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11 Dec 2014 - 13:18

While state legislators are confident more money will be poured into the public school system this upcoming year, local school leaders are asking for a more hands-off approach.

11 Dec 2014 - 13:18

Saturday, Dec. 6, Morgan’s Commercial Street brought back memories for longtime natives of the valley and made new memories for newcomers.  A warmer than typical afternoon made for an enjoyable day for Morganites to visit each other along the street rich with history. 

5 Dec 2014 (All day)

In a re-match of the 2014 state title game, Morgan lost a close contest, 50-54, to Bear River at home on Tuesday, Nov. 25.  Led by McKade Mitton’s 25 points, the Bears finished the tight game strongly while the young Trojans committed late turnovers and missed a last-minute three-pointer.  

5 Dec 2014 (All day)

The staff of Morgan Elementary School is excited to honor Amanda Hadlock as the December volunteer of the month.  

5 Dec 2014 (All day)

Lori Bice is the head custodian at Morgan Elementary School.  She is known on campus as “Miss Lori” and has served as a cherished friend to thousands of students through many years at MES.  Her ability to connect, nurture and simply love makes her the perfect role model for the children of our school.  We are proud to spotlight her efforts and honor her work.

5 Dec 2014 (All day)

Public education seems to get a lot of negative press these days – especially in social media.  There is much said about common core, the new math, dropout numbers, college readiness, the  use of technology and privacy of data. While these are all legitimate concerns that need attention, there are many things that are going well. In this season of gratitude and reflection, perhaps we should pause and focus on the many positive things happening in public education.  

5 Dec 2014 (All day)

Two years ago, a Morgan deputy shot a woman in the eye at the conclusion of a high-speed chase that covered three counties.  Now, that woman is suing the county and officer for a violation of her rights.  And the attorney handling Morgan’s defense said the case is at least two years away from any kind of resolution.

5 Dec 2014 (All day)

Christmas is a time of giving, charity and spending time with loved ones.  In an effort to assist those in need in our own community, the Morgan food pantry is asking residents to join in the spirit of the season and take their families to dinner.

4 Dec 2014 - 15:11

Christmas is a time of giving, charity and spending time with loved ones.  In an effort to assist those in need in our own community, the Morgan food pantry is asking residents to join in the spirit of the season and take their families to dinner.

4 Dec 2014 - 15:11

Barker Real Estate Services was the only company to respond to a county request for proposal to conduct a hotel feasibility study.  
“They are a good fit,” said Morgan County Councilman Lyle Nelson, who noted the firm will work under the direction of Better City, the county and city’s economic development consultant.

4 Dec 2014 - 15:11

A trip on Trappers Loop, or State Route 167, turned fatal the day before Thanksgiving.  On Wednesday, Nov. 26, just minutes before midnight, a 2008 red Mazda was traveling southbound in Morgan County and became involved in a single vehicle roll over at mile post 2.  According to the Utah Highway Patrol, excessive speed and no seatbelt use were factors that lead to two fatalities.

4 Dec 2014 - 15:11

Strong second and fourth quarters led the Lady Trojans to a 59-52 victory Tuesday, Nov. 25, over 4A powerhouse Timpview.  
Down 14-17 at the end of the first quarter, Morgan put in 18 points in the second quarter to lead 32-28 at the half.  Going into the fourth quarter with tied at 39-39, Morgan outpaced the Thunderbirds 20-13 and came away with the win to level their season record at 1-1.

28 Nov 2014 - 16:25

“The show is just magic,” MHS drama teacher Candice Wilder said of Peter Pan.  “It is really magical!”
The cast, crew, teachers and audience would agree that magic was a perfect term to describe the Morgan High School musical production of Peter Pan. 

28 Nov 2014 - 16:25

Friday, Nov. 21, the second graders at Morgan Elementary School participated in the annual Turkey Trot. This established tradition is exciting for the second grade students and their teachers, parents and grandparents who support them.

