Jacob Laxen is Townsquare Media’s Northern Colorado Digital Managing Editor. The Minnesota native moved to Northern Colorado in 2016 and plans to stay because the snow melts here. Laxen loves multi-course dining at Chimney Park, Cafe Vino and Simmer. He’s a beer geek who especially enjoys Odell, New Belgium and Funkwerks. While the former USA Today reporter has a face for radio, he works behind the scenes managing websites, social media and working on major projects.
VOTE: Who is Northern Colorado’s Educator of the Year
The winner with the most votes takes home a $500 check for their school provided by University of Northern Colorado and UNC Extended Campus. The Teacher Tuesday winner also takes home a collection prizes, including a Date Night Dinner for two from Windsor Mill Tavern (includes 1 appetizer, 2 entrees…
How You Can Help Windsor Family That Lost 13-Year-old
13-year-old Mason Michael Mages died on May 7 when his canoe capsized on a windy day on a neighborhood lake.
Northern Colorado Nurses Share Life From The Front Lines
During National Nurses Week (May 6-12), Townsquare Media interviewed a different nurse each day as a 'Thank You' for their work on the front lines.
1st Look: Northern Colorado’s Newest Water Park
RainDance River Resort in Windsor's RainDance Community was filled with water for the first time on May 1.
NoCo Nurse Heroes: Hannah Kunz, Lemay Avenue Health & Rehab
Lemay Avenue Health & Rehab Charge Nurse Hannah Kunz has worked in nursing for the last decade.
NoCo Nurse Heroes: Kristi Street, Lakeview Commons
Lakeview Commons clinical coordinator Kristi Street has been a nurse since 2008. She called in for a Q&A about life as a nurse during the pandemic.
NoCo Nurse Heroes: Shawnee Mayhan, Columbine Commons
Columbine Commons Nurse Manager Shawnee Mayhan has been a nurse for the past three years. She called in for a Q&A about life as a nurse during the pandemic:
PSD Planning ‘Various Scenarios’ For Fall Return
Superintendent Sandra Smyser said the school district will announce the different scenarios to parents and guardians by June 30.
NoCo Nurse Heroes: JoJo Jessen, North Shore Health & Rehab
North Shore Health & Rehab LPN JoJo Jessen has worked at her facility for the past eight years, including the last five as a nurse.
Authorities Searching For Fort Collins Shooting Suspect
Sonny Arthur Howes is considered armed and allegedly has gang affiliations. He should not be approached by anyone other than law enforcement.
NoCo Nurse Heroes: Brenda Bolli, Centre Avenue Health & Rehab
Centre Avenue Health & Rehab RN and Geriatric Education Centre instructor Brenda Bolli has worked in the nursing field for the past 14 years.
13-Year-Old Windsor Boy Dies After Canoe Capsizes
A 13-year-old-boy died after his canoe tipped Thursday afternoon on a Windsor lake. His eight-year-old younger brother survived, according to a Denver7 report.