Tag Archives: World War

2014 Volkswagen Jetta SE Review by Stu Wright

    Volkswagen was originally founded in 1937 by the German Labor Front, a Nazi trade union.  The venture included production of an inexpensive car for the common man along with state-sponsored financing (“five marks a week you must put … Continue reading

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Seeing the light: Vulnerable Dems now backing Republican changes to Obamacare

By Jack Minor –   Democrats who preferred to see the federal government partially shut down rather than support Republican proposals to delay the law and implement changes to the healthcare system are now calling for some of these same … Continue reading

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Russia, US exchange Nazi references

By Jack Minor –   In a sign of how tense the situation in Ukraine currently is, officials with both the US and Russian President Vladimir Putin are using references to Adolph Hitler and Nazism to justify their positions on … Continue reading

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Al-Qaeda takes Fallujah as battle for control of country continues

The city that was one of the bloodiest battles of the American war in Iraq has now fallen to our enemies as al-Qaeda has reportedly captured the city of Fallujah.   The Washington Post is reporting that an al-Qaeda affiliated … Continue reading

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Diaper cakes add new twist to old tradition

  A new twist on an old tradition is now combining beauty with the practical for new mother’s to be, the diaper cake.       Lil Baby Cakes is the brainchild of founder Candy Budyta, who took her passion … Continue reading

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“No atheists in foxholes” article by chaplain re-posted on Air Force website

by Jack Minor —   Refusing to give in to demands to punish an Air Force chaplain who posted an essay on a famous quote, the military service has instead reposted the article in the chaplain’s section of the base … Continue reading

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2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 4×4

    Jeep has been building off-road and sport utility vehicles since 1941 (civilian vehicles since 1945), making it the country’s oldest SUV brand.  They were originally provided for the U. S. military during World War II, specifically light 4-wheel drives … Continue reading

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Controversy continues to swirl over unemployment numbers

by Matt Lacy –   Criticism continues to mount over last week’s unemployment numbers which are now below the eight percent benchmark considered a hindrance to an incumbent president’s reelection.   It has long been noted that no post World … Continue reading

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Greeley historic society to hold 10th street walking tour

GREELEY — The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission invites the public to a walking tour of the 10th Street Corridor on Monday, September 17, 2012, at 5:30 p.m.  Participants will visit some of the properties reflecting the post-World War II development … Continue reading

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Greeley history museum to host aeronautics speakers throughout 2012

James Webb Space Telescope By Jack Minor-   Spinning off of the new Aerospace exhibit, the Greeley History Museum, located at 714 8th St., will be holding a monthly series of lectures during 2012 on various stages of development in … Continue reading

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The Raptor has left the building

By Craig Masters After fourteen years in production, the final F-22 Raptor was set to roll off the Lockheed-Martin company’s assembly line in Marietta, Georgia. It was Tuesday, December 13, when Raptor number 187 rolled into history. The original program … Continue reading

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What were their names?

by Jack Minor This weekend is Memorial Day. It was originally started to remember the Civil War dead, sadly for many Americans it has simply become a day to travel, visit family and have a barbecue. The number of Americans … Continue reading

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Reuben Haberman

January 16, 1916 to December 21, 2010 Reuben Haberman of Greeley died December 21, 2010 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado.  Reuben was born January 16, 1916 in Sutton, Nebraska to Henry and Ann Margaret (Dietrich) Haberman. Reuben … Continue reading

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Marines honor their own with ceremony at Bittersweet Park

Story and photo by Jack Minor Marines from across the Rocky Mountain region came to Greeley to honor two of their own in a wreath-laying ceremony at Bittersweet Park this past Sunday afternoon. Colorado Springs Marine Sgt. Jason Smith, who … Continue reading

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Donald Forrest Southard

March 19, 1928 – November 2, 2010 Mr. Southard died November 2, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center.  He grew up in Denver and Brush, where he graduated from high school.  After graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy, after World … Continue reading

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Cecil O. Meyer

Cecil O. Meyer, 91, of Greeley died at home on Sunday, September 26, 2010.  He was born November 4, 1918 in LaSalle to Steve A. and Minnie (Bernd) Meyer. Cecil married Opal M. Trousdale and she died on September 20, … Continue reading

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Local Farm Offers Family Fun, Fresh Vegetables

Photos and story By Jack Minor With a display of vintage autos and airplanes a local farm offers family fun and the ability to gather fresh vegetables. Miller Farms, located at 9040 Hwy 66 in Platteville, started their 15th annual … Continue reading

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House 50 candidates debate over challenges facing state

By Jack Minor During the Greeley Gazette sponsored HD 50 debate this past Friday, Rep. Jim Riesberg touted his accomplishments of the past six years as the HD 50 representative, while challenger Bob Boswell made a case that his business … Continue reading

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Elfriede Nelson

Elfriede Nelson March 20, 1926 ~ August 21, 2010 Greeley, Colorado Elfriede Nelson of Greeley died August 21, 2010 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado.  Elfriede was born March 20, 1926 in Munich, Germany to Robert and Maria … Continue reading

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Gym Instructor Flies High Honoring World War II Aviators

Story and Photo By Jack Minor A local gymnastics instructor in Greeley does more than simply teach people the sport, his company is a tribute to his father and the brave men and women who flew aircraft in World War II. Michael … 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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Albert William “Bill” Cole

Albert William “Bill” Cole, 87, of LaSalle died Monday, June 28, 2010 at Bonell Good Samartian Center.  He was born June 17, 1923 in LaSalle to Albert Randolph and Nellie Mae (Pierce) Cole. Bill graduated from Greeley High School.  He … Continue reading

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DAD, YOU TEACH ME BY YOUR ACTIONS!

By Carol Clemans In the month of June we celebrate Father’s Day. Recently I viewed a you tube video entitled “Dad, I’m Watching You.” Every Dad should watch this heart-touching little boy tell his Dad what he is learning. One … Continue reading

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