Photo by Bob Borchardt Dr. Jeff Hirsch, DVM (right) presents more than $500 to Cedaredge Chief of Police Dan Sanders from a special event in October. K9 officer Buddy is losing his sight and unable to continue serving. The donation brings the K9 fund to $8,653 — the goal is to raise $12,000 to purchase a new K9 dog and train its handler.On Tuesday, Dec. 3, Dr. Jeff Hirsch, DVM, Surface Creek Veterinary Center, presented Cedaredge Police Chief Dan Sanders with three checks totaling $535. According to Hirsch, the checks are donations to the Cedaredge Police Department's ongoing fundraiser to purchase a new police dog to replace K-9 Buddy.More
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The USDA Farm Service Agency is working harder than ever to assist new farmers and ranchers to succeed. FSA State Executive Director, SED, Trudy Kareus recently unveiled a new Land Contract Guarantee Program and several other tools designed to help beginning farmers and ranchers build the foundation for a successful career in agriculture.