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 By Penny Merryfield    News    August 15, 2019 

William E. Vogler A Veteran's Story

William Edward Vogler was born on June 1, 1983 in Souix Falls, South Dakota. His parents are Billy (Pop) and Terri Younglove and the late Terrance L. Vogler. During his childhood, he moved to Jackson...

 

4-H Bomberger Brothers compete at Scottsbluffs

Competing at different levels, brothers Ethan and Colton Bomberger of Pine Bluffs have earned themselves quite a following of ribbons, buckles and more. The brothers recently competed at the Scotts Bl...

 

United States Coast Guard 229 years

Each August 4 the U.S. Coast Guard celebrates its birthday. The Coast Guard is one of America's five armed forces and traces its founding to Aug. 4, 1790, when the first Congress authorized the construction of 10 vessels to enforce tariff and...

 

Purple Heart Day

On August 7, 1782, General George Washington - then the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army - established the Purple Heart award, originally designated as the Badge of Military Merit.  The...

 

Missing horses from Albin Rodeo grounds found in fenced area near Bushnell

Just prior to Albin Day, Jayce Sorenson and his parents, Becky and Jacob Sorenson corraled their horses at the Albin rodeo grounds in preparation for the upcoming Albin Day Rodeo. Sometime between 9:0...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    July 25, 2019

serving those who have served

Beside and behind each Veteran is a family member waving goodbye as their loved one enters the military. It is these ones who serve on the home front as supporters of our Veterans. In many town and...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    July 4, 2019

2 Veterans come Home MM1 George Hanson Corporal Demaret Martson Kirtley

MM1 George Hanson After nearly 80 years, Wyoming can put to final rest United States Navy Machinist's Mate First Class George Hanson. Hanson was aboard the U.S.S. Oklahoma, a battleship stationed at...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 27, 2019

Jennifer J. Sherman A Veteran Story

Born the oldest child of three to John and Diane Wise, Jennifer J. Wise would keep the United States Navy in the family. J. Wise was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming and would move to Pine Bluffs as a...

 

Jesse Fornstrom takes First Place in Trophy Dash at HiWay 92 Raceway Park

Jesse Fornstrom, from Pine Bluffs is in his third year of Super Stock racing at HiWay 92 Raceway in Gering, Nebraska. He was bit by the racing bug through his Uncle Clint Fornstrom. Along with his...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 13, 2019

Ed Thompson: From Hobby Gardner to a Great Business Gardner

As far back as Ed Thompson can recall he has had a love for gardening. He enjoys the relaxation of gardening but now is reaping the rewards of all his tender care of his tomatoes. Thompson obtained...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 6, 2019

Jimmy L. Novak A Veteran's Story

Coming from a military background, Jimmy L. Novak started his life out in a military hospital in Iceland, where his father, Leroy Novak was stationed with the United States Navy in 1976. His dad...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    May 23, 2019

In Honor of Memorial Day

My service goes back, way back to the Battle of Bunker Hill. I was in the (Continental)Army (formed June 14, 1775) with a rank of field officer and my rank could be seen on my hat with a pink or red cockade. I was a captain. Serving under General...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    May 2, 2019

Terry L. Romig A Veteran's Story

Terry L. Romig was born on March 5, 1956 in Independence, Kansas to parents Delbert Romig and Bonnie Paniagua. He was one of nine children, and one of five boys. While he spent much time between Kansa...

 

Laura Ward A Veteran's Story

Laura Ward was born on July 7th, 1956 in Cheyenne, WY, to Ernest and Dorothea. She would spend four years in Cheyenne until 1960. At that time, her mom would move Her and her brother to Delphos,...

 

Honor Guard and Military Honors

Honoring Those Who Served A military funeral is a burial rite given to all members who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.  Upon the family's request, all eligible Veterans ca...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    April 4, 2019

Burns Junior selected as a Laramie County Fair Ambassador

Gracie Keiter knows competition! The Burns Jr./Sr. High School junior, who has participated in 4-H for eight years was recently selected as one of the Laramie County Fair Ambassadors. Keiter has also...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    April 4, 2019

Victoria B. Smithey A Veteran Story

Born in Riverton, Wyoming, Victoria Belle Smithey nee Osborne made her debut into this world on May 2, 1970. She is the oldest of three girls born to Fred and Vickie Osborne. Smithey graduated from...

 

From Army to Bagpiper to American Legion

Marti L. Mace self taught herself to play the bagpipes as a means of relaxation, and while there is family history for bagpipes she is the first in five generations to play. Mace was selected to play...

 

Pine Bluffs Girl Scouts participate in National "Cookie Sales"

Growing strong entering their second year, the Pine Bluffs Girl Scouts Troop 1431 recently exhibited their skills in promoting their Girl Scout Cookies! Troop Leader Kyla Gortney helped the Girl...

 

Pinewood Derby

The race is on! Members of the Scouting BSA Pack 109 of Pine Bluffs hosted a Pinewood Derby at the Pine Bluffs Community Center on Sunday, March 24. Approximately thirty-five views watched as the cub...

 

March 29th National Vietnam Veteran Day

National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29 honors the men and women who served and sacrificed during the longest conflict in United States history. It was on March 29, 1973, when combat and combat support units withdrew from South Vietnam....

 

100 Years Happy Birthday American Legion

Hearing the history, knowing the origin of the American Legion is sweetened by it's 100th Birthday. It is within this group of Veterans, a family of Veterans that the passion of serving, the willing...

 

100 Years Happy Birthday American Legion

Dear American Legion Post: A century ago, The American Legion was founded by veterans who had a post-war mission. Their mission, one that continues today, was to care for veterans, provide patriotic p...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    March 7, 2019

Ervin H. Klundt U.S. Army WWII Bronze Star

From out of the dusty boxes and stored memories, Ervin H. Klundt lives again to tell his story. Klundt was born August 7, 1913 to Jacob K Klundt and Carolina Ackerman in Grafton, Nebraska. He is the...

 

Celebrating our Coast Guard Reserves

The United States Coast Guard Reserve was originally established on 23 June 1939 as a civilian reserve.1 This civilian reserve was renamed the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary on the passage of the Coast Guard Reserve and Auxiliary Act of 19...

 

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