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Lodgepole Historical Society to request $1K from county

Funds historically given to group stopped in 2011


The Lodgepole Historical Society will likely receive $1,000 this year from Cheyenne County to help support its efforts to preserve and display the village’s history.

On Monday, Maryann Dickinson, a historical society board member, told the Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners the county had previously made an annual contribution to the group.

“But we didn’t get any last year,” she said.

This year’s budget, passed last month, likewise didn’t include any funds earmarked for the historical society.

Dickinson asked why not.

Cheyenne County Clerk Beth Fiegenschuh said 2011 was the...

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