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 By Grace Moore    News    May 28, 2020 

License share concerns public works

With the departure of JC Scott recently, Moorcroft lost one of the two water and waste water licenses held by the public works department. Moorcroft Mayor Dick Claar explains, “Howard [Wick] is the only one, now, who has a license.” This has...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    May 28, 2020 

Until next year...

An overwhelming number of vehicles were turning onto South Little Horn Avenue in Moorcroft on their way to the MK8 Award Parade last Thursday; so many, in fact, that police had to direct traffic onto...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    May 28, 2020 

Pine Haven Senior Center moves forward

A small group of Pine Haven residents came together in February to discuss the possibility of instigating a senior center and to better determine whether the town would support a senior center of...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    May 21, 2020

Class of 2020

After an unprecedented senior year, the class of 2020 made the best of an equally unprecedented graduation last Sunday afternoon. The 32 graduates, Crook County School District #1 Board members,...

 
 By Grace Moore    Sports    May 21, 2020

DeLong gets excellence award

MHS 2020 graduate Charmayne Delong has been awarded the Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award by the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. This organization recognizes and celebrates the outstanding achievements of those female wrestlers who...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    May 21, 2020

Pine Haven mayor resigns

Bill Cunningham, Mayor of Pine Haven officially resigned his position at last Tuesday night’s meeting of the town council. Stating health reasons, Cunningham conducted town business before tendering his resignation at the end of the meeting,...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    May 21, 2020

Pointing to the MTC

In an effort to bring more recognition to the Moorcroft Town Center (MTC), the Moorcroft Senior Center recently purchased an electric marquee and Moorcroft’s council agreed to install, maintain and...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    May 14, 2020

Packing it in

MK8 has been diligently preparing and delivering 300 meals per week to homebound student for the last several weeks while schools remain closed due to the COVID-19 virus. With only a few more days bef...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    May 14, 2020

Hail to the Chief

Moorcroft Police Chief Doug “Red” Lundborg turned in his badge for the last time Monday evening as he and several comrades-in-arms as well as other staff and friends met for cake and punch to say fare well to the retiring chief. “I’m...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    May 14, 2020

Community invited to help celebrate Graduation Day

Graduation for the Moorcroft High School Seniors will go ahead this Sunday. Though the Covid 19 pandemic has altered the manner of the celebration, the virus has not cancelled this milestone for the class of 2020. Graduates and their guests are...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    May 14, 2020

Death on Cabin Creek

Fifty-nine-year-old Todd Maus died on Cabin Creek Road last Wednesday, May 6. According to Jenny Glenn of the Crook County Coroner’s Office, Maus was running a D8 dozer along the Bakken Pipeline traveling through Crook County near the intersection...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    May 14, 2020

Answering the call

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, the need for masks quickly out-ran supply nationwide. Facing this dilemma, Campbell County Memorial Hospital put out the call for anyone who could sew to come to thei...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    May 7, 2020

Town greets new staff, says farewell to old

A special meeting of the Moorcroft Town Council was convened last Wednesday afternoon to fill two positions within the town departments that could not be held until the next regular meeting. Of the...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    May 7, 2020

Encouraging area seniors on May Day

Answering a knock on their door, local seniors were surprised Friday to be greeted by the smiling faces of volunteers Mary Joselyn and Rosalie Brimmer delivering brown lunch sacks with May Day...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    April 30, 2020

Powder River water project hits snag

This first step of the Powder River Water Project has hit a snag along the east end of Park as it meets Goshen. The entire pipe being replaced as it is old and brittle asbestos. This line has been...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    April 30, 2020

Dollar General coming soon

Travis Ferguson of Inberg Miller Engineering joined Monday night’s meeting of Moorcroft’s Town Council via conference call. Fergusson sought and received permission from the governing body to subdivide the lot owned by Tony Robinson east of...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    April 30, 2020

Neighbors helping neighbors

There are many stories of citizens and organizations that have and continue to reach out to neighbors during these trying times and this one comes from Pine Haven. At the beginning of the quarantine, several residents who continued to drive to...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    April 30, 2020

Pine Haven man killed in motorcycle crash

The Crook County Sheriff’s Department received a call from a motorist Sunday evening, April 26 regarding a motorcycle accident discovered along the Old Sundance Road, near the intersection with McKean, east of Pine Haven. According to Crook County...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    April 23, 2020

One door closes...

With the retirement of Pastor Bob Rudichar and the subsequent dissolution of the Vineyard Church, the building was recently offered to the town of Pine Haven for purchase at the price of $30,000 with...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    April 23, 2020

Powder River Project well underway

Hot Iron crews could be seen last Thursday morning working tandem track-hoes along Goshen. According to Moorcroft Public Works Director Cory Allison, the first machine digs and installs the pipe...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    April 23, 2020

Moorcroft man arrested after domestic altercation

During the early morning hours of April 17, 2020 a 41-year-old as-yet-unidentified male residing in Moorcroft was allegedly involved in a domestic assault. Officer Jory Tadlock responded to a call involving a domestic altercation. The individual,...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    April 16, 2020

Spring Fling to Fall Hau

Moorcroft’s Spring Clean has been postponed until later in the year and will be called the Fall Haul with the date to be announced closer to the time. Co-organizer Elaine Buckmiller said that the chamber plans to make the same arrangements with...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    April 16, 2020

Business as usual for town council

Monday night’s meeting started with an executive session for personnel and, without action taken, continued with the public meeting about an hour later. MTC Mayor Dick Claar informed the governing body of a Zoom conference that he, Town...

 
 By Grace Moore    COVID-19    April 9, 2020

Towns enter second month of restrictions

Into the second month of restrictions both locally and nationwide in the effort to mitigate the harm from the COVID-19 virus, Moorcroft businesses that have remained open to the public are enacting... Full story

 
 By Grace Moore    News    April 9, 2020

Projects begin for public works

Going into the second month of self-quarantine and public restrictions, for Public Works Directors Cory Allison of Moorcroft and Sunny Schell of Pine Haven, work goes on as usual to a great degree. Th...

 

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