Tractor Fire Quickly Extinguished

Tractor Fire Quickly Extinguished

The Valentine Volunteer Fire Department was called out at 6:45 Tuesday evening to a tractor fire south of Merritt Dam. The fire was located just east of Highway 97 on 16B. Fire Chief Engles reported that the tractor was a total loss and an attached bale feeder was...
Two Inmates Escape from Sheridan County Jail

Two Inmates Escape from Sheridan County Jail

From the Sheridan County Journal Star: Two inmates escaped from the Sheridan County Jail at approximately 10:00 p.m. on Monday, March 26, 2018. Twenty-six-year-old Hijinio Garnette of Gordon, Ne., and 23-year-old Esdon Haukass of Mission, S.D., overpowered a jailer...
Special Enforcement March 16th-18th

Special Enforcement March 16th-18th

The special enforcement effort that began on March 16 and ended on March 18th held by the Valentine Police Department and sponsored by the North Central District Health Department had limited success. Weather and the flu bug hampered patrol activities.  Despite these...
Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration

Valentine Elementary is preregistering students for Kindergarten for the 2018-19 School Year. Children who will have their 5th birthday by July 31, 2018 and who are residents of Cherry County District #1 are eligible for Kindergarten. Children who turn six by January...
Public Power Bill Advanced

Public Power Bill Advanced

Lawmakers have advanced a bill that would exempt Nebraska’s public power districts from open-records requests when the information sought could help their competitors. Lawmakers advanced the bill 42-2 on Monday to the second of three required votes. Supporters...