Pages from the Past - From our 136-year Archives for March 19, 2023

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Published Sunday, March 19, 2023

15 Years Ago

March 14, 2008

  • A 7.5-mile reconstruction of US 40/287 from Kit Carson west is schedule to begin March 17.
  • Brooke Crawford of Kit Carson is the 2008 Colorado Elks State Hoop Shoot Champion in the 10-11 age group.
  • The Eads High School Knowledge Bowl team came from behind to win the 1A Division and lock in a spot at the state championships.

25 Years Ago

March 13, 1998

  • Senator Jim Rizzuto was able to persuade the Joint Budget Committee to fund a $10.4 million purchase of the Union Pacific rail line, which runs between Towner and Pueblo.

40 Years Ago                    

March 18, 1983

  • Nursing Home News- LaVerne Fischer: Residents are excited about their new phone which was installed with a volume switch.

50 Years Ago

March 16, 1973

  • Fires originated by arsonists did damage estimated in the thousands on the former George Fuller farm near Arlington.
  • Gale winds gusting with velocities of 75 miles per hour whipped the Colorado High Plains, bringing rains from a trace to half an inch. 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.

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