From the July 4, 1936 News Record
The Ace Night Club, operated in connection the Ace Cafe and Hotel by Bob Johnson and Earl E. Burke, will open tonight. The Ace Hotel and Cafe was formerly known as the Noble Hotel until recently leased by the new operators. The entire place has been given a thorough remodeling from cellar to garret. Each room is equipped with good, comfortable beds, and the new owners inform us that in a short time several of the rooms will be made modern with hot and cold water. An automatic pressure water tank has been installed to give full pressure to the second story. Good music will be featured at the Night Club opening this evening, coupled with refreshments. Everyone is invited to come. Bring friends, make friends and meet friends.
From the July 12, 1973 News Record
A black bear was killed near Gillette on July 11. The bear was reported to the city police department by Jack Barkley, who said the animal was disturbing his livestock on his ranch 11 miles south on the 4J Road. Barkley was told by local Game and Fish warden, Ken Persson, that he had a legal right to kill the bear if it was harming his livestock. Person said Barkley then shot the bear with a 7 mm magnum rifle and disabled it. When Persson arrived, he finished the job by shooting the bear in the head with a 270 rifle. Persson said Barkley had hit the animal in the rear and had not killed it completely. Persson said the bear had run through the Barkley’s garden and yard and had been in with the horses before it was reported.
From the July 10, 1947 News Record
Why not open up your home to tourists? How else can you meet someone like the movie actress Gail Sonderguard, and her husband director, Herbert Biberman? All this happened Tuesday evening when Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lane noticed on their tourist register that their guests were from California, and on further questioning found the lady to be a star of the picture “Rebecca” and the man in the crowd had just finished directing the picture, “New Orleans.” They were passing through Gillette on route to Michigan and Wisconsin to visit miss Sonderguard’s relatives, and were accompanied by their two sons.