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October 14, 2021


50 Years Ago, Oct. 14, 1971 - Roxanne McCullough, Moorcroft, center, is pictured after she was crowned Miss Crook County Farm Bureau during the annual county Farm Bureau meeting in Sundance. At left is Bonnie Zimmerschied, Carlile, runner-up in the contest. Becky Kummerfeld, right, former Miss Crook County Farm Bureau, crowned Miss McCullough.

100 Years Ago

Oct. 20, 1921

Williams Brothers of Manhattan have just finished installing a second windmill on a well close to the edge of Grand Canyon. This well was drilled two years ago and a fine flow of water was found at sixty feet, rising forty feet in the well. The water has not been needed until the present season, when it was deemed advisable to draw upon it for stock purposes. To the novice it seems strange to find good water at such shallow depth on a divide 400 feet above the large canyon, but this condition obtains throughout that section and is one of the factors in the succes...

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