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  • Pamida, Shopko merge: Charge accounts no longer

    Beginning June 3, customers of Pamida stores will no longer receive monthly invoices. The change comes as Pamida stores nationwide prepare to undergo conversion to the Shopko Hometown store format. The Omaha, Neb.-based Pamida announced earlier this yea...
  • FSA announces deadlines

    Most of the producers in Phillips County have already signed up in the DCP/Acre program. For those who haven’t, and are still wanting to do so, contact the county office immediately. The deadline to sign up is June 1, and due to other workload in the of...
  • FSA announces loan availability

    Aug. 26, 2011, Governor John Hickenlooper requested a disaster designation for Yuma County due to losses caused by high winds, hail and a tornado that occurred June 14-19, 2011. Phillips County is listed as a contiguous county along with Kit Carson and W...
  • Business Briefs

    Lana Armstrong has joined the staff at Headquarters in Holyoke and is now taking appointments three days a week. XXXXX Becky Oliver of Holyoke has been selected as FUSA Insurance Agency’s Rookie of the Year for 2011. She was recognized for her success...
  • Junque Gypsies offer different take on the term market

    The Junque Gypsies is their name and repurposing is their game. Erin LeBlanc, Barb Kreider, Lucy Kropp and Rhonda Menard are the four minds behind the madness. They have fallen in love with vintage products and enjoy creating unique pieces they can then ...
  • PIE awards grants to seven teachers

    Seven Holyoke teachers received grants from the local Partners in Education (PIE) group, as announced at the teacher appreciation breakfast hosted by PIE Friday morning, May 4. A total of $3,000 was raised by PIE at the March 16 Carnival for Classrooms. ...
  • Young is college grad

    Brittany Young earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing degree Thursday, May 3 from University of Nebraska Medical Center. She attended there for two years after completing two years at University of Nebraska at Kearney, where she swam on the UNK swimmi...
  • Krista Tracy graduates

    Krista K. Tracy of Jewell, Iowa graduated from Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge, Iowa with a degree in medical assistant. She is the daughter of Bruce and Brenda Tracy of Jewell, Iowa and the granddaughter of Don and Gloria Beckius of Holyoke...
  • Wailes is a CSU grad

    Andrew James Wailes is set to graduate from Colorado State University in Fort Collins Friday, May 11. He has earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Wailes plans to work for National Oilwell Varco in Williston, N.D. He is a 2007 graduat...
  • Extension Corner

    Benefits of the Mediterranean lifestyle The Mediterranean diet is a dietary pattern or lifestyle discovered and studied in the 1940s. Researchers discovered people who lived along the Mediterranean Sea were living long healthy lives. Comparing the lifes...
  • The Laughing Mom: humorous tales of motherhood

    Mother’s Day Two years ago on Mother’s Day, Melise was just 20 months old. Appropriately enough, one of our outdoor cats had kittens the Friday before in the doghouse (don’t worry, no dog was residing there). I enjoyed their location because I coul...
  • Nursing and homework can kill you

    Editor’s Note: Due to the length of this story, the second half will be printed in next week’s issue of the Holyoke Enterprise. Recently, my wife underwent knee-replacement surgery. She was fed up with two things—the pain from an old arthritic knee...
  • Peekin' into the past

    Five Years AgoMay 10, 2007 Holyoke City Council discussed the idea of a new soccer field at its May 1 meeting. A workshop to discuss the issue further was scheduled for May 15. HHS senior athletic standout Zach Krueger was singled out last week as the R...
  • Construction tour Tuesday

    Holyoke School District Re-1J Board of Education will meet Tuesday, May 15 at 5 p.m. for a summer construction tour and at 7 p.m. in HJHS Room #218 for the regular board meeting. Items on the superintendent’s report for the meeting include CSAP third-g...
  • Lt. Gov. to visit Sterling May 16 for conversation on education

    Wednesday afternoon, May 16, Colorado Lt. Governor Joseph Garcia and some of his staffers will be in Sterling to host a community conversation on how K-12 and higher education are working together. This free event, open to the public, will be held in Roo...
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  • Around Town

    Friday is new late start day Re-1J schools have scheduled a 9 a.m. late start for Friday, May 11 due to the senior breakfast that morning.   Artisan market and tag sale is this Saturday “Burlap and Lace,” an open-air vintage, antique and arti...
  • Farmers hit fields for corn planting

    With summer just around the corner, area farmers have been busy getting their corn crops into the ground. A crew with Pioneer seed was in Phillips County Friday, May 4 planting around 80 varieties of corn into a test plot. Pioneer will use the dryland pl...
  • Farmers hit fields for corn planting

    With summer just around the corner, area farmers have been busy getting their corn crops into the ground. A crew with Pioneer seed was in Phillips County Friday, May 4 planting around 80 varieties of corn into a test plot. Pioneer will use the dryland pl...
  • Finals exemption researched

    After studying the current finals exemption policy for Holyoke students in grades 7-12, the District Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) made a recommendation to the Re-1J School Board at the May 1 board meeting. Current policy in Holyoke School Dis...