15 hrs ago
Sterling Workforce Center open house celebrates 3 decades of service
Northeastern Junior College President Jay Lee , Logan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kim Sellers and Logan County Economic Development Corporation Interim Director Laurie Jones chat at the Sterling Workforce Center's open house Friday. Shanna Wisdom of the Northeast Colorado Health Department enjoys the refreshments at the Sterling Workforce Center open house.
15 hrs ago
First aid for mental health
It might come as a surprise just how common mental health problems - such as depression, anxiety, impulse control and misuse of alcohol and other drugs - are in the United States. In fact, more than one in four American adults will have a mental health problem in a year.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
New ER team meets community
Dr. Jeffery Bacon, left, visits with Dr. Matt Ledges. regional medical director of TeamHealth, at the Sterling Regional MedCenter cookout on Saturday to introduce the providers to the community.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Stanford's Healthier Living classes coming to Sterling
Rural Solutions and Locan County Heritage Center have partnered to bring Healthier Living, a chronic disease self-management program developed at Standford University, to Sterling. Healthier Living is getting folks from all walks of life on the path to fully managing their health conditions, such as emphysema, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, COPD and diabetes.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Parks, Library and Recreation Board given new application, rules for cemetery niches
Riverside Cemetery changes were among the items discussed at the city of Sterling Parks, Library and Recreation board meeting on Tuesday. PLR Director Wade Gandee shared a new application that he and Parks, Cemetery and Forestry Superintendent Shawn Rewoldt created for the columbarium niches, which ties into the rules the board recommended.
Community Briefs --- Blood drive, Marvelous Monday
Only 4 percent of Colorado's population gives blood. All blood types are needed to give whole blood, platelets and plasma to help support the needs of our community.
1st birthday --- Richie
Happy first birthday to Emmit James Richie, who celebrated his birthday on July 27, 2014, and congratulations to his parents, Alex and Shane Richie of Sterling. Grandparents are Alex and Melissa Ramos of Sterling, Robin and Michelle Richie of Flagler and Lori Smith of Limon.
Higher ed public outreach meeting Sept. 22
The Colorado Commission on Higher Education has selected The Keystone Center and Engaged Public to facilitate public outreach meetings across Colorado, including Sterling, "to better understand what matters to you in higher education and how you think Colorado's public higher education institutions should be funded." A collaborative conversation will be held at Northeaster Junior College from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Parks, Library and Recrearion Board decides against allowing alcohol at softball fields
The city of Sterling Parks, Library and Recreation board had been considering allowing alcohol at the softball fields at Pioneer Park, but during a regular meeting on Tuesday they decided not to move forward with that. PLR Director Wade Gandee reported to the board that his office checked with around 15 different cities to see if they allow alcohol; only two in Colorado and one in Nebraska officially allow alcohol.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Fort Morgan Times
Willard Church anniversary
Willard United Methodist Church is inviting everyone to attend their 100th. anniversary celebration Sept.
Traditions and traffic code
As a writer, my hobbies take different turns, sometimes to what many may describe as weird. For instance, this past week I did some "lite" reading.
Community Briefs --- CWC, Sterling After 5 dinner meeting, PBW of Sterling meeting
Northeast Colorado Women's Connection and Sterling After 5 will sponsor a "Look What's Rolling Down The Tracks!" Guest Night Dinner Tuesday, Sept. 16. Guests are invited to come hear the exciting story behind the brand new Sterling Xpress collegiate travel baseball team.
Mayor introduces new city manager
Mayor Dan Torres presents a proclamation for Library Card Sign-Up Month to Sterling Public Library Superintendent Sandy Van Dusen at Tuesday's city council meeting. Sterling Public Library Superintendent Sandy Van Dusen, right, watches as new City Manager Don Saling completes his library card sign-up form Tuesday.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Sterling man dies from self-inflicted stabbing wounds
The home at 422 Chestnut St. in Sterling is surrounded by police tape this morning after a man allegedly stabbed himself in front of officers responding to a welfare check, and a woman was found inside the home with apparent stab wounds. The man involved in a stabbing incident last Wednesday in Sterling has died, the Sterling Police Department announced this evening.
Morgan County Sheriff's Office
Arrests Zenon Santistevens, 29, Fort Morgan, DUID, open marijuana container, no proof of insurance and speeding in the 2500 block of Highway 34 on August 31 at 6:14 p.m. Held on $2,000 bond. Joshua Lopez, 34, Sterling, warrant arrest for FOJ-controlled substance-possession Schedule 1/2 FL/KT/CT and FOJ-drug paraphernalia-possession at 400 Warner District Court on September 4 at 3:15 p.m. Held on $10,000 bond.
Mennonite men's chorus to perform in Sterling
The chorus consists of members of the Mennonite church who organized in 2001 "after discovering a mutual love of music and a passion for and love of Christ," a press release about the concert reads. The concert, which will begin at 7 p.m., is hosted by Faith United Methodist Church.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Fort Morgan Times
Home stay program in need of homes
Morgan County is in need of volunteers willing to share their home with a cyclist for a night, Sept. 19-21, when several bikers are scheduled to ride through the county for Pedal the Plains Bike Tour.
Sterling student named Student Senator at Hastings
Brooke Applehans of Sterling will represent the Sciences Division as a Student Senator at Hastings College for the 2014-15 school year. The Student Senators, as well as Student Judiciary Council members, were voted into office by their peers last spring.
Denver Man Accused Of Drug Charges In Oil Patch
A Denver, Colorado man is accused of drug and weapons charges in the North Dakota oil patch. Jesse James Jackson is charged in federal court with distribution of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Fire blazes at Kugler fertilizer plant
3. According to a report on KDVR, Sterling Fire Chief Kurt Vogel said the cause of the blaze was believed to be a welding accident. The Sterling facility is a production plant for the liquid fertilizer manufacturer and supplier based in McCook, Nebraska.