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  • 100-year-old leaves lasting legacy in potato industry

    Louis E. Knoflicek, age 100, died Saturday, Jan. 24. He spent his career on the cutting edge of the potato industry and leaves a lasting legacy, including his founding of Western Potatoes, which has a branch in Holyoke. After earning a Bachelor of Scienc...
  • Corn Harvest Report indicates good quality for record crop

    The overall quality of the United States’ 2014 corn crop was good, with 88 percent of samples rating at grade No. 2 or better, according to the U.S. Grains Council’s 2014-2015 Corn Harvest Quality Report. “This year’s report shows for the second ...
  • Holyoke team wins 3rd consecutive Brain Bowl

    Holyoke’s A team won first place in its category at the ninth annual Brain Bowl Saturday, Feb. 7, for the third year in a row. Eighteen students from Holyoke Elementary School participated in three teams for the Brain Bowl, hosted by the Sunrise Optimi...
  • Measles outbreak underscores importance of immunization

    There were 102 cases of measles reported in 14 states during the first two weeks of 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The outbreak continues to grow. Colorado had one confirmed case reported Jan. 5. “If you or your chil...
  • Indian expert to speak Sun.

    Tom Westfall of Logan County will present “Art and Culture of the Plains Indians” Sunday, Feb. 15, at 3 p.m. in the Quincy Gallery in St. Francis, Kan., as part of the Cheyenne Center for Creativity “Speaker in the Gallery Series.” The public is ...
  • I'm Just Cookin'

    Once you pop, you can’t stopThe No. 1 New Year’s resolution for 2015 was losing weight. And according to Statistic Brain, 45 percent of Americans usually make New Year’s resolutions, but only 8 percent are successful in achieving their resolution. ...
  • Siblings Saturday proves popular

    Over 40 kids were attracted to the Siblings Saturday program hosted by Holyoke FBLA as a service project Saturday, Feb. 7. Pictured in the Minute to Win It candy-moving game are Azury Chaparro Rangel, at left, and Natalia Rivera.To view the full article, ...
  • College news

    Molly Brandt was named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2014 at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood. To receive this honor, each student must achieve a 3.7 or better semester GPA while carrying a full-time course load of at least 12 cre...
  • Brown’s confirmation hearing Thurs.

    The Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy Committee will hold a confirmation hearing for Yuma’s Don Brown, the governor’s pick for commissioner of agriculture, Thursday, Feb. 12, at 1:30 p.m. Brown is expected to sail through the confirmati...
  • National Donor Day on Feb. 14 highlights need for organ donation

    National Donor Day, Feb. 14, is meant to raise awareness and focus on five points of life: organs, tissues, marrow, platelets and blood. With a current organ donation shortage, it is more critical than ever that citizens understand the need and the import...
  • School board meets next Monday, Feb. 16

    Holyoke School District Re-1J Board of Education will meet Monday, Feb. 16, at 5:30 p.m. in the board meeting room at HJHS, Room No. 218. Purpose of the meeting is an executive session to discuss confidential documents submitted by applicants for the pos...
  • Horror movie filmed in Haxtun to premiere at Peerless in May

    Fourteen straight days of filming added to rough cut work, editing, sound, music and color, and 10 months later the movie “At Granny’s House” should be ready for its debut. The first premiere for the movie is set for Saturday, May 30, at the Peerles...
  • Wray Museum to host 1930s event

    The 2015 Valentine’s “Wit and Wisdom of the 1930s” will be held Sunday, Feb. 15, at 1 p.m. at the Wray Museum and is sponsored by the East Yuma County Historical Society. The event includes an afternoon of humorous readings, poetry and music from th...
  • Voice of Ag

    Last week, in front of the Senate Ag committee, William Fischer of Fort Collins quoted Elwood Mead (a respected and well known CSU professor, Colorado state engineer and water system designer of the 19th century) when he said, “He who expects the letter...
  • It's the Pitts

    No bull Have you attended one of these auctions where bulls are sold in a theater-like setting, displayed on a big screen and aren’t run through the ring? It’s heresy, I say! Pure laziness! I think a purebred Brangus breeder in Texas was the first t...
  • Extension Corner

    FireWise landscaping Have you ever considered that the types of plants and their proximity to your home can actually save your home from catching fire in the event of a wildfire? FireWise plants can reduce the amount of potential fuel during a wildfire....
  • Peekin' into the Past

    Five Years AgoFeb. 11, 2010 Jamie Adkins will bring his one-man show, Circus INcognitus, to Holyoke on Feb. 18 as part of the Phillips County Arts Council’s 2009-10 season. Holyoke Police Department vehicles were evaluated, and city council members ap...
  • March drives demand for answers in Schelling case

    Questions of service, protection, peace and most importantly justice swirled in the wind outside the Pueblo Police Department’s Municipal Justice Center in the late morning of Saturday, Feb. 7. A “Justice Walk” for Kelsie Schelling was about to begi...
  • March drives demand for answers in Schelling case

    Questions of service, protection, peace and most importantly justice swirled in the wind outside the Pueblo Police Department’s Municipal Justice Center in the late morning of Saturday, Feb. 7. A “Justice Walk” for Kelsie Schelling was about to begi...
  • John Schneider appointed to fill Council vacancy

    John Schneider was selected as the newest member of the Holyoke City Council at the Tuesday, Feb. 3, meeting. Schneider will fill the vacancy left by David Churchwell, who resigned in early January. “I have experienced and appreciated the many wonderfu...