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County shooting range to be repaired


Plans are under way to reconstruct the county's shooting range, which was battered by the Sept. 9 storm.

The building, which is located in a rural part of Cheyenne County, was destroyed due to wind damage. The highest recorded wind speed in the storm earlier this month was 78 miles per hour, although some speculate that unrecorded gusts may have exceeded this mark.

The Cheyenne County Sheriff John Jenson does not disclose the exact location of the building because SWAT exercises are sometimes carried out there.

He estimates that it will cost the county around $5,000-$6,000 to replace...

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