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Peek at the Past


September 8, 2022


25 Years Ago, September 11, 1997: Maggie and Scott Norelius and Joe Julian are pictured setting 266 ducks loose in Sand Creek at the start of the duck race during festivities at Ranch A last Saturday. Prizes were awarded for the first four ducks to cross the finish line.

100 Years Ago

September 7, 1922

Ed Vines rode the high, wide and handsome buckers at Moorcroft and brought home two prizes: one for saddle riding and the other for bareback. A good crowd was reported to have been present. George Firestone rode Yellow Fever for a purse of $35.00.

Charles Whitney slid down off a load of bundles and hit a pitchfork that was standing up along the load, causing serious injury to his intestines. He was taken to Deadwood immediately where he was operated on and at last reports was very low.

Jim Keck, a miner working at excavating the coal shaft at the M.H. Shields...

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