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 By Penny Merryfield    News    February 2, 2023 

Mayor swears in new Police Officer

Making a dream come true for Matthew Miller, Mayor of Pine Bluffs, Justin Fornstrom swore in the newest officer to the Pine Bluffs Police Department. The early Monday morning swearing in was well...

 

LCFD No. 5 - Volunteers with dedication and heart

The sirens go off, and suddenly there is an influx of traffic heading to the local fire station. Such dedication these men and women have for their communities. This goes without saying for Pine...

 

Lance Cpl. Candelario Patrick Bustos A Veteran Story with a Gold Star "Son"

James Patrick Wilkinson, like many from a military family has become part of a Gold Star Family (Nephew). This is not an achievement, it is a membership due to the loss of a family member through war,...

 

William Barnes A Veteran Story

In a battle for growing up, the south lost it's battle to the north in the life of Veteran William "Bill" Barnes. Barnes was born in February of 1950 in the town of Dillon, South Carolina, to Almenia...

 

"Be The One to Listen" to A Veteran's Story

One has to listen beyond the words, beyond facial expression and beyond body language to hear sometimes. Not only that, but sometimes one has to listen in a way as to overhear but you know, eavesdrop...

 

Alan Stoinski A Veteran Story

During the times of "Peace, Love and Rock N Roll, Alan Stoinski entered this world in 1969, in Posen, Michigan. He is the son of Ron and Joyce Stoinski. Growing up in Posen, Stoinski would graduate...

 

Joyful singing and story telling at 'A Hometown Christmas

Twas an afternoon of beautiful music, wonderful singing and laughter from the children and audience at 'A Hometown Christmas' concert held in the Historic High School on Sunday. The concert was... Full story

 

Resolution 2022-03 Approved by Town Council

Going into new business immediately after agenda approval and the consent agenda, Mayor Justin Fornstrom read the Resolution 2022-03 on the agenda for review and approval. The resolution - “A Resolution amending the Town of Pine Bluffs fiscal year... Full story

 

Douglas Johnson A Veteran Story

In the early 1950s a young couple living in Eau Claire, Wisconsin were expecting a child. Warren and Barbara Johnson welcomed into this world their son, Douglas "Doug" Johnson. Johnson would spend...

 

Decorations, Cookies, Cocoa and Christmas - an upcoming evening to tour Pine Bluffs

As the saying goes....it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas and all around town brightly colored Christmas lights and fun decorations, nativity scenes and more are popping up. This is a time of...

 

Patriotic Mailbox for Flag Disposal

Many citizens of the United States of America fly the "Red, White, and Blue" or the "Stars and Stripes" as the American Flag is also known by in their front yards of their homes. We fly it proudly!...

 

Pine Bluffs Town Council decides on Storm Water Master Plan

Getting past the agenda approvals and consent agenda the Pine Bluffs Town Council went right into the review and approval for the awarding of the Storm Water Master Plan Program. Mayor Justin Fornstom asked several questions to have things...

 

County Clerk 's General Election Nov. 8 Early Results

As the day comes to a close, the ballot boxes are shut and no more votes were allowed after 7:00 p.m. The polling place in Pine Bluffs was at the community center and there were six sign in kiosks to...

 

Veterans Day - A Military Story

Veterans Day, formerly Armistice Day, is an annual United States holiday honoring military veterans. It is a federal holiday that is observed on November 11. It coincides with other holidays such as...

 

Happy Birthday U.S. Marine Corps November 10, 1775-2022

It was a vision of the Second Continental Congress that gave us the United States Marine Corps. On November 10, 1775 they decided there was a need for two battalions of Marines to cover and protect...

 

Pine Bluffs ambulance crew on baby delivery duty

The night was quiet until the pagers went off and the Pine Bluffs ambulance crew ran to the ambulance barn and then headed out on a call at 11:20 p.m. on the night of September 24, 2022."The call was...

 

Pine Bluffs Town Council approves third and final reading of Animal Ordinance 2023-02

The meeting of October 11, 2022 of the Pine Bluffs Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Justin Fornstrom. He invited all the guests to stand with him and the council and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Once everyone was settled...

 

Veteran's Rock Helping Veterans A Stand Down

Veteran's Rock was opened in 2020, and has been successfully assisting Veterans in need. Whether it be clothes, food, furniture or household items, a bicycle or more, Veteran's Rock is there for the...

 

Abby Gray Pine Bluffs Wyoming Girls Stat

In the early part of the year, Abby Gray of Pine Bluffs submitted her application to attend Girls State. She was sponsored by the Donald Eisenhauer American Legion Auxiliary Unit 60. The purpose of...

 

Doug Uhrig A Veterans Story

Douglas "Doug" Ray Uhrig was born in Hettinger, North Dakota to Elton and Agnes Uhrig in the cold of winter - February 1953. He grew up in Lead, South Dakota. He was active in sports in high school...

 

Jason Hanner A Veterans Story

Jason Hanner came into this world on December 24, 1974 in Sidney, Nebraska to Meryl Hedgecock of North Platte and Donald Hanner of Bushnell. While he was an infant his family moved to Bushnell. His...

 

Auxiliary Unit 60 donates new school supplies for students at Pine Bluffs Elementary School

Every year as part of their Children and Youth Program, the Donald Eisenhauer Auxiliary Unit No. 60 buys new school supplies to help the local school for student needs with supplies. On September 14,...

 

Platt maps, additions and employee handbook fill town council meeting

Mayor Justin Fornstrom welcomed everyone and called the meeting of the Pine Bluffs Town Council to order shortly after 7:00 p.m. The council and guest stood and said the Pledge of Allegiance, after...

 

United States Air Force Happy Birthday

The Air Force Birthday on September 18th commemorates the establishment of The United States Air Force. Almost from the moment the Wright brothers found a way to soar with the birds, the military...

 

Remember and Honoring Patriots on 9-11

Patriot Day is the annual observance on September 11 to remember those who were injured (6,000+) and the 2996 who died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. "As we...

 

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