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Firefighter Compensation Ordinance Passes

The Buffalo City Ordinance, No. 1376, which will better compensate the city's firefighters for time spent preparing for and actually on fire calls, passed its third and final reading at the last city council meeting.

Buffalo Habitat Organization Holds Annual Garage Sale

The annual Johnson County Habitat For Humanity Garage Sale begins tonight at the Johnson County Fairgrounds and runs through this Sunday.

MOU Signed For Bomber Mt. Civic Center Shelter Plan

Johnson County's Commissioners agreed to and signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) for the Bomber Mountain Civic Center to be used as a shelter in an emergency event.

Garden Club's Annual Plant Sale Saturday In Buffalo

Town and Country Garden Club of Buffalo will be having their annual plant sale this Saturday, May 16th at Crazy Woman Square in Buffalo.

Johnson County School Board Loses Two Trustees

Johnson County School District One's Board of Trustees have lost two of their own in the last two days, as Trustees Dr. Grace Gosar and Greg Haas have submitted their resignations from the board.

YMCA To Run Buffalo's Outdoor Pool This Summer

The Johnson County Family YMCA will be operating the Buffalo Municipal Outdoor Pool this summer, after the city council approved Mayor Mike Johnson to sign an agreement allowing them to do so.

Kaycee Landowner Wants Stock Drive Vacated

A landowner near Kaycee wants the county to abandon an unused stock drive easement through her land and approached the Johnson County Commissioners asking them to do so.

County Signs Agreement With Amateur Radio Club

Johnson County's Commissioners approved a Memorandum Of Understanding between the county and he Buffalo Amateur Radio Klub (BARK) that will allow the club use of a county-owned radio building at the airport in exchange for their assistance with communications during an emergency event.

Buffalo Council OK's Two Water Requests In County

Buffalo's City Council, at their last regular meeting, approved two requests for city water service to properties just outside the city limits.

RSVP Now For Car Club's Kaycee Tour

The Model A & Pioneer Car Club of Sheridan and Johnson Counties will be having their third annual Kaycee Tour this coming Sunday, May 17th.

School Board, City, County Looking To Protect Rec Funds

The Johnson County School Board, county commissioners and the Buffalo City Council are all on board for discussions and brainstorming sessions to look into how to keep funds allocated to the Johnson County Recreation District from possibly being lost to state government.

Buffalo Mayor Makes Proclamations

Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson made two separate proclamations during this week's city council meeting.

Johnson County Commission Appoints Youth Camp Board

The Johnson County Commissioners appointed the members of the Johnson County Youth Camp Board at their regular meeting Tuesday.

Buffalo Council Approves Mutual Aid Agreement

Buffalo's City Council voted to adopt and have Mayor Mike Johnson sign the Mutual Aid Agreement between the city, county, and Town of Kaycee emergency services personnel.

Citizen Concerned About Speeders In Residential Area

A Buffalo city resident spoke to the city council at their Tuesday meeting to bring to their attention her concern over speeding drivers in her residential neighborhood, and to request more speed limit signs in the area.

Plan Now For Annual Buffalo Habitat Garage Sale

The annual Johnson County Habitat For Humanity Garage Sale will be happening next week, so plan now to find that pre-owned treasure or inexpensive can't-live-without item everyone is sure to find.

Commissioners Adopt Final Lake DeSmet Shoreline Regs

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Johnson County's Commissioners adopted the final draft of the shoreline regulations for Lake DeSmet at their regular meeting Tuesday.

Buffalo Police Department Fingerprinting Children

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder, during his report to the city council Tuesday, said the department has been fingerprinting children at area schools and day cares.

New Life Jacket Loaner Program Coming To Lake DeSmet

Johnson County Public Health

During the Johnson County Board of Health's quarterly report to the county commissioners during their last regular meeting, Robin King, Johnson County Safe Kids Coordinator with the Public Health Office, presented an idea to expand their efforts to help keep kids safe on the water at Lake DeSmet.

City Attorney, Building Inspector's Reports To Buffalo Council

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven, during his report to the city council at their last meeting, said he had finally secured all of the necessary easements for the South Water Tank and Pipeline Project.
He has turned the project over to Nelson Engineering who will now oversee the project.