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Weld United Way 211 service connects flood recovery services, victims and volunteers

United Way of Weld County’s 2-1-1 Information & Referral Service provides access to services to people all across Weld County. In times of disaster, such as the Windsor Tornado in 2008 and the current flooding that has devastated the entire … Continue reading

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Windsor Lake closed after complaints of illness

The Town of Windsor on Monday closed Windsor Lake until further notice after swimmers there reported becoming ill. Melissa Chew, director of Parks, Recreation and Culture for the Town of Windsor said samples taken from the lake outside the beach … Continue reading

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Better communications will turn voters for republicans

by Craig Masters Practicing new skills in communication is critical for election success How to better communicate in one-on-one situations was the topic of the first of two free classes offered by the conservative Windsor based group, Right Turn Colorado. … Continue reading

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Vestas not so green after all

by Peter Grady –   While the President is making a huge push for “green” energy over traditional methods such as gas and oil, a report from Danish wind turbine giant, Vestas, reveals the plant is not as “green” as everyone … Continue reading

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Hispanic groups at odds over House District 50 redistricting proposal

by Jack Minor — Groups claiming to represent the Hispanic community took opposite sides regarding a proposal to re-draw Colorado House District 50 borders that would  create a Hispanic majority in the new district. Citizens spoke for nearly three hours … Continue reading

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New York says it has right to define marriage, Colorado does not

  By Jack Minor   The state of New York is asserting a sovereign right to define marriage, while claiming that states such as Colorado, that prohibit same sex marriages, do not have a similar right.   Last week, New … Continue reading

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Greeley to spend $180 million on water projects

by Jack Minor   The city of Greeley is preparing to spend $180 million to aquire new water supplies and construction of a new pipeline in anticipation of the population doubling in the next 40 years.   Jon Monson, Greeley … Continue reading

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Earl M. Pitts

Earl M. Pitts, 76 of Greeley, formerly of Evans & Gill died on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at the Hospice & Palliative Care of Northern Colorado Inpatient Unit.   He was born on January 15, 1935 to Walter C. and … Continue reading

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Violet Ilene Harding

  June 10, 1929 ~ March 3, 2011   Violet Ilene Harding of Windsor died Wednesday, March 3, 2011 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado.  She was born June 10, 1929 to Alex and Mary (Erbes) Kammerzell in … Continue reading

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Rose Ledesma

August 30, 1918 ~ January 28, 2011 Rose Ledesma of Windsor died Friday, January 28, 2011 at her home.  She was born August 30, 1918 in Compton, California to Rafael and Guadalupe (Cervantes) Ledesma. Rose enjoyed traveling, reading, crossword puzzles … Continue reading

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Rosetta Viola Irene (Hazell) Claar

Rosetta Viola Irene (Hazell) Claar, age 101, passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2011 in Windsor, Colorado.  She was born April 27, 1909 to Robert and Caroline (Jones) Hazell in Lenora, Kansas.  Caroline later married Eugene Tracy, a loving father to … Continue reading

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Young Marines complete 18 mile march as a graduation requirement

Story and photo – -By Jack Minor – Many parents who have concerns that School District 6 has lowered its requirements for graduation might be interested to know the graduation requirements of the Young Marines  are a little stricter. Members of the Young … Continue reading

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School closures due to weather

by Vanessa Dominguez Several schools will be closed February first due to weather conditions. It is suggested that animals be kept inside, even outdoor pets should be kept inside. The following is a list of closures: EATON SCHOOL DIST. RE-2 … Continue reading

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Pastor honored for 25 years of service

Pastor Rod and Mrs. Paula Carlson were honored on Sunday, September 19, 2010, for their years of faithful service to the Evangelical Free Church of Windsor. For 25 years, Pastor Carlson’s love for the Lord Jesus Christ has been greatly … Continue reading

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Louise Todd Celebrates 90th Birthday

Louise Todd celebrated her 90th birthday in Windsor, CO with a reception at the Evangelical Free church, a family dinner and surprise party. Louise was born September 29, 2010 on the family farm east of Galeton, CO on September 29, … Continue reading

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Vote Early, Avoid the Rush

By Mike Bauman Early Voting vote centers will be available at the following 5 locations. These facilities will open from 8-5 on October 18, 2010 – October 29, 2010. Early Vote Centers turn into Election day Vote Centers on November 2, … Continue reading

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Carol Weitzel Lind

Carol Weitzel Lind, 71 of Eaton, died on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at the Hospice & Palliative Care of Northern Colorado Inpatient Unit. She was born on December 27, 1938 in Severance, Colorado to Henry and Lydia (Batz) Weitzel.  Following … Continue reading

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Carol Weitzel Lind

Carol Weitzel Lind, 71 of Eaton, died on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at the Hospice & Palliative Care of Northern Colorado Inpatient Unit. She was born on December 27, 1938 in Severance, Colorado to Henry and Lydia (Batz) Weitzel.  Following … Continue reading

