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On This Day, November 12, 1965

On This Day, November 12, 1965

Goldenrod sets the land-speed record On this day in 1965, brothers Bill and Bob Summers set a world land-speed record—409.277 miles per hour—on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. They did it in an amazing, hemi-powered hot rod they called the Goldenrod. (The car got its name from the '57 Chevy gold paint the brothers used.) Today, the Goldenrod is on display at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. The Summers brothers—Bill was the levelheaded engineer and Bob was the daredevil ... Full Story

On This Day, November 11, 1918

On This Day, November 11, 1918

World War I ends At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War ends. At 5 a.m. that morning, Germany, bereft of manpower and supplies and faced with imminent invasion, signed an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car outside Compiégne, France. The First World War left nine million soldiers dead and 21 million wounded, with Germany, Russia, Austria-Hungary, France, and Great Britain each losing nearly a million or more lives. In addition, at least ... Full Story

How the GOP Became the Party of the Rich

How the GOP Became the Party of the Rich

          The inside story of how the Republicans abandoned the poor and the middle class to pursue their relentless agenda of tax cuts for the wealthiest one percent   By Tim Dickinson November 9, 2011 7:00 AM ET The nation is still recovering from a crushing recession that sent unemployment hovering above nine percent for two straight years. The president, mindful of soaring deficits, is pushing bold action to shore up the nation's balance sheet. Cloaking ... Full Story

Obituary: Judy R Wallon

Obituary: Judy R Wallon

    JUDY R. WALLON March 6, 1939  ~ November 9, 2011 Judy Rae Wallon went to be with her Lord Jesus on November 9, 2011.   Judy was born March 6, 1939 in Denver, Colorado to William B. and Florence M. (Feagens) Applegate. On June 7,1958 she married Duane Wallon in Castle Rock, Colo. She was a faithful wife, mother and grandmother who loved people and always wanted to help others. Judy was a homemaker and was devoted to God and her family.  She was a member of the Loveland ... Full Story

On This Day, November 10, 1775

On This Day, November 10, 1775

  Birth of the U.S. Marine Corps During the American Revolution, the Continental Congress passes a resolution stating that "two Battalions of Marines be raised" for service as landing forces for the recently formed Continental Navy. The resolution, drafted by future U.S. president John Adams and adopted in Philadelphia, created the Continental Marines and is now observed as the birth date of the United States Marine Corps. Serving on land and at sea, the original U.S. Marines ... Full Story

Grizzlies over Eagles, 2-1

Grizzlies over Eagles, 2-1

  LOVELAND, Colo. - The Western Conference-leading Utah Grizzlies improved to 8-2-0 with a 2-1 win over the Colorado Eagles at the Budweiser Events Center on Military Appreciation Night. Andrew Engelage stopped 32 of 33 shots and the Grizzlies' highly-ranked penalty kill improved statistically by stifling nine of 10 Eagles opportunities. The teams played a fairly even first period with the only goal coming at 7:50 when Andrew Favot put home a Riley Emmerson rebound to give the Grizzlies ... Full Story

Donnelly November citizens meetings canceled

Donnelly November citizens meetings canceled

  There has been a change of plans for Commissioner Tom Donnelly's  November public meetings in Estes Park and Berthoud     The Estes Park meeting at the Senior Center would normally take place on Wednesday morning November 16. Since the Commissioners' proposed 2012 budget hearing in Estes Park takes place the night before (details follow) Commissioner Donnelly is cancelling  the Wednesday morning meeting and inviting you all to the live, televised budget hearing. There is ... Full Story

On This Day, November 9, 1938

On This Day, November 9, 1938

"The Night of Broken Glass" This day in 1938 saw the organized destruction of Jewish businesses and homes in Munich, as well as the beating and murder of Jewish men, women, and children. It was an exercise in terror that would be called "Kristallnacht," or "the Night of Broken Glass," because of the cost of broken glass in looted Jewish shops—$5 million marks ($1,250,000). On November 7, in Paris, a 17-year-old German Jewish refugee, Herschel Grynszpan, shot and killed the third secretary of ... Full Story

How can we keep our pets safe during the holidays?

How can we keep our pets safe during the holidays?

  Veterinarian reveals hidden dangers to avoid to prevent potentially disastrous pet problems   As the pages of the calendar flip and we move closer to the holiday season, pet owners should be aware of common – but hidden – dangers to their pets as we transform our homes for the celebrations to come. “The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy for our families, but in preparing for the season, many pet owners run the risk of exposing their pets to household dangers that ... Full Story

Obituary: Clarence Otto Greckel

  Clarence Otto Greckel, age 93 passed away Friday, October 28, 2011 at Berthoud Living Center in Berthoud, Co. His memorial service was held at Viegut Funeral Home in Loveland, on Friday November, 4, 2011 at 10 a.m. Clarence was born December 1, 1917 to Otto and Martha Greckel in Bloomfield, Nebraska. There he attended school through the 8th grade when, as with many during those years, his help was needed on the family farm. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1942 and served our ... Full Story

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