Torrington stories sought

Denizens of a little town on the prairie are searching for stories from their past — recent and distant.

Denizens of a little town on the prairie are searching for stories from their past — recent and distant. Anyone who has connections with the hamlet of Torrington and the surrounding area is invited to submit stories and pictures for a new history book, a project of the Torrington Historical Society. Organizers have set a deadline of Dec. 1 for all submissions. Along with the submissions, they are seeking volunteers for the project. Copies of the book can be pre-ordered with a deposit of $35. Stories and pictures should go by email to torringtonhistory@hotmail.com or by mail to the historical society at General Delivery, Torrington, T0M 2G0. Further details are available from Dorothy Weimer, 403-556-2497; Dwayne Weisenburger, 403-631-3824; or Garnet Bauer, 403-672-0027.

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