Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

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1 Years Ago

February 8, 1923

There are 23 cases of scarlet fever reported at Upton, and public gatherings are forbidden until such time as the menace has abated.

George Ripley started for Hulett Friday by car, but experienced some trouble and returned to get a more dependable rig. He made the trip by sleigh.

They say the groundhog saw his shadow last Friday and promptly went back for six weeks’ more winter. If it’s only six weeks, all right. In 1920 it was six months.

The bill to create Whitcomb County out of portions of Weston, Crook and Campbell counties died a hard death in the house Thur...