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.