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Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, Historian   Leonard Cash began recapturing the history of the double strangulation that occurred on Feb. 12, 1967, at the Egert Hotel, located on 314 Stockade Ave. The victims were owner Marion Mason and hotel guest William Adams, and this week,...

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The Egert Hotel was built in 1935 with new furniture, rugs, drapes, and electric conveniences to obtain comfort for guests.

 
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, Historian   In this week’s installment of “History on Main,” Leonard Cash begins a new, two-part series on the Egert Hotel, located next to the Black Hills Dental building on 314 Stockade Ave. Today, it is an apartment building.  A July 26, 1935,...

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A historical bird’s eye view photo of S. Seneca Ave. in Newcastle.

 
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, historian   Continuing down Seneca Street across the alley from the buildings behind the former First State Bank building on lot 12 of block 10 on Main Street, Leonard Cash tells the story of the Black Hills Dental building, located at 7 S. Seneca...

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Smoke and flames poured out of the buildings in one of the worst Main Street fires in Newcastle history.

 
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, historian   In this week’s installment of “History on Main,” Leonard Cash will wrap up the discussion on the building and businesses located behind the former First State Bank building, which was on lot 12 of block 10, on South Seneca Avenue. He...

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Local doctor, Mike Jording, has recently retired after more than 30 years of service in the medical field. 

 
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Correspondent   A lot changes in the medical field over 30 years. Private practices give way to large corporations, medical technology advances at a rapid rate, and different areas of medicine become more specialized. Mike Jording, a physician who has witnessed all these...

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Pictured is one of the various buildings that was once located behind block 10, lot 12 on South Seneca Avenue.

 
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash   After wrapping up his series on First State Bank when it was located on the corner of block 10, lot 12 in the former Mondell building, historian Leonard Cash decided to start a series on that building, as well as the buildings that once were...

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After standing outside the bank for 30 years, First State Bank’s clock was permanently removed in April of 1953.

 
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash   After six weeks of diving into the history of First State Bank when it was located in the Mondell building on the corner across the street from present-day Cashbox Ceramics, historian Leonard Cash brings its story to a close with the seventh...

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Dwight Souder runs Dite’s Tinkering Designs, where he manufactures fine woodcraft and engraving projects, despite having partial vision, in only his right eye. After the inlay is completely excavated by a computer controlled router on a cutting board, he vacuums the board thoroughly.

 
Walter Sprague Art and Culture Reporter   Wyoming’s registered trademark, the Bucking Horse and Rider, exemplifies the people’s independent spirit and never-give-up attitude. Registered in 1936 by the state of Wyoming and adorning our license plates for years, the silhouette was the emblem embossed...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent With Leonard Cash   Historian Leonard Cash continues to dive into his discussion on the Mondell building, located on lot 12 of block 10, in this week’s installment of “History on Main,” with newspaper articles from 1920 that report the success of First National Bank,...

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Justin Kolbeck, local coal miner, was part of the South Dakota National Guard team that was sent to Washington, D.C., during President Joe Biden’s inauguration, and he was a squad leader for the week.

 
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent   With Jan. 6 marked as a day that could go down in history due to the storming of and break-in at Washington, D.C., the U.S. National Guard made an extra effort to be present at the 2021 inauguration of President Joe Biden. Not only was the Washington, D.C., National...

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