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  • Memory of fallen soldiers honored at Memorial Park

        As the rain began to fall on a wet, yet beautiful, Memorial Day morning, a small crowd gathered at the gazebo near Holyoke Memorial Park to pay tribute to the service of the nation’s veterans and to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice ...
  • Random drug testing summarized as first year ends

        After a year of random drug testing for Holyoke students in grades 7-12, no positive tests were reported.    Principal Susan Ortner presented the year’s summary to the Re-1J School Board at its May 19 meeting.    With the testing pool inclu...
  • Police reports, code enforcement position reviewed

        Questions about Police Chief Phil Biersdorfer’s reports to the council and a request to review the code enforcement officer’s wages led to much of the conversation that took place at the meeting of Holyoke City Council members on Tuesday, May 1...
  • Teachers accumulate memories and 'stuff' at Holyoke High

        Clark ‘G’ Ginapp and Jerry ‘Willy’ Williamson have collected more than just their unusual nicknames after teaching at Holyoke High School for a combined 55 years. These two teachers have enough stories, inside jokes and memories, they could...
  • Resident upset by code enforcement officer activities

        (Letter submitted to Holyoke City Council and for publication in The Holyoke Enterprise.)    I have never felt the need or the desire to write to you before, but feel now is the right time. For those of you who don’t know me, my name is “Moe...
  • Holyoke track committee has not given up on track project

     A big “Congrats” to the Holyoke High School Track team and coaches on a very successful track season and on your accomplishments at State Track 2009—what a way to end the season! As many of you are aware, in the last few years, a Track Committe...
  • Holyoke's stray dog rule should be changed says visitor

    To the townspeople of Holyoke:    I was given the chance to visit your town a few weeks ago and fell in love with it. Everyone that I got to meet was just wonderful. Everything that you would expect in a small town.    There was one thing that made ...
  • Health is not a condition of matter, but of mind

    Lightning - The Wrath of Zeus    With the thunderstorm season upon us again, this week’s article discusses the potentially fatal lightening that often accompanies these storms.      The first descriptions we have of lightning strikes were by the ...
  • Poetry in Motion is recital theme

        Ballet, tap, jazz and pointe steps graced the stage of the HHS auditorium Friday evening, May 22, as Holyoke Dance Academy presented its “Poetry in Motion” dance recital.    Colorful costumes and bright smiles added to the program, under the...
  • Admin. contracts approved, elementary teacher hired

        Contracts for three administrators were approved, and a new elementary teacher hired at the May 19 meeting of Holyoke School Dist. Re-1J Board of Education.    A 35-minute executive session relative to new personnel and classified staff renewals...
  • 'Foundations' is theme of June 6 Circle of Friends women's retreat

        A new time of year and a new location surround the fifth consecutive Circle of Friends Women’s Retreat in Holyoke. It is scheduled Saturday, June 6 from 9 a.m.-12 noon and 1-4 p.m. at the Peerless Center.    With “Foundations” as the theme...
  • Janna Smith plans gymkhana

        Janna Smith, 16, who just finished her sophomore year at Holyoke High School and is a member of Paoli Hustlers 4-H Club, is planning her second annual gymkhana to raise money for both Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and young diabetics in Nor...
  • John Thayer lands job with College Fanz Sports Network

        A huge door of opportunity has opened for KSTH Star 92.3’s John Thayer, and he has chosen to walk through it while he still can.     Unfortunately for Holyoke and Haxtun fans, who have relied on his voice to bring them instant news and local h...
  • Leaders take concerns to D.C.

     Concerned about what energy legislation before Congress might do to electric rates, nearly 100 Colorado electric co-op leaders recently visited with the state’s senators and representatives in Washington, D.C. Mark Farnsworth, general manager of Hi...
  • RRWCD directors approve closing on groundwater rights

        On Monday, May 18, the Republican River Water Conservation District Board of Directors voted to authorize closing on the purchase and sale of the groundwater rights for the Republican River Compact Compliance Pipeline, even though the Republican Ri...
  • Girl Scouts—more than just cookie sales

        Perhaps best known for their famous cookies, the new Holyoke Girl Scout Troop is out to prove that the organization is so much more than just cookie sales.    Under the leadership of Ravon Krueger, the Holyoke Girl Scouts have completed a number...
  • Multi-car pile-up opens season

        Phillips County Raceway fans witnessed a multi-car pile-up, right in front of the grandstands, at the onset of the Modifieds Feature Race Sunday night, May 24.    No one was injured, and all but three cars were able to return to the track for th...
  • B-ball camp June 1-5

        A basketball camp will be held Monday-Friday, June 1-5 in the HHS new gym. It is intended for all boys and girls who will be in grades 1-8 this coming fall.    From 9 a.m.-12 noon each morning, coaches will work with campers who will be in grade...
  • Haupt and Yahn win Memorial Day tourney

        Chuck Haupt and Jeff Yahn carded a 132 to win the May 23-24 Art Vollmer Memorial Day Best Ball Golf tournament in Holyoke.    Other winners in the championship flight were Rusty Triplette and Lenny Nosewicz, second, with a 142; and with a score ...
  • Bombers season opens Friday at Gering, Neb.

        American Legion Post #217 Buckley Bombers baseball team, based in Chappell, Neb., will open its 2009 season at the Platte Valley Companies Classic in Gering, Neb.  on Friday, May 29 at the Gering Oregon Trail Park.    Bombers action kicks off a...