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  • Producers recognized in state yield contest

    Two area producers were recently recognized in the state corn yield contest. Sand Partners of Holyoke won first place in the A non-irrigated division of the 2010 National Corn Growers’ Association’s (NCGA) Corn Yield Contest in Colorado. They won with...
  • Calving workshop scheduled for Feb. 1

    A calving workshop will be held at the concession building at the Yuma County Fairgrounds in Yuma Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. Dr. Robert Mortimer will present “Handling Calving Difficulties.” Mortimer is a DVM and associate professor with the Veterinar...
  • CO Ag Preservation Association to meet in Burlington Feb. 3

    The Colorado Agriculture Preservation Association (CAPA) will be hosting its annual meeting with featured speakers including the Colorado state engineer Dick Wolfe, first assistant attorney general Peter Ampe, assistant director for water of the Division ...
  • Fact or Fiction? Cash and Carry store to open Wednesday

    These stories from local history are sometimes so extraordinary it’s hard to believe they actually happened. Check out ‘fact or fiction’ stories: they’re actual Enterprise news clips reprinted from the past.  Holyoke’s self-serve Cash an...
  • Drumroll Please

    Road tripping Last Thursday my entire family was awake at 5 a.m. Maybe in some households this wouldn’t be such a strange occurrence, but in our house it was downright weird. We are not morning people by any means, and the sight of all of us fumbling a...
  • Another Perspective

    Lemon tree gets confiscated Jeff, my son-in-law, grew up with fresh garden produce. He enthusiastically got his kids involved in planting tomato plants in pots last summer. And out of the blue, he decided they should have a lemon tree, something to provi...
  • The Laughing Mom: humorous tales of motherhood

    Overdue So here I am, writing yet another column while pregnant. Last week, as I sat in this very same position, I truly, sincerely, honestly expected I would be holding a newborn baby this week as I typed. I thought this column would hold delightful tal...
  • Good and bad news for Hospice

    Dear Editor, As the U.S. Congress meets to discuss the new health care law, perhaps we should reflect on recent good and bad news for Hospice already in the works. A recent news alert from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) ma...
  • Peekin' into the Past

    Five Years AgoJan. 26, 2006 Kindergarten students at Holyoke Elementary started attending school all day, every day this week. HHS FBLA coordinated a Telethon and Auction Jan. 22 to benefit the Phillips County Healthcare Foundation. The effort resulted ...
  • Brophy introduces bill to keep kids safer in school

    Senator Greg Brophy, R-Wray, has introduced a bill (SB11-012) allowing school children to keep their life-saving medications with them at school. Brophy said he was “appalled” when he discovered how difficult it is, under the current law, for kids to...