Road Striping Has Begun

Road Striping Has Begun

Roadway paint striping has begun June 15 in the Merriman and Valentine area, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Vogel Traffic Services, Inc., of Orange City, Iowa has the $641,384 contract for districtwide striping. After striping is completed in...
Wildlife Refuge Maintenance

Wildlife Refuge Maintenance

(Photo of turtle fence repair volunteers by Alan Bartels) On 2 Saturdays in June, volunteers from the Sandhills Prairie Refuge Association gathered to work at the Valentine National Wildlife Refuge.  The first project was to make repairs to the Marsh Lakes Overlook...
Nebraska High School Rodeo Wrap Up

Nebraska High School Rodeo Wrap Up

The Nebraska High School Rodeo season wrapped up last weekend with the high school finals in Hastings at the Adams County Fairgrounds. Rodeo athletes from across the Cornhusker State competed in two go-rounds on June 14-15 and the short go-round on June 16. The top...
City Council Meeting

City Council Meeting

The regular meeting of the Valentine City Council was held Wednesday, June 13th. Most of the meeting dealt with a presentation by Professor Kim Wilson with the University of Nebraska Landscape Architecture Program. The presentation came from an extensive study of...
Scam Calls Continue

Scam Calls Continue

Scam phone calls continue to be an issue around the area. Latest scams include the IRS, Student Loan payments, and DISH Network calling to upgrade your service. Scammers have the technology to “spoof” phone numbers to make it appear that they are calling...