It wasn’t quite the amount of rain the east coast received as a result of Hurricane Irene, but a healthy rain was welcomed in the Holyoke area early Monday morning and then again Monday night, Aug. 29. The showers filled rain gauges like the one at left...
Numerous happenings have been going on at Family Practice of Holyoke’s specialty clinic. It’s been busy.
MMH administrator John Ayoub and specialty clinic coordinator Mary Kay Knode are very excited about the direction the specialty clinic is heading...
Haxtun Community Childcare Center (HCCC) is planning a big celebration with an open house Monday, Aug. 29 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at 405 W. Powell in Haxtun.
Many hours have been spent raising funds and studying regulations, and the Haxtun Community Childcar...
The Republican River Water Conservation District (RRWCD) will be holding the groundbreaking ceremony of the Compact Compliance Pipeline Monday, Aug. 29, beginning at 10 a.m. It will be held 12 miles north of Laird on County Road RR near the location of ...
Past presidents of the Board of Education for Holyoke School District Re-1J were honored for their service last Friday, Aug. 19, when current board president Dan Kafka hosted the group. The group was among the first to see Destination 2016, the 2011 annua...
Students in Holyoke JR/SR High School earning perfect attendance for the 2010-11 school year are pictured from left, front row, junior Cesar Hinostroza, freshman Eric Rojo and eighth grader Cody Lamm; and back row, freshman Rosa Ochoa, eighth grader Jesus...
Holyoke sixth grader Tyler Lamm was the only student in the elementary school to earn perfect attendance for the 2010-11 school year. Lamm, pictured at left, receives an activities pass from Elementary Principal Kyle Stumpf Monday, Aug. 22 in recognition ...
Dragon’s Wagon Preschool will kick off its 31st year Tuesday, Sept. 6, at their Phillips County Event Center location.
Director Marcia Walter said there are a couple of open spaces, and those interested in enrolling their child should call the preschoo...
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Results of the Colorado American College Test (ACT) taken by HHS juniors last spring show the Class of 2012 composite score at 19.3, compared to the state average of 20.7.
The ACT is administered to all 11th grade students. There are four sub-tests inclu...
Construction crews were busy Friday, Aug. 19 with the paving project at Holyoke Municipal Airport. Two concrete pads were poured a few weeks ago and will be used for parking by larger planes. The asphalt that was applied last week surrounds the two pads a...
Baby Bear Hugs is launching its supportive membership drive for 2012.
“I commend the board for their creativity and involvement,” said executive director Ruth Seedorf. The board of directors specified goals for each county and included staff motivato...
Rural Young Americans Center for Financial Education will host the 1st Annual Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace in Wray on Nov. 26, thanks to the El Pomar Foundation.
Anyone age 6-21 with initiative, imagination and inspiration in northeast Colorado is enc...
Sterling Miracle Players are finalizing all the details in preparation for their performances of Disney’s “Camp Rock—The Musical” Aug. 25-28.
Sterling Miracle Players is a non-profit organization that raises money through theater. Proceeds that a...
Looking For Hay? Annual Directory Connects Producers and Buyers
The Colorado Department of Agriculture publishes the Colorado Hay Directory annually to help connect hay producers with buyers. The 2011 edition of the directory is available to the public a...
As promised, over the next few months I will be providing you information that comes directly from the QPR (question, persuade, refer) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training offered through Rural Solutions.
I urge you not to use this column in lieu of ac...
HHS softball game action gears up early this year, with ball games scheduled Friday, Aug. 26 at Chase County, Neb. in Imperial and Saturday, Aug. 27 in Sterling. Action begins at 4 p.m. both days.
A small 10-member team makes up the Dragon softball roste...
Members of the Waite Park, Minn. 13-15 Babe Ruth baseball team won their first game of the 2011 13-15 Babe Ruth World Series Saturday, Aug. 20 in Jamestown, N.Y.
The team beat Syracuse, N.Y. 5-2. They faced off against Tri-Valley, Calif. Monday, Aug. 22 ...
Five Years AgoAug. 24, 2006
A huge decline in enrollment of 50 students was reported for the first week of school in Holyoke School District Re-1J.
Six Phillips County 4-H projects earned Grand Champion honors at the Colorado State Fair.
HHS junior Mic...
Throughout the summer you have had the opportunity to read about a change in grading practice that will be in place this fall for students in grades 4-12. You have heard from teachers, coaches, administrators and a board member about how this program will...