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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Library to Host Monster Movie Nights During October

The Fort Morgan Public Library & Museum will be hosting weekly Monster Movie Nights during the month of October.

Every Thursday in October, a different Universal Classic Monster Movie will be shown in the Howard Rollin Memorial Community Room.  Movies will start at 5:30 p.m. Viewer discretion is advised, and popcorn will be provided.  

 

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City of Fort Morgan General News & Announcements
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Annual Leaf Pickup Program Kicks Off Oct. 30

The City of Fort Morgan’s annual Leaf Pickup Program starts Saturday, Oct. 30, and will continue through Sunday, Nov. 28 this year.

The free program allows residents to pile their fallen leaves along the curb line of city streets, where they will be picked up by the city’s Streets Department. To ensure that the program runs smoothly, residents are asked to observe several gu...

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City of Fort Morgan General News & Announcements
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Family Movie Night Returns to Children's Library Nov. 4

Family Movie Night returns to the library on Thursday, Nov. 4, with a special showing of “The Pagemaster.”

Come to the Children’s Library at 5:30 p.m. to watch this adventure-filled family film about a little boy named Richard Tyler. After seeking shelter from a storm in a mysterious library, Tyler is transported to a fantasy world in this wondrous m...

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City of Fort Morgan General News & Announcements
Posted on: October 12, 2021

City Urges Voters to Approve 2G Charter Amendment

The City of Fort Morgan has placed a ballot question on the November election ballot to delete a single sentence in the city charter to streamline procurement processes, and officials urge a YES vote on this measure, listed as Ballot Question 2G.

The City Council unanimously approved a resolution this month in support of 2G, and Mayor Ron Shaver published a letter to the editor in the Fort Morgan Times last week explaining the reasons for the proposal. Both are reproduced here:

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City of Fort Morgan General News & Announcements
Posted on: September 27, 2021

City Light & Power to Rebuild US 34 Electric Line

The City of Fort Morgan Light and Power Department next week will be rebuilding the power line from Alco Road west along US Highway 34 to County Road 17.

The line rebuild project is scheduled to begin Monday, Oct. 4, and is expected to be completed by the end of November.  The work will be in the Colorado Department of Transportation right of way on the south side of US 34 and traffic may be impac...

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City of Fort Morgan General News & Announcements
Posted on: September 27, 2021

New Challenge for Kids Seeks Favorite Museum Artifacts

Kids age 17 and under are eligible to enter Curating for Kids, a new program designed by Library and Museum Educator Kathleen Byrne.

Do you have a favorite artifact at the Fort Morgan Museum? What do you like about it? Do you know what it was originally used for? Tell us about it!

 

Tell us about your favorite museum artifact and take a picture with it (no flash please!) for the...

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City of Fort Morgan General News & Announcements
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Ballot Lineup Finalized for City Election

The 2021 election is shaping up to be a competitive one for the Fort Morgan City Council.

The final ballot content for the City of Fort Morgan has been certified to the Morgan County Clerk & Recorder’s Office, which conducts the city election as part of its Coordinated Election. The Nov. 2 election will be a mail-ballot election,...

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City of Fort Morgan General News & Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Wanted: Info on YOUR Favorite Toys and Games

The Fort Morgan Library and Museum is asking for information about your favorite toys or games to help create a future exhibit.

The upcoming Toys and Games exhibit will have toys and games from many different periods of history. We want to know what YOU like to play with today … and yesterday.

 

 Do you currently have a favorite toy or game? Did you have...

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City of Fort Morgan General News & Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2021

New Museum Exhibit Features Works of Howard Rollin

The works of a local artist acclaimed for his watercolor paintings of birds are featured in the new Lower Gallery Exhibit at the Fort Morgan Museum.

Artist C. Howard Rollin (1909-1983) grew up on his family’s homestead in Wildcat Canyon near Weldona. He lived in Morgan County for 70 years, starting in 1912.

 

The current exhibit, “C. Howard Rollin – Master Artist of the Bird Kingdom,” ...

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