Archive - Mar 21, 2014

Kennon Receives Grant for Military Project

The Kennon Products company of Sheridan has received funding to help research and develop a system that would reduce injuries of military members involved in an under-body blast, rollover or crash.

George John Gosch

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George Gosch, 95, passed away peacefully at our home on March 15th, 2014. He was born to Christian and Anna Gosch in 1918 in Rock Island, Illinois. As a young boy, he and the family moved from Rock Island to Great Falls, Montana in a covered wagon. Their trip followed the Lincoln Highway, then north through Yellowstone Park.

Nellie L. Kern

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Nellie L. Kern, 89, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the Sheridan Manor.

Who do you favor for the Republican nomination for Governor?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
Cindy Hill
23% (145 votes)
Matt Mead
46% (286 votes)
Taylor Haynes
11% (66 votes)
Undecided
21% (130 votes)
Total votes: 627

Hill Says Governor Running Out Clock

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Superintendent Cindy Hill -- Courtesy Photo

The state superintendent says the governor is trying to keep her case in litigation so she'll remain out of the department head chair, right up until her term runs out. She talked about the situation this week on our news talk show, Public Pulse. Here's Leslie Stratmoen with the story.

College Retirement Benefits Changing

Dr. Paul Young -- Pat Blair Photo
VP Cheryl Heath -- Pat Blair Photo

Northern Wyoming Community College District trustees gave first-reading approval to a change in district employees' early retirement benefits on Thursday night.

Ranchester Gives Second Read to Annexation

Ranchester's town council gave conditional approval this week to the final plat of Stone Ridge Meadows.

4-H Educator Could Be on Board by Summer

Scott Hininger -- Photo by Pat Blair

A new 4-H educator could be on board in the University of Wyoming's Sheridan County extension office by the summer. That's the hope of Sheridan County University of Wyoming Extension Educator Scott Hininger, who joked about the prospect.

Researchers Say Diabetes Control Better with Friend

The Wyoming News Service reports that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is calling diabetes a "silent epidemic," among those who have served in the military – and is dedicating resources to better management of the disease.