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  • Disaster assistance available from SBA

    Small nonfarm businesses in the following 10 Nebraska counties and neighboring Colorado counties are now eligible to apply for low‑interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). “These loans offset economic losses because ...
  • Peekin' into the Past

    Five Years AgoOct. 19, 2006 An Oct. 13 fire results in the total loss of a house and its contents at the residence of Juan Rojas at 606 S. Campbell. Due in most part to Mother Nature, corn and beet harvest have had a slow start in Holyoke. HHS seniors ...
  • Drumroll Please

    Reckless in Texas Nearly every day I’m at work I am called upon to save one of the little girls from such tragedies as bug bites, scraped knees and hurt feelings. Recently, however, I found our roles reversed as my seven girls came to my rescue. To ap...
  • The Laughing Mom: humorous tales of motherhood

    Jungle gym dare devils At the end of last summer I took my daughter Melise to the park to meet with another mother and her toddler. The two little girls were so excited to be friends and play together. Us mothers were so excited to have another adult to ...
  • It's the Pitts

    Sanitized but not immunized I’m sure you’ve heard the theory that drugs for humans are losing their effectiveness because we have overused them to the point that the bad bugs and bacteria are developing an immunity to our best medicines. I don’t k...
  • Reader applauds local paper

    Dear Editor: I noted with pleasure that the Holyoke Enterprise recently received a number of awards from the National Newspaper Association. Hats off to Brenda, Chris, Ashley and Darci for their hard work and excellent writing. Additionally, Brenda Bran...
  • Dental clinic to be in Brush Oct. 21-22

    A large-scale dental clinic is scheduled to be held in Brush Friday-Saturday, Oct. 21-22. The Colorado Mission of Mercy (COMOM) clinic is held annually in a Colorado community. More than 100 portable chairs are set up to provide dental services to childr...
  • Six candidates seek four School Board seats

    Six candidates are seeking election to four open seats on Holyoke School District Re-1J Board of Education in the Nov. 1 election. Mail ballots have been sent to all “active” registered voters in the school district which includes east Phillips Cou...
  • School Board candidates introduced

    Click here to read the three interview questions answered by each candidate.Background information on the six candidates seeking four seats on Holyoke School District Board of Education follow: Dennis Herman Dennis Herman grew up on a farm and graduat...
  • Out with the old

    Employees of Phillips County Road and Bridge spent part of the day Tuesday, Oct. 11 tearing out the old playground equipment at Homesteaders Park at Phillips County Fairgrounds. The county has received numerous grants to install a new universally accessib...
  • Living well in Phillips County

    Falling is not a normal part of getting older. Due to a new initiative in northeast Colorado, older adults can now participate in a fall prevention program, A Matter of Balance. The next A Matter of Balance program begins Wednesday, Oct. 26 at the Carria...
  • BOH opposes sale of dissolvable tobacco products in Colorado

    Colorado state Board of Health members recently unanimously approved a resolution requesting that R.J. Reynolds Company remove Camel Sticks, Strips and Orbs from Colorado until a decision by the Food and Drug Administration to regulate such products as to...
  • CO community colleges receive grant money

    The U.S. Department of Labor announced Monday, Sept. 26 that Colorado’s community colleges will receive a $17.3 million grant to enhance current energy-related programs with the goal of training highly qualified workers for the businesses that are seeki...
  • Penny Harvest blows goal right out of the bank

    After only two weeks of the eight-week drive, Holyoke School District surpassed its $2,000 goal for the 2011 Penny Harvest. “I’m pumped about it,” HHS senior Emily Bradley said. Bradley, along with classmate Alex Quintana, have served as the head o...
  • Department of Health aims to reduce heart attacks, strokes

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently launched the Million Hearts initiative, an effort to eliminate one million heart attacks and strokes nationwide in five years by setting clear and accountable goals for reducing the risks associate...
  • Don’t overlook ovarian cancer

    Ovarian cancer is the eighth most common cancer in women and the second most common gynecologic cancer but if detected early is easily treatable. Ovarian cancer can develop at any age but is most likely to occur in women who are 50 years or older. More t...
  • Lady Dragon volleyball scores win over Peetz

    “We played to win,” said coach Scott Dille after the Holyoke volleyball team’s close battle with Peetz in the HHS gym Monday night, Oct. 17. It was a tight game, he said, but the girls really stepped up and played aggressively at the end to hold on...
  • JH volleyball season comes to a close

    Holyoke’s junior high volleyball team wrapped up the 2011 season Saturday, Oct. 8 at the LPAA tournament in Akron. There were eight teams competing in the pool play tournament. Holyoke’s pool consisted of Wiggins, Merino and St. Anthony’s. Holyoke...
  • College news

    Marissa Smith of Holyoke was recently recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at Colorado State University. Sigma Alpha Lambda is a national leadership and honors organization dedicated to promoting and r...
  • Club report

    FCE Jolly Dozen FCE Jolly Dozen Club met Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the Christian Church. There were eight members present. Donna Knight gave a wearing demonstration using her alpaca fleece.Holyoke Enterprise October 20, 2011...