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‘He would want us to forgive’: Arrest made years after teacher's death

Kiowa High School let out for the summer in May 2010, with popular science teacher Randy Wilson’s youngest son Dean among the 29 graduates. Wilson’s sons Cody and Weston had recently told their … more

‘You can’t fill those shoes’: Teachers, students remember slain teacher

A wooden cross marks the lonely prairie crossroads where Kiowa High School teacher Randy Wilson was found dead in 2010. At the school, 16 miles south, Wilson’s final, stoic yearbook photo hangs in … more

Brush fire destroys nine structures near Kiowa

A brush fire fueled by strong winds and dry conditions destroyed four homes and five outbuildings in the rural area south of Kiowa on March 4, according to the Elbert County Sheriff's Office. No … more

Ex-Kiowa mayor gets probation for threatening son with gun

The former mayor of Kiowa has been placed on probation for four years for threatening his son with a gun. Lawrence Perreault, 45, was the mayor of the town at the time of his arrest in April 2017. … more

Teacher murder case shrouded in secrecy

The man accused of killing former Kiowa High School teacher Randy Wilson in 2010 will have a preliminary hearing on March 30, marking the first time the public will hear many details in the case, … more

Library district sues board of county commissioners

A policy recently adopted by Elbert County's board of commissioners is the target of a lawsuit filed by Pines and Plains Libraries, which believes the policy violates a state law protecting public … more

Arrest made in 2010 slaying of teacher

The Elbert County Sheriff's Office announced it has arrested Dan Pesch, 34, in connection with the 2010 death of Kiowa High School teacher Randy Wilson. Pesch was arrested on Dec. 19 in Littleton by … more

Kiowa building with county offices opens

The grand opening of the Samuel Elbert Building at 440 Comanche St. in Kiowa, where some county offices are locating, brought together citizens, county employees and officials along with special guests from the Colorado state government. The … more
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