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2009-05-15 11:22:00

LONGMONT, Colo., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination Business expert Jon Schallert will speak at the International Downtown Association's 55th Annual Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on September 12 on "Using Destination Business Strategies to Survive This Economy." Jon Schallert is the President of The Schallert Group, Inc., Longmont, Colorado (www.SchallertGroup.com). Schallert speaks to thousands annually on his proprietary 14-step "Destination Business" strategy, which he developed...

2009-05-07 14:15:00

LONGMONT, Colo., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Schallert Group, Inc., a Colorado-based consulting firm specializing in teaching businesses and communities how to become Consumer Destinations, received an award for their Destination University online business training program last week at an international conference on webcasting in Madison, Wisconsin. The Schallert Group received the Rich Media Impact Award for the Rapid ROI Category from Sonic Foundry, Inc., and was selected for the award over...

2008-08-26 09:01:12

DCP Midstream has announced plans to significantly expand gas gathering and processing facilities in northeast Colorado to support the growing natural gas production in the area. The plan includes capacity additions to two existing plants, Mewbourne and Lucerne, both located in Weld County. The expansions are expected to increase DCP's gas processing capacity in the area by 80 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) to over 400MMcf/d. Along with the installation of new equipment, DCP will...

2008-08-13 18:00:23

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) -- A dog stood guard over her owner's body for up to six weeks after the man committed suicide on the remote northeastern Colorado plains, authorities said. The body of 25-year-old Jake Baysinger of La Salle was found Sunday on the Pawnee National Grasslands about 75 miles northeast of Denver. Cash, his German shepherd, was found beside him, thin and dehydrated but still alive. The dog had apparently survived by eating mice and rabbits, authorities said. (c) 2008...

2008-08-12 15:00:39

A German shepherd dog spent six weeks near its dead master's body after the man apparently killed himself in a remote area, Colorado authorities said. Cash, a 3-year-old female dog, was found alive and well Sunday in the nearly 200,000-acre Pawnee National Grassland close to the body of Jake Baysinger, 25, who it is believed shot himself, The Greeley Tribune reported Tuesday. He had been reported missing on June 28 but Weld County Sheriff deputies had been unable to find the man or his...

2008-08-07 06:00:22

By David Young, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Aug. 7--Standing in more than a foot of dirty water at the door of the Vineyard Church in downtown Greeley, firefighters stared through the glass doors at the water seeping into the entrance. Flashing lights illuminated the murky waters, while the men, responding to a fire alarm Wednesday night, made it was clear water was more of an issue. "There's no fire," said fire engineer Greg Holmes as he waded around the side of the building. Pastor...

2008-08-01 15:00:53

By Greeley Tribune, Colo. Aug. 1--Weld County Fair, Senior Day, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., today through Monday, Island Grove Regional Park, Free. Livestock events, food booths, antique tractor display. Weld County Fair Youth Rodeo and PTBR Young gun Bull Riding, Island Grove Arena. Details (970) 356-4000, Ext. 2065 or www.weldcountyfair.com. First Friday Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St. "The American Spirit: Practical Dreamers," High Plains Chautauqua theme, hands-on activities for kids....

2008-07-21 06:00:26

By Nate Miller, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jul. 21--It can be pretty hard to stay positive about the business climate these days. Virtually every day, it seems like the headlines bring us more bad news about the economy. One headline last week, however, was different. The Greeley/Weld Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes most of Weld County, ranks 25th nationally in best places to start a new business. This is good news for Greeley and the surrounding areas. Not only does Weld...

2008-07-16 06:00:24

By Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jul. 16--The Greeley/Weld Metropolitan Statistical Area has been identified as No. 25 in the country on a list of best places to do business 335 like areas in the country. The INC.com annual list of Best U.S. Cities for Doing Business Today came out in conjunction with NewGeography.com, according to a press release by Upstate Colorado Economic Development. Greeley's area moved up from its No. 39 ranking in 2007 on the same list. The only other Colorado MSA...

2008-07-16 06:00:24

By Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jul. 16--A Greeley man was arrested after a chase Tuesday night across Weld County. Peter Brunk, 39, was arrested after the incident, which began at about 8:15 p.m. at Colo. 66 and Weld County Road 17, about four miles west of Platteville. A Colorado State Patrol trooper tried pull him over after he witnessed Brunk pass a truck with a horse trailer on a double-yellow line. Brunk then proceeded to wind his way through county roads, reaching speeds in excess of...


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