Cloverkid Camp was held at the East City Park on Wednesday, July 16th. The camp had a nature theme and allowed children to explore the four elements of nature: earth, wind, fire and water. The children enjoyed performing a gummy worm dissection, planting a salad in a glove, making pin wheels, creating their own lava lamp and playing with homemade snow.
Long Pine City Council called a Special Meeting on July 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. to discuss disposition of Palace bleachers, housing updates, approving a line of credit for housing payments, revision on Seven Springs building purchase contract, loan for City shop, millings for 5th Street, City pickup use, waste water study payment, and bank signature cards.
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.