10 Years Ago - Drew Wenzel (then Gatlin) poses with the damage to the Broadus School van inflicted by a bull elk, in October of 2013. Drew, along with her mother, Ronda, and Broadus Music Teacher Lisa Lynch were returning from All-State Choir when they hit the elk on the interstate near Columbus. Red Green would be proud of the ladies, as a liberal application of duct tape kept the van together for the ride home. The elk was not so lucky. The bull was dispatched by a Highway Patrol officer. According to witness reports, the next day the elk carcass remained but the antlers were missing. (Photo Courtesy Drew Wenzel)
October 26, 1923
57 Schools to Be Opened This Year
Fifty-seven public schools will be opened in Powder River County this year, according to J.I. Westpahl, County Superintendent of Schools. There is a total of 75 schools in the county but some of...