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
by Laura Vroman
What are the first thoughts you have about work when the alarm goes off? What am I going to wear today? If you’re working in the hay fields, that might be a concern...you don’t want to get sunburn or bug bitten, but you also want to be cool. If you’re a sales person, you might concern yourself with having your phone charged up and your sales bag complete with calculator, business cards, product pamphlets, samples, and a contract. In the back of your mind you might think about fueling up your vehicle.
Progress on developing Phase I of Gregory’s new Grandview Addition continues. The plats should be completed soon. Gregory Mayor Maurie Schlaht said, “We are ready to look and listen to any prospective buyers.” “The goal for Phase I of the development is to get businesses up and running,” said Mayor Schlaht. That involves getting water and sewer to the industrial area and extending Grandview Addition taking shape Logan Avenue from Fifth Street to First Street with a gravel road.
AP - The top federal prosecutors from South Dakota and North Dakota say they have increased their efforts to fight health care fraud. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions to devote “significant time’’ to investigating medical fraud. He predicted it will be among the fastest-growing area of criminal investigation and wants his office to be in position to pursue increasing “complex and egregious’’ cases.