Pages from the Past - From our 129 year archive.

Pages from the Past
Published Thursday, April 28, 2016

15 yrs

 

May 4, 2001

Construction is expected to begin on another segment of US Highway 287 resurfacing project in Colorado according to Paul A. Westhoff, Project Manager for Colorado Department of Transportation.

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25 years

 

May 2, 1991

The Federal Land Bank Association of Lamar is in better financial shape than a year ago, acting Presidetnt Michael C. Lening told members during a banquet meet at the Knights of Columbus Hall..

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40 years

 

April 23, 1976

Kiowa County slipped from 4th to 6th among Colorado counties in production of sorghum grain last year according to the Colorado Crop & Livestock Reporting Service.

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50 years

 

April 18, 1966

Mrs. Philomene Liesen , Wiley music instructor, received a "I" rating for school bands festival held in La Junta. This was her 15th breaking the record held by Randall Spicer formally of La Junta & Boulder, now conducting bands at Washington State University.