Morgan County, CO

Fort Morgan Times

I-76 pursuit ends with arrest of man also sought in Adams County incident

An Aurora man was arrested Sunday after leading local law enforcement on a high speed chase along Interstate 76. The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reported in a Facebook post that a call came in at about 10:25 a.m. Sunday of a possible drunk driver that had sideswiped a white BMW at mile marker 61 on eastbound I-76. According to the caller, the vehicle was weaving across both lanes of traffic. Sheriff Dave Martin, who was off duty but heard the call on his radio, responded and started watching for the vehicle at mile marker 86.
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Fort Morgan Times

Morgan County Board of County Commissioners recognize staff for years of service, approve bids for new police vehicles

The Morgan County Board of County Commissioners met on Tuesday, April 19. Commissioners Mark Arndt, Jon Becker and Gordon Westhoff were all in attendance. The commissioners first convened as the Morgan County Board of Social/ Human Services and approved DHS minutes dated Apr. 19, March DHS warrants and March DHS certification of provider, vendor and benefit authorizations.
Fort Morgan Times

12th annual Sight from the Heart event helps 22 individuals in need

Dr. George and Melissa Herkneky, along with their staff at Hertneky Vision Source, held their 12th annual Sight from the Heart event on Friday, May 6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with their last appointment time slotted for 3:15 p.m. to make sure each customer received the amount of time necessary to address his or her vision problems.
Fort Morgan Times

Student News: Three from Morgan County graduate from Chadron State College

Three students from Morgan County were among the 218 Chadron State College undergraduates who received bachelor’s degrees and 65 graduate students who received master’s degrees in a combined ceremony in the Chicoine Center on Saturday, May 8, 2022. The Morgan County graduates from Chadron State included:. Estefanie Estupinan...
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Nominations wanted for 2022 Watrous Pioneer Award

Nominations are being sought from the community for who to recognize with the 2022 Watrous Pioneer Award, according to a news release. Doc and Helen (Petteys) Watrous were true pioneers of our community, going back to Helen’s father, Alonzo Petteys, who, along with JR Ryland, bought and deeded the land we all know as Memorial Park and the Morgan County Fairgrounds. These people knew Morgan County was a special place and wanted to recognize those who had helped and continue to help pioneer our community.

Rep. Buck: Poor policy driving high gas price

U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, R-Windsor, need not look further than his neighbor to understand the detriments that have been caused by energy policy in Colorado and Washington, D.C., he says. His neighbor was previously employed by an oil exploration company in the Denver-Julesburg field. “He was laid off as a...