Lincoln County commissioners joined nine other northeastern Colorado counties in putting the 51st State Initiative on the November ballot.
It looks like Weld County voters will be casting ballots this fall on whether to pursue seceding from Colorado.
Ten counties, including Weld and Morgan, started talking about seceding last month. Now Lincoln and Cheyenne counties say they want to join a new state they’d call “North Colorado.”
Several Colorado counties that strongly oppose increased regulation of the oil and gas industry say they want to form their own state.
A pile of burning tires north of Fort Morgan could continue to smolder for days.
One person is dead after a fire broke out at two mobile homes in Morgan County.
A Logan County man has been sentenced to life in prison for the death of his 3-year-old daughter.
A small town marshal is now behind bars accused of sexually assaulting a woman. Investigators say the alleged victim was drunk at the time.
A boy accused of killing his parents and attacking his two younger siblings with a knife has agreed to plead guilty to murder charges. In exchange for the plea deal, the 13-year-old will not be tried as an adult.
A semi truck carrying hay caught fire in Morgan County Sunday night, leading to an extended closure of Highway 34.