Legislators in northeastern and eastern Colorado batted about .500 at the state capitol in the past week in getting their first bills out of their first committee hearings.
Rep. Jerry Sonnenberg, R-Sterling, and Rep. Greg Brophy, R-Wray, both saw the fir...
The 38th annual Haxtun Lions Club Chuckwagon Dinner and Show features John Adams and his band on Saturday, Feb. 19 at Haxtun Schools. Dinner is served from 5:30-7 p.m. with the show set to start at 7 p.m.
Adams and his band perform songs and stories of ...
Junior Mark Edmonds picks up his 100th victoryWrestling solid at the Eaton dual meet tournament Saturday, Feb. 5 has HHS grapplers in fine shape for this weekend’s regional tournament.
“We’re right where we need to be,” said coach Jack Garrison, ...
Even though the Lady Dragons didn’t come home with a win Friday night, they can be proud of their fight against the 2A number one ranked Burlington Cougars. Holyoke lost the Feb. 4 heartbreaker game with a close 42-44 score.
Coach Arlan Scholl said he ...
Holyoke’s jayvee girls’ basketball team ended the weekend with two losses to Burlington and Wray, both games with a slim three-point margin at the final buzzer.
Holyoke JV 26, Burlington 29
Traveling to Burlington Friday, Feb. 4, the JV girls lost...
In two away games last weekend, HHS girls’ C team basketball landed a win over Burlington Friday, Feb. 4 and a loss to Wray Saturday, Feb. 5
Holyoke C 38, Burlington 21
C girls earned themselves a big win Friday night, taking the Cougars 38-21.
HHS girls swimming on the Sterling High School team ended their season at the conference meet in Greeley Feb. 4-5.
The SHS team earned 125 points to place 7th.
Local girls finaled in nine events: Amy Krogmeier in four, Pam McWilliams in three and Briar ...
After losing a close game on their home court a week earlier, Holyoke boys’ basketball team hit the road looking for a win last weekend.
They began a tough road trip by traveling to Burlington Friday, Feb. 4 and Wray Saturday, Feb. 5.
The Dragons ran ...
HHS boys’ JV basketball team went 4-2 over their last six games played. Wins came over Wiggins, Akron, Caliche and Burlington while the team fell to Yuma and Wray.
Holyoke 52, Yuma 57
The Dragons played host to Yuma Tuesday, Jan. 18 and lost a...
The Holyoke C boys’ basketball team captured four victories and fell three times over their last seven ball games.
Wins came against Wiggins, Akron, Burlington and Wray. The Dragons fell to Yuma, Caliche and Haxtun.
Holyoke C 32, Yuma 59
Three Holyoke youth have the opportunity to advance to the Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Championships after winning the local and district competition Jan. 30.
Zach Churchwell, Kaide Bules and Cody Lamm won their age divisions in the local contes...
Holyoke junior high girls’ basketball teams stayed on the home court Thursday, Feb. 3 when they played host to Haxtun. All three teams came up short against the Bulldogs.
The A team fell 14-35 to the Bulldogs. Megan Vieselmeyer led the team with eight ...
Holyoke School District Re-1J Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in HJHS Room 218.
Included in the superintendent’s report will be the BEST grant application process and final draft of “Destination 2016.”
Action items on the a...
A multi-million dollar project that will reduce groundwater use by agriculture while boosting stream flow to help keep Nebraska in compliance with the three-state Republican River Compact during dry periods has been approved by the Upper Republican Natura...
Phillips County Family Education Services, Social Services, Economic Development, Rural Solutions and Eastern Region Workforce Center are partnering to launch the brand new Holyoke Job Club next month.
A series of six workshops will teach participants ab...
Members of Holyoke High School FCCLA Chapter join more than 200,000 members nationwide in celebrating National FCCLA week Feb. 7-13.
Local FCCLA Chapter members will celebrate this week with school-wide activities.
Following the state theme “fccla.pwr...
The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) is currently conducting a membership drive. Wheat growers around the state received a membership form and letter encouraging them to join CAWG and become a part of a strong and united voice for wheat grower...
Colorado State University Extension is planning a series of informational meetings regarding CRP strategies. These strategies include re-enrollment, grazing, economics and cropping.
Information regarding these topics will be presented using the latest r...
Computers Etc. recently expanded to include a satellite store in Julesburg, announced owner Lori Nelson.
The new branch is located in Patty Carter’s “All that Jazz” coffee shop and gift store at 119 W. 2nd St. in Julesburg.
Nail technician Anne Ki...
Modern modes of communication create positive and negative . . .
Communication means continue to change dramatically as the years go by. I recall when one of my best friends went to Brazil as a Rotary exchange student our senior year in high school. It t...