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Good Old Days 08-28-15


Compiled By Delaney Uhrig

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

'Farm Youth Drowned As Car Washes Into Deep, Storm-Filled Draw'

Aug. 30, 1965

A popular Gurley farm youth, Jim Kuehn, 19, drowned Saturday night when his car was washed into a rapidly moving draw filled by heavy rains earlier that evening.

He was Cheyenne County's fourth traffic fatality for this year. His death, along with eight others throughout the state, sent the Nebraska traffic toll to 235, as c...

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