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August 23, 1864

On this day in the Civil War, Confederate Fort Morgan falls to Federal troops.

The Union now controls Mobile Bay and closes one of the last major ports used for Southern blockade running. 8 more words

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Fort Morgan Police Search For Armed Robbery Suspect

FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) — Fort Morgan officials say there is nothing to suggest that a gunman who wounded a shopper while robbing a store run by African refugees targeted any specific population. 117 more words

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Crews Recover Body Of Missing Kayaker In Morgan County

MORGAN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Search teams have recovered the body of a kayaker who went missing on the South Platte River on Friday.

The 23-year-old man from Fort Morgan is believed to have drowned near Dodd Bridge in Morgan County. 87 more words

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Crews Now In Recovery Effort After Kayaker Goes Missing

MORGAN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Crews struggled to retrieve the body of kayaker in the South Platte River in Morgan County on Saturday.

The sheriff says it’s now a recovery effort and no longer a rescue. 51 more words

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Authorities Search For Missing Kayaker Near Fort Morgan

FORT MORGAN, Colo. (CBS4)– Authorities searched for a missing kayaker at Jean Tool State Wildlife Area in Morgan County.

The search area is less than a mile north of Interstate 76 almost exactly between Fort Morgan and Brush. 38 more words

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Assimilation Is A Long Process For Somalis In Colorado Farm Town

FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) — For the last decade, Somali refugees have flocked to this conservative farm town on Colorado’s eastern plains. They’ve started a small halal mini-market and a restaurant, sent their children to the schools and worked at a meat processing plant. 934 more words

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