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2015 Lexus ES-300e Hybrid Sedan by Stu Wright

On a recent long weekend I was able to test a new Lexus for a trip to Nebraska.Itwas the ES series hybrid model that has been available since early 2012.  The car was painted Atomic Silver and had black leather five-passenger … Continue reading

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Water rights in 51st state will be protected

BY WELD COUNTY COMMISSIONER SEAN CONWAY Since discussion of creating a 51st State began, the most asked question I have had is how will the existing water rights our farmers and communities currently own be impacted? First and foremost, water rights … Continue reading

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Fort Morgan Cargill plant certified for “tender” meat

Ft. Morgan Times — A new U.S. Department of Agriculture system for rating beef could mean consumers will have a better idea whether or not their meat is tender — and Cargill Meat Solutions is a part of that program. … Continue reading

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34 and counting, State Secession movement gathers steam

Since the Gazette first reported on a movement by residents in multiple states petitioning the Obama administration for secession, the issue appears to be gathering steam with a majority of states now wanting to leave the union.   At the … Continue reading

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“Java” – 2013 Nissan Altima 3.5 SV 4-Door Sedan

    Al Hirt, famed New Orleans trumpeter and bandleader, owned a bar on Bourbon Street in the 60’s, and I’m sure I was in it at some point while serving in the Air Force nearby.  My favorite watering hole, however, … Continue reading

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“Summer in the City” – 2012 Buick Verano 1SL

One of my favorite 60’s hits ever was so named and performed by the Lovin’ Spoonful, the pop-rock jug band of “Do You Believe in Magic” fame.  It was written by band leader John Sebastian’s brother Mark and Steve Boone.  … Continue reading

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2012 Nissan Xterra Pro-4X

This past week I was presented for review a new Nissan Xterra, the compact SUV that has been in production for about twelve years.  Nissan, formerly Datsun, has been in business for almost 100 years (1914), and is now the … Continue reading

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Nebraska veteran discharged over Obama eligibility issue wants to conduct church revivals

  by Jack Minor – An Air Force enlisted man who was quickly discharged after he began questioning Obama’s eligibility to be president has said he would like to go around the country conducting revival meetings in churches regarding America’s … Continue reading

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Another nuclear crisis fizzles, authorities say Nebraska nuclear plant not in danger from Missouri river flooding

by Jack Minor   Following news that radiation from three of the six reactors at the Fukushima power plants did not result in nuclear armageddon, alarmists are now saying a Nebraska nuclear plant is in danger of a similar catastrophe. … Continue reading

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Frances Mae Vitt

Frances Mae Vitt November 26, 1913 ~ March 27, 2011   Frances Mae Vitt, 97, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011, in Greeley, CO.  She was born November 26, 1913, in Fremont, Nebraska, the only child of Frank Smith and … Continue reading

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Donald Devere Kottwitz

  November 19, 1925 ~ February 19, 2011   Don was born November 19, 1925 at a farm home close to Blue Hill, Nebraska.  He was the third of four children born to Carl and Alvina (Krueger) Kottwitz.   Don … Continue reading

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Ricky Lynn Kottwitz

April 26, 1966 – November 1, 2010 Ricky Lynn Kottwitz, 44, of Evans, died November 1, 2010 at his home in Evans.  Ricky Lynn was born to Donald and June (Patterson) Kottwitz on April 26, 1966 at St. Josephs Hospital … Continue reading

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Eleanor Nitzel

October 25, 1912 ~ September 11, 2010 Eleanor Nitzel, 97, a long time resident of Greeley, died Saturday, September 11, 2010 at Colorado Lutheran Home, Arvada, Colorado. She was born October 25, 1912 to Frank and Lily Schmidt.  She was … Continue reading

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Eugene “Gene” Allen

Eugene “Gene” Allen, 87 of Greeley died August 26, 2010 at his home.  He was born February 18, 1923 in a farmhouse close to Harding, Nebraska to Deforest Allen and Ethel Case Allen.  After his mother’s passing two weeks later, … Continue reading

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Local Scout Council selects new leader

By Jack Minor The Longs Peak Council, Boy Scouts of America, Board of Trustees selected John L. Coleman, Jr. as the new Scout Executive/CEO on August 9th . The selection of Coleman follows the retirement of former Scout Executive, J. … Continue reading

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Lois Elaine Rosenberg

August 31, 1928 ~ August 4, 2010 Lois Elaine Rosenberg of Evans died Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center.  She was born August 31, 1928 in Bloomfield, Nebraska to Zachary Taylor and Caroline Henrietta (Berner) Mefford.  She … Continue reading

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Elmer Frantz

Elmer Frantz was born June 14, 1920 near Holmesville, Nebraska to Alfred and Kathryn (Burkholder) Frantz and passed away July 11, 2010 at the North Colorado Medical Center having celebrated his 90th birthday weeks before. Elmer, the oldest of four … Continue reading

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Geraldine “Jeri” Clara Cranwell

Geraldine “Jeri” Clara Cranwell March 15, 1925 ~ June 27, 2010 Geraldine “Jeri” Clara Cranwell of Greeley died Sunday, June 27 at Life Care Center of Greeley.  She was born on March 15, 1925 to J. Glen and Clara May … Continue reading

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Georgia Hosier

Georgia Hosier, 77, of rural Ault went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at the McKee Hospice Unit in Loveland. Georgia was born on February 23, 1933 in Mt. View, Missouri to Ben … Continue reading

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Roger Leroy Tuma

Roger Leroy Tuma, 66 of Evans, Colorado died on Friday, May 7, 2010 at the North Colorado Medical Center. He was born July 07, 1943 in Crawford, Nebraska to Beulah Belle (Dolly- Fisher)Tuma and Jack Tuma. He married Anne Pennington in … Continue reading

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Myrtle Reynolds

Myrtle Reynolds Myrtle R. Reynolds, 95 of Evans died Sunday, April 18, 2010 at Gray Cara West assisted living in Evans, Co. She was born May 30, 1914 to Carl John and Ida Matilda (Stroberg) Peterson. On December 23, 1936, … Continue reading

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Kent David Nelson

Kent David Nelson June 20, 1958 – April 11, 2010 Kent David Nelson of Evans died Sunday, April 11, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center.  He was born June 20, 1958 in Hastings, Nebraska to Don and Maralyne (Shaffer) Nelson.  … Continue reading

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Evans celebrates Arbor Day April 16

by Jack Minor, for The Greeley Gazette Mayor Lyle Achziger issued a proclamation declaring April 16 as Arbor Day in the city of Evans. Arbor Day first began in 1872 when J. Sterling Morton proposed to the Nebraska Board of … Continue reading

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Cynthia Sue (Cindy) Spaedt

Cynthia Sue (Cindy) Spaedt, 53 of Evans, Colorado died on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at her home. She was born on November 30, 1956 in Des Moines, Iowa to Jr. and Carol A. (Weaver) Fleming. Cindy graduated from Audubon High … Continue reading

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