400 Attend Wild West Wine Fest

About 400 people attended the Wild West Wine Fest Friday night, sampling wines, gourmet cheeses and other hors d'oeuvres during the fundraiser for the Downtown Sheridan Association.

Buffalo Police Perform Tobacco Compliance Checks, Two Fail

The Buffalo Police Department recently performed tobacco compliance checks at city and county businesses, and two of the businesses failed by selling to a minor.

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Day Break

Groundbreaking ceremonies at 3:30 Thursday formally launched construction of the Sheridan Senior Center's new separate Day Break adult day-care facility on Smith Street.

JCHC's Nursing Home Project 'Winding Down'

Johnson County Healthcare Center's 2018 Capital Construction Project, which is replacing the aging Amie Holt Nursing Home with a new, state-of-the-art adult care facility is “winding down,” according to Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward.

On Cusp of Delisting, Grizzly Hunting a Worry

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by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. |

The federal government’s imminent release of plans to let states manage Yellowstone-area grizzly bears - including by hunting - rekindles debate about whether gunning down grizzlies will undo years of conservation work.

Event Will Raise Money For Kearney Hall Renovation

A dance and “edible auction” will be held this weekend in Buffalo with funds to go toward the renovation and use of the Kearney Community Hall.

Buffalo Council Passes Water Rate Increase On First Reading

The Buffalo City Council has voted and passed on first reading Ordinance No. 1381, which will increase the rates users pay for city water.
The vote was 3-2 in favor with Councilmen Dave Long and Russ Humphrey voting against the increase.

County Discusses Possible Changes To Policy Handbook

Johnson County elected officials, department heads and the county commissioners spent about an hour during their regular meeting Tuesday in a workshop discussing possible changes to and questions concerning policies within the county handbook.

This Month’s Jentel Presents

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More than once Tuesday night at Jentel Presents, the word ‘fascinating’ was used to describe the four visual and two writers participating in the Jentel Artists Residency Program.

Mayor Discusses This Year's Project At 'State Of City' Address

Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson, during last week's State of the City Address, discussed this year's major capital construction project, the Lobban Avenue Reconstruction Project.