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  • Leap day birthday something to celebrate

    Feb. 29 might just be an extra day for most people, but it’s an extra special occasion for one Holyoke resident. Lawana Browning celebrated her 19th birthday Wednesday, Feb. 29. Although she loves having a unique birthday, her mom was not so excited ab...
  • Women join women around the world to pray for justice

    “Selamat datang” greets those who attend this year’s World Day of Prayer service on Friday, March 2. The Malaysian words, which mean “peace and welcome,” serve as a basis for harmony among men, women and children of all nations. The women of Ma...
  • Boys to begin regional tourney Friday in Denver

    Holyoke boys’ basketball team secured a spot in the regional tournament with a 70-60 opening round district victory over Wray Tuesday, Feb. 21 in Holyoke. The Dragons needed to beat the Eagles to secure a spot in the tournament. From there, they were g...
  • Holyoke to face Heritage Christian

    Holyoke will begin regional play Friday, March 2 when they tip off against Heritage Christian at 4:30 p.m. at Metro State College in Denver in the Class 2A Region 4 tournament. The Dragons enter with an 11-11 record while Heritage Christian holds a seaso...
  • JV boys end 14-4

    Holyoke’s boys’ JV basketball team wrapped up the 2011-12 season Friday, Feb. 17 with a 47-20 victory over Sedgwick County. The previous night, the boys earned an impressive 69-33 over Akron at home. The Dragons ended with a 14-4 season record. Coach...
  • Lady Dragons end season all too soon in Burlington

    “It’s tough to end the season this early with this group of girls,” said coach Arlan Scholl after the Lady Dragon varsity basketball team fell 42-56 in Burlington in the first round of districts Tuesday, Feb. 21. “They compete very hard every tim...
  • Jr. high wrestling has five champs at Akron tourney

    Holyoke Junior High wrestling was back in business Saturday, Feb. 25 when the Dragons competed at the Akron tournament after a break in the action of almost two weeks. Five champs and four other placewinners were named at the end of the day. Earning fir...
  • 32 youth teams expected for Imperial, Neb. tourney

    Basketball teams in grades 4-6 will converge on Imperial, Neb. Saturday, March 2 for the annual Imperial Youth Basketball Tournament. Games will start in four gyms at 8 a.m. Sites include the Longhorn and Shorthorn gyms at the school on East 9th St., as ...
  • 3 calendar options considered

    Three calendar proposals for the 2012-13 school year in Holyoke School Dist. Re-1J were the center of extensive discussion at the Feb. 27 meeting of the Board of Education. Two calendars with 175 student-teacher contact days were reviewed, as well as a...
  • GOCO grant application for track advances

    Feedback was received last week on the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) grant application being submitted by Phillips County Commissioners for an all-weather track on the Holyoke school grounds. Re-1J Supt. Bret Miles told the school board at its Monday, F...
  • Asbury sentence reduced by a year

    Former HJHS social studies teacher Kevin Asbury was back in Phillips County District Court Tuesday, Feb. 21, where his original sentence of five years to life in the Department of Corrections (DOC) was reduced to four years to life. On May 17, 2011, Judg...
  • College news

    Elise Nelson of Holyoke has been named to the Deans’ List/Honor Roll at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester of 2011. Nelson is a sophomore business administration major in the College of Business Administration. Qualification for ...
  • School Board meets Tuesday, March 6

    Holyoke School Dist. Re-1J Board of Education will meet Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in HJHS Room #218. Included in the superintendent’s report will be a grading pilot update, presentation of G policies, 2012-13 school calendar and gift acknowledgement. ...
  • Street Corner Symphony to perform in Holyoke

    A new and exciting a cappella sextet based in Nashville, Tenn. has arrived on the contemporary a cappella scene and will appear in Holyoke Thursday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Holyoke High School auditorium as part of the Phillips County Arts Council ser...
  • Mary Parminter named CCAG's Artist of the Month

    Mary Parminter was recently chosen to be Cheyenne County, Neb. Art Guild’s (CCAG) Artist of the Month. She is a member of the CCAG and enjoys participating in the CCAG’s Annual Art Show. Parminter has also had the honor of being part of the ANAC Trav...
  • Boring wardrobes revitalized without breaking the budget

    Clothing styles change on a whim according to what trend forecasters see as the “it” items of the season. People looking to keep abreast of certain styles or just maintain a fresh supply of different wardrobe options may find that replenishing a close...
  • State identifies 'Winnable Battles' to improve public health and environment

    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recently identified 10 Winnable Battles that are key public health and environmental issues where progress can be made in the next 3-5 years. Chris Urbina, executive director and chief medical officer ...
  • CHS Inc. Grainland hopes to help those families in need

    In an effort to help those in need, Grainland Cooperative is holding a Harvest for Hunger drive beginning Thursday, March 1. CHS Inc., the company Grainland merged with in 2011, is holding the food drive for the second year in a row. The goal is to raise...
  • Credit Union looks ahead to another great year

    2011 was another solid year for Holyoke and Imperial, Neb. Community Federal Credit Unions, reported board of directors and staff to members of the local cooperative at the annual meeting Monday, Feb. 27. Net income for the combined Holyoke and Imperial...
  • Young Entrepreneur workshops set

    Rural Young Americans Center for Financial Education is once again offering the Young Entrepreneurs Tool Kit. This kit includes eight basic business/entrepreneur lessons ranging from market research and competition, to pricing, sales and promotion, to hi...