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Colorado Division of Water Resources Public Meeting August 13th, 2018
The State Engineer and his staff will be holding a public meeting on August 13th beginning at 10:00 am at the Burlington Community and Education Center (located at 340 S. 14th Street in Burlington, CO) to discuss progress on the rule making associated with the Rules and Regulations Governing Diversi
Town Council looking for solutions to keep pool open longer
Akron Town Council met Monday, August 6 with five members present. Mayor Nancy Lightle opened the meeting with the "Pledge of Allegiance." Randy Hayes gave information on the airport. He would like the council to meet with him and other members of the Airport Development Committee to review the mast
National Night Out far exceeds all expectations
For a first-time event, Akron's National Night Out far exceeded all expectations. "It was way beyond our expectations. We did not think we would have the turnout for National Night Out that we did have," Undersheriff Robbie Furrow and Lori Baer, from the Perk Up the Park committee, said. A crowd of
Inmate escapes McCook Work Ethic Camp
Schlieker is described as a 25-year old white male, 6’1”, 195 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing khaki pants, a gray sweatshirt and gray beanie hat.
Video: Firefighters' gruelling search for Morandi bridge survivors | Daily Mail Online
Dozens are believed to have died after the Morandi Bridge, in Genoa, collapsed. Cars were driving across the bridge when it gave way in the middle of a huge thunderstorm. Rescuers face a tough task trying to find...
Project manager provides Main St. construction update in Lamar
Crews prepare for concrete to be poured on the west side of Main St., north of the railroad tracks between Hickory and Washington St. in Lamar, CO. (Mike Bowen/Lamar Ledger)
Wheels Skateboard Park Officially Opens - The Prowers Journal
Few recent developments in the City of Lamar have been put to so much continued good use as the skateboard park in Willow Creek Park. The park, in the northeast end of Willow Creek Park, has been in use for the past month since the basic construction was finalized. And there were dozens of kids o
Lamar Police Report - August 13
10:50 a.m. - Officers contacted Luis Esparza, 26 of Lamar, in the 800 block of East Olive Street. Mr. Esparza was found to have an active felony warrant out of Prowers County for dangerous drugs. Mr. Esparza was arrested and transported to the Prowers County Jail where he is being held on a $4,000.0
New Signage for Safety - The Prowers Journal
Three locations on Highway 287 through Lamar have been equipped with electronic street-crossing signage as part of the overall Downtown Project, according to Brian Long, CDOT Resident Engineer.
Drought Forces Hard Choices for Farmers and Ranchers in the Southwest
CHESTER, Utah– It’s only the beginning of August – typically the height of the farming season – but the irrigation ponds here in Sanpete County ran dry a month ago. They are now filled with brush and desperate waterfowl while the land surrounding them lies barren, local farmers having already stripp
City Sales Tax Revenue Continues Year-Long Improvement - The Prowers Journal
Although the monthly sales tax revenue for the City of Lamar posted a slim gain for June sales, the year to date figures continued to show growth. City Sales Tax was up 0.51% for a $1,615.24 increase over the year before with 2017 at $314,737.26 and 2018 at $316,352.50. Use Tax collected was down 3
Authorities say escaped Work Ethic Camp inmate caught
MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) -Authorities say officers have caught an inmate who escaped from the Work Ethic Camp in McCook.The Red Willow County Sheriff's Office says inmate Aaron Schlieker was taken back into custody just after 4 a.m. Monday.The Nebraska Correctional Services Department said Schlieker fled t
Lamar Police Report - August 7
9:06 a.m. - Code enforcement officer responded to Walmart, 1432 E Olive St, in regards to dogs confined in a vehicle. Upon arrival officer found the vehicle had all windows down allowing for cross ventilation and therefore not in violation.
Years after pound proposal, Holyoke struggles with strays
The sound of the attack jolted Marcos Lopez out of bed.It was around 2 a.m. July 11 when Lopez said two stray dogs got into his yard and began to fatally maul his dog, Loki.“I was woken up by the sound of it, by the sound of my dog screaming and crying,” he said.Lopez ran outside and scared the dogs
Sand & Sage Round-Up royalty contest held
Part of fair week festivities is tryouts for the Sand & Sage Round-Up royalty. There are three age divisions of royalty; little miss, princess, and queen. Tryouts began on Tuesday, August 7, with speeches and the fashion revue of the contestants.
Pickup totaled in Monday accident east of Imperial
Shelly Yoder, 56, of rural Wauneta was eastbound in a 2007 Chevy half-ton when her vehicle began to drift off the highway.
Stem cell therapy seminar to be Friday and Saturday in Lamar
A free seminar on age management and regenerative medicine (Stem Cell Therapy) for pain relief will be held in Lamar on Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11.
Emotion Packed Meeting Held; Board Tables Action
The auditorium at Revere High School was filled with faculty, coaches, parents, grandparents, and football players during the Joint School Board meeting held on Wednesday, July 25. The center of attention was the approval of a safety plan concerning athletic and any coop participation and the partic
Fair starts strong with 4-H/FFA, rodeo events
Starting strong on Sunday and Monday with 4-H and rodeo events, the fair continues with days full of activities until Sunday, Aug. 19.
Dan Kunnemann to lead Aug. 25 State Fair Parade as Grand Marshal
Later this month, the Nebraska State Fair will celebrate its ninth year in Grand Island, and an Imperial man involved in the transition to its current location will be honored for his service.