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  • Students urge peers to 'X the Text' while driving

    Recognizing distracted driving is a major concern among teenage drivers, HHS students Ben Martinez, Molly Brandt and Jacob Vasa are doing something about it. “X the Text: You’re not Superman, you know” is a student-led project focused on the danger...
  • History students place well at History Day Competition

    Seventeen Holyoke students traveled to University of Northern Colorado in Greeley Saturday, March 3 to compete in the annual History Day competition. Holyoke history teachers Luke Thomas and Nic Balog said the students have been working hard since the be...
  • Wauneta Community Center annual meeting is March 18

    Wauneta Community Center annual meeting will be March 18 at 2 p.m. The main topic of discussion will be moving the building east on its current lot. Concern has been presented that the Community Building impedes visibility from the fire hall hence the di...
  • Drake brings PD back to full staff

    By Chris Lee Holyoke Police Department is now back to a full staff with the addition of a fourth officer, Larry Drake. Drake joins the force after spending 12 years in Aurora as a full-time farrier (horseshoer). He owned his own business where he specia...
  • Community Night Monday

    To get a taste of Holyoke’s many fine businesses and organizations, the community is invited to Holyoke Chamber of Commerce’s 29th Annual Community Night Monday, March 12 at Holyoke High School. From 5:30-7:30 p.m. community members can visit informa...
  • Local breeders recognized

    Gale L. and Cynthia Haynes of Holyoke and Vision Angus of Amherst were recently recognized for owning proven bulls in the 2012 spring sire evaluation report. Hayneses own one bull and Vision Angus owns five bulls listed in the report published by the Ame...
  • Tri-State Association to add 67 megawatts of wind power

    Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement to buy the electricity from the state’s newest planned renewable energy resource, the 67-megawatt Colorado Highlands Wind project. The facility will be buil...
  • Holyoke Dragon heartbreak at the hand of Heritage Christian

    It definitely wasn’t how they wanted to go out. With 6.4 seconds left on the clock Friday, March 2 in the regional semifinal game at Metro State College in Denver, Heritage Christian inbounded the ball underneath Holyoke’s basket. The score was tied ...
  • Edmonds to wrestle in Senior Nationals

    HHS senior and three-time state champion wrestler Mark Edmonds will be competing in the Senior Nationals in Virginia Beach, Va. March 28-April 1. This is the event where the top eight place finishers are recognized as High School All-Americans. Edmonds ...
  • Dragon baseball to open Saturday

    Holyoke High School’s Dragon baseball team will open the 2012 spring sports season with a varsity doubleheader against Haxtun Saturday, March 10 on the Bulldogs’ home diamond. Games are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Originally, the county rivalry gam...
  • JH Dragons wrestle at Merino, Sedwick Co.

    Holyoke Junior High wrestlers competed at Merino Monday, Feb. 27 and at Sedgwick County Friday, March 2 to gain more experience on the mat. The Dragon season ended Monday, March 5 at the LPAA League tourney in Akron. Results from the league tournament wi...
  • Holyoke PeeWee tourney Saturday

    Nearly 300 PeeWee grapplers will invade Dragon territory Saturday, March 10 for the Holyoke Youth Wrestling Tournament at Holyoke High School. Teams from the area will have wrestlers ages 4-15 competing. Holyoke has 39 wrestlers on its roster. Doors ope...
  • Locals inducted into NJC honor society

    Six local students were inducted into Northeastern Junior College’s Zeta Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa in a Feb. 26 ceremony at NJC in Sterling. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society of two-year colleges. Inductees included Brittany Du...
  • JH girls end season

    Holyoke’s junior high girls’ basketball team saw the season come to a close Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the A tournament in Ovid. The girls won one game and fell in another to end the season. Holyoke beat Sedgwick County 28-17. Megan Parker led the team wit...
  • Gardner rep to be in Ovid

    Dr. Alan Foutz, a district representative for Congressman Cory Gardner, will be holding office hours Monday, March 19 at 217 S. Main St. in Ovid from 10 a.m.-noon. Anyone who wishes to discuss a federal issue or needs help with a federal agency is encour...
  • Prairie chicken tours offer Colorado wonder

    Birders, families and wildlife fans alike will delight in this opportunity to watch the annual courtship dance of the greater prairie chicken, one of Colorado’s amazing avian inhabitants. On weekends throughout March and April, the town of Wray in partn...
  • Dept. of Health adds 'bubble boy' disease to newborn screanings

    In February, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Laboratory added Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID), often referred to as bubble boy disease, to its core panel of newborn screening tests. The screening tests detect 35 debili...
  • Reader applauds newspaper

    Dear Editor, Congratulations to Brenda and her staff at the Enterprise for garnering some well-earned awards recently (March 1 issue)! I look forward each week to receiving my well-managed, well-designed hometown newspaper. Additionally, the Enterprise ...
  • Extension Corner

    Why prepare for financial literacy month April is Financial Literacy Month. Financial literacy is so important to the health and well-being of individuals and of families that there is a special time that information is shared and encouraged. So, with A...
  • It's the Pitts

    Keeping pets In the days of the great trail drives, Texas drovers went north with 2,000 to 3,000 head of cattle and often came home with one: a pathfinding oxen that had led the herd north on the outbound trip. Such oxen were so valuable and utilitarian,...