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  1. Merino student to graduate twice this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Journal-Advocate

    One local student will be celebrating not one, but two huge milestones this weekend. With the help of concurrent enrollment classes Madison Rhea will actually graduate from Northeastern Junior College today , before graduating from Merino High School on Sunday.

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  2. Viaero partners with 7NEWS on Eastern Plains weather feedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Journal-Advocate

    MORGAN COUNTY - - At the Viaero Ranch Tuesday afternoon near Weldona, the team for Viaero Wireless and other officials and Morgan County residents joined in meeting some of the team from 7NEWS Storm Station7 to announce a partnership that 7NEWS Chief Meteorologist Mike Nelson is calling, "One of the biggest advances in weather technology since Doppler Radar." Paul Sherman, the director of sales for Viaero Wireless, opened up the presentation by talking briefly about the company and how they have always looked to grow.

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  3. Northeast Colorado Health Department honors public health excellence, dedication and artistic flairRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Journal-Advocate

    Northeast Colorado Health Department Public Heath Director Dr. Tony Cappello, right, and Melvin Bustos, environmental health manager, present a food safety award to Bobbi Reeve of Merino School. In conjunction with National Public Health Week, which is the first full week in April, the Northeast Colorado Health Department recently recognized several community members and facilities across northeast Colorado for their dedication to public health and excellence in food safety.

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  4. Merino boys lose heartbreaker to HolyokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Journal-Advocate

    Merino senior Connor Fiscus drives to the basket during a game against Akron earlier this season. Fiscus had a team-high 29 points in the Rams' 76-75 double-overtime loss to Holyoke on Saturday.

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  5. Fundraiser to benefit Harvest for Hunger campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Journal-Advocate

    M&M Cooperative is planning a series of fundraising events for the CHS Harvest for Hunger, a campaign to fight hunger in northeast Colorado. The company is partnering with its communities for three cajun boil and mouse race events: Wednesday, March 11, at the Washington County Event Center in Akron; Tuesday, March 17, at the Wray Elks; and Saturday, March 21, at the Irrigation Research Farm in Yuma.

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  6. Buck to speak at Washington County Lincoln Day DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Journal-Advocate

    The Washington County Republican Party is making plans for their annual Lincoln Day Dinner to be held Monday, Feb. 23, with a social hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the County Event Center in Akron. Newly elected U.S. Rep. Ken Buck will be highlighting national issues they are working on in the U.S. Congress.

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  7. No man left behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Journal-Advocate

    Merino senior Nick Vollmer reacts after he defeated SC-F junior Collin Casady in the Class 2A Region 3 Tournament 160-pound semifinals on Saturday. Vollmer went on to win the 160-pound tournament championship with a 4-3 double-overtime win over Holyoke's Luke Stewart.

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  8. Caliche guards guide Lady BuffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Journal-Advocate

    Caliche sophomore Taylor Huss throws a pass during Saturday's game against Sedgwick County. Huss had 15 points in the Lady Buffaloes' 65-46 win.

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  9. Haxtun Schools hosting League Band DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Journal-Advocate

    Haxtun Schools will be hosting the annual League Band Day this year on Tuesday, Feb. 10. Ten schools will be participating in this year's clinic with approximately 280 junior high and high school band students in attendance. Participating schools include Julesburg, Revere, Holyoke, Wray, Yuma, Merino, Caliche, Wiggins, Akron and Haxtun.

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  10. 15 northeast Colorado students qualify for state beeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Journal-Advocate

    Pictured are the 15 finalists of the Northeast Colorado Regional Spelling Bee which took place Monday at the Morgan County Fair Grounds. The finalists will participate in the Colorado Scripps Spelling Bee scheduled in March.

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  11. Q3 run by Akron ruins upset bid for MerinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Journal-Advocate

    The third quarter of Friday night's Class 2A Lower Platte League showdown between the Class 2A No. 8 ranked Merino Rams, and undefeated No.

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  12. First half hiatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Journal-Advocate

    But the two teams had seen each other before, a 73-66 loss for Merino in Akron to start the 2014-2015 season that saw Merino play right with Class 2A No. 3 ranked Akron through the first eight minutes, trailing just 16-13, before a dismal 18-3 second quarter for Akron derailed Merino's upset hopes.

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  13. Sterling edged 42-34 in dual at StrasburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Journal-Advocate

    Sterling's Colby Duncan wrestles during last year's Class 3A 113-pound championship match. Duncan wrestled for the first time this season on Thursday and pinned Strasburg's Chris Zacher in 53 seconds.

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  14. Child care: A profession with possibilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Journal-Advocate

    The shortage of quality, accessible licensed family child care providers has many parents in northeast Colorado scrambling to find child care for their children. In many communities this shortage of child care puts parents in the position of either leaving their children in child care of questionable quality or losing their jobs.

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  15. Kendrick takes helm of Northstar Bank in AkronRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Journal-Advocate

    Northstar Bank Colorado employees in Akron back row: Mitch Kendrick, Julie Strand, Joe Camacho; front row: Maura Hernandez, Cathy Guy. Northstar Bank Colorado has announced the promotion of two bankers in the eastern Colorado region.

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  16. UPDATED: Winter storm cancels school for area studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Journal-Advocate

    Superintendent Jan DeLay issued a reverse phone notification message notifying parents of the cancellation Sunday evening, as snow continued to fall in the Sterling area. Northeast Colorado remains under a winter storm warning through 5 a.m. Monday, with periods of heavy snow expected to continue through the night, according to the National Weather Service.

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  17. Selling it like a proRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Journal-Advocate

    Josi Dreher of Sterling shows off a coffee table made of genuine barn wood, complete with some custom brand marks burned into the surface as part of her trade show exhibit for her actual small cottage industry called A Different Brand -Western Decor. Jeff Koester of Peetz pours a little name-brand oil into this table top unit to demonstrate how the lubricant additive he is selling will reduce friction against the pull of a motor during the event.

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  18. Kendrick takes helm of Northstar Bank in AkronRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Journal-Advocate

    Northstar Bank Colorado employees in Akron back row: Mitch Kendrick, Julie Strand, Joe Camacho; front row: Maura Hernandez, Cathy Guy. Northstar Bank Colorado has announced the promotion of two bankers in the eastern Colorado region.

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  19. Rams lock horns in Tuesday's dualRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Journal-Advocate

    The Merino Rams' wrestling team had to settle for a 30-30 tie to open its 2014-2015 season on Thursday when it hosted Akron. Merino had three of its four seniors record pins on the night as Marcelino Baptista, Trace Elliott and Nick Vollmer all moved to 1-0 on the season, while senior Jaxson Hastings, who was wrestling roughly 10 pounds underweight at 152, lost a 6-4 heartbreaker in the final seconds.

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  20. Marketplace reps to visit Sterling SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Journal-Advocate

    Open enrollment for Colorado's health insurance marketplace, Connect for Colorado, begins today. The enrollment period will close on Feb. 15, 2015; plans for those enrolled by Dec. 15 become effective Jan. 1, 2015.

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