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Holyoke gas prices drop considerably

Holyoke gas prices drop considerably

Even though Holyoke gas prices have fallen quite a bit over the last few months, they still linger between $2.35 and $2.50 per gallon for unleaded gasoline. Colorado, however, has a statewide average fuel price that has dropped below $2.00, reaching $1.91 for unleaded as of Monday, Jan. 19, accord...

Hospital facility plans shared

Hospital facility plans shared

A desire to inform the Holyoke community about the scope, extent and rationale behind an upcoming construction project prompted the Melissa Memorial Hospital Foundation and board of directors to hold an informational town hall meeting Thursday evening, Jan. 15, in the MMH group room. During the me...

Schafer joins Paoli team as Miller retires

Schafer joins Paoli team as Miller retires

In sort of a changing of the guard setting, Paoli Town Clerk/Treasurer Marilyn Miller relinquished her role to retirement after 38 1/2 years. Taking on the reins Jan. 1 was Joy Schafer. “I’m excited to be doing this,” said Schafer, acknowledging that other people her age are retiring, but sh...

Holyoke Chamber announces Gala award recipients

Holyoke Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 22nd annual Gala Awards Dinner Monday, Feb. 2, at Phillips County Event Center. Those being honored at the 2015 Gala have been recently announced and include Holyoke Post Office, business of the year; Shirley Krogmeier of Phillips County Family Educa...

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Rueter elected fire chief

Holyoke Volunteer Fire Department has wrapped up its 2014 year and looks ahead to 2015. Stacy Rueter was elected fire chief for 2015, with John Durbin as first assistant chief and Ken Hoch as second...

O’Neal shares evolution of love for music with new album

O’Neal shares evolution of love for music with new album

When Jake O’Neal was last interviewed by the Enterprise about his musical ventures in the summer of 2013 he expressed, “I’ve always wanted to do something that’s me — uniquely me.” At the...

Inauguration, governor’s speech highlight week

The inauguration of Gov. John Hickenlooper for his second term and his State of the State speech Thursday, Jan. 15, highlighted the first full week of the 2015 legislative session. In his inaugural address,...

Life Line Screening coming to Holyoke

Residents living in and around Holyoke can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening....

Jerrod Niemann, Brett Eldredge booked for August Chase Co. Fair

This year’s Chase County Fair concert series in Imperial, Neb., will have a definite country feel with the signing of two of country music’s hottest artists. Call it “Kicking Up The Country” with...

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Holyoke gas prices drop considerably

Hospital facility plans shared

Schafer joins Paoli team as Miller retires

Holyoke Chamber announces Gala award recipients

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Gragg is UNC graduate

Ashley N. Gragg received her Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal arts with reading and elementary education minors from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley Dec. 13. She is a 2010 graduate of...

Conklin competes in Distinguished Young Women program

HHS senior Anastasia Conklin was one of 13 girls who participated in the Distinguished Young Women of Colorado scholarship program, formerly known as Colorado’s Junior Miss, Saturday, Jan. 17, in Castle...

Meakins wins local Patriot Pen contest

Elijah Meakins of Haxtun was named the first-place winner of the Patriot Pen scholarship competition for students in grades 6-8, sponsored by Holyoke VFW Post No. 6482 last November. Also recognized...

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Wrestlers win Wiggins Invitational

Wrestlers win Wiggins Invitational

All nine Dragon wrestlers placed at the Wiggins Invitational Saturday, Jan. 17, to bring home the first-place team plaque. Coach Brady Walter said it was nice to win matches in the late rounds, an area...

Dragons nab big trophy at Metro 8 Swimming Invite

Dragons nab big trophy at Metro 8 Swimming Invite

It was a monumental day for a skeleton crew from the Holyoke swim team when the girls earned a big third-place trophy at the Metro 8 Invitational hosted by Adams City Thursday, Jan. 15. Not all team...

Dragons soar above Eagles for big home win

Varsity basketball boys split their games over the weekend, beating Wray at home Saturday, Jan. 17, after losing to Yuma on the road Friday, Jan. 16. Holyoke’s record sits at 5-5 so far this season....

JV/C boys 0-3 vs. Yuma, Wray

Holyoke junior varsity and C team boys faced tough competition over the weekend and couldn’t come up with any wins. The Dragons lost both games in Yuma Friday, Jan. 16, and the one JV game at home against...

Herman defends free-throw title

Trudy Herman, mother of HHS sophomore Austin Herman, was crowned the mothers’ free throw champion Saturday, Jan. 17, for the second year in a row. After the moms had a practice round of warm-up shots,...

Dragons back to the drawing board after Merino dual Jan. 15

Merino’s Karg selected for national VB

Lady Dragons drop 2 games for 5-5 record

JV/C girls 0-4 over weekend

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Texas barbecue ‘meats’ Colorado catering

Texas barbecue ‘meats’ Colorado catering

R & B’s barbecue works its way into Phillips County’s hearts ... and bellies The minute a local event advertises a meal prepared and cooked by R & B Catering, they can be sure to get a crowd....

Locals show western spirit at Stock Show

Locals show western spirit at Stock Show

Once again, Holyoke has been having strong representation at the 2015 National Western Stock Show in Denver. This year’s NWSS runs Jan. 10-25 and posted attendance of 47,207 on opening day — the biggest...

P Pod, Creative Traditions welcomed

It was a grand day for celebration Saturday, Jan. 17, when two new Holyoke businesses, The P Pod and Creative Traditions, were presented first dollar of profit plaques from the Holyoke Chamber of Commerce....

8th-graders attend career fair

All Colorado students are required by state legislation to have an Individual Career and Academic Plan in place by the beginning of their ninth-grade year. The eighth-grade career fair held Wednesday,...