130 Years In the past
The variety of acres of public lands in Scotts Bluff County topic to settlement was 264,240.
Matthias Schumacher, Milton H. Lacy, Richard M. Johnson and Nicholas Peterson marketed for closing proof.
O.W. Gardner acquired the patent from Uncle Sam for the land upon which the thriving younger metropolis of Gering was being constructed.
120 Years In the past
A publish workplace was established at Pratt, Wyoming, with Yorrick Nichols as postmaster.
Ralph Russell was transferring his retailer from Mitchell Valley to Sunflower on the brand new Burlington line.
A county Sunday faculty group was fashioned with Fred Hafley as president and Rev. E.H. Sayre as secretary.
110 Years In the past
A brand new faculty constructing was being constructed at Hull in District No. 9.
Sixty-four circumstances on the district courtroom docket for the summer season time period.
An injunction in opposition to the Gering canal board was resolved.
100 Years In the past
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Simmons, a son.
State board of evaluation raised the land valuation of Scotts Bluff County 20 p.c.
Dr. H.O. Jones was elected commander of the Gering American Legion, succeeding Capt. L.E. Cottle.
Heavy hail storm visited the japanese a part of the county, the most important harm being completed in Creighton Valley.
Chas. Hutchinson, a Morrill farmer, was killed when a grind stone broke and a chunk struck him, crushing his cranium.
90 Years In the past
4 thousand acres in Banner County was bought by Owen Gifford, Holdrege.
The previous Pastime Theatre constructing, half on the pioneer brick constructing in Gering, was being razed to make room for the Masek enchancment.
W.H. McComber, 68, pioneer of Hull part, died.
Married: James A. Hawley and Rowena Fullerton, McGrew.
80 Years In the past
Cook dinner Packing Firm introduced plans for a $100,000 addition adjoining the present plant on the south. This might enhance the plant’s slaughter amenities to 600 cattle and 6,000 lambs per week.
The household of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Ewing, Gering Valley pioneers, held their annual picnic at Morrill with 100 current.
Valley guests included W.J. Coad, of Omaha, son of John F. Coad, one of many well-known Coad brothers, who within the pre-settlement days have been intensive cattle ranchers, headquarters close to the current day website of Melbeta.
Died: Benjamin A. Roseborough, 71, pioneer Mitchell businessman.
70 Years In the past
Died: Harry Davies, a retired architect right here.
Married: Norma Prohs and Delmer Flegge at Laramie, Wyoming.; Leo Bolin and Hazel in Denver; Normalee Weyenberg and Keith Hampton at Glenville.
60 Years In the past
Gering Legion Midgets misplaced to Pierce in state tourney.
Gering Nationwide Guardsmen have been to coach at Camp Ripley, Minnesota. The Western Nebraska items have been additionally there.
In what was termed “retribution,” native county sheriffs arrested Nebraska Patrolman Dale Justice for dashing.
W.H. Weber was named Freeway 92 chairman by the Gering Chamber.
50 Years In the past
Susan Ramig returned after a 12 months as an AFS scholar at Lorrach, Germany, which is situated within the southwest Black Forest area.
Soccer coach Van Steckelberg mentioned this could possibly be a very good 12 months for the Gering Bulldogs.
The Dodgers copped the Babe Ruth league championship. Members of the workforce have been: David Anderson, Jim Ramirez, Stan Shubert, Ron Gross, Roland Meisner, Steve Larsen, Ron McFarland, David Meter and Robert Horst. Coaches have been: Henry Meter and Wes Carter.
Fashionable new Northfield Elementary prepared for fall opening.
Winners of the Pacific League have been the Tacoma ball membership. Members have been: Mark Miller, Kerry Lee, Mitchell Harding, Don Roland, Terry Martin, Kent Zweifel, Clark Lamb, Brad Curtis and Max Osthoff. Coaches have been: Charles Lamb and Invoice Osthoff.
Gentry Medical Middle introduced the affiliation of Dan Clark, M.D., within the apply of household medication.
Died: Christina Dendinger, 98, Harrington; Rachel Griess, 76, Scottsbluff; Mrs. Ella Baker, space oldtimer.
40 Years In the past
4 Gering Excessive College graduates performed within the Western Nebraska All-Star soccer recreation, Ty Miller, Steve Radzymski, Mike Mich and Jon Swanbom.
Patricia Clark was employed as new principal at Lincoln Elementary College.
Gering fireplace chief Bob Larsen reported to the county commissioners that the rising prepare site visitors on Burlington Northern Railroad in Scottsbluff and Union Pacific Railroad in Gering will make entry to West Nebraska Common Hospital tougher for Gering and different communities south of the 2 rail traces.
A brand new parking zone situated north of the American Legion constructing on Ninth Road was accomplished.
Jeff Klein, Scottsbluff, received the 53rd Oregon Path golf event, capturing a two over par.
A Grand opening was held at Randall Sq., E. 20th in Scottsbluff.
Died: Corey Herdt, 21, Scottsbluff native; Effie Whitington, 74, Minatare; Elizabeth Keller, 78, Scottsbluff; Eddie Bentley, 59, Scottsbluff; John Shoopman, 88, Scottsbluff; Harry Reed, 63, Lyman.
30 Years In the past
Sandra Sue Carlson of rural Scottsbluff was arraigned on fees of 93 counts of forgery from her former employer, Chain Oil, Inc.
Scotts Bluff County Commissioners authorized and extension on buying a proposed website for a brand new juvenile detention facility.
David Moore, 11, of Gering, died of accidents suffered in a bicycle-truck collision on Kimball Avenue.
County commissioner John McLellan lower the ribbon to formally re-open the Alco retailer on the Scottsbluff-Gering Freeway.
Died: William Burton Barrett, 78, Minatare; Ruth A. Nichols, 92, Scottsbluff.
20 Years In the past
After seven years of service, metropolis administrator Wally Baird submitted his resignation, efficient Sept. 24. Baird will assume his new duties as Alliance metropolis supervisor Sept. 25.
The Twin Cities Growth Minor League Baseball Job Pressure instructed the Rocky Mountain Skilled Baseball League that it must put plans for a workforce in the neighborhood on maintain for a 12 months after value estimates to renovate Cleveland Area in Scottsbluff got here in between $2.Four and $Four million. Value estimates for a brand new stadium have been at $5 million.
Citing private causes, Scotts Bluff County public defender Byron Johnson submitted his resignation.
Work was progressing properly on the renovation of Cougar Palace at Western Nebraska Neighborhood School.
Died: Allan Campbell Landers, M.D., 73, who practiced medication in Scottsbluff for 35 years.
10 Years In the past
About 20 Shifting Gering Ahead committee members mentioned points they might be dealing with following the Gering faculty board’s approval of a $7.9 million bond difficulty to be positioned on the November poll.
The 2010 Scotts Bluff County Honest livestock sale netted $251,510 for Four-H and FFA youth.