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Heinitz ends 50-year nursing career

Heinitz ends 50-year nursing career

When people decide to become nurses, they makes an important decision to selflessly dedicate themselves to the care of others. Caring for one person shows love. Caring for hundreds shows the true nature of a nurse. Gloria Heinitz has assisted with the births of multiple generations of Holyoke fami...

Community invited to meet supt. finalists

A designated time has been set for Friday, Feb. 27, to give community members the opportunity to meet the four finalists for the Re-1J superintendent position. The meet and greet session is planned for 4:30-6 p.m. Friday at SunSet View Community Center, located at 725 S. Bowman Ave. in Holyoke. ...

Sheila Gift appointed to open seat on hospital board

Sheila Gift is the newest member of the East Phillips County Hospital District board. She will fill the vacancy left by Harlan Stern following his resignation last October. Board members noted they had two excellent candidates, Gift and Allyn Robinson, who had expressed interest. A motion to appoi...

Phillips County to have promo in Colorado Life

A light Holyoke City Council meeting Tuesday, Feb. 17, was highlighted by the council’s approval to contribute to the payment for an advertisement in an upcoming issue of Colorado Life Magazine. Phillips County Economic Development, Phillips County commissioners, City of Holyoke and potentially ...

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Enterprise wins Advertising Sweepstakes

Enterprise wins Advertising Sweepstakes

Fifteen awards in the advertising division of the Colorado Press Association newspaper contest earned The Holyoke Enterprise the 2014 Advertising Sweepstakes Award at the CPA convention last weekend in...

Picnic shelters, splash pad part of proposed grant for Homesteaders Park

Picnic shelters, splash pad part of proposed grant  for Homesteaders Park

In regard to new picnic shelters and a splash pad at Homesteaders Park, Phillips County Commissioners held a public meeting Thursday, Feb. 19, at Phillips County Event Center to get public feedback on...

Tanks of Thanks® rewards Holyoke residents’ service

Three local residents have received a special thank you for their contributions to the community. Jim and Joe Krogmeier and Doug Bergstrom of Holyoke were selected to receive free fuel from Tanks of Thanks®,...

Classics, jazz and Broadway highlight March 4 concert

Two wonderful performers — an acclaimed Broadway theater vocalist, Rebecca Lowe, and a spectacular vibraphone virtuoso and multi-instrumentalist, Jakub “Kuba” Kawnik — will appear in Holyoke next...

2 of Sonnenberg’s bills receive final Senate approval

Don Brown of Yuma is now the commissioner of agriculture after the Senate voted unanimously to approve his nomination Feb. 18. Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg, R-Sterling, lauded Brown’s nomination and skills...

Suicide intervention training set in Burlington

Review cites potential risks of marijuana use and goals for future data collection

Traveling Vietnam Wall memorial coming to Imperial, Neb., in April

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HHS seniors get taste of local career opportunities

HHS seniors get taste of local career opportunities

From Seaboard Foods and CHS Grainland to Star 92.3 and Storybrooke, Ink, seniors at Holyoke High School got a taste of career opportunities in Holyoke and Phillips County during the Speed Business Mentoring...

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Makayla Spitz was named to the Dean’s Honor Roll for the fall semester of 2014 at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington, Wyo. To qualify for the Dean’s Honor Roll, students must be full-time and achieve...

Koch recognized for career and tech ed work

Gary Koch was presented an award for 15 years of service in the career and technical education field at the annual Colorado Association for Career and Technical Administrators Conference in Colorado Springs...

Fix memorial funds available for grads

The trustees of the Leland Trust have announced that the Don Fix Memorial Scholarship is available to graduates of Haxtun and Holyoke high schools. Priority will be given to college students in the second...

School board to meet next Tues., March 3

Holyoke School District Re-1J Board of Education will meet Tuesday, March 3, at 7 p.m. in the board meeting room at HJHS, room No. 218. The superintendent’s report will include 2015-16 school calendar...

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Nick Ortner 5th, Eric Rojo 6th in state wrestling

Nick Ortner 5th, Eric Rojo 6th in state wrestling

Two Dragon wrestlers made it to the placing stands in a fine showing at the Colorado 2A State Wrestling Championships Feb. 19-21 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Nick Ortner and Eric Rojo claimed the hardware....

Dist. B-ball semis, finals set for NJC Thurs., Sat.

Class 2A District 2 basketball tournament action began Tuesday, Feb. 24, with the Holyoke boys’ and girls’ teams hoping to secure spots in the upcoming regional brackets. Tuesday’s winners will...

Girls battle Bulldogs to win 5th seed

Capping off their regular season with a close and important victory, the Lady Dragon varsity basketball girls beat the Haxtun Bulldogs 46-43 on the road Friday, Feb. 20. This win followed the girls’...

JV/C girls go 2-2 to finish season

Lady Dragon junior varsity and C teams each picked up one win and suffered one loss in the final week of the their season. JV girls fell to Yuma at home Tuesday, Feb. 17, and the C team won. In Haxtun...

Dragon boys beat Bulldogs, earn 2nd seed in district tournament

Capturing a win in their final regular-season game, Holyoke varsity basketball boys beat county rival Haxtun 63-49 on the road Friday, Feb. 20, after battling a tight matchup Tuesday, Feb. 17, in which...

JV/C boys go 1-2 to wrap up final week

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Credit union looks at returning to real estate loans in 2015

It was another transitional year for the Holyoke and Imperial, Neb., Community Federal Credit Unions and more changes are set to take place in 2015. Along with changes to management, there were some important...

Ortner qualifies for FFA state

Holyoke’s FFA chapter had five students compete at the District 16 speech contest at Sterling High School Thursday, Feb. 19. Senior Nicholas Ortner will continue on to the state competition as he was...

State conservationist announced

The highly anticipated selection of United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service’s state conservationist in Colorado was recently announced. Clint Evans, former assistant...

Pesticide pickup to be provided

Colorado State University Extension will be hosting a pesticide pickup program at various locations within the Golden Plains Area. “We’ll accept any pesticide delivered to us and properly dispose...