city of Newcastle

Tallgrass Landscape Architecture LLC, of Custer, South Dakota, has completed a feasibility study for the proposed Heritage Park near Pinnacle Bank.  Mike Fridell of Tallgrass presented the study, displaying the park design, maintenance, cost estimations and economic impact, to Newcastle City...
  City: New ordinance increases safety and ability to remove snow. Residents’ concerns noted but ordinance stands.   On Nov. 7, the Newcastle City Council reviewed an ordinance regulating the parking and placement of recreational vehicles and trailers on public property within city limits after...
A much needed biosolids removal project for Newcastle’s sewer lagoons will cost $1.3 million, according to Greg Stumpff, public works supervisor. The City Council awarded the bid to Midwest Injection Inc. in October, the only contractor to bid on the project. Midwest has previously completed work...

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Daniel Bickford, 17, stands next to his truck donated by 21 Electric while he waits to load up cardboard in the trailer as a part of his new business, Rafter Cross Services. 

 
Newcastle High School junior Daniel Bickford is optimizing the internship program offered at the high school to start his own business, Rafter Cross Services, named after the family’s cattle brand. Bickford, with the help of his mom, Martha, is now providing a cardboard disposal service on Mondays...
After roughly five months without a certified police chief, Mayor Pam Gualtieri reported that the Newcastle City Council has extended an offer of employment to someone it hopes will step in as the city’s new police chief.  According to Gualtieri, Charles “Chuck” Bowles has accepted the offer to...
The city of Newcastle is slowly getting the components in place to complete its dispatch and police department move to City Hall, according to IT director Leann Cox. No clear official move date has been announced by the city, an uncertainty that hampers the timing of the county’s own dispatch...
The Newcastle Planning Commission board voted to send the chicken ordinance, with recommended revisions, back to the Newcastle City Council at their special meeting held on Thursday, Oct. 20.  It was agreed that City Attorney Dublin Hughes would edit the verbiage in the document based on the...
Customers can expect periodic water cut-offs and road closures   An emergency project to replace the water main on First Avenue, from Second Avenue to Birch Street, will affect water availability and road access over a three-to-five-week period beginning Oct. 24, according to a letter to residents...
Weston County has requested that the city of Newcastle continue to provide dispatch services at the “status quo” until both entities’ dispatch projects can be completed.  As previously reported by the News Letter Journal on Sept. 22, earlier that month City Attorney Dublin Hughes had penned a...
A trio of Weston County commissioners expressed concerns during a recent meeting about Deputy Weston County Attorney Jeani Stone’s work on both the county employee handbook and a dispatch contract or resolution. Vice Chairman Nathan Todd and Commissioners Don Taylor and Ed Wagoner were the only...

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