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Articles from the May 9, 2019 edition

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 By Grace Moore    Sports    May 9, 2019

Guardians of the flame

On a bright Thursday afternoon, Bryce Merchant carried the torch representing the Special Olympics with pride and the encouragement of friends through Moorcroft before passing it on to the next athlet...

 By Grace Moore    News    May 9, 2019

Madison well repaired

After pulling the inactive pump and motor from the Madison well three weeks ago, a new array has been installed and the well is again providing the preponderance of the town’s water. There had been a tentative plan to rebuild the previous pump and...

 By Grace Moore    News    May 9, 2019

Towns clean for spring

Moorcroft and Pine Haven were busy over the weekend spring cleaning their communities. Moorcroft Volunteers from the Moorcroft Area Chamber of Commerce, the MHS and the community walked and drove...

 News    May 9, 2019

National Day of Prayer observed in Pine Haven

Pine Haven celebrated the National Day of Prayer to an audience of more than 20 guests last Thursday morning. Mary Hancock orchestrated the event with a full agenda of singing, reciting the...


Freida Wilma Dent

Freida Wilma Dent, 94, was granted her angel wings on April 19, 2019, at the Crook County Medical Facility after complications from a surgery on March 12, 2019. Freida was born September 26, 1924, to Olga T (Gall) Gali and Anton Gali in Powder River... Full story


Nancy A. Powell

Nancy A. Powell, 97 of Spearfish, SD, passed away on April 30, 2019 at Regional Health Senior Care in Sturgis.  She was born to John and Maude Garhart on March 23, 1922 in Denver, Colorado. Growing up in Spearfish, she graduated from Spearfish High... Full story


Dorothy "Dottie" Soule

Dorothy “Dottie” (Dennis, Fall) Soule, 82 years old, of Gillette, Wyoming, passed away peacefully at the Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center, after a short battle with cancer, with family by her side on Wednesday May 1, 2019. She was born... Full story



In last week’s issue, the obituary for Alan Howard Leger should have included that Howard is survived by his father, Charles Langenderfer of Moorcroft.... Full story


Card of Thanks

Thank You I want to thank everyone for the support, thoughts, prayers and contributions you have made to help me through this battle with cancer. I am now cancer free and on the mend. I am proud to call Moorcroft my home town! Thank you all so much....


Getting smart but acting foolishly: there is a solution

By Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Ron Laird, Commissioner of the Wyoming High School Activities Association We communicate on smart phones, drive smart cars, make purchases using...

 News    May 9, 2019

State Briefs

No public defense for Campbell Co. misdemeanors GILLETTE (WNE) — The Wyoming Public Defenders Office notified Circuit Court judges Wednesday that its attorneys will no longer represent people charged with misdemeanors in Campbell County until more...


Welcome baskets

With the consistent growth of Pine Haven, Royal Neighbors of America (RNA) has their work cut out for them every spring as they fill children's beach buckets with trinkets and local business coupons...

 News    May 9, 2019

Be a hero, give blood

United Blood Services will be in Moorcroft on Tueday, May 21, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Moorcroft Fire Hall. The Moorcroft Presbyterian deacons will again be sponsoring the drive by providing refreshments. As always, all types of blood are neede...


Allison receives CSC scholarship

Chadron State College is pleased to announce that Tucker Allison of Moorcroft, Wyo., is the recipient of the Carl Horst Accounting Scholarship for the Fall 2019 semester. Allison is studying Business at CSC. Chadron State College, which was founded...

 News    May 9, 2019

RNA presents check

Royal Neighbors of America (RNA) member Mary Hancock presented a check for $1000 to Dusty Downey and Barb Hardy of the Pine Haven Ambulance Service on Thursday afternoon, which included the funds raised by the service at their recent fundraiser,...

 By Zack Richards    Sports    May 9, 2019

Wolf pups coming on strong

The Junior High Wolves track team has had a great start to their season. Now that it is more than half over, students are improving each track meet. The season was a little rough starting out with the weather, but it gradually got better and better....

 News    May 9, 2019

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Apr. 29 – Five VIN checks. Detention Deputy booked in subject arrested by Wyoming Highway Patrol on Campbell County warrant. Detention Deputy did fingerprints for outside employment. Detention Deputy booked in subject brought over from Court. Apr....

 By Grace Moore    News    May 9, 2019

Fiftieth anniversary of Municipal Clerks Week

The clerks of Moorcroft and Pine Haven fulfill an important role and a myriad of critical functions on the behalf of residents and council alike and, in recognition of their efforts, the governing...


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