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Buffalo Building Inspector Considering New Codes

Toby Rhoades

Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades reported to the City Council at their last meeting that he was considering adopting new building codes but had yet to reach a decision.

Turkey Trot Scheduled For Thanksgiving In Buffalo

Buffalo's Turkey Trot, to benefit Susie Bowling Lawrence Hospice, is scheduled for Thanksgiving morning before everyone partakes in the day's big feast.

Johnson County Road Closure Continues

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer is advising the public that the winter weather conditions have forced him to extend the timeline for the Wagon Box culvert project on the two miles of Wagon Box Road south of the Sheridan County line.

Buffalo Council Approves Grant For Police Department

Buffalo's City Council got the latest report from Police Chief Jason Carder at their last council meeting, and approved a grant request from him as well.

Johnson County Weighing Options For One-Percent Funds

Johnson County's Commissioners, at their last commission meeting, met with Bob Snowden, Chairman of the Optional One-Percent Sales Tax Board to discuss options the commissioners have been weighing as far as awarding the one-percent funding in the future.

Buffalo Council Approves MOU For Tri-City Marketing

Buffalo City Council

At this week's regular meeting, the Buffalo City Council accepted a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) between themselves and the cities of Sheridan and Gillette on a Tri-City Regional Marketing Initiative.

Cowboy Carousel Seeking Funds Through Campaign

Arts Along the Bighorns, dba The Cowboy Carousel Center, has begun their campaign to raise funds to pay off their note on their property at 59 N. Lobban in Buffalo.

BDA Preparing For 'Light Up Buffalo,' Fireworks

The Buffalo Downtown Association's annual Light Up Buffalo event will happen next Saturday, November 29th, but organizers want to get the word out a little early on the happenings with the Holiday event, especially the fireworks in Prosinski Park.

Lake DeSmet Board Updated On Repairs At South Dike

Lake DeSmet Advisory Board

Rande Money, with the Lake DeSmet Operations Department, updated the Lake DeSmet Advisory Board on the recent release of water, the current level in the reservoir, and the plan for upcoming repairs to be made to the south dike.

Chamber Lunch Features Johnson County Family YMCA

The Johnson County Family YMCA was the featured organization at this month's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, and Director Mike Quast spoke about the “Y,” its mission, focus, and how it serves the community.

Buffalo Council Approves Water Line Tap On NW Water Line

Buffalo City Council

John Gibbs, representing Northern Plains Investments, came before the Buffalo City Council at this week's meeting to request approval of a water tap on the NW Water Line, to service property owned by the company on North Main Street.

Lake DeSmet Board To Meet Wednesday In Buffalo

The new Lake DeSmet Advisory Board will have its next meeting this Wednesday at Johnson County's Road and Bridge Meeting Room at 325 Butte Street in Buffalo beginning at 3pm.

Buffalo Council Passes E-Cig Ordinance On Third Read

Electronic cigarettes, personal vaporizers and other similar products are now illegal for anyone under the age of 18 to possess or use within the city of Buffalo.

Johnson County Commission Tackles Liquor License Issues

A couple of liquor license issues were discussed and resolved by the Johnson County Commissioners at their Tuesday meeting.

Ordinances, MOU's and A Resolution For Buffalo City Council

Buffalo City Council

Buffalo's City Council will work through a fairly busy schedule at their regular meeting Tonight.

Liquor Licenses, VOA On Agenda For Jo Co Commission

Johnson County's Commissioners.

Johnson County's Commissioners will have their second regular meeting of November this morning, and will work through a light agenda.

Buffalo Chamber Lunch Features News From YMCA

This month's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon will give those attending an opportunity to find out the latest happenings at the Johnson County Family YMCA.

Jo Co Road and Bridge Announces Road Closure

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer would like to announce to the public that about two miles of Wagon Box Road south of the Sheridan County Line will be closed to traffic on two separate occasions in the coming week.

Cold Weather Doesn't Hold Back Show Crowd

The cold weather this past weekend didn't have much effect on the crowds who enjoyed the Buffalo High School Drama Department's production of “the Foreigner.”

Madden, Kinskey Attend Buffalo Chamber After Hours Event

Representative for State House District 40 Mike Madden and State Senator for District 22 Dave Kinskey attended the Buffalo Chamber After Hours event last Thursday at the Cowboy Carousel Center in Buffalo.

The evening was an opportunity for the public to meet the lawmakers from our area and discuss issues, problems or ideas with them before the opening of the Legislative Session in January.

Madden explained why he feels these types of events are important.

Some of the issues Madden discussed with constituents that night, he said, were Medicaid expansion and water programs in the state, especially Johnson County, both storage and rehabilitation projects.