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  • Follow the leader

    Where Mom and Dad go, the babies are not far behind. A family of seven goslings — that’s the term for baby geese — were out and about at the Lions Club Fishin’ Hole last week. It appears Mother Nature is getting all her ducks in a row (or geese, r...
  • Plea to use local pharmacies for refills fails

    Terri Newland of Basalt put a thermometer in her mailbox on Wednesday morning. It read 42 degrees Fahrenheit. By 4 p.m. the thermometer had shot up to 104 degrees Fahrenheit. By summer, those temperatures will be much higher. For her husband, who has diab...
  • District baseball slated for Akron

    HHS plays Haxtun Friday at noonRegular-season baseball action has ended, and Akron will be hosting the District 7 2A tournament Friday and Saturday, May 13-14. The Dragons finished No. 5 in the district with a 8-8 league record and will face No. 4 Haxtun...
  • Dragons split with Caliche to end regular season 9-9

    In a couple of hard-fought baseball games, the Holyoke Dragons split with Caliche on the home field Saturday, May 7, to end the regular season 9-9, including 8-8 in league play. Game No. 1 was close throughout and went into two extra innings before Calic...
  • Holyoke students and teachers receive NE BOCES awards

    Angie ZunigaMost Improved StudentLauren BergnerPaul Krumm AwardAshley ClaytonOutstanding EducatorAt two separate Northeast Board of Cooperative Educational Services award ceremonies, Holyoke students and teachers were recognized for their hard work and bi...
  • Relays rule the day at LPAA meet on Holyoke track

    Holyoke relays continued to whittle down times at the LPAA league track meet at HHS Friday, May 6, with both boys and girls relays inching closer to state qualification. “The meet started well and ended well,” said coach Dusty Sprague. From the girls...
  • Dragons achieve personal bests

    It was one of the warmer track meets of the year at the Tuesday, May 3, Y/W Invitational and a good day for many to set new personal bests, according to coach Cindi Beavers. The girls 4x800 meter team, Grace Dille, Kyra Loutensock, Anna Jelden and Brook ...
  • PIE disbands

    Group hopes someone will take over carnivalDue to a small number of active members, Partners in Education announced last week that it will be disbanding. Announcement of this decision was made at the staff appreciation breakfast Friday, May 6. PIE has b...
  • 10 rural districts turn to state for help

    Rural schools slammed by a decline in mining revenue won a reprieve late Thursday night, May 5, from budget cuts that would lead to layoffs. But just how many of these 10 school districts will find the help they need is under debate at the Statehouse. Un...
  • Speaker shares IFYE experiences

    Jennifer Johnston presented to approximately 150 third-, fourth- and fifth-graders Monday, May 9, about her experiences in the International 4-H Youth Exchange program, in which she spent six months in the United Kingdom and Switzerland. Johnston is a yo...
  • No sudden movement

    AgFest leaves 5th-graders speechless during interactive learning stationsArea students were completely engrossed during last week’s AgFest, the sixth annual event put on by Colorado State University Extension. Above, from left, Holyoke fifth-graders Mar...
  • FFA earns CDE honors

    Holyoke FFA represented well at the state Career Development Event competitions at Colorado State University in Fort Collins Sunday and Monday, May 1-2. Of the five teams competing, two came home with honors, and six of the 15 students earned individual h...
  • Swimmers head to conference

    The end of the boys’ swimming season nears as the three Holyoke swimmers competing on the Valley High School team prepare for the conference meet at the Greeley Rec Center Friday and Saturday, May 13-14. Those earning state qualifying times from throug...
  • HHS golf meets with challenge

    Holyoke girls golf encountered a challenging regional tournament in Firestone Monday, May 9, after a very successful Yuma Invite Tuesday, May 3. The team took first at the Yuma Invite but placed in the bottom three teams at regionals. Coach Nick Flaa ex...
  • JH finishes memorable season

    HJHS track season came to a close with the Burlington Invite Tuesday, May 3, and the LPAA meet in Fort Morgan Thursday, May 5. Young athletes shone all season, winning a majority of their track meets and accomplishing times and distances rivaling those of...
  • Academic achievement rewarded

    Students in Holyoke JR/SR High were presented academic awards Monday, May 9, for excellence in the classroom during the 2015-16 school year. National Honor Society members hosted and conducted the ceremony in the HHS auditorium. NHS president Jaylene Do...
  • Rodeo Bible Camp set for June 8-11

    Rodeo Bible Camp is now taking applications for participants at their 11th annual camp June 8-11 at the Sedgwick County Fairgrounds. Participants, age 8-18, will compete in their choice of 14 rodeo events, junior and senior divisions. “Our goal is to...
  • Aging with Respect and Dignity

    The right to live without fear Yesterday when I visited Mom at Sunny Acres Nursing Home, she had a large bruise on the back of her hand. She said that an aide had pushed her up to the dining room table before she had a chance to move her hand off the arm...
  • It's the Pitts

    Unidentified fruity object Besides being a great-granddaughter of the former President, Laura Eisenhower is a professional clairvoyant and spiritual healer who reads Tarot cards and gives astrology readings for a living. In an interview with Fox News, L...
  • Extension Corner

    MyPlate for older adults The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans provided the framework for an updated MyPlate for older adults graphic. The fourth version of the graphic was developed by the Jean Mayer U.S. Department of Agriculture Human Nutriti...