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Pages from the Past - From our 129 year archive.

Pages from the Past
Published Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Pages from the Past


15 Years Ago

April 6, 2001


This winter the Low-income Energy Assistance program  (LEAP) provided nearly $52,000  to Kiowa County  residents to assist with payments of heating cost.

25 Years Ago

April 4, 1991

The Eads Post Office is modernizing its postal delivery system to conform with the national postal standards. The changes only apply to home-delivery patrons

40 Years Ago

March 26, 1976


Kiowa County slipped from third to eighth in Colorado wheat production in 1975. Dry soils at seeding time, early plant growth and spring winds with the dryland acreage under stress much of the growing season  were reasons for reduce crop.


50 Years Ago

April 1, 1966


The ICC  issued a statement  the Missouri Pacific Railroad passenger train No. 11 & 12 between St. Louis MO and Pueblo CO is not required by public convenience and therefore would unduly burden interstate or foreign commerce