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Days Gone By: April 1, 2021

April 5, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald125 years ago While the late blizzard touched us gently here it was not so considerate with other portions of Colorado, as travelers arriving during the last few days say it was quite […]

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DAYS GONE BY: March 25, 2021

March 25, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald125 years ago This is the season of the year when an appropriate shroud for some people would be the winter underwear they discarded too soon. A larger number of fine shade and […]

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DAYS GONE BY: March 18, 2021

March 18, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald125 years ago Celebrations will take place this week in honors of St. Patricks’s Day. I. G. Mitchell is supervising the building of the new hotel, which is moving at a steady pace. […]

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Days Gone By: March 11, 2021

March 14, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald125 years ago The other day, a telegram was sent to Meeker from President Cleveland. It read, “We have 500 cowpunchers, ready at your call, for a fight with the ‘cigarettos.’ Reserve the […]

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Days Gone By: March 4, 2021

March 4, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald125 years ago The Dreifuss ranch, which was previously owned by W. F. Dendy, was sold to H. S. Harp for under five thousand dollars. The proceeds of the New Castle relief ball […]

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Days Gone By: February 25, 2021

February 28, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald125 years ago A deadly explosion in the Vulcan mine in New Castle was reported after an explosion occurred. It is said that 50 men are reported dead so far. It is suspected […]

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Days Gone By: Feb 18, 2021

February 23, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald125 years ago If the eleven counties of the western slope of Colorado are ever to become great, they must unite upon one plan, and through cooperation work out their own salvation. The […]

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Days Gone By: February 4, 2021

February 6, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald125 years ago At the most recent Cattle Growers’ Association it was proclaimed that a big boom in the cattle business is in store for the future. “Fame never pursues men. It’s wreath […]

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Days Gone By: Jan 28, 2021

January 28, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald – 125 years ago At the annual meeting of the Highland Cemetery association, the following officers were elected to serve for the ensuing year: A.C. Moulton, President. J.L. McHatton, Vice-President. F.E. Sheridan, […]

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Days Gone By: Jan 21, 2021

January 26, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald – 125 years ago A social dance will be given at the Coal Creek school house on Friday evening, Jan. 31, 1896. All are cordially invited. By order of Committee. Most of […]

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Days Gone By: Jan 14, 2021

January 15, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald ~ 125 years ago Being killed by electricity is a shocking way to die. Simp Harp, manager of the stage and express company, took a trip over the Meeker-Rifle division in the […]

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Days Gone By: Dec 24, 2020

December 24, 2020 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald – 125 years ago Judge Platt Rogers is of the opinion that a railroad into Northwestern Colorado is the most important line that Denver men could project for the coming year. Perry […]

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