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35 grads step into new chapter of life

35 grads step into new chapter of life

Cumming, Krogmeier are co-valedictorians Holyoke High School graduates rounded out their senior year with a special send-off at Holyoke Elementary School Friday, May 13, before the official commencement ceremony Sunday, May 15. They closed one chapter of life as they began another in front of cl...

Questions answered regarding potential city rec department

In a Monday morning meeting May 16, community recreation committee members met with members of Holyoke City Council to go over various concerns voiced at the last council meeting. Athletic director Sandra Rahe and Superintendent John McCleary were also present as school representatives for the mee...

Free breakfasts, lunch M-F thru July for age 1-18

Just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does a child’s need for good nutrition. Based on this focus on nutrition value, Holyoke School District qualified for and has been approved as an open site for the Summer Food Service Program through the Food and Nutrition Service of th...


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Enterprise brings home 12 awards from Colorado Press

Enterprise brings home 12 awards from Colorado Press

The Holyoke Enterprise stacked up 12 awards in the 2015 Colorado Press Association newspaper contest, with a well-rounded showing of four awards in three categories: editorial, photo/design and advertising....

Relay For Life joins Logan Co.

After 14 years of having a Phillips County Relay For Life, participants will have to travel just a bit further for 2016’s Relay. This year’s event is combining with Logan County. Phillips County...

Comedy show meets dinner theater in town this weekend

Good food and good entertainment are combining this weekend at the Phillips County Players’ dinner theater. “A Bad Year for Tomatoes,” a comedy by John Patrick, will take center stage this weekend...

Rural school dists. look to have help finding teachers

Rural schools across Colorado will likely have help finding teachers to fill empty classrooms, thanks to a proposal approved in the waning hours of the 2016 General Assembly session. Last week on the...

Graham makes campaign stop

U.S. Senate candidate Jack Graham, Republican, paid a visit to KarDale’s in Holyoke Wednesday, May 11, as he looped through northeastern Colorado on a campaign tour. Graham will be on the June 28 Colorado...

Rabid skunk attack reported near Snyder

Peekin' into the Past

‘Skinny state’ Colo. not uniformly skinny

Horticulture site visits planned

CDC data shows rate for autism spectrum disorder is unchanged

Free breakfasts, lunch M-F thru July for age 1-18

Questions answered regarding potential city rec department

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Field Day is spot on for Holyoke Elementary

Field Day is spot on for Holyoke Elementary

A chilly start to the day wasn’t going to slow down Holyoke students. Kindergarten through sixth-grade students competed in their annual Field Day activities Friday, May 13. With help from faculty...

Preschoolers sing through a ‘swinging safari’

Preschoolers sing through a ‘swinging safari’

Audience members learned about the sights and sounds of the jungle at the Thursday, May 12, “Swinging Safari” Dragon’s Wagon Preschool program. The program was held at the Phillips County Event...

Bands perform with professionalism

With respect for their conductor and knowledge of their instruments, Holyoke band students in grades 5-12 entertained with a professional touch at the spring band concert Tuesday, May 10. For a fun and...

Band ranks gold

HHS band members Dani Brandt and Anna Jelden, pictured from left, were given Outstanding Soloist awards for their solos in “Ecanto” by Robert W. Smith at Elitch Gardens Music Festival Saturday, May...

Class of 2016 announces scholarships, plans

Holyoke JR/SR High’s mission statement is “To graduate every student prepared with the necessary knowledge, skill and character to find success in life. The graduating Class of 2016 has worked to achieve...

Redman graduates Magna Cum Laude

Reid Baumgartner is Doane College grad

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Onward to 4A state swimming

Onward to 4A state swimming

HHS freshmen Keegan Shaw and Chase Beckner will make a trip to the 4A state boys swimming championships Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, as members of the Valley High School Swim Team. Shaw will swim...

2 relays headed to state track

2 relays headed to state track

Both the boys and girls HHS track teams will have representatives at the state track meet this weekend after the Phillips County Twilight, the final regular season track meet Thursday, May 12, in Holyoke...

HHS baseball ends in district quarterfinals

District quarterfinal baseball action Friday, May 13, in Akron, pitted No. 5 Holyoke against its Phillips County rival, No. 4 Haxtun. And when the dust settled, the Bulldogs had ended the Dragon season...

3 from area make playoffs

Three teams from the Lower Platte Activities Association baseball league advance to the top 16 for 2A regional baseball tournament action this weekend. Sedgwick County, who won the District 7 tournament...

Friday night action live at Phillips County Raceway

It will be an action-packed night of racing at Phillips County Raceway in Holyoke Friday, May 20, starting at 7:30 p.m. Organizers anticipate another great turnout of cars for the IMCA modifieds, sport...

K-12 basketball camp June 10-11

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Colo. Corn commits $200,000 to sustainability research projects

The Colorado Corn Administrative Committee allocates thousands of dollars annually to research endeavors and has already made sure 2016 will be no different, as the organization recently committed $211,389...

Ranch practicum taking apps

A national award-winning livestock Extension program is being offered for 2016 in the Nebraska panhandle and southeast Wyoming, beginning in late June and concluding in November. The High Plains Ranch...