Pages from the Past - From Our 131-Year Archives

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Published Friday, February 2, 2018

15 Years Ago

January 31, 2003

  • Great Outdoors Colorado Board awarded $150,000 in lottery funds to the Central Kiowa County Recreation District to help improve & expand the athletic facilities at the Eads Athletic Field.
  • The Salvation Army store in Eads has closed its doors temporarily due to lack of volunteers to operate the store.
  • Kiowa County Economic Development Foundation issuing a call for photographs of Kiowa County to be used to promote the county.

25 Years Ago

February 4, 1993

  • A rash of UFO sightings across eastern Colorado have scientists and government officials looking for answers.
  • Towner News-G.K & Ann Harkness: Anyone traveling highway 96 between Sheridan Lake & Towner discovered about a mile of the highway had collapsed.

40 Years Ago

February 3, 1978

  • Fifty-six landowners & farm operators in Kiowa County petitioned Secretary of Agriculture Bob Bergland to authorize normal crop acreage on land once in government conservation programs which remains in vegetative cover.
  • Potpourri: A new word is working its way into the nation's vocabulary these days: gasohol.
  • Mr. & Mrs. V.A. Harris of Sheridan Lake experience an eerie & shaky feeling when a bullet from a high-powered gun sailed through the 3 walls of their home from an unknown source.

50 Years Ago

February 2, 1968

  • A new project in Towner has created new employment for that small farming community and caused a greater demand for locally grown grains. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.