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Storm of the season


March 21, 2019

Grace Moore

As the river crosses under Highway 14 into Keyhole, the melting snow fills the surrounding lowland.

Last week's winter storm brought life for many Crook County residents to a standstill. In Moorcroft, garbage service was postponed as the public works crew had to clear snow Thursday morning and closed the landfill. The Moorcroft schools released classes at noon on Wednesday as the snow began to fall and cancelled lessons entirely on Thursday.

Outside of town, county residents were trapped, unable to get out of their drives due to drifts in areas rising over ten feet. Sandy Holland, who lives near Wind Creek Road with husband Dave, had to deal with a bull that walked over the fence on the h...

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