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Joe M. Steen

Joe M. Steen, 75, of Overbrook, KS, formerly of Windsor died on September 18, 2010 in Overbrook.  He was born June 2, 1935 in Childress, Texas to Manual and Nettie (Wilson) Steen.  He moved to Windsor in 1945 where he … Continue reading

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Help the Hungry; Weld Food Bank in need of donations

By Vanessa Dominguez September is a slow month for donations to the Weld Food Bank. Kevin Mullin, food bank director of development said, “During this time of the year, the food bank typically finds that its food inventory gets low … Continue reading

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Marietta Miller

May 6, 1934 – August 24, 2010 Marietta Miller, 76, of Fort Collins, died August 24, 2010 at her home.  She was born May 6, 1934 in Greeley, Colorado to John and Rachel (Geisick) Berens.  She attended Bracewell School.   On … Continue reading

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Edward A. Lorenz

Edward “Ed” A. Lorenz, 92, of Greeley, CO went to be with the Lord, Thursday, July 29, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley. He was born October 24, 1917 in Windsor, Colorado to Alexander and Mollie (Schmick) Lorenz.  … Continue reading

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Virginia A. (Ginger) Wiginton

Virginia A. (Ginger) Wiginton 91, of Windsor passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2010 at the Grey Cara Assisted Living in Evans. She was born June 17th 1919 to Emich and Mildred Solms in Saginaw, Michigan and spent her childhood … Continue reading

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David Naibauer

David Naibauer April 8, 1917 ~ July 12, 2010 David Naibauer of Sterling died Monday, July 12, 2010 at Windsor Health Care Center in Windsor.  He was born on April 8, 1917 in Greeley, Colorado to Fred and Mollie (Lennz) … Continue reading

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Rhea Louise Kallsen

Rhea Louise Kallsen, 75 of Windsor, died on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at her home. She was born on January 9, 1935 in Denver, Colorado to John W. and Florence L. (Hackett) Gillette. Rhea attended Grover Elementary and Jr. High … Continue reading

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Fred E. Banghart

April 13, 1940 – June 28, 2010 Fred E. Banghart, 70, of Windsor, died Monday, June 28, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center, in Greeley.  He was born in Greeley, April 13, 1940 to Herman and Alma (Wilhelm) Banghart.  He … Continue reading

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Division of Wildlife Fishing Report

By Mike Bauman The following area fishing spots were recently stocked with catchable trout according to the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Bellaire Lake – Red Feather Carter Reservoir – Loveland Flatiron Reservoir – Loveland Pinewood Reservoir – Loveland Grand Lake … Continue reading

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Carrie E. Keefer

Carrie E. Keefer  Carrie Elizabeth “Bette” Keefer, 96, of Windsor, CO died May 23, 2010 at Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, CO.  She was born on April 21, 1914 in Shippensburg, PA to Willis and Carrie (Shumberger). Hershey.  … Continue reading

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Lydia Erbes

Lydia Erbes, 92, of Windsor, CO died April 29, 2010 at Windsor Health Care. Lydia Greenwald was born October 11, 1917 in Fort Morgan, CO. She married Jacob Erbes in 1935 and resided in Windsor. She retired from the Windsor … Continue reading

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Michael P. “Mike” Campbell

Michael P. “Mike” Campbell, 55, of Greeley, died April 21, 2010.  Mike was born December 7, 1954 to Paul E. and Agnes Lorraine (Walker) Campbell in Durango, Colorado. Mike graduated from Brighton High School in 1972 and after graduation he … Continue reading

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Time to tear down the walls — Greeley Mayor Tom Norton

By Jim Frazier On Thursday April 14,th in a quarterly breakfast meeting, local government leaders focused on regionalization and cooperation to reduce impacts from lower incomes. “In the past, there was a wall between various agencies,” said Greeley Mayor Tom … Continue reading

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Stephen L. Clifton

Stephen L. Clifton October 7, 1958 ~ April 16, 2010 Stephen L. Clifton of Greeley died Friday, April 16, 2010 in Estes Park.  He was born October 7, 1958 in Waco, Texas to Glenn and Dee (Joiner) Clifton.  He moved … Continue reading

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Maintaining the Status Quo or The Emperor’s New Clothes

I am not speaking as a board member but as a citizen of District 6 schools. It’s difficult to report month after month that our District is, and will continue to fail the majority of our children.  Admittedly, it is … Continue reading

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Daniel Allen Raisley

Daniel Allen Raisley, 53, of Greeley, CO died Sunday, March 21, 2010 at his home.  He was born April 28, 1956 in Greeley to Clyde and Cornelia (Morris) Raisley. Dan grew up in Greeley and graduated from Central High School … Continue reading

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