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Ropin’ in a good time at the Phillips County Fair

Ropin’ in a good time at the Phillips County Fair

Canton Skomp, age 2, practices his roping as the Phillips County Fair team roping goes on behind him at the fairgrounds Sunday night, July 20. Sunday activity kicked off the July 20-27 Fair, with action at Phillips County Raceway Monday night, July 21, also drawing a crowd to the fairgrounds...

Marijuana issue is postponed until 2016

Holyoke City Council members were divided at their Tuesday, July 15, meeting on whether or not to include a question pertaining to marijuana facilities in Holyoke for the November general election. City Clerk/Treasurer Kathy Olofson informed council members that while they had until Sept. 5 to det...

Week’s high temps span 39 degrees

Week’s high temps span 39 degrees

High temps in Holyoke saw a wide range this past week as 58 degrees was photographed at a local financial institution mid-afternoon Wednesday, July 16, and 97 degrees was pictured Monday, July 21. Official reports from weather observer Dan Kafka showed a 39-degree range, as the high temps were offi...

RLD continues push for commercial, residential development in Holyoke

Six weeks after attorney Russell Sprague, representing Robin Lake Development, proposed the sale of the O’Neal drainage pit to the city at $2 per square foot, council members officially announced their position at the Thursday, July 17, special meeting. While Sprague’s offer at the June 3 city ...

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Gary Sperber staying positive in recovery after ATV-bull collision

Gary Sperber staying positive in recovery after ATV-bull collision

Lucky and blessed. These are the adjectives Gary Sperber and his wife Carolyn used to describe their lives after a recent incident sent Gary to the hospital for nearly two weeks. Lucky to be alive and...

Mouse races draw 250-person crowd

Mouse races draw 250-person crowd

Another successful mouse race is in the books as the Holyoke Wrestling Club in partnership with the Holyoke Swim Team reached all of their fundraising goals Friday, July 18 at the Phillips County Event...

Schrader, Wallace headline Monday night races

NASCAR stars Kenny Schrader and Kenny Wallace headlined Phillips County Raceway’s agenda Monday, July 21, to add to the week-long entertainment during the Phillips County Fair. After doing a meet and...

Holyoke Happenings’ courses offer something for everyone

Holyoke Happenings summer courses have pulled in 45 participants so far, with two more courses still scheduled for August. Sponsored by CSU Extension Phillips County Office and the Phillips County Family...

Art clubs travel show in Ogallala for 2 weeks

The Art Society of Ogallala, Neb., is sponsoring the Association of Nebraska Art Clubs Travel Show at the Petrified Wood Gallery, 418 E. 1st St. in Ogallala, July 23-Aug. 7. A four-day art conference...

CDOT receives award for response to 2013 floods

Music group back again for Fair community church

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Ropin’ in a good time at the Phillips County Fair

Marijuana issue is postponed until 2016

Week’s high temps span 39 degrees

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Free, reduced meal eligibility announced for 2014-15 year

Holyoke School District has released its policy for determining eligibility of children who may receive free and reduced-price meals served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs....

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100-degree temps usher in County Fair in Sunday gymkhana

100-degree temps usher in County Fair in Sunday gymkhana

Triple R Saddle Club brought its Haxtun arena gymkhana to the Phillips County Fairgrounds to kick off Fair activities Sunday, July 20. Pegged as the Leland Miller Memorial Gymkhana, the event featured...

Imperial has a national Pitch, Hit, Run champion

Imperial has a national Pitch, Hit, Run champion

An experience of a lifetime. That’s what Imperial, Neb., 14-year-old Josie Peterson and her family experienced last week in Minneapolis, Minn., at Major League Baseball’s 85th All-Star Game events....

Dragon Fan Club formed

What started off as the Dragon Football Club has expanded to incorporate a broader scope as the Dragon Fan Club to offer support to the youth programs in town that the schools cannot. After the Dragon...

Team roping takes to the arena

Randy and Rudy Haynes of Holyoke join the team roping competition Sunday evening, July 20, at the Phillips County Fairgrounds rodeo arena. Hot temps didn’t deter the contestants for the 2014 County...

13-15 Border All-Stars runners-up at state

Border League All-Stars in 13-15 Babe Ruth baseball competed in the Colorado state tournament in Rocky Ford July 18-21, taking runner-up honors. The local area team won its first two games of the tournament...

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Cattle industry moooves forward with electronic ID tags

As livestock arrived at the fairgrounds in preparation for the Phillips County Fair, all it took was the wave of a magic wand to produce the necessary information for an animal. Normally wand-waving is...

Wheat harvest nearing end

Wheat harvest nearing end

With the weather unable to decide if it wants to be cool and moist or hot and humid, many area farmers were forced indoors to wait out the wet wheat from Wednesday, July 16, through most of Saturday, July...

Green and Growing

Seed treatments recommended strongly for 2014 wheat crop As the wheat planting season approaches, it is recommended that growers treat seed with fungicide before planting. Seed treatments control seed-transmitted...