Archive - Dec 29, 2015

Tips for Planning Next Year’s Vacation

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Dirlene Wheeler

Dirlene Wheeler was a recent visitor on our news talk show Public Pulse. Sharing her adventures during her recent year-long travel across the country with her husband Neil, she offered these travel tips for those planning vacations this next year.

Cherrill M. Whitlow

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Cherrill M. Whitlow, 79, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, December 10, 2015, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Memorials to honor Cherrill may be made to the Sheridan County Fulmer Pubic Library at 335 W. Alger, Sheridan, WY 82801.

Services will be held at 2:00 on Sunday, January 3, 2016, at the Cornerstone Church. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date in New Mexico.

Catherine J. McDougall

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Catherine Jean McDougall, 73, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at the Westview Health Care Center. She was born on August, 18, 1942, in Noonan, ND, to parents William and Cora (Pederson) Thompson. At the age of 16, she married Walter Quay McDougall in 1958, and was married for 57 years.

Duane Foss

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Duane Foss, 87 year old Buffalo resident and one of Johnson County’s most respected ranchers, passed away at his home in Buffalo on December 26th. Private Family Graveside Services for Duane will be held at the Willow Grove Cemetery on Saturday, January 2nd at 2:00 P.M. with the VFW in charge of Military graveside service.

Travis Elaine Gunderson

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Travis Elaine Gunderson, 78, of Buffalo, left this earth peacefully on Friday, December 25, 2015, at the Johnson County Memorial Hospital. She was born on July 1, 1937, in Rugby, ND, to parents Elmer and Nell (Hanson) Britsch. She married Roy Alton Gunderson in 1956.

Family Inurnment will be held in Towner, ND.

Online condolences may be written at

Peg “Burris” Rogers

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Funeral services for Peg “Burris” Rogers, 99 year old Buffalo woman who passed away quietly Monday morning at the Amie Holt Care Center, will be held Friday, January 1st at 10:00 a.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson officiating. Visitation will be held from the funeral home chapel on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday 12-29-15

Library / Lion Dog Conservator, Patrick Kipper

Liz Cheney Discusses Book She Co-Wrote With Father Dick Cheney

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Liz Cheney (Ron Richter ©)

In September, Liz Cheney and her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, released their third book that they’ve written together titled, “Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America”.

Polar Bear Plunge Set for Friday

A scene from last year's Polar Bear Plunge at Lake DeSmet (Photo by Aaron Palmer)

The Polar Bear Plunge has become an annual New Year’s Day tradition, where those brave enough take a dip into the icy waters of Lake DeSmet to welcome in the New Year.

Christmas Tree Disposal

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The City of Sheridan has several drop-off sites around town where those looking to dispose of their Christmas trees can do so. City Solid Waste Manager Charles Martineau explains what should, and shouldn’t be dropped off at the green waste dropsites.