Morgan County high school sports scoreboard
Winter sports are off to a fast start. From wrestling to basketball, the Morgan County high schools have been on the go to start the month. It’s time to get fans caught up with all the action that took place over the week from their favorite team. Fort Morgan.
Tobias Uhrig’s business dream comes true
In July of this year, Tobias Uhrig opened Rowanoak Mortuary and Crematory at 231 S. Sherman St. The Brush native started plotting his business venture as he neared the end of his military service. At that time, though, he had reservations about if he could establish another mortuary in the...
East Morgan County Hospital finishes $5 million renovation of Emergency Department
East Morgan County Hospital (EMCH) in Brush held an open house on Wednesday to celebrate the completed remodel and expansion of the Emergency Department. The project began in September of last year with a projected budget of $5 million and reported that they came in under budget. Renovations included a new dedicated entrance, a larger waiting room, additional exam and treatment rooms, and improved behavioral health service capabilities. They also updated with new equipment and larger trauma rooms.
East Morgan County Library: Teen trivia challenge to test holiday knowledge
Quick question: In the Christmas movie “Elf,” what actress plays Jovie, the love interest of Will Ferrell’s character, Buddy?. If you are not a teen, but think the teen(s) in your life could easily answer that question, encourage them to join TAG at the East Morgan County Library District on Monday, Dec. 11 at 6:15 p.m. Participants will form teams and test their collective knowledge of all things “winter holiday” related. Snacks and warm drinks are provided. By the way, if you answered the trivia question with “Zooey Deschanel,” you are correct!
Morgan County Commissioners approve conditional use permit to allow the placement of a second mobile home
In July, the Morgan County Commissioners voted 2-1 to deny a request for a special use permit from Carolyn Wood to add a second mobile home to her property in the Naomi Wood Subdivision located on County Road X. Commissioner Mark Arndt was the opposing vote. At Tuesday’s commissioner’s meeting,...
Banner Health institutes seasonal visitor restrictions to protect patients
Effective immediately, Banner Health has instituted “seasonal visitor restrictions” at all of its facilities, including East Morgan County Hospital. According to the new restrictions, children under the age of 13 are not allowed to visit patients in their rooms. If visiting a hospital, children must be always supervised by an adult in a public waiting area or cafeteria.
School bus crashes with semi truck in Morgan County
A school bus crashed with a semi truck Friday afternoon in Morgan County.
Four students, school bus driver injured in after-school crash in Fort Morgan
The Morgan County School District Re-3 said a school bus was involved in a crash north of town around 4:30 p.m. Friday while it was taking students home.
4 students hurt in crash involving school bus, semi
FORT MORGAN, Colo. — Four students were hurt in a crash involving a school bus and a semi-truck north of Fort Morgan Friday afternoon. The Colorado State Patrol (CSP) said the school bus crashed into the semi at around 4:30 p.m. at Morgan County Road 20 and Morgan County Road T.5.
How an MCEDC grant will help high school students learn trade skills with VR
A state grant will help Morgan County teens learn trade skills using virtual reality. Gov. Jared Polis announced the recipients of the fourth round of the RISE Youth Apprenticeship Fund Nov. 21, with Morgan County Economic Development (MCEDC) one of the six receiving awards. According to the State of Colorado website, this round of RISE provided funding to create more youth apprenticeship opportunities for high school students. Youth-based apprenticeships are an innovative way to help students gain professional experience and explore future career goals while finishing their high school degree. Additionally, youth apprenticeships blur the lines between learning and earning, increase postsecondary options for students, and develop Colorado’s workforce.
Morgan County high school sports scoreboard
It’s time for winter high school sports in Morgan County. It’s time to hit the hardwood, the wrestling mat, for the Mustangs, Beetdiggers, Tigers and Warriors. The winter sports season started this week for teams in the area, so without further ado, let’s get caught up on how the first week of winter sports went for your favorite Morgan County high school team.
Colorado Gives Day is Dec. 5
Colorado Gives Day is on Dec. 5 with many Morgan County organizations and establishments taking part in it. Per a Morgan Community College press release, Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide initiative, fostering philanthropic contributions to nonprofit organizations. In 2022, this collective effort saw over 100,000 donors generously contribute $53 million to support various nonprofits in Colorado.
Colorado High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Morgan County Today - November 30
Root for your favorite local high school basketball team in Morgan County, Colorado today by tuning in and catching every play. Details on how to watch all of the high-school action can be located below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family...
Water partnership moves ahead on adjudication of junior rights
Platte Valley Water Partnership has submitted an amended water court application to add alternative diversion and storage options to its project. PVWP is a partnership between the Lower South Platte Water Conservancy District and Parker Water and Sanitation District to jointly benefit urban water users and local irrigators. The original...
Senior Alert issued for missing Fort Morgan man
A Morgan County man is missing, and the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Senior Alert through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. According to the alert, issued Thursday evening, 68-year-old Raymond Godo left his home near Interstate 76 and Highway 34 in Fort Morgan at around 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29. At around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, a Laramie County Sheriff’s Deputy had contact with Godo during a traffic stop in Wyoming. Godo told the deputy he was driving to the VA hospital in Cheyenne.
East Morgan County Library: Resources to help you ‘Write a Friend’ this month
Are you one who reflects fondly on the olden days of receiving handwritten letters via snail mail? December is National Write a Friend Month. Perhaps it is time to break out some lovely stationary and your favorite pen, and surprise a dear friend or family member with a handwritten card or note. Perhaps you are one to write annual Christmas letters, informing loved ones of the past year’s highlights. Or maybe you have never written a letter before, and need a little guidance on how to do so.
Small Business Saturday a success for The Dainty Co.
Even though the weather outside was frightful on Saturday, Small Business Saturday occurred in Morgan County and across the country. Started in 2010 by American Express, Small Business Saturday is a campaign that encourages patrons to forgo the big business route for holiday shopping and shop local. In 2011, the...