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Fort Morgan man in custody on attempted second-degree murder charge

Desmond Harris, 23, of Fort Morgan, is in custody on a police charge of attempted second-degree murder following an early Monday morning shooting in the 600 block of Main Street. An unnamed male victim was shot when it is believed he attempted to stop an altercation between Harris and the...
FORT MORGAN, CO
Fort Morgan Times

Colorado Land Co. shows Morgan County their appreciation; Introduces new company president

The Colorado Land Co. celebrated its 8th Annual Customer Appreciation Dinner at the Longmeadow Event Center in Wiggins on Saturday. Colorado Land Co. has offices in Fort Morgan, Brush, and Wiggins. Owners Kent and Suzy Lindell became involved with real estate in 2008, running their business out of the basement of their home. In 2014 they opened their office on Main Street with one agent. After growing to three agents, they opened their Brush office in 2018 and another office in Wiggins in 2019. They are now a total of 14 including agents and administrative personnel throughout all of their offices.
MORGAN COUNTY, CO
USDA.gov (press release)

USDA Rural Development Awards $48.4 Million to Two Colorado Entities to Expand Rural Electric Infrastructure

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) State Director for Colorado, Armando Valdez, announced the Department is investing $48.4 million to help two electric cooperatives and utilities expand and modernize the nation’s rural electric grid and increase grid security. “When we invest in rural infrastructure, we build opportunity and prosperity in...
COLORADO STATE
sentinelcolorado.com

Dec. 24 death of Adams County Jail inmate under investigation

AURORA | The Adams County Coroner’s Office and Adams County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the December death of a male inmate in the Adams County Detention Center in Brighton. According to a Friday news release from the sheriff’s office, the death took place Dec. 24. “Deputies responded...
ADAMS COUNTY, CO
Fort Morgan Times

American Legion Post 19 offering scholarships for FMHS students

American Legion Auxiliary unit 19 is offering its annual scholarships to Fort Morgan High School seniors this year. Auxiliary President, Lori Araujo, wrote in an email to The Fort Morgan Times that the primary funding for the scholarships comes from raffles. The raffles include gift baskets, but others donated by...
FORT MORGAN, CO

2 arrested, fentanyl, meth, cocaine seized from Primrose Motel

Two people were arrested by deputies in Adams County and drugs, cash and a handgun were seized. It happened during a bust at the Primrose Motel after a month-long investigation. Deputies found 150 fentanyl pills, meth, cocaine, a handgun and ammunition along with $4,800 in cash after an anonymous tip about narcotics in the area. The motel is located near 55th and Federal Boulevard.
ADAMS COUNTY, CO
Fort Morgan Times

Brush Chamber of Commerce has new outlook for 2023

The Brush Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2023 Annual Banquet on Thursday at the Brush Fairgrounds. The Italian Buffet was prepared by Banner Health in Brush for the occasion and more than 100 Chamber members, community residents, elected officials, and local leaders filled the room. The event celebrated the hard work and support of their volunteers and sponsors over the past year and showed appreciation for all of their members.
BRUSH, CO
Fort Morgan Times

Brush boys basketball pulls together a win streak

A little early adversity never hurt anyone, especially when a team finds ways to rebound. After beginning its season with a 3-5 record, Brush boys basketball righted the ship a couple weeks back with a 67-54 win at Weld Central, only to see that one victory give way to three more. Three days later, Frontier Academy suffered a worse fate when the Beetdiggers rolled to a 77-41 win.
BRUSH, CO
myprimetimenews.com

Adams County Launches First Health Department

Commemorates Occasion with Grand Opening Ceremony ~. The Adams County Health Department (ACHD) is proud to announce the official launch and grand opening ceremony of the county’s first ever health department. This new department is responsible for promoting and protecting the health of all residents in Adams County through a variety of programs and services, and believes the successful pursuit of public health requires an understanding of community and a shared future.
ADAMS COUNTY, CO
Fort Morgan Times

Weldon Valley girls hoops picks up a win

Even in a season marred by tough competition, Weldon Valley girls basketball is finding ways to. On Saturday, when the Warriors welcomed an opponent from across state lines, they sent. Banner County straight back to Nebraska with a 40-23 victory. They held control from the very. beginning and never relinquished...
WELDONA, CO
Fort Morgan Times

Fort Morgan boys basketball picks up wins four and five

Fort Morgan boys basketball’s conference schedule is much kinder to it than the non- conference schedule was. Before the Mustangs began the new year, they held just two victories, one over The Academy. and other against Brush. They weren’t making much headway anywhere else, save for a few.
FORT MORGAN, CO
Fort Morgan Times

Plan for Pawnee byway focuses on raising awareness

The Pawnee Pioneer Trails Scenic and Historic Byway is getting an update to its Corridor Management Plan, and a meeting to discuss progress on the project was held Wednesday in Fort Morgan. Downtown Colorado Inc. (DCI), which is spearheading the update under a contract with Colorado Department of Transportation, facilitated...
FORT MORGAN, CO
Fort Morgan Times

Fort Morgan High School releases honor roll for fall 2022 semester

Fort Morgan High School is pleased to announce the names of those students making. Alpha Honor Roll and Academic Scholar for the first semester of the 2022-2023 school. The two levels of Honor Roll recognition are as follows:. – Alpha Honor Roll – the highest acknowledgment will be awarded to...
FORT MORGAN, CO

Deputy under investigation after 'use of force' incident

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A deputy with the Adams County Sheriff's Office is under investigation after a use-of-force incident last month at the detention center, the Sheriff's Office said on Thursday. Few details were provided by the Sheriff's Office about the incident, which occurred Dec. 13. It's being investigated...
ADAMS COUNTY, CO
Fort Morgan Times

Brush resident Bob Whelan to speak about history of Northeastern CO

On Feb. 3, the 7 Brush Museum Sack Lunch Program will welcome Brush resident Bob Whelan who will speak about his program “The History of Northeastern Colorado Since 1859.”. The free event starts at noon at the East Morgan County Library. The focus of the program will be about...
BRUSH, CO