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We had a little ceremony here on the Greet Ranch yesterday.

Even the reporter from the Northern Wyoming Daily News in Worland made it over.
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Seems as though my father-in-law, John, received another award for his volunteer weather observation.  He’s received the Jefferson Award and John Campanius Holm award previously.  This time it was the Dick Hagemeyer Award for 45, yes, I said FORTY FIVE, years of service!
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That means every day…
every day!
…John has recorded the weather.
Maximum temperature.
Minimum temperature.
Rainfall.
Storms.
He used to have to write in all down in a special notebook, now most of it is computerized.
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This machine punches a hole every 15 minutes in the white roll of tape to record measured precipitation.  As Vernon said, “It’s punched a bunch of dry holes lately!”  It should be updated in the next year or so…
When his readings get posted on the internet… it looks like this…
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That’s Johnny… the TENSLEEP 16SSE…
We’re proud of Johnny… his dedication is impressive!
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