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By Tesia Galvan
Staff Writer 

Searching for American flags

City employee on mission to line main street again with Old Glory


March 5, 2016

Tesia Galvan

Worland Building Inspector Nick Kruger collects one of the twenty-five flags he tracked down from help from the community and city employees. Kruger is trying to collect the rest of the flags, if any. There are possibly 22 flags left out there. If the rest of the flags don't turn up, it could be a possibility that there were only 25 flags to begin with, Kruger said.

WORLAND – Word of mouth, bits of information and tips received from asking around has helped one City of Worland employee begin what has now turned into a group effort to show patriotic pride in Worland for the upcoming summer holidays.

Nick Kruger is the City of Worland Building Inspector, and approximately three weeks ago, he began a quest for the flags that used to line Big Horn Avenue on the lights in the main downtown corridors during Memorial Day.

"Four or five years ago was the last time those flags were put into place," Kruger said. "I always thought it was odd that we had all th...

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