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  • Health is not a condition of matter, but of mind

    Tales from the road    The past two weeks I have been traveling in South America, mostly in Argentina. One large difference that stands out between South America and my day-to-day life in the States is the different approach to hygiene. This tweaks a c...
  • It's the Pitts

    Papered People    I have to admit I have a terrible habit that is addictive, encourages behavior that produces absolutely nothing of lasting value and is as politically correct as a carnivorous logger wearing a mink coat. Yes, I watch the occasional do...
  • Academic volunteer Sonia Hubbard recognized

      Seventh grade students in Nancy Dee’s Junior Achievement (JA) class are focusing on economics this year, and receiving outside help from a local business volunteer.  Over the last few weeks Sonia Hubbard, owner of New York Life Insurance, has ...
  • Free preschool screening scheduled

        Northeast Colorado BOCES, in conjunction with Holyoke School District RE-1J, will be offering free developmental screenings to children ages 3-5—children who will not attend Kindergarten next year.     The screen will briefly evaluate the area...
  • Law enforcement training in Holyoke

        A POST certified training for law enforcement officers in the 13th Judicial District will be held at the Phillips County Resource Center, 127 E. Denver, in Holyoke, Thursday, April 30 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m.     Do...
  • Local FFA chapter competes at districts

        Eighteen Holyoke High School students participated in FFA District Career Development Events (CDEs) on the Northeastern Junior College campus in Sterling on Tuesday, April 14.    Students from four districts and 33 different schools competed in ...
  • 4-H, FFA attend food safety workshop

        Local 4-H and FFA members attended a highly interactive, hand-on workshop in Holyoke on April 2. There, youth discovered a wealth of scientific information through multiple activities, including identifying livestock by retinal scan, ear notching a...
  • Phillips County to host CRJA rodeos

        Phillips County Amateur Rodeo Association is planning to host the Colorado Junior Rodeo Association on Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17 in Holyoke, with 9 a.m. start times for rodeos each day.    Contestants may enter online at www.coloradojrr...
  • Dragons unable to halt Caliche Buffs in doubleheader

        After a final, dramatic push in the seventh inning, the Holyoke Dragon baseball team fell just short of upsetting the Caliche Buffaloes’ perfect record, when the teams met in Holyoke for doubleheader action on Wednesday, April 15.    With weat...
  • Tracksters compete at Wray meet despite rainy weather

     Even though wet spring weather has disrupted athletics this year, HHS tracksters still competed at the Wray track meet Thursday, April 16. Despite the rain, track and field events went on as scheduled.  “It was raining all day, and I was proud of h...
  • Girls' golfers compete

        While rainy weather has certainly affected the girls’ golf team schedule this spring, seven local girls did compete in Fort Morgan last week, and two golfed in Wray Monday, April 20.    Although he didn’t have full team results from Fort Mor...
  • NHS nets $300 for Brittney Ferguson family

      Holyoke High School’s Chapter of the National Honor Society hosted the 3rd Annual Dodge Ball Tournament Friday, April 17, attracting 16 teams. Clark’s Leftovers defeated the HHS Football Coaches for the championship, and Team Savage (Holyoke FCA...
  • Wrestling awards for 2008-09 announced

        When HHS 2008-09 winter sports athletes were recognized at a March 29 program, a number of the Dragon wrestlers, as well as their coach, Duane Stroh, were unable to attend as they were participating in yet another wrestling tournament.    Wrestl...
  • 'Music Moves Me' delights performers and audience

        Music Moves Me was the theme of Holyoke’s first and third grade program held Thursday, April 16 in the HHS auditorium.    Directed by music teacher Marcia Dalton, the program was delightfully effective as the enthusiastic performance of the si...
  • 5th and 6th grade band students perform recital

     Fifth and sixth grade band students entertained with a night of music at their spring recital held Monday, April 20 at the HHS auditorium. The young musicians performed a variety of instrumental and vocal pieces both in solos and small ensembles.  Pa...
  • HHS students attend World Language Day

      Thirty-one students from Holyoke, Haxtun and Sedgwick County high schools traveled together to World Language Day at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley on Wednesday, April 15. The event provides competitions, workshops and cultural activ...
  • Big issues left to tackle in legislative session

        With fewer than three weeks left in 2009 legislative session, Colorado lawmakers still have to balance the state budget for the next fiscal year, reach agreement on widely different versions of the School Finance Act and conclude such controversial...
  • 37 race at AWANA Grand Prix event

     Thirty-seven cars of all shapes and colors raced down the track at the AWANA Grand Prix held Saturday, April 18 at the Peerless. With a new track and even more cars than last year, the second year for this event was marked a success. The track, conne...
  • FCE awards four Holyoke youth

        Four Holyoke fourth graders were recognized at this year’s FCE essay winners presentation at Holyoke Elementary School on Wednesday, April 15.    Each year, the Jolly Dozen FCE Club holds an arts and essay contest for fourth grade students. Th...
  • School mill levy election prospects to be discussed at April 30 meeting

        Prospects of a mill levy override election in Holyoke School District Re-1J will be discussed at a public meeting Thursday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the HHS library.    Steady decline in enrollment over the last nine years has had a huge impact ...