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Articles from the April 28, 2016 edition

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 By Zach Spadt    News    April 28, 2016

Real world knowledge

Future business leaders throughout Laramie County were in Cheyenne Tuesday, April 26 to hone their skills before going to Atlanta. Students from Futures Business Leaders of America who qualified for...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    April 28, 2016

Community reaches out after house fire

After a Hillsdale man's home was severely damaged in a fire, area residents are banding together to lend a helping hand. Hillsdale resident Walt Schaefer suffered severe damage to his kitchen and smoke damage to most of his home at 4226 Main Street,...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    April 28, 2016

How Lander survived (and prospered) after losing all those mining jobs in the 1980s

(Note: Last week, we wrote how Lander lost 550 high paying iron ore mining jobs and Fremont County lost 2,000 high-paying uranium-mining jobs in the 1980s. This is how local leaders turned the town...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    April 28, 2016

Pine Bluffs Ambulance Service receives new equipment, extra help

New equipment and help from American Medical Response is breathing new life into the Pine Bluffs Ambulance Service. Pine Bluffs Ambulance Director Derek Walls said the service recently received a...

 

Community Calendar

Items for possible inclusion in the weekly community calendar should be typewritten or legibly printed. All submissions should include the name and daytime telephone number of the person submitting the information in case questions arise. Items...

 

Bufford is a Pronghorn

Pine Bluffs senior Azhane Bufford, center, signed recently to play basketball at Gillette College. Pictured with Azhane are her new head coach, Will Rider (left) and her father, Rdale...

 
 By Zach Spadt    Sports    April 28, 2016

Pine Bluffs boys second, girls first at home meet

As the 2016 track season winds down, Pine Bluffs girls and boys had an impressive home meet Friday of last week. Pine Bluffs High School track coach Dustin Lee said there were many personal bests...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    April 28, 2016

Burns' revenue, spending projected to increase

Revenue and spending look to be up for the town of Burns. Burns town councilors passed the 2016-2017 budget during their monthly meeting April 11. The town anticipates receiving about $344,000 in revenue for the fiscal year, up from $333,000 from...

 
 By Jimmie Earls    Sports    April 28, 2016

Burns sets personal bests at PB Invite

Last Friday was a good day for the girls and boys of the Burns track and field team. Although the boys finished sixth out of a field of 15, Several athletes set personal bests and pre-qualified for...

 

Burns Jr/Sr High School third quarter honor roll

All A’s 12th Grade Dylan Kelly Hana Lerwick Jessica Malm Garrett McWilliams Kayla Nesvick 11th Grade Morgan Griess Reata Beck Mallory Ickes Meghan Murphy Katie Norris Lauren Streeter 10th Grade Reese Burnett Emily Keiter 9th Grade Lash Branigan...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    April 28, 2016

Banner County News

Hello Banner County, friends near and far. Here we are enjoying the last week of our April 2016 and it has been raining almost every day. That is fine with me and probably most of you farmers out...

 
 By Charlene Smith    News    April 28, 2016

Albin News

The birds seem to be singing to us again. The song might change again before summer, but it sure sounds like the song of spring. Birds are not the only ones providing beautiful music lately. The stude...

 

Hereford News

This week at the Hereford Community Church, Carolyn Ragsdale read the story “Rose” for the special. Pastor Opdycke chose Priorities - Trust and Obey God’s Commands as her sermon topic. The...

 
 By Submitted    News    April 28, 2016

Local musicians to perform in upcoming recital

The public is invited to a Spring Recital featuring selected students of Patricia Randolph on Sunday, May 1, 3:00 p.m. at Kimball Baptist Fellowship Church located at 6th and Oak Street. Nine students who have earned Superior Awards at the District...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    April 28, 2016

No Till Notes: 10 Tips, part 6

We found out this spring how important continually adding carbon into our soil is here in this region. With our somewhat low organic matter content soil we really need to continually grow high...

 

Looking Back

100 Years Ago April 27, 1916 For better rural schools The second annual Rural School Conference will be held at the University on July 10, 11, and 12. This conference will be open to all county superintendents; rural teachers and others interested...

 

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