Aaron Palmer


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Buffalo Council Gives Appreciation To Local Business

Mayor Mike Johnson awarded a Certificate of Appreciation to Tree Mechanics, LLC of Buffalo saying that owner Garrett Dotson and his crew trimmed all of the trees downtown at no cost to the city, which the mayor said he appreciated very much.

Road & Bridge: Lake DeSmet Dredging Complete

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer reports that the dredging project at Lake DeSmet has been completed, and that it was a successful project with cooperation between the county and state to get it finished.

Public Health Emergency Exercise Coming Wednesday

Johnson County Public Health will be having an emergency preparedness training exercise Wednesday that will allow emergency workers to practice dispensing medications to the entire population of Johnson County should an unforeseen emergency event in the future.

Buffalo Council OKs Advertising For Bids On Projects

Buffalo's City Council heard a proposal from City Works Director Les Hook to allow him to advertise for bids on two smaller city water projects that will be combined into one larger project to be awarded together and hopefully completed this year.

Commissioners Approve Signing CMAQ Award Documents

Johnson County's Commissioners voted to approve Chairman Bill Novotny to sign the award documents for the county's Congestion Mitigation Air Quality, or CMAQ, dust abatement contract.

Marilyn Novotny Approved For Board Reappointment

Marilyn Novotny was approved for a re-appointment to the Child Support Authority Board by the Johnson County Commissioners at their Tuesday meeting.

Buffalo Council Approves Pool Board Recommendation

Buffalo Pool Board to allow Nicole Nicholson to run the concessions shack at the outdoor pool for the coming summer season.

Buffalo Fire Department History Program Tuesday

A presentation on the history of firefighting and the men who have volunteered over the decades to protect the Buffalo community will be given tonight at 6:30 at the Johnson County Library.

Buffalo City Council To Work Through Light Agenda

Buffalo's City Council has a light agenda scheduled for their meeting this evening.

Planning & Zoning Commission To Discuss Subdivisions

Johnson County's Planning and Zoning Commission will have their monthly meeting this afternoon, and are expected to hear a presentation on the Ross Minor Subdivision final plat, on property located near the end of the Billy Creek Access Road.

Expo Helps Vendors Improve, Grow Their Small Business

The 14th annual Johnson County Small Business Expo happened this past weekend, with roughly 50-plus vendors in one location to showcase their goods and services and to help their businesses grow.

Business Owner Pitches Sanitary Services To City

Scott Gruntmeir, owner of Bald Mountain Sanitation, gave a proposal to the Buffalo City Council during their last meeting to provide citywide sanitation services for the city.

Johnson County Small Business Expo Continues Today

The 14th annual Johnson County Small Business Expo will continue today in Buffalo, after an opening night last night, complete with a Chamber Business After Hours event to wrap up the evening.

Small Business Expo 'Stepping Stone' For Vendors

The annual Johnson County Small Business Expo will be happening tonight and Saturday in Buffalo, and will hopefully be a “stepping stone” for the businesses attending

Buffalo Council Approves Requests, Hears Proposal

Buffalo's City Council discussed and then approved requests for catering permits, open container permit and heard a proposal from a local business owner to provide sanitation services to the city.

Social Security Scam Targeting Area Seniors

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce has issued a scam alert for area senior citizens and others to be aware of.

SM's Sue Engelhardt Honored At Buffalo Chamber Luncheon

Sheridan Media's Sue Engelhardt was honored Wednesday at the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's luncheon, where she was given the Spirit of Buffalo award for her years of volunteer service to the chamber and its events.

Good News With Alcohol Checks From Buffalo Police

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder, during his latest report to the city council, praised local establishments for their exemplary record during alcohol compliance checks recently performed by his officers.

Buffalo Council Approves Landowner Water Rights Usage

Buffalo's City Council voted to allow a landowner to use water rights on his property once earmarked for annexation into the city as a multi-use subdivision.

JCSD1 Board Passes Changes To District Policies

The Johnson County School Board discussed and then passed on second and final reading three separate policy file changes during their recent March meeting.