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The Steers earned the No. 1 seed in the Class 2A U.S. Bank State Baseball Championships. Magdalena faced No. 8-seeded Gateway Christian on Wednesday, however results weren't available at press time.

Genealogist to speak about Socorro grant

Family historian Robert J. C. Baca will speak on "The History and People of the Socorro Land Grant" at 10 a.m. Saturday at Cottonwood Valley Charter School. This program is being presented by the New Mexico Office of the State Historian, the New Mexico Genealogical Society and the Socorro County Historical Society.

Wrongful death lawsuit heads to Appeals Court

A wrongful death lawsuit filed six years ago against multiple agencies in the county, including Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) and then-county commissioners, will be heard June 24 by the New Mexico Court of Appeals.

County firefighters to get stipends

During a special meeting May 5, Socorro County Commission voted to approve the county's volunteer fire department stipends for calls to which firefighters respond and training they attend.

Fire kills one man

One man died after suffering injuries from his camper trailer catching fire sometime before 9:30 p.m. Sunday on the corner of McCutcheon and Center streets, family members and Socorro Police Department confirmed Monday.