28 Nov 2014 - 16:25

Morgan resident Kelly Carter has had enough of the parties next door.  
For nine years, Carter has endured noise at all hours of the night, inebriated guests, vehicles speeding on the quarter-mile lane leading to her home, four wheelers trespassing, make-shift directional signs tied to her mailbox, opened gates, cut fences leading to roaming livestock, random intoxicated people passed out in nearby yards and hunters shooting in the wrong direction.

28 Nov 2014 - 16:25

As you are considering charitable causes to which you will donate at the end of this year and are determining where to donate next year, I encourage you to consider donating to the Morgan Education Foundation and the Morgan School District.

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ski down the face of Francis Peak, one of the highest peaks of the Wasatch Range perched atop the border of Morgan and Davis counties?

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

We, as a family, would like to thank all the wonderful employees and residents at the Family Tree Assisted Living Center in Morgan for the exceptional care and kindness given to our mother, grandmother and wife, Bern Peterson, who passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2014. We will never forget the kindness and love.

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

A special man left this world on Dec. 1, 2014. George A. Toelcke was born May 1, 1943, in New York to his parents Ida and George Adamec. He spent his childhood in Westwood, NJ. He graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with his Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering. 

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

Steven and Anne Allen were recently called by the Morgan Utah Stake Presidency to serve a full-time, 18 month mission in the Utah Ogden Mission.  However, their area of service for these 18 months will be the Morgan Utah Stake.

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

Greetings! My name is Nicole B. and I am a fifth grade student at Salida Elementary School in Salida, California. We live in the central valley located east of San Francisco. This year we are to complete a state project. I picked Utah!

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

 
As you are considering charitable causes to which you will donate at the end of this year and are determining where to donate next year, I encourage you to consider donating to the Morgan Education Foundation and the Morgan School District.

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

I love Morgan and I love the passion in the county for government, outdoors, the environment, schools, sports and life in general.  This passion is almost always a force for good.

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

Snowbasin Resort opened on Wednesday, Nov. 26.  This will be Snowbasin Resort’s first time opening prior to Thanksgiving Day. With recent snowfall combined with extensive snowmaking, Snowbasin Resort will be offering a base averaging between 18 to 24 inches on seven runs serviced by three lifts.

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

The reason Caleb Bennett loves rodeo is very simple. 

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

Despite leading by 17 points at the half, the visiting Lady Trojans fell 59-62 in overtime to the Carbon High School girls basketball team last Friday in their season opener.   

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

Pilgrims donning their capotains and coifs (male and female pilgrim hats) as well as Native Americans sporting feathered headbands and pounding on drums filled the kindergarten classrooms at Morgan Elementary School Tuesday.  The students were all clothed in their “best dress” for the annual Thanksgiving Feast. 

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

Despite some of the best Student Assessment for Growth and Excellence (SAGE) test scores in the state, Morgan educators are not taking a moment to sit back and celebrate. 

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

Morgan County Councilman Lyle Nelson is pushing to re-establish a county mobility council to evaluate state and federal government funding options, as well as re-engage the Wasatch Front Regional Council to address the county’s transportation needs.

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County Council is considering changing their use regulation ordinance, considering how to define “agribusiness” and encourage further economic development through recreational activities.

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

The Family Tree Assisted Living would like to invite the family and friends of  Betty Peterson &   Clinton Raymond to celebrate their birthdays 2-4 p.m. on Nov. 29 Family Tree Assisted Living 862 E. Mahogany Ridge Rd. Morgan

28 Nov 2014 (All day)

Owen Raymond (Ray) Durrant peacefully passed away on Nov. 25, 2014, due to complications from a stroke. 

20 Nov 2014 - 13:51

The holidays are generally filled with shopping and stress.  It is rare that we actually take the time to step away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy a day with our families.  
This time of year Commercial Street gets a Christmastime face lift to prepare for the Ol’ Time Christmas on Commercial Street celebration.  It is Morgan City’s way of saying “thank you” to its residents.

20 Nov 2014 - 13:51
Council considers future vote by mail in Mountain Green’s future

Absentee and provisional votes didn’t change the outcome of three local races that seemed too close to call on Election Night, but they did change the outcome of the State School Board race.

