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July 28, 2022


50 Years Ago: July 27, 1972 - An irate gosling breaks for freedom after a hot dusty ride from Colorado to northern Wyoming. Game and Fish Department waterfowl biologist Dick Shaul has transplanted 275 Canada geese so far in an attempt to establish a nesting goose population in the northeast part of Wyoming.

100 Years Ago

July 27, 1922

Folders have been received in Sundance announcing the opening of the Short-Cut West hiway, from the Twin Cities to the Yellowstone Park. The route traverses almost a direct line across South Dakota, coming from Belle Fourche direct to Beulah and Sundance. The new hiway certainly is a short cut geographically, and with good road conditions along the "45th paralled" will appeal to the tourists.

Merritt Barton received severe injuries Sunday evening by being thrown from a horse at the Barton ranch. He is reported to be recovering and no serious results are expected....

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