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  • Extension Corner

    Welcome to the Phillips County Fair Believe it or not, county Fair is right around the corner! While it seems like just yesterday 4-H members were selecting and re-enrolling in their 4-H projects, the time has now come for them to showcase everything the...
  • Investor Guide

    How Social Security strategies affect your retirement The Social Security press office has published a fact sheet that gives some interesting numbers. In 2014, there are 39 million retired workers who receive $1,294 in average monthly benefits, 8.8 mill...
  • Trooper Tips

    Headlight laws explained Headlights are common to all vehicles on the roadway. What I have noticed is not so common—the proper use of those headlights. There seems to be confusion on when headlights should be used. The easy answer is to use them any t...
  • Forest service offers tips for watering trees during drought

    Despite heavy rains over parts of Colorado in recent months, persistent drought conditions have parched the soil over much of the state, stressing even irrigated lawns and urban landscape trees. During these periods of drought, homeowners should consider...
  • Peekin' into the Past

    Five Years AgoJuly 9, 2009 With 27 years of experience in area cooperatives under his belt, Rick Unrein began his president/CEO duties on July 1 at Grainland Cooperative. Returning to his hometown, Bret Miles began as the new superintendent at Holyoke S...
  • Around Town

    Book club kicks off July 10 A kickoff meeting for the Storybrooke, Ink Ladies Book Club is scheduled for Thursday, July 10, at 7 p.m. at Storybrooke, Ink, 221 N. Interocean in Holyoke. All women are welcome.   Siren sounds over holiday weekend Ho...
  • Racing, fireworks spark 4th of July activities

    Phillips County Raceway action on Thursday, July 3, and the Friday, July 4, fireworks display south of Holyoke City Park highlighted the holiday activities in Holyoke with a spark of patriotism. A Salute to the King meet-and-greet steak dinner with 20-ti...
  • Racing, fireworks spark 4th of July activities

    Phillips County Raceway action on Thursday, July 3, and the Friday, July 4, fireworks display south of Holyoke City Park highlighted the holiday activities in Holyoke with a spark of patriotism. A Salute to the King meet-and-greet steak dinner with 20-ti...
  • Marijuana issue resurfaces at City Council

    With a coordinated ballot approaching in the fall, Holyoke City Council members are once again facing the dilemma of how to approach the city’s stance on marijuana. While at the Tuesday, July 1, meeting, the council revisited an ordinance from 2012 to d...
  • Marijuana issue resurfaces at City Council

    With a coordinated ballot approaching in the fall, Holyoke City Council members are once again facing the dilemma of how to approach the city’s stance on marijuana. While at the Tuesday, July 1, meeting, the council revisited an ordinance from 2012 to d...
  • O’Neals to lead county Fair parade

    Dale and Nelda O’Neal of Holyoke have a big weekend planned at the end of the month when they will be leading the Phillips County Fair parade Saturday, July 26. Not only have they been named grand marshals, but they will also be celebrating their 60th w...
  • O’Neals to lead county Fair parade

    Dale and Nelda O’Neal of Holyoke have a big weekend planned at the end of the month when they will be leading the Phillips County Fair parade Saturday, July 26. Not only have they been named grand marshals, but they will also be celebrating their 60th w...
  • Petition effort halted

    Statewide efforts to get Ballot Initiative No. 111 on the November 2014 ballot to redesign the Colorado House of Representatives have been suspended. “Even taking into account our Fourth of July push, we simply do not have enough petitions out in the h...
  • Petition effort halted

    Statewide efforts to get Ballot Initiative No. 111 on the November 2014 ballot to redesign the Colorado House of Representatives have been suspended. “Even taking into account our Fourth of July push, we simply do not have enough petitions out in the h...
  • Local actors give passionate performance of ‘Steel Magnolias’

    Audience members laughed and cried right alongside the cast of “Steel Magnolias” during their three performances, Friday-Sunday, June 27-29. Set in a Louisiana beauty parlor, the story follows the joys and struggles of six sassy Southern women. Shop...
  • Fan-friendly raceway events popular on Holyoke track

    A full evening of racing was finally recorded at Phillips County Raceway Saturday, June 28. While thunderstorms hit most every night during the week, the weather was calm and dry for the races. With the last several races experiencing looming clouds or a...
  • Softball girls enjoy summer season

    Jimena Nuñez has her eyes on the ball as she takes a cut at a pitch Thursday, June 12, in the 9-12-year-old match with Ogallala, Neb.  —Enterprise photoCatcher Mackenzie Thompson gets her glove on a pitch in the dirt during the 13-15-year-old game ...
  • Holyoke to host Babe Ruth State baseball

    Babe Ruth 16-18-year-old state baseball action is set to hit Holyoke next week as three teams will battle for a chance to compete at the regional level. The Border League All-Stars, made up of players who competed in Colorado and Nebraska as the Bombers,...
  • PeeWees, Little League are tournament champs

    Five Holyoke summer baseball teams traveled to Chappell, Neb., for the Border League Baseball Tournament Wednesday, June 25, with two returning to town crowned as champions Saturday, June 28. Holyoke-2 PeeWee team posted a perfect 3-0 record to edge out ...
  • Holyoke swim team breaks 14-year-old pool relay record

    On July 1, 2000, Holyoke 11-12 swimmers Jake O’Neal, Kristin Williamson, Justin Hicks and Kurt Rumold swam the 200 yd. mixed medley relay at the Oakley, Kan., swim meet in record time. Clocking in at 2:41.78, the record has remained untouched for 14 ye...