20 Nov 2014 - 13:51
Community rallies to support family

The evening of Sunday, Nov. 16, Shayli Sargent and Ben Larson were sitting at their home in Croydon working on homework with their three children ages 10, 7 and 5.

13 Nov 2014 - 12:35
Many waiting on next week’s canvass for final election results

Education dominated the 2014 election cycle, both locally and on the state level.
Locally, more Morgan residents threw their hat in the ring for an education position than any other government position on the ballot.

13 Nov 2014 - 12:35

Record numbers of young wrestlers attended Morgan’s tournament on Saturday, Nov. 8.  By opening more mats the tournament had an amazing 404 young wrestlers competing for medals.  Last year the tournament allowed only 320 wrestlers to register for the chance to wrestle in Morgan, but they had to turn away many wrestlers who would have liked to come. 

13 Nov 2014 - 12:35

Morgan City has made a stride forward in coordinating community events.  This move involved hiring a new event coordinator to work with the city council in not only making sure that big events are successful, but assisting in economic development and day-to-day operations as well.

13 Nov 2014 - 12:35

As more and more tractors fill the empty lot next to the local Ace Hardware store, clearing land and hauling away debris, it is becoming apparent that Morgan City will be home to the newest Tractor Supply Company location.

6 Nov 2014 - 13:51

Morgan High School Mountain Bike Race Team pedaled their way through a difficult state competition course on Oct. 25, in St. George.  As the scores were tabulated Morgan took fourth place with steep competition. 

6 Nov 2014 - 13:51

Thursday night, Oct. 30, the Morgan High School volleyball team played a championship match against Snow Canyon High School for the Utah State 3A volleyball title. Although the team walked away with a second place trophy, they showed the heart and grit of true champions in a match that Morgan Coach Liz Wiscombe called “one of the hardest fought games I’ve seen in all of my years of coaching.”’ 

6 Nov 2014 - 13:51

Morgan County has a new planning and development department director.  Amid budgetary work sessions last week, Bill Cobabe accepted the new position.

6 Nov 2014 - 13:51

Fox 13’s Big Budah spent the morning of Nov. 5 with the Morgan High School student body to tell the state what we’ve known for a long time- Morgan High School is a “cool school.” 

5 Nov 2014 - 17:22
Besides unopposed races, only one race has clear winner

More than half of the county’s registered voters turned out on election night. This high voter turnout rendered many local races just too close to call.
As polls closed, it appeared only one local incumbent lost a bid for re-election.  On Nov. 4, Political newcomer Ted W. Taylor appeared to have won over incumbent Bruce A. Galbraith for the Morgan School Board District 2 seat.

30 Oct 2014 - 13:23

Schools from around the state just received reports of how their students preformed on a test given last school year.  The results were released to the public on Monday, Oct. 27.

30 Oct 2014 - 13:23

For the first time in Morgan County School District’s history, the board of education appointed two high school students to serve on the board.  In the past, only one student has served as a student board member. Chandler Hipwell and Dietrich Streuber will serve as this school year’s student board members.

30 Oct 2014 - 13:23

Just a few short weeks before election day, local candidates attended the Oct. 23 meet the candidate event sponsored by MOREPAC at Larry’s Spring Chicken Inn.  While six candidates for the Morgan County Council, county recorder and county clerk positions answered audience questions, a majority of the evening was spent discussing education with four candidates for the local and state school boards.

30 Oct 2014 - 13:23

While the news of a tragic accident that took the life of a 5-year-old hit state media sources last week, the continuing story is the outpouring of love and financial support the Townley family.

30 Oct 2014 - 13:23

Mountain Green resident Ray L. Worthen, Democrat, is taking on Republican incumbent Melvin R. Brown for the Utah State House District 53 position representing Morgan, Summit, Duchesne, Rich and Daggett counties.
Worthen, 67, is a retired engineer who has lived in Morgan County for 16 years.  He was born in Salt Lake City and grew up in Ogden.  This is the first political office he has pursued.