Nursing Home Move-In Tentatively Set For Mid-April

JCHC Board of Trustees

Johnson County Healthcare Center Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward gave an update on the 2018 Capital Construction Project to the board of trustees at a recent meeting, saying the tentative move-in for the new nursing home facility has been set back to the third week in April.

Dr. Schueler Updates BOH On New Nursing Home Project

Dr. Mark Schueler

Dr. Mark Schueler, during the recent Johnson County Board of Health meeting, was asked to give an update on the construction project at the Johnson County Healthcare Center.

Chamber Winter Gathering Honors Volunteers

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's Winter Gathering was this past Saturday evening.
It was a fun event featuring a four-course gourmet meal with a wine pairing, music, prizes and a chance to honor some of the volunteers that have made chamber events possible for a number of years.

Dr. Cotant's Report To The Johnson County BOH

Dentist Dr. Brian Cotant recently gave his report to the Johnson County Board of Health, saying they will continue to perform fluoride treatments in schools.

JCHC Considering Policy Change To 'Smoke-Free' Campus

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center is considering a possible policy change to make the campus encompassing the clinic, hospital, and adult care facility as “smoke-free.”

The proposal was brought before the board at this week's meeting by Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward.

Sheriff Gives Year-end Report To Commissioners

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek and Undersheriff Kerry Wolf gave their year-end report to the county commissioners, detailing numbers of incidents, arrests, and other pertinent numbers from 2015, during a recent commissioner's meeting.

Tickets Available For Buffalo Chamber's Winter Gathering

Buffalo Chamber of Commerce

Some tickets are still available for this weekend's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Winter Gathering entitled, “A Bootlegger's Ball.”

Justice Center Board OKs Financials For Quarter

Johnson County Commissioner Bill Novotny.

The Joint Powers Board for the Buffalo/Johnson County Justice Center discussed and then approved their financial statement during their recent meeting for the first quarter of the year.

County Board Of Health Learns More About Zika Virus

Trish Thompson

Information on the Zika (ZY-kuh) Virus was shared with the Johnson County Board of Health by Public Health Nurse Trish Thompson at their recent quarterly meeting.

Planner Discusses Training, Grants With City Council

A number of subjects ranging from FEMA grant training to State Forestry Grants to sidewalks on West Angus Street near city park were discussed by Buffalo City Planning Director Lynn Barrett during her report to the city council at the last meeting.

County Concerned With Data Backup Agreement

Concerns over wording in an agreement between the county and Ptolemy Data Systems over their backing up and protection of county data has led the commissioners to authorize Deputy County Attorney Barry Crago to make changes to the agreement and send it back to Ptolemy for their consideration.

Buffalo Chamber's Winter Gathering Fundraiser Saturday

Buffalo Chamber Of Commerce Director Angela Fox.

A party atmosphere from the 1920s will be featured this weekend at this year's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Winter Gathering.
It is a major fundraiser for the chamber, according to Director Angela Fox.

Planner Asks For Public's Help Securing Grant Funds

Buffalo City Planner Lynn Barrett

City Planning Director Lynn Barrett has asked for the public's help in securing grant funding for a study to look into the possibility of a flood mitigation project west of Buffalo that will collect flash storm runoff and protect the northen end of town from flooding like that which happened in the spring of 2015, which caused extensive damage to many homes and businesses in the city.

Dr. Christensen Gives Veterinary Update to Board of Health

Veterinarian Dr. Dwayne Christensen, with Powder River Veterinary Clinic in Kaycee, gave his report to the rest of the Johnson County Board of Health at their recent first quarterly meeting of 2016, touching on avian flu, rabies, and a project in Wyoming looking to vaccinate prairie dogs to protect them from plague.

Chamber Coffee Discussion This Friday Morning In Buffalo

Whether you would just like a cup of coffee or some fine conversation, or enjoy a doughnut and catch up on happenings in the community, or perhaps all of the above, members of the community can stop by the monthly Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's Chamber Coffee event this Friday morning.

Buffalo Council Gets Yearly Wrap From Police Department

Buffalo Police Sgt. Alan Kiefer, filling in for absent Chief Jason Carder, gave the city council the year-end report on the departments' accomplishments during 2015.

Dr. Schueler To BOH: Hospital Full, Shortage Of Nurses

Dr. Mark Schueler

Dr. Mark Schueler has informed the rest of the Johnson County Board of Health that the hospital was recently full, although he was unsure of exactly why, saying their were a “a lot of different things going on” that could be contributing to the high numbers of patients recently.

County Approves Lease Agreement With Rural Health

Johnson County's Commissioners discussed the renewal of a lease agreement with County Rural Health, for the lease of land and tower space for their communications system at the airport.