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Two Colorado utilities get $48.5 million in USDA loans for grid upgrades

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Two rural Colorado electric cooperatives will receive $48.5 million in loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to modernize electric grids and increase security.

Obituary – Ronald Dean Weiser

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Ronald Dean Weiser

July 22, 1944 - January 15, 2022

Ronald Dean Weiser died peacefully January 15, 2022, after a long cancer battle.  

He was born July 22, 1944, in Dighton, Kansas, to Bernard Weiser and Virginia (Herl) Weiser. 

At 18 months old, his family moved to Eads.  He attended school there and graduated in 1962 from Eads High School.  He attended college in Hays, Kansas, and business school in Denver. 

Obituary – Ronnie Lee Wyatt

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Ronnie Lee Wyatt

January 6, 1952 - December 28, 2021

Ronnie Lee Wyatt, 69, of Wiggins, died December 28, 2021 at his home. 

He was born January 6, 1952, in Beloit, Kansas, to Richard and Evelyn (Boyer) Wyatt.

Ronnie married Linda Davis August 1, 1971, in Haswell. They moved to Wiggins from Yuma in 1978. 

Ronnie worked for Xcel Energy for 31 years and retired from there as a supervisor.

Cargill recalls 66 tons of beef for suspected E. coli contamination

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Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan is recalling 132,606 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O26, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday.

The ground beef items were produced and packaged June 21, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:

Industry Stages Event to Introduce Girls to Opportunities in Manufacturing

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Last year, three organizations, the Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte, and APICS, conducted a survey of executives in the Manufacturing Industry to gauge the success they were having in attracting and retaining women and what could be done to inspire a new generation of young women with an interest and aptitude in manufacturing.