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Broncos touch down in Holyoke

Broncos touch down in Holyoke

Denver Broncos football players, pictured above from left, Malik Jackson, Virgil Green and Mitch Unrein, made the trip to Holyoke Tuesday, April 15, along with cheerleaders Kendal and Emily G. and Miles the mascot to sign autographs, take pictures and thank fans for their support throughout the ye...

Mill levy extension is recommended

Holyoke School District’s Budget and Facilities Committee recommends that the school board seriously consider going to the voters for an extension of the 2010 mill levy override, which will sunset in 2015 without another vote of the people. The recommendation was heard by the local school board ...

Fire season begins in Yuma County

Fire season begins in Yuma County

Smoke south of Holyoke was clearly visible Wednesday, April 9 as a cornstalk and pasture fire burned for close to five hours 10 miles south and three miles west of Holyoke in Yuma County. Ten fire departments helped control the fire, according to Yuma County emergency manager Roger Brown. Waunetaâ...

Services announced for Holy Week, Easter Sunday

As Easter rapidly approaches, many area churches have announced schedules for services throughout Holy Week and Easter Sunday. First Christian Church Holyoke First Christian Church has an Easter morning breakfast planned for Sunday, April 20 from 7-8:15 a.m. An Easter service will follow at 8:...


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Senior Senior Prom unites generations

Senior Senior Prom unites generations

A collaborative effort of the HHS 21st Century Skills class, Regent Park/Carriage House staff and other volunteers made a Great Gatsby/Roaring ’20s-themed Senior Senior Prom a reality for Regent Park/Carriage...

Hispanic ministry kicks off at Zion Lutheran April 23

Pastor Armenio Pineros is kicking off a weekly Hispanic ministry time at Zion Lutheran Church in Holyoke on Wednesday, April 23. Set to begin at 6 p.m., the Bible study will include a light meal at the...

Commissioners in favor of state representation change

State Rep. Jerry Sonnenberg’s Concurrent Resolution to change election of state representatives was the focus of a hearing at the State Capitol Wednesday, April 9, which was attended by officials from...

Phillips Co. Arts Council brings Mack Bailey to town

Folk sensation Mack Bailey will fill the Holyoke High School auditorium with his combination of folk and pop music Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is made possible by the Phillips County Arts...

Rural county commissioners testify on Phillips County Plan

Rural issues got a strong look this week at the State Capitol, with more than a dozen county commissioners testifying before a House committee, and the passage of a package of bills on telecommunications...

Public invited to county EMS, trauma town hall meeting

This is Severe Weather Awareness Week

Property objection dates set

Peekin' into the Past

Fire season begins in Yuma County

Services announced for Holy Week, Easter Sunday

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Big top goes big at Event Center

Big top goes big at Event Center

Partners in Education’s Carnival for Classrooms was over the top this year as it moved from the elementary school to Phillips County Event Center for the first time. The space was overflowing April...

Local students claim math/science medals

Local students claim math/science medals

Holyoke students who placed at the recent NJC math and science contests are pictured from left, front row, eighth-grader Luke Krogmeier and sophomore Bradley Cumming; and back row, freshman Austin Herman...

Rural agility focus: public school with local control

Straight waivers, innovation school considerations and charter school law are three options being looked at in the Colorado Association of School Boards’ Rural Agility Project. Local control revisited...

3 school resolutions target finance, testing

Joining the Amendment 23 class action suit, restoring the negative factor as a legislative priority and urging the reduction of state-mandated testing were the subjects of three resolutions passed by the...

School board to meet Wednesday

Holyoke School District Re-1J Board of Education will meet Wednesday, April 23 at 7 p.m. in the board room, No. 218 at Holyoke Junior High. The superintendent’s report will include a 21st Century Skills...

Mill levy extension is recommended

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Camaraderie bonds HHS throwers

Camaraderie bonds HHS throwers

With a group of young, fairly inexperienced throwers on the Holyoke High School track and field team, working on technique is of the utmost importance. Luckily for coach Sandra Rahe, the throwers are willing...

HHS girls’ golf places fourth

HHS girls’ golf places fourth

After having to miss the first tournament of the season due to a lack of available girls and the second tournament being postponed because of spring break issues, HHS lady golfers hit the links for the...

Record-breaking car count heralds Phillips Co. Raceway season opener

Breaking a record for a Phillips County Raceway season opener last Saturday, April 12, 100 cars exceeded a car count for a season opener in recent years. In fact, that number is 30 higher than an average...

Dragons sweep Indians in Yuma

Holyoke had no trouble at the plate during the doubleheader in Yuma Saturday, April 12 as the Dragons picked up two wins. While errors were detrimental at times, the squad always found a way to battle...

Dragon tracksters tested as 25 teams compete at Yuma

HHS track athletes faced a competitive field as they battled against 24 other schools at the Bill Kalb Invitational at Yuma Tuesday, April 8. Holyoke boys and girls both placed 16th at the meet. The...

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Klein places in college regional golf tourney

Broncos touch down in Holyoke

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PC Telcom diversifies with Smart Farm, PCTV+

Smart Farm and Smart Home product lines are just a sampling of the ways PC Telcom is staying on the cutting edge of technology, as seen by members at the PC Telcom annual meeting Tuesday, April 8 at Holyoke...

Double W Dairy honored as DFA Member of Distinction

Double W Dairy honored as DFA Member of Distinction

Glenn Huwa, Marc Wailes and Gregg Wailes, owners of Double W Farm Dairy of Holyoke, have been named a 2014 Member of Distinction farm by their milk marketing cooperative, Dairy Farmers of America. DFA’s...

Lenz Farms, Sand Partners are corn yield state winners

Area corn growers, Lenz Farms and Sand Partners of Holyoke, have been honored as state winners in the 2013 National Corn Yield Contest, sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association. Lenz...

Local facilities recognized for excellence in food safety

In celebration of National Public Health Week, the Northeast Colorado Health Department held an open house Thursday, April 10. While inviting the public in to browse educational booths, enjoy healthy snacks...

Farm Bill Explanation Tour to make 5 stops in eastern Colo.

The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers is hosting a Farm Bill Explanation Tour April 22-24 at five locations in eastern Colorado to explain “The Agriculture Act of 2014” (2014 Farm Bill) recently...

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