March 25,2019–An area grower has been honored through the 2018 National Corn Yield Contest. The national contest, sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association, recognizes farmers from across the country for their exceptional efforts. Brett Meyer of Torrington, placed Second in the state in the I: Irrigated Class. Meyer was one of 417 state winners nationwide. For more information […] Continue Reading
Fatal Crash South of Lusk
March 25, 2019–On March 20, 2019, a fatal crash occurred at milepost 138 on US 85 south of Lusk, Wyoming. Around 8:19 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a two-vehicle collision. A 2018 Nissan Sentra was traveling northbound on US 85 when the driver failed to negotiate a slight curve to the right and crossed over […] Continue Reading
Torrington Shopko to Close
March 20, 2019–Shopko (“the Company”)announced on Monday afternoon that despite the Company’s best efforts, it was unable to find a buyer for its go-forward business as a going concern. As a result, Shopko will commence an orderly wind-down of its retail operations beginning this week. Further, the Company is evaluating strategic options for its optical business.
Women’s History Month
March 20, 2019–March is Women’s History Month. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’ve highlighted women who make contributions to their local communities. Town of Lingle Chief of Police, Endra Moen, became Chief in 2010. She faces many challenges in her position, but said that the job is very rewarding. She loves the people of the Town of Lingle. Moen […] Continue Reading