The public is invited to attend any of six public information sessions in December and comment on the development of a master plan for the Cowboy Recreation and Nature Trail. Area information session will be held in Ainsworth, Valentine and O’Neill. Staff from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Nebraska Tourism Commission will make short presentations at the beginning of each session. Anyone in attendance then will be able to comment on what they would like to see included in the master plan.
As is tradition, Santa visited Ainsworth on Friday night, November 27th. The Ainsworth Chamber of Commerce sponsored his visit and allowed children to tell Santa first hand what they want for Christmas. Vaden Pike (center) told Santa what he wants for Christmas while Trevor Pike (right) waited his turn to inform Santa of his Christmas list.
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Modern Woodmen named Kathy Colburn as Hometown Hero for 2015. Nominating her was Lila O’Keefe who shared the following Tuesday, November 24, at the Coach Light, where friends and family joined in celebration of this nomination. In the Sandhills, we take care of one another. And there are many amazing stories of selfless individuals who call this place home. Today, Modern Woodmen would like to recognize and honor Kathy Colburn, a former day care provider for countless children in Valentine, and who is now battling ALS.
Common language. Common people. Extraordinary message. “It’s nothing new in Christian music for traditional songs to be re-shaped by the influences of culture and time. But perhaps it’s the way Koiné is combining century-old hymns with a modern accompaniment that is causing people everywhere to take notice of what some in Milwaukee have known for years.
The South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating an explosion that occurred at the Marty Rezac residence at 413 Des Moines Avenue in Dallas on the evening of Thursday, November 26, 2015 at about 6:40 p.m. Rezac was at home, and the Dallas Volunteer Fire Department, Gregory Volunteer Ambulance Department and the Gregory County Sheriff responded to his 911 call.
There are plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping, giving and entertainment in Gregory this season. Christmas tree lighting and entertainment The annual tree lighting ceremony is Thursday, December 3 at 7:15 p.m. The tree is located in the Sunshine Park across from the Gregory Cinema. Santa Claus will be at Dayspring Coffee from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. A brass quartet will play Christmas music at 7:00 p.m. The Chamber Bucks Giveaway will take place that night for students in grades BK-6. Some businesses will have extended hours that evening.