People walk through the Princeton University campus in Princeton, N.J., Thursday, April 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

How does a rural Colorado county with three people per square mile send 30 students to an Ivy League institution?

A 19th-century lawyer came to Las Animas County to save his life. He built a fortune and, one generation later, inspired the scholarship that created a pipeline to Princeton University.

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Coronavirus closures: Denver-area districts cancel in-person classes the rest of the school year

The announcements follow a decision by Gov. Jared Polis to close schools for in-person instruction until at least April 30.