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Good Old Days 05-15-15


Compiled By Rob Langrell

These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons.

50 Years Ago

May 18, 1965

'General Rain Averages Over Inch Here'

Proof that it can still rain in Western Nebraska came over the weekend with a steady, straight rainfall that farmers fervently hope will be repeated regularly.

The downpour, varying from light to heavy, continued persistently from Friday morning early until about noon Saturday. The glorious totals ranged from 0.83 inches in the town of Potter to as m...

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