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Johnson County Fair Weekend Previewed

Friday is Youth Rodeo Day at the Johnson County Fair. The day starts at 9am in the arena. Coming up at 10 is the Pie Contest in the Hospitality Tent. A stick horse race is set for 3 in the afternoon, followed by the FFA Round Robin event at 4 and YES Awards and Bar Branding at 4:30.

Briefs From Johnson County Commissioners

Johnson County's Commissioners.

The last Johnson County Commissioner's meeting was a short one, lasting roughly 45 minutes.

The commissioners got a tax corrections report from Assessor Cindy Rogers and they approved the changes.

Johnson County Fair Results: Horse Awards

Results from the Horse Show at the Johnson County Fair, held Monday, have been released.

The Champion Senior Showman was Kelsi Klaahsen, FFA Champion Showman was Alanna Starkovich, Erika Little was the Champion for Junior Group A, Group B Champion was Lily Crago, Group C Champion was Mattie Bloomgren.

Johnson County Fair Results: Swine Awards

Results from Wednesday's Swine Show at the Johnson County Fair are in.

The Champion Senior Swine Showman was Hannah Rockafellow, FFA Champion was Brekyn Hokanson, Intermediate Champion was Benjamin Kukowski, Junior Champion was Olivia Wasinger.

Update On The Big 5 Access From Johnson County

Johnson County's Commissioners.

Johnson County's Commissioners, at their last meeting, discussed how they can move forward on getting public access to the “Big 5” public land area.

Thursday Preview For the Johnson County Fair

Thursday is beef, rabbit and poultry day at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

A free breakfast, provided by MTR Ranch Supply and Agape Manor begins the day at 7am.

The Beef Show starts at 8 o'clock.

All-County Roping will begin at 9am.

At 2pm is the Rabbit Show.

Johnson County Fair Results: Sheep Awards

Here are the results from the 2014 Johnson County Fair's Sheep Shows.

The Champions in each division were:

Senior Market Showman Taylor Rives.

Intermediate Market Showman Quynn Kennedy.

Junior Market Showman Colby Bessler.

Senior Breeding Showman Lauren Rives.

Johnson County Fair Results: Arts, Crafts, Scouts, Needlework

Here are more results from the 2014 Johnson County Fair.

In the arts category, Best of Show went to Dollie Iberlin.

Professional Grand Champion was Louise Anderson.

Senior Grand Champion was Donna Mortenson.

Adult Grand Champion was Sheila Schirmer.

County To Seek Meeting On Proposed Gravel Pit

Johnson County's Commissioners.

Johnson County residents and officials have spoken out on a proposed gravel pit that will be located off of French Creek Road northwest of Buffalo.

Wednesday Preview For The Johnson County Fair

Wednesday is swine and sheep day at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

The day kicks off at 7am with a free breakfast provided by MTR Ranch Supply and Agape Manor.

Swine Showmanship begins at 8 o'clock.

The Meat Goat Show will start at 11am.

The Dairy Goat Show will start at noon.

Johnson County Fair Results: Dog, Cat Shows

Results from the 2014 Johnson County Fair's Dog Show from Sunday, July 27th were:

Champion Senior Showman, Stephanie Camino;

Tuesday Preview For The Johnson County Fair

Tuesday is sheep day at the Johnson County Fair and events are scheduled throughout the day and into the evening.

County Sees Savings Of $34K on Trabing Project

Johnson County has seen an estimated savings of nearly $34,000 on the Trabing Road overlay project from Old Highway 87 to Interstate 90, according to Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer.

Show 'n Shine Event Gets Assistance From City

Buffalo City Council

The annual Show 'n Shine car show and parade will be happening in August and the organizers have asked for help from the Buffalo Police Department for their parade through town that day.

Council Approves Idlewild Hotel Variance Requests

The old Idlewild Hotel building in Buffalo. Photo by Aaron Palmer

Buffalo's City Council listened to a variance request from the owners of the Idlewild Hotel concerning the definition of a condominium, and a secondary variance that covers a fire wall.

Briefs From Johnson County Commission

Johnson County's Commissioners.

Johnson County's Commissioners have discussed and approved a number of requests at a recent meeting.

They approved a request from County Coroner Dave Harness to appoint Adam Michelena as the Deputy Johnson County Coroner.

Johnson County Fair And Rodeo Week Underway

Sunday was the first day of the week-long Fair and Rodeo celebration in Johnson County.

Open class exhibits and FFA exhibits were due, and the Dog Show took place that morning. We'll have results as they become available.

Briefs From Johnson County Commission

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Johnson County's Commssioners have discussed and approved a number of requests at a recent meeting. They approved a request from County Coroner Dave Harness to appoint Adam Michelena as the Deputy Johnson County Coroner.

Council Approves Idlewild Hotel Variance Requests

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Buffalo's City Council listened to a variance request from the owners of the Idlewild Hotel concerning the definition of a condominium, and a secondary variance that covers a fire wall.

Road and Bridge Assumes Maintenance at Mikesell-Potts

Scott Pehringer

On July 1st, Johnson County Road and Bridge took over the maintenance, cleaning, and everyday up-keep of the county-owned Mikesell-Potts Recreation area at Lake Desmet.