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Dinner with Nevada’s governors at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

Gardnerville resident Mike Fischer remembers seeing H.F. Dangberg Jr.’s daughter Ruth Achard feeding the ranch’s turkeys on cold, windy mornings wearing her mother’s coat. “She had it tied with a rope and was out with the wind blowing her hair out to here, she made quite a picture,” the former Dangberg cowboy and state official said. “It really is a story of a life. They went from being rich to having $10 in the checking account. Ruth and Margaret were essentially raised by robber barons, but then they went to work for the state.” On Sept. 21, the Friends of …

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