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Just finished up another successful Haunted Village. This event has become one of our main fundraisers each year. I want to give a big thank you to the Lady Knights Softball Team from North Platte Community College for their work. If you didn’t come out this year make sure to do so next October.
The museum would like to announce the reintroduction of the Heritage Festival’s Beard Growing Competition!! There will be two divisions in the competition: Natural Beard and Styled Beard. 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places will be awarded in both divisions. Prizes will include Duck Dynasty duck calls, etc. If you would like to be a part of the event simply fill out the registration form and send it to the museum. We hope to see you there.
As the demands of the war grew so did the sacrifices of the American people. Rationing and price controls of basic items were instituted and managed by the Office of Price Administration. Citizens were given ration books that included stamps that allowed you to buy limited…