RSSArchive for March 31st, 2020

* Lamar VA CLINIC CLOSURE * (for face-to-face appointments)

* Lamar VA CLINIC CLOSURE * (for face-to-face appointments)

  Dear Eastern Colorado Veteran, In an effort to reallocate our resources to ensure that we can provide our Veterans with the safest care during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System has made the decision to close the Lamar VA Clinic for all face-to-face appointments beginning April 1, 2020. If you […]

Wallie Dale Edleman…June 17, 1947 – March 27, 2020

Wallie Dale Edleman…June 17, 1947 – March 27, 2020

  Memorial services for Lamar, Colorado resident, Wallie Dale Edleman, known to most as Dale, will be held at a later date. Per his request, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. Dale was born on June 17, 1947 in Canton, Ohio to Wallie Neil Summers and Audrey (Moody) Summers- Edleman. He […]

Ronald Frank Fink…October 20, 1934 – March 31, 2020

Ronald Frank Fink…October 20, 1934 – March 31, 2020

    A private family memorial service for former Rocky Ford resident, currently of Lamar, Ronald F. Fink will be held at a later date. Per Ronald’s request cremation will take place. Ronald was born on October 20, 1934 at Farr, Colorado to Frank M. and Theresa (Krist) Fink and passed away on March 31, […]

Donna Roloson…June 23, 1930 – March 29, 2020

Donna Roloson…June 23, 1930 – March 29, 2020

  Donna Joan (Moyer) Roloson passed away peacefully on March 29, 2020 at the age of 89. Donna was born to Leslie and Helen (Wendt) Moyer on June 23, 1930. She grew up on the family farm near Hartman where she loved working alongside her father out in the fields. Donna received her education in […]

Lamar School Dist Brd of Ed Halts Current Super Search

Lamar School Dist Brd of Ed Halts Current Super Search

Submitted by the Lamar School District Board of Education March 31, 2020 The Lamar School District Board of Education met March 30, 2020 and voted to suspend the superintendent search until fall of 2020. Superintendent Dave Tecklenburg has agreed to remain in his current position as superintendent through June 30, 2021. The Board of Education […]

Letter to Editor:  Update on COVID-19

Letter to Editor: Update on COVID-19

Dear Friends and Neighbors!                                                                                               3.30.20 All the sacrifices you are making now are to lessen the impact to our collective health in weeks and months to come. Thank you for practicing social distancing, working if you are required to, altering your business practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and for staying home and breaking […]

Colorado Crop Progress & Condition Week Ending March 29, 2020

Colorado Crop Progress & Condition Week Ending March 29, 2020

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Spring fieldwork picked up in several localities last week amidst mostly dry and windy conditions, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Much of the state, except central counties, were experiencing abnormally to severe drought conditions, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor report. In northeastern […]