Elbert County

Kiowa Klassic track meeting set for Saturday

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Order of Events

7:45 Scratch Meeting - Coaches Hospitality Room

8:15 Coaches Meeting - Coaches Hospitality Room

9:00 Field Events - Preliminary and Finals (9 advance to finals)

  • Boys Shot Put, Triple Jump
  • Girls Discus, High Jump, Long Jump

9:00 Running Events

  • Girls 800 M Medley Relay- Against Time
  • Girls 3200 M Relay - Against Time
  • Boys 3200 M Relay - Against Time

Celebrating the Life of Alice Jean Weisdorfer Davis Nordick

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Alice Jean Weisdorfer Davis Nordick

June 14, 1933 - May 4, 2021

Alice Jean, preferring to be called Jeany or Jean, was born June 14, 1933, to Lawrence and Grace (Herschler) Weisdorfer. The eldest of four children, Jean spent her childhood years growing up on a farm in the Prairie Queen District North of Haswell. Jean attended her first years of school at Prairie Queen and later rode the school bus to Eads for grade school.

Colorado officials say confirmed COVID variant case and another possible case are both Colorado National Guard personnel

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(The Center Square) - Colorado officials said Wednesday that the individual confirmed to have the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 and another individual that possibly has the variant are both personnel with the Colorado National Guard. 

The Colorado State Laboratory confirmed the COVID variant in a male individual in his 20s on Tuesday, the first confirmed case in the U.S. The individual is in isolation and has no travel history, officials said.

Shooting Incident Under Investigation in Elbert County

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Deputies from the Elbert County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a shooting Saturday night in northern Elbert County.

Between 1,000 and 1,500 people had gathered for a rodeo at a property in the 44000 block of Comanche Creek Road when a fight erupted. One person is said to have pulled out a gun and began shooting. It is not known if anyone was struck by bullets, however two people who were working the event were treated for minor injuries that occurred during the fight.

2018 Pedal the Plains Route Announced

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper along with the Denver Post Community Foundation, announced Kiowa, Bennett, and Limon as the host communities for this year's Pedal The Plains bike ride.

The 188-mile, three-day tour will take place Sept. 14 - 16. The 2018 Tour includes a new gravel century ride. Registration is now open online at www.pedaltheplains.com.