Pages from the Past - From Our 131-Year Archives

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Published Friday, March 2, 2018

15 Years Ago

February 28, 2003

  • The Haswell water nitrate levels are currently 11 though 10 is the maximum permitted
  • A series of 3 community educational forums on renewable energy to be held to provide information & solicit feedback from Eastern Colorado citizens.
  • The Salvation Army store remains closed due to the lack of volunteers to operate the store.
  • USDA Update-Rod Johnson: Everything we are reading indicates that disaster aid for crops maybe months rather than weeks.

25 Years Ago

March 2, 1993

  • Towner Tales-Ann Harkness: A little more than 200 who attended Weber's Water Service open house.

40 Years Ago

March 3, 1978

  • Pharmacist Tom Davis intents to move to Eads to manage the Kiowa Drug and his brother Jerry has moved to Ordway to manage the store there.
  • Electrical service was restored to Plainview School and surrounding area after 13 days without power from the devastating ice storm.
  • Control of Southeast Colorado Power Association (REA) was taken over by a new board of directors.

50 Years Ago

March 1, 1968

  • The First National Bank in Eads announce the bank would start closing all day on Saturdays beginning March 16.