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Penner Gets Shutout as Eagles Take Series Lead

MOLINE, Ill. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Quad City Mallards, 2-0, in Game 3 of their Turner Conference opening round series, taking a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five match-up. Andrew Penner recorded the ninth playoff shutout in franchise history, stopping 28 shots in a goaltending duel against David Brown. The Eagles out-shot the Mallards 12-7 in the first period, but neither team was able to get on the scoreboard. Colorado hit a crossbar and a post, while Quad City had its own fair ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—April 6, Pleiades cluster above crescent

Sky Tonight—April 6, Pleiades cluster above crescent moon

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Look westward at nightfall to see the Pleiades star cluster above tonight’s smiling lunar crescent. As seen from middle and far northern latitudes, the moon and Pleiades stay out well past dark tonight. For an extra treat, note the soft glow of earthshine on the moon’s dark (nighttime) side with the unaided eye or binoculars. When can you see earthshine on a crescent moon? Top tips for using ... Full Story

Libyan Boy Scouts take on big role

Libyan Boy Scouts take on big role

            Benghazi Boy Scouts Fill Vacuum of Libyan Social Services by Phil Litner When the Gadhafi government lost control of eastern Libya, a vacuum formed in social and other basic services.  Among those who have stepped forward to help are the Benghazi Boy Scouts. The chaos that has engulfed Libya in the last few weeks has sent ripple effects throughout the society.  One unexpected group has been called up to fill gaps that no ... Full Story

Precautionary Evacuation Recommended north and south

Date:   April 5, 2011 At approximately 6:25 p.m. this evening, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office issued a telephone notification to residents along Moondance Way, Red Tail Ridge Way and Stringtown Gulch Road to evacuate the area.   In addition, residents along Lightning Ridge Way, Ohana Way, Deer Path St. and the lower portion of Wildsong Rd. have been contacted to evacuate. These evacuations are precautionary due to increased fire activity in the area. Residents may contact a ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

  The Trifid Nebula is Stars and Dust Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler; Data Acquisition: Ryan Hannahoe Explanation: Unspeakable beauty and unimaginable bedlam can be found together in the Trifid Nebula. Also known as M20, this photogenic nebula is visible with good binoculars towards the constellation of Sagittarius. The energetic processes of star formation create not only the colors but the chaos. The red-glowing gas results from high-energy starlight striking ... Full Story

Turner MS Students of the Month-March

Turner MS Students of the Month-March

          RENEE RAAK – 6th grade Renee is a true example of a PRO student!  She is always prepared with all school work and always presents her best on all assignments.  She sets a great example in the classroom with her responsibility and knowledge in all content areas.  Thanks Renee!                   JOHN SEVY – 6th grade John is always working to ... Full Story

Colorado health-plan founder indicted for mail fraud,

DENVER – Gerald Rising, Jr., age 59, of Centennial, Colorado, the owner and operator of Rural Health Plans Initiative Administration Company, also based in Centennial, was indicted late yesterday by a federal grand jury for mail fraud, embezzlement from a health care plan and money laundering, the U. S. Attorney’s Office, IRS – Criminal Investigation, and the Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration announced.  An arrest warrant was issued, and Rising is expected to ... Full Story

Home Invasion Suspect

Home Invasion Suspect

Date:  4/5/2011 Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying one of the suspects in the March 29 home invasion in the 200-block of Monroe Avenue in Loveland. Investigators are actively investigating and making good progress in this case. On March 29, 2011 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Sheriff's deputies responded to the 200-block of Monroe Avenue in Loveland on the report of a home invasion and vehicle theft.  The 48-year-old victim told ... Full Story

Larimer County Adopts Fire Restrictions

Larimer County Adopts Fire Restrictions on Open Fires Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners today adopted fire restrictions on Open Fires and Fireworks beginning immediately and continuing through May 5, 2011.  Today’s restrictions are based on a recommendation from Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith who says it is unusual to put these restrictions in place this early in the year,  “We are waiting for moisture and for spring greening to occur. ... Full Story

Crystal Fire: April 5 (Update 1:30 p.m.)

Fort Collins, CO – Last night the Rocky Mountain Type I Incident Management Team under the direction of Paul Summerfelt, Incident Commander, assumed management of the Crystal Fire. Today, Crews continue to build line and mitigate hazards on the Crystal Fire.  This fire is currently burning in an area ten miles northwest of Masonville.  Operations today will focus on: line construction, mitigating rolling debris, and suppress hot spots around homes.   High winds predicted for this ... Full Story

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