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  • $10K Donated to Southeast FFA

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    12 April 2019

    April 12, 2019--The Southeast High School FFA chapter received a $10,000 donation from WESTCO and the Land O’Lakes Foundation. The donation was made possible by the Land O’Lakes Foundation Coop Match Program.

    Southeast FFA will use the funds to expand their “Portable Farm Concept” designed by FFA Advisor Jay Clapper. As part of the program, students construct portable units, which offer miniature farm experiences. The program includes Adopt-A-sow, Bottle Calf, Meat Chicken, Corn Planter and Greenhouse.

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  • Water User Link

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    11 April 2019

    April 11, 2019--The North Platte water user meeting that was scheduled for April 11th in Torrington has been canceled. They will not reschedule the meeting but the presentation material will be available online after April 11th.

    The link for the North Platte Water Users Meeting Power Point will be:  https://www.usbr.gov/gp/wyao/north_platte_water_operations.pdf

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  • THS Head Football Coach Leaving

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    10 April 2019

    April 10, 2019--Torrington High School Football Coach, Mark Lenhardt, has stepped down from his position and has accepted the Head Football Coach position at Rock Springs High School. Lenhardt was the Blazers Head Coach for a total of 8 seasons and had a 47-31 record and 41-10 over the last 5 seasons.

    During that time, the blazers were 3A State Runners-Up in 2017 and 2018. Mark was the 4 time EWAC Coach of the Year in 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018. He was a 2 time Scottsbluff Star Herald Coach of the Year in 2015 and 2017. For being the smallest Class 3A football school during his tenure as Head Coach, the Trailblazers were in the 3A State Football Championships 4 out of the last 5 years. Mark and his family will remain in Torrington through the end of the school year.

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  • Blizzard Warning to be in Effect

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    09 April 2019

    April 9, 2019--From Goshen County Sheriff's Office and the US National Weather Service:

    -Blizzard Warnings now in effect for the Nebraska Panhandle for Wednesday morning through Thursday afternoon. Periods of whiteout conditions due to heavy snow, blowing snow, and high winds will cause dangerous travel conditions, especially Wednesday afternoon & evening. Snow drifts could reach 1-2'. Avoid travel during the red highlighted time frame.

    -Winter Storm Warnings also in effect for much of Southeast Wyoming east of the Laramie Mountain Range. Heavy snow bands will occur with high winds and make travel near impossible at times! Avoid travel during the red highlighted time frame.

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  • GCSD #1 Selects Superintendent

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    08 April 2019

    April 8, 2019--Goshen County School District #1 is pleased to announce that Ryan Kramer has agreed to lead our district for the next two years.

    Chair of Goshen County School District Board of Trustees, Katherine Patrick says, "We look forward to his fresh approach to leadership and to the insights he brings to education."

     

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  • GCEDC Seeking a CEO

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    02 April 2019

    April 2, 2019--Goshen County Economic Development Corporation is seeking a Chief Executive Officer to lead a county-wide economic development program facilitating all economic development, Chamber of Commerce, Main Street, Visitor’s Center and tourism activities. Current CEO, Ashley Harpstreith, announced that her last day will be July 1st.

    Harpstreith said, "I'll be here for Goshen County and always will be your biggest cheerleader."

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  • Local Farmer Recognized

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    25 March 2019

    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 about the contest or how to enter you can contact Brett at 575-0325.

    Meyer farms everything while also owning/operating Meyer Seeds, LLC with his wife, Linda.

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  • Fatal Crash South of Lusk

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    25 March 2019

    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 the center line.  The Nissan entered the southbound lane and collided with a 2016 Peterbilt 379.   

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  • REGIONAL NEWS

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    $10K Donated to Southeast FFA

    April 12, 2019--The Southeast High School FFA chapter received a $10,000 donation from WESTCO and the Land O’Lakes Foundation. The donation was made possible by the Land O’Lakes Foundation Coop Match Program.

    Southeast FFA will use the funds to expand their “Portable Farm Concept” designed by FFA Advisor Jay Clapper. As part of the program, students construct portable units, which offer miniature farm experiences. The program includes Adopt-A-sow, Bottle Calf, Meat Chicken, Corn Planter and Greenhouse.

     

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  • REGIONAL NEWS

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    Water User Link

    April 11, 2019--The North Platte water user meeting that was scheduled for April 11th in Torrington has been canceled. They will not reschedule the meeting but the presentation material will be available online after April 11th.

    The link for the North Platte Water Users Meeting Power Point will be:  https://www.usbr.gov/gp/wyao/north_platte_water_operations.pdf

     

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  • REGIONAL NEWS

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    THS Head Football Coach Leaving

    April 10, 2019--Torrington High School Football Coach, Mark Lenhardt, has stepped down from his position and has accepted the Head Football Coach position at Rock Springs High School. Lenhardt was the Blazers Head Coach for a total of 8 seasons and had a 47-31 record and 41-10 over the last 5 seasons.

    During that time, the blazers were 3A State Runners-Up in 2017 and 2018. Mark was the 4 time EWAC Coach of the Year in 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018. He was a 2 time Scottsbluff Star Herald Coach of the Year in 2015 and 2017. For being the smallest Class 3A football school during his tenure as Head Coach, the Trailblazers were in the 3A State Football Championships 4 out of the last 5 years. Mark and his family will remain in Torrington through the end of the school year.

     

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  • REGIONAL NEWS

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    Blizzard Warning to be in Effect

    April 9, 2019--From Goshen County Sheriff's Office and the US National Weather Service:

    -Blizzard Warnings now in effect for the Nebraska Panhandle for Wednesday morning through Thursday afternoon. Periods of whiteout conditions due to heavy snow, blowing snow, and high winds will cause dangerous travel conditions, especially Wednesday afternoon & evening. Snow drifts could reach 1-2'. Avoid travel during the red highlighted time frame.

    -Winter Storm Warnings also in effect for much of Southeast Wyoming east of the Laramie Mountain Range. Heavy snow bands will occur with high winds and make travel near impossible at times! Avoid travel during the red highlighted time frame.

     

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