Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) brought more than 7,500 of its student leaders, members and advisers to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas to participate in the 70th annual National Leadership Conference.
The Brown County Hospital, assisted by the Ainsworth Volunteer Fire Department, Brown County Emergency Medical Services, Brown County Sheriff’s Office, Nebraska Highway Patrol and KBR Rural Public Power will participate in a Community Wide Emergency Exercise taking place on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Valentine Midland News
This weeks honoree for Yard of the Week is John Hippler at 906 Queen St. His yard is filled with flowers, vegetables, and trees and more trees. His fencing is wonderful and designed to keep predators out!!! It’s a treasure of such a great variety of plants you could just keep looking for more and more things.
It was another successful jaunt down the Minnechaduza Creek at the Valentine City Park for the annual Turtle Races. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dean Jacobs said they sold approximately 500 turtles this year and had five heats. The first place winner in each heat won $50.
The regular meeting of the Gregory County Board of Commissioners was held Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Commissioners Gordon Miner, Lance Matucha, Darrell Bentz and Dennis Vedral were present. Robert Sperl, Sr. was absent.
The Gregory City Council met on Monday, July 21, 2014. Mayor Maurie Schlaht chaired the meeting. The council members present were Tim Mills, Seymour Studenberg, Blane Bartling, Shana Flakus and Stacey Boes. Chad Peck was absent. Finance officer Al Cerny, librarian Diane Althoff, public works superintendent Mark Fortuna and planning commission chairman Scott Anshutz also attended the meeting.