Prescribed Burns

Prescribed Burns

Fire managers on the Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands plan to take advantage of favorable conditions to implement a prescribed burn in the Sandhills on the Bessy Ranger District on Saturday, April 6. Up to 12,500 acres of native grasslands will be treated...
Poppy Poster Contest

Poppy Poster Contest

Leo Brinda Unit 90 of the American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring their annual Poppy Poster contest. The poppy poster contest is a national contest, and students are eligible to enter one of seven different classes; grades 2-12 as listed here: Class I – 2&3...
Website for Flooding Info

Website for Flooding Info

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) recognizes the importance of restoring our transportation network to Nebraskans who rely on it for daily commutes and commerce. With an estimated $160 million in current needs, information remains critical to...
Duane Lamb Logs 1000th Flight

Duane Lamb Logs 1000th Flight

Local resident Duane Lamb has logged his 1,000th flight with MARC AIR, or Medical Air Rescue Company in Valentine. Duane has been in EMS serving the region since becoming a first responder for the Cherry County Hospital in 2001 in the Kilgore area. Duane stated that...
Storm Spotter Training

Storm Spotter Training

The National Weather Service Forecast office in North Platte, in coordination with the Cherry County Emergency Management, will offer a storm spotter class at the Valentine Fire Hall to prepare for severe weather season. The 1:00 pm class teaches the basics on storm...
Planning Commission Holding Emergency Meeting

Planning Commission Holding Emergency Meeting

The Cherry County Planning Commission is holding an Emergency Meeting today, Tuesday, April 2nd, at 4 pm, to hear a Conditional Use Permit for the Emergency Communication Tower south of Nenzel, which was damaged and partially collapsed in the blizzard and ice on March...