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Archive for July, 2011

Help Kids Succeed with school supplies!

Help Kids Succeed with school supplies!

  The annual community Help Kids Succeed school supply drive is under way for students in need. This year, the drive will provide 1,300 backpacks filled with supplies to students in the Thompson School District. This is an all-out community effort that involves donations from individuals, organizations, churches and businesses. A $15 donation can supply one backpack filled with about $40 of supplies for one ... Full Story

Rural America Shortchanged

Rural America Shortchanged

By Chuck Hassebrook chuckh@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs   The decisions we make in this time of economic and budget crisis - about what is cut and what is cast off – define who we are as a nation and shape our future. Policy makers in Washington are about to make cuts in farm and rural spending. The question is how they will cut and whether their choices reflect the values of rural America and the interests of most rural Americans. Congress must choose whether to put real, ... Full Story

Keeping A Promise

By Daris Howard I had recently arrived in New York and met the group of young men I was going to be working with. I had heard that they often played tricks on the new arrivals, so I was wary. We had a regional meeting coming up, and the more experienced young men gathered around to give me some advice. John, the one that I would be working most closely with, started off. “When we go to the conference, there is a young lady that will be there that you definitely must meet. Look at the ... Full Story

Obituary: Gary G. Olson

Obituary: Gary G. Olson

Gary G. Olson of Berthoud died July 7, 2011 at Hospice Care Center in Louisville, after gallantly fighting colon cancer since the spring of 2004. He was 71. Gary was born in Longmont to Gilman E. and Margaret (Baker) Olson. He grew up and worked on the family farm in rural Mead. Gary attended Mead Schools.  After his high school graduation in 1957, Gary received his Masters degree in 1963 from CSU and his Doctorate in chemistry in 1967 from Oregon State University.  He then returned and lived ... Full Story

An Apricot sweet treat

An Apricot sweet treat

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado apricots are featured in our Colorado Apricot Shortcake recipe Available Now...Apricots Enjoy Colorado apricots dried, in jams or fresh from the orchard! Apricots are low in fat, sodium free, are an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C, and are a good source of potassium and ... Full Story

Female Protester Arrested for Attempting to Pass

Female Protester Arrested for Attempting to Pass Through Airport Security Scanner in Underwear

RALEIGH-DURHAM, N.C. — The Rutherford Institute has come to the defense of a North Carolina woman who was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after she stripped down to her underwear at a Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) checkpoint to protest the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) whole body imaging scanners. Police arrested and charged Siobhán Cooke with disorderly conduct as a result of her act of protest at RDU on June 2, 2011. Attorneys for The Rutherford ... Full Story

Bank robbery for health care

Bank robbery for health care

In what can only be described as a new low for the for-profit healthcare system, 59-year-old Richard James Verone held up a bank for $1 with the hopes of going to prison and obtaining prison health care. In Gaston County, North Carolina, Verone showed up at the RBC bank, presented the teller with a note indicating he was robbing the bank in the amount of $1, and after receiving the dollar from the teller, sat down to wait for the police to arrive. The former Coca-Cola delivery driver's ... Full Story

Cherry Pie Festival comes to Loveland

Cherry Pie Festival comes to Loveland

Loveland Museum/Gallery to Host Annual Cherry Pie Celebration LOVELAND, CO  The Loveland Museum/Gallery will host the 2011 Cherry Pie Celebration on Saturday, July 23 from 5:00-8:00 pm. The event will take place in Peters Park, adjacent to the Museum, at 503 North Lincoln Avenue. Admission to the event is free. Pie by the slice, ice cream and drinks will be available for sale. The Cherry Pie Celebration features: -Sharon Danhauer, Loveland Historical Society—A talk about Loveland’s cherry ... Full Story

Ball Aerospace expands for F-35 production

Ball Aerospace expands for F-35 production

Just in time for the Fourth of July, Ball Aerospace held a ribbon cutting for its expanded Aerospace Manufacturing Center in Westminster, Colo. Community leaders, elected officials, and employees were on hand for the June 29 ceremony and tours of the $14.6 million expansion project. President and CEO of Ball Aerospace & Technologies, David Taylor hosted the event and praised the Ball employees for their dedication and ability to deliver what the customers wanted and needed. He said the ... Full Story

Obituary: Dorothy Irene Burch

Obituary: Dorothy Irene Burch

  Dorothy Irene (Landolt) Burch, 91, of Mead, died July 4, 2011 at her home. Dorothy was born May 14, 1920 in Longmont, Colorado, the daughter of Melchoir and Maria Brigitha (Caderas) Landolt. She graduated from St. John the Baptist Catholic High School. On November 27, 1945 she married Robert Burch at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Longmont.  They resided all their married life of 62 years on a farm near Mead. She was faithful to the church, and was a member of St. Nicholas ... Full Story

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