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  • Corn should be checked before feeding livestock

    By Michael Fisher, Area Livestock Extension Agent, Golden Plains Area Late harvest has had many of our corn farmers nervous, hoping that they can get the crop out before winter really sets in. It has also left many cattle producers nervous as they have ...
  • Voice of Democracy winners give speeches about America's heroes

    Just a kid named TJ By Austin Killin I know a kid named TJ. He is an average kid. He likes sports and is just like any other regular high school guy. TJ made a choice at the bright, young age of 18 that would change his life forever. It was a choice tha...
  • JFK assassination: a nation faces tragedy with President's death

    Nov. 9, 1960—A young 43-year-old Democrat, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, narrowly edged out Republican Richard Milhous Nixon to become the 35th President of the United States. Just three years and 13 days later, tragedy gripped the nation when Kennedy was a...
  • Stroh to wrestle at University of Nebraska

    With the 2009-2010 wrestling season practice just beginning, HHS senior Chad Stroh has set his course for college wrestling. Stroh accepted an athletic scholarship and committed to wrestling for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cornhusker wrestling tea...
  • Timm in All-State VB game

    HHS senior Kendra Timm was recently selected to play in the 2009 Colorado Coaches of Girls’ Sports All-State Volleyball Games Sunday, Nov. 22. The games will be held at Arvada West High School, and Timm will play with the 2A Blue team at 10:30 a.m. Onl...
  • Three Dragon softball players earn All-Conference Honorable Mention

    Patriot League All-Conference softball honors were announced recently, with three Dragons players earning Honorable Mention recognition for their efforts during the 2009 season. Makenzie Ault, Laura Gerk and Macey Pierce represented HHS on the All-Confer...
  • Online fraud an issue

    Within the last several months, the FBI has seen a significant increase in fraud involving the exploitation of valid online banking credentials belonging to small and medium businesses, municipal governments and school districts. In a typical scenario, t...
  • Lee college yearbook is Pacemaker Finalist

    Holyoke Enterprise reporter Chris Lee was recently notified that his college yearbook and stuent newspaper received awards for excellence at the Associated Collegiate Press/College Media Advisers National Convention in Austin, Texas Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Lee s...
  • Hospice of the Plains celebrates love and care

    November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about important care issues for people coping with life-limiting illness. “Every year, more than 1.4 million people living with ...
  • Alternative High School to relocate within HHS

    Holyoke Alternative High School, currently located at 430 E. Denver St., will relocate to the northeast corner of Holyoke High School by Nov. 30. Reporting to the Re-1J School Board at its Nov. 3 meeting, Supt. Bret Miles said the district would be looki...
  • Electric rates to increase; snow removal addressed by City Council

    Electric rates, snow removal and tree assessment were main topics discussed at the Nov. 3 Holyoke City Council meeting. Electric rates to increase Beginning Dec. 18, electric rates will increase. The purpose for the change is to permit the City of Holyo...
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  • Gym adds to camp's image, provides more room

    Taking nothing and making something out of it. A theme of sorts for Camp Machasay. When it came to an old quonset, that is exactly what happened. Last fall, work began on an old quonset on the property 12 miles northeast of Holyoke that Camp Machasay cal...
  • DIBELS testing a successful tool

    DIBELS (Dynamic Indicator Basic Early Literacy Skills) testing is used in Holyoke Elementary School as a tool for screening. It serves as an indicator of outcomes of students’ reading, and is given to Holyoke students in grades 1-3. Literacy coordinato...
  • H1N1 flu clinic to be held in Sterling Nov. 14

    The Northeast Colorado Health Department (NCHD) has scheduled a large walk-in H1N1 vaccination clinic on Saturday, Nov. 14 in Sterling. This public clinic will be held at the department’s district headquarters located at 700 Columbine St. and will run f...
  • Dealing with the loss of loved ones

    Dear Editor, Recently I read a letter to the editor, which concerned a terrible experience. A young man was lucky to survive to tell us his story. This young man lived through a nightmare, that was caused by a careless thoughtless person. A drunk driver....
  • The Laughing Mom: humorous tales of motherhood

    Say Cheese What parent doesn’t crave pictures of their child? Especially pictures taken during that first year when they change so quickly! In my daughter Melise’s first 12 months of life, I never took her to a professional photographer. I just did...
  • It's the Pitts

    Under Attack One of the differences between humans and animals is that animals rarely attack members of their own species, whereas humans go to war quite often with other humans. Probably one of the reasons that animals don’t attack each other is becau...
  • What and who is a veteran?

    He’s a man who looks the work in the eye. He’s a man who feels an extra heart tug when the flag goes by. He’s a man who steps a little faster wen he hears the beat of a military band. He’s a veteran. He comes in all assorted sizes and shapes. He...
  • Choirs entertain in fall concert

    From musical theater to old time rock and roll, the high school, junior high and select choirs entertained audience members at their fall choral concert Tuesday, Nov. 3. Musical theater kicked off the concert, and director Marcia Dalton explained many of...