Archive - May 24, 2011

Montana Flooding by Rich Hall

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Photos by Rich Hall, WYDOT Area Crew Foreman on his visit to Crow Agency.


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Private Family Funeral services for Ward Koester, 95 year old Buffalo man who passed away Monday evening at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held at a later date. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Willow Grove Cemetery.

An “Alice Cooper Song” for Lodge Grass

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Lodge Grass students are out for the school year.

As the title song of an Alice Cooper classic declares, Lodge Grass Schools, per Lodge Grass Principal Jeff Ralston are “out for summer,” although not in the manner intended, thanks to flooding in the region.

The Victorious Broncs and their Hardware

Three days of wind and rain couldn't dampen the spirits of the 2011 4A Wyoming State Soccer Champions who are seen here with Senior Captain Zack Will pointing to "State Champion" on their well deserved award. It was Sheridan's first ever soccer championship as they defeated the Laramie Plainsmen who denied it from happening a year earlier on the same field. Scroll down for more.

The Victorious Broncs and their Hardware

Reservation Hospital Remains Closed

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Crow/Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Service (IHS) Hospital

In a media release issued this afternoon from Charlene Johnson with Indian Health Services in Billings, she indicates that the outpatient clinic at the Crow/Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Service (IHS) Hospital continues to be closed following flooding in the area.

Charles A. Murdock

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Charles A. Murdock, 74, of Kaycee, Wyoming, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2011 in the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, Wyoming.

Born in Sheridan, Wyoming, the 2nd of five children, Charles was raised in Lodge Grass, Montana, the son of Ellis and Allene Murdock. Charles spent his early years working on the family ranch.

Doors to Close on Hand in Hand

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Hand in Hand will close its doors Friday, June 3rd.

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board were informed at their meeting Tuesday morning that the Hand in Hand Early Childhood Education Center in Sheridan will close its doors Friday, June 3rd.

MDU Postpones Planned Power Outage

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MDU has postponed their planned power outage that was scheduled for early Wednesday morning.

Due to the weather, the MDU power outage that was planned for areas of Sheridan County early Wednesday morning has been postponed. A call from Jim Sorenson with MDU indicated that the recent rainfall has forced them to reschedule the outage for later this summer.

Margaret "Peg" Dombovy

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Margaret "Peg" Dombovy, 78, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2011 at the Sheridan Manor.

Online condolences may be written at

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.