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Moorcroft Police Report

On November 5, police were contacted by Department of Family Services in reference to a child abuse claim. Officer arrived and met with DFS and the children in question. Investigation is continuing on this case. On November 5, police were contacted...

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Nov. 4 - Two VIN checks. Detention Deputy did fingerprints for conceal carry permit. Detention Deputy did a prisoner transport. Detention deputy booked in one subject. Deputy did a business check. Deputy took possession of some found property ...

Circuit Court

Speeding – Rooney J. Kercher, Gillette, 38/30, $96; Maloy Poor, Alva, 60/45, $120; Kyler L. Hardee, TX, 65/50, $85; Robert C. Cummings, Devils Tower, 76/65, $100; Carrillo J. Miranda, WA, 88/75, $110; (minor), UT, 90/75, $120; Shawn D. Kuhn,...

State Briefs

Man accused of setting up camera in women’s bathroom POWELL (WNE) — A Powell man is alleged to have set up a camera in the women’s bathroom at his former Powell workplace, capturing images of four of his female co-workers in states of...

First annual candlelight service of remembrance

Your friends of the Moorcroft Interfaith Community invite you to attend a very special Candlelight Service of Remembrance to help you and your family face and cope with the holidays after the loss of a loved one, whether recent or in the past.  It...

Success for Harvest Feastival in new location

This year’s annual Harvest Feastival, sponsored by the Moorcroft Area Chamber of Commerce, was visited by over 80 guests at the new venue in the MTC and hosted more than 16 soups with accruements....

Dedicated service

Jeff Garman is presented with a certificate for his 40 years of dedicated service by Crook County by Chairman Kelly Dennis and Road & Bridge Superintendent Morgan...

Moskee acquisition nears public comment period

A state land acquisition that would return part of the Moskee to public ownership may finally be coming to fruition. Originally given the blessing of the State Board of Land Commissioners more than three years ago, the 4714-acres of scenic canyon...

Legion hosts Veteran Dinner

On a cold Monday evening, The American Legion Post #25 and Legion Auxiliary unit #25 hosted their annual Veterans Dinner commemorating the veterans who have served their country in tribulation and war. Post 25 Commander Tim Wattenberg and Auxiliary...

Forest Christmas tree tags available

Christmas Tree tags will be available Nov. 12 through Dec. 24 at Forest Service offices in western South Dakota and northeast Wyoming.  The Black Hills National Forest is also excited to continue the Fourth Grade Free Christmas Tree Program again...

Moorcroft Sports

JH GIRLS BASKETBALL Thurs., November 14 4:30/5:30 p.m. at Home vs. Twin Spruce Sat., November 16 10/11 a.m./ 12/1 p.m. at Powder River Tourney, Big Horn Tues., November 19 4:30/5:30 p.m. at Sage Valley, Gillette JH WRESTLING Thurs., November 14...

Scoreboard

College Football Wyoming Cowboys 17 Boise State 20 Next game: Wyoming (6-3) vs Utah State (5-4) Nov. 16, 2:00 p.m. at Utah State Aggies. TV: ESPN BHSU Yellow Jackets 0 Colorado State University-Pueblo 58 Next game: BHSU (2-8) vs Azusa Pacific...

Volleyball team award

The Northeast District Coaches All Conference Team Award was presented to Lady Wolves volleyball team members Char Cranston, Kailee Gill and Elizabeth Peterson this season. Cranston also received All...

Barry Lane Floyd

Barry Lane Floyd, Extraordinaire passed on to the next step of his journey November 7, 2019 at the Crook County Hospital in Sundance, Wyoming. Barry was born in Washington, D.C. on June 18, 1948, to...

Waldo Glenn Elwonger

Waldo Glenn Elwonger, 94 of Sundance, Wyoming, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at the Crook County Hospital in Sundance. Waldo (Wally) Elwonger was born June 5, 1925, in Dawson, Nebraska, to Clarence O. Elwonger and Alva Wagner. He was...

School Menu

BREAKFAST November 18: French toast, cinnamon apples, string cheese November 19: Bagel minis, strawberries, apple chips November 20: Breakfast burrito, pineapple, yogurt November 21: Cereal, toast, tropical fruit, juice LUNCH November 18:...

Students remember our soldiers

The Moorcroft K8 and High School each offered veterans ceremonies of recognition and commendation Monday morning before classes. As the MHS assembly began, the band and choir played “From Sea to...

Students of the month

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Ode to the Veterans

MK8 students in sixth through eighth grades participated in a poetry contest to honor veterans recently and Annie Massie, Lily Mckim, Madison Gromann and Renae Norris won with the following verses. Remembering those who fought By: Annie Massie ...

WYDOT, Game and Fish commit combined $2.5 million toward wildlife underpasses

Two state agencies have committed a combined $2.5 million toward installing wildlife underpasses along US 189 in southwest Wyoming to help reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions and improve safety. The Wyoming Transportation Commission recently...

Milestones

Birthdays November 18 - Mark Baron, Luciana Whisler November 19 - Oaklie Ruff November 21 - Carla Goff, Camile Braden, Neal Sission Sr., Kyle Recanati November 22 - Kendal Kate Albertson, Shelby Hughes, Diana Johner November 23 - Marci Allison,...

Moorcroft Senior Menu

November 18 - Hamburger steaks, stuffing, broccoli slaw, tomato slices, white cake November 19 - Country fried steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, peas/carrots, jello w/fruit, apple pie November 20 - Pizza meat/vegetables, coleslaw, fresh fruit, custard...

Library News

Cooler weather wants to make us curl up with a good book and drink hot chocolate. Come on in and see what’s new in our library. GOWYLD has lots of databases, if you want to learn a language or read a magazine they are all there. Don’t forget we...

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