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Lingle Elementary; Razed but not forgotten

Posted: Monday, Jul 25th, 2016
LINGLE, Brick by brick, Lingle's old elementary school tumbled Monday, July 18, beneath backhoe blades.
Behind the piles of rubble and crumbling walls, a new school stood patiently waiting to fill its halls with the next generation of memories and traditions.
However, the loss of the old building was bittersweet for many Lingle residents.
"I hoped they could save some

Excess water users may see surcharge

Posted: Monday, Jul 25th, 2016
LINGLE, The Lingle Town Council discussed implementing an additional fee for residents who use excess water. The town currently charges $28 per household for unlimited water usage.
Mayor George Siglin stated there have been reports of residents leaving sprinklers on and otherwise misusing water in Lingle.
The council did not reach a decision on the issue at Tuesday's meeting.

Kendall retires after 17 years

Posted: Monday, Jul 25th, 2016
LINGLE, From the time he was 9 years old working at his father's restaurant up until his retirement this month after 17 years as Lingle's clerk-treasurer, David Kendall's professional life has revolved around numbers.
"I was waiting tables in my dad's restaurant when I was 9 years old," Kendall recalled. "Farmers used to give me $20 for a 35-cent bill

Grass fire: Goshen County’s largest ever

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016
TORRINGTON, At 11 miles long, five miles wide and with nearly 100 fire trucks called into action to battle its 1,000-degree flames fed by 40-mph winds, the Prairie Center fire has earned the distinction of being Goshen County's largest fire on record, according to Goshen County Emergency Management Director Shelly Kirchhefer.
"We're estimating the fire covered about 25,000 acres," said

Fort Laramie mayor, town council take pay cuts

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016
FORT LARAMIE, Fort Laramie town council members decreased their pay at their meeting Wednesday, July 13, and the mayor gave his up altogether.
In a continuing effort to fix Fort Laramie's dire financial state, the town council reduced its pay from $35 each meeting to $10 each meeting upon third reading of the ordinance.
Another ordinance removed Mayor Bill

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