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  • Nelson recalls 66 pheasant hunting trips

    Editor’s note. The Enterprise received an envelope full of information from Harold Nelson of Denver and found his story interesting enough to be shared in his own words. I am Harold Nelson from Denver and I have hunted in the Holyoke area every year,...
  • Lee recognized for EMS service

    Chris Lee was duly recognized and clearly surprised when he was presented the 2012 Jerri Moore Spirit of EMS Award at the Melissa Memorial Hospital holiday gathering Tuesday, Dec. 4. The award acknowledges dedicated Emergency Medical Services (EMS) emplo...
  • Grade schoolers get in the Christmas mood during program

    Christmas was clearly in the air Thursday night, Dec. 6 during the annual Elementary Christmas Program. Students in kindergarten and second- and fourth-grades performed numerous songs, jokes and skits to entertain the crowd. Up first were the kindergarte...
  • Dragon wrestlers win Babnner County invite

    Eleven placewinners, led by three champions, boosted the HHS wrestling team to a first-place finish in the Banner County Invitational Wrestling Tournament in Harrisburg, Neb. Saturday, Dec. 8. Coach Jack Garrison said the back door finally started workin...
  • Dragon Den Duel features student appreciation night at HHS Thursday

    All Holyoke students will be admitted free of charge and will receive a free gift at the Dragon Den Dual Thursday, Dec. 13 when the HHS wrestlers host Yuma for a dual in the Holyoke gym. Match time is set for 7 p.m. in the student appreciation night, but...
  • Cheer team takes 4th at state

    HHS cheerleaders made the finals and earned a fourth-place finish in 2A State Spirit cheer competition Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Denver Coliseum. From the field of 22, only four squads, including Holyoke, were called back to the finals. Coach Jane Zink said...
  • Swim Team in League Relays

    Holyoke Swim Team members competed in the League Relays at the Greeley Rec Center Thursday, Dec. 6. Coach Luke Thomas said the meet was an unusual one, where every event was relay-based. The only “normal” events were the three standard relays which e...
  • School Menu

    Dec. 17-21 — Elementary Breakfast Monday, Dec. 17: French toast sticks or cereal with string cheese, fruit, milk. Tuesday, Dec. 18: Breakfast burrito or fruit muffin with graham cracker, fruit, milk, juice. Wednesday, Dec. 19: Sausage and cheese bage...
  • I'm Just Cookin'

    Think outside the boxChristmas is creeping closer and closer, and chances are you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet. Don’t worry! I’m sure you’re not alone. When it comes to food gifts, it’s time to start thinking outside the box, li...
  • ACS hosts 100-year celebration

    The American Cancer Society will host a celebration for volunteers and donors on Thursday, Jan. 10. The reception is in conjunction with the 100th birthday of the American Cancer Society and serves as the kickoff for Society events in 2013. The event will...
  • School Board to meet

    Holyoke School District Re-1J Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. in HJHS Room #218. The superintendent’s report will include information on construction, final budget presentation and gift acknowledgment. Action items on the agend...
  • Club report

    Challengers 4-H Club The third Challengers 4-H meeting of the 2012-13 year was held in the Biesemeier Room at the Phillips County Event Center Nov. 18. There were 15 members, eight parents and one guest present. President Molly Brandt called the meeting...
  • Local school board recognized; King elected to CHSAA Legislative Council

    Holyoke School District Re-1J Board of Education was well represented at the Nov. 29-Dec. 2 annual convention of the Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB) at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. At the Dec. 1 business meeting, Holyoke board member J...
  • First $ presented to Holyoke Building Center

    Tom Wirges, at right, received his first dollar of profit from Holyoke Chamber of Commerce executive director Mary Tomky Thursday, Dec. 6. Wirges purchased the local lumber yard from Bill Spindler in November and renamed it Holyoke Building Center. —En...
  • Gardner to Int. Sec. Salazar: proposed BLM fracking rules violate state water rights

    Congressman Cory Gardner (R-CO) is pushing back on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing, saying they represent a clear violation of state water laws. In a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Gardner urges him not...
  • Despite drought, grain report indicates high quality corn crop

    The overall quality of the 2012 U.S. corn crop is high and improves upon last year’s very good marks across a range of test factors, according to the U.S. Grains Council’s Corn Harvest Quality Report 2012/13. Total U.S. corn production fell in 2012 d...
  • Business Briefs

    Tuesday, Dec. 4, Earl Downing and Justin Grant of Computers Etc. of Holyoke attended a meeting at the Microsoft office in Denver, where they received training on Microsoft’s Big 3 products, Windows 8, Server 2012 and the new Office. Keynote speaker was ...
  • It's the Pitts

    Skunked Due to their fondness for asphalt, deer cause more human deaths annually than any other creature, and over the course of a 40-year career on the road, I was proud to say that I never filled my deer tag by hitting one on the highway. I may have ac...
  • Extension Corner

    The Seeds of History You might think I was talking about your family history or ancestry.com. In a way, I am. Heirloom seeds are just as diverse as our diverse historical roots. According to John Torgrimson, executive director of Seed Savers Exchange, ...
  • Extension Corner

    Safe and delicious holiday foods— temperature matters! Ice cold eggnog, tender and juicy turkey, perfect pecan pie—there are many special foods we associate with the holidays. According to CSU Extension educators, maintaining recommended temperatures...