NEWS ROOM

DCCS History of Self-Sustaining, Contributing to our communities

July 22, 2019

In the depths of the Great Depression, DCCS founder C. Elden Kingston rejected a $10,000 government subsidy offered to new cooperatives through the Farm Credit Act of 1933.  Elden is reported to have said to members “If we can’t succeed without the [subsidy], we will not succeed with it.”

2019 DCCS High School Graduation Rates Continue to Surpass Utah and US

December 20, 2019

For many years, DCCS High School graduation rates for men and women have surpassed the rates of the surrounding population in Utah, as well the US.  2019 was no exception. DCCS members' on-time graduation rate for the year was 91.2% compared to Utah's 87.4% and the United States' 84.16%.

Lawsuit Targets DCCS Members for using FAFSA for Student Aid

December 13, 2019

Mary and Bryan Nelson filed a lawsuit May 2019 in Federal court alleging DCCS leaders and members followed a pattern of fraud when applying for federal student aid through the FAFSA program.  DCCS members deny the allegations, calling them baseless and contradictory.

Mexican cartels attack women and children in Northern Mexico, killing 9

November 8, 2019

In the wake of the tragedy in La Mora, Mexico, our hearts go out to the Miller and Langford families.  As has been reported, 3 women and 6 children were heartlessly taken by truly evil men from the Mexican cartels.

The Salt Lake Tribune and KSL are maliciously targeting law abiding Co-op members

August 7, 2019

In the past week, KSL and the Salt Lake Tribune published articles that continued an on-going pattern of false and malicious reporting against law abiding citizens who they suspect to be members of the Davis County Cooperative Society, also known as the Co-op.

Government files forfeiture action against properties with alleged ties to WRE

August 2, 2019

Federal Prosecutors have filed a notice of their intent to seize properties it alleges have ties to the WRE fraud case.

DCCS History of Self-Sustaining, Contributing to our communities

July 22, 2019

In the depths of the Great Depression, DCCS founder C. Elden Kingston rejected a $10,000 government subsidy offered to new cooperatives through the Farm Credit Act of 1933.  Elden is reported to have said to members “If we can’t succeed without the [subsidy], we will not succeed with it.”

WRE Defendants Plead Guilty as part of a plea deal

July 19, 2019

The defendants in the WRE case have plead guilty to a subset of charges brought against them as part of a plea deal to limit their maximum sentences.

DCCS Responds to CBS 'Whistleblower' claims

May 31, 2019

Bryan Nelson and Mary Nelson appeared on an episode of CBS' "Whistleblower" making allegations of fraud, improper financial and business practices, incest, underage marriages, and more. Bryan, a non-member, began a relationship with Mary against her parents wishes when she was 16 and Bryan was 26.

18 year old foils a car jacking attempt to protect her younger siblings

April 18, 2019

18 year old Joanna Kingston faced a scary situation in South Salt Lake when an enraged man pulled her from her vehicle and attempted to carjack her with her 3 younger siblings, ages 9, 10, and 12, inside the vehicle.

Age of Marriage Discussion

February 25, 2019

A number of national organizations have spurred a discussion on whether or not to ban legal marriage for individuals under the age of 18.  Utah State Rep. Angela Romero, D-Salt Lake City introduced a bill in 2019 that would raise minimum age of legal marriage to 18 in Utah.

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