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A March through Fort Collins Black American History

A March through Fort Collins Black American History

Annie Lindgren | North Forty News 'The March is far from over' was the theme for this year's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Event in Fort Collins. The weather was beautiful as we gathered at Washington Park for the beginning of the ceremony and to hear the...

A Wild Night in Downtown Wellington

A Wild Night in Downtown Wellington

Annie Lindgren North Forty News January 10, 2022, was an exciting day in Wellington. Many heard reports of the officer-involved shooting that started at Family Dollar and ended on East Mulberry in Fort Collins after a vehicle pursuit. This mid-afternoon event made...

Five Random Facts About New Years

Annie Lindgren | North Forty News As we bid farewell to 2021 and ring in the new year, here are some random facts to ponder about this last and first holiday of the year.  "Auld Lang Syne" is a Scottish folk song commonly played at the stroke of midnight....

Wellington’s Bulk Water Station is Back in Action

Annie Lindgren | North Forty News Wellington's bulk Water Station, located at 4012 Grant Ave, allows residents to purchase potable water. Many rural residents do not have Well water or city water on their properties. These residents will fill water tanks at the Water...

Getting Help for Struggling Teens

Annie Lindgren | Turning Point Center for Youth and Family Development Teens struggle for a variety of reasons. It can be due to trauma, loss, falling into the wrong crowd, mental or physical health issues, unexpected life changes, struggles with identity, bullying at...

The Tale of Two Wellington Churches

The Tale of Two Wellington Churches

Annie Lindgren North Forty News Historic churches are pillars of long-standing significance in supporting and connecting communities. While Wellington churches have been housed in various locations, past and present, we are lucky to have two beautiful historic...

Tips for Combatting the Winter Blues

Annie Lindgren | North Forty News It is that time of the year again... Long winter months filled with darkness after 5 pm, coldness making outside feel unwelcoming, and life droning on in a 'same old same old' pattern—time to knuckle down and get through another...

NightLights Bringing Awareness to Child Abuse and Neglect

NightLights Bringing Awareness to Child Abuse and Neglect

Annie Lindgren | North Forty News December 1 was Realities for Children's 24th annual NightLights event. This warmer-than-average year had over five hundred attendees showing their support to the cause, enjoying the music and festivities, and joining the countdown to...

An Extra Special Veterans Celebration in Wellington

An Extra Special Veterans Celebration in Wellington

Annie Lindgren | North Forty News The Global War on Terror Wall of Remembrance brought visitors from all around, for a moment or two of remembering those who lost lives in the multitude of terrorist attacks and conflict occurring since 1983. Many visitors knew names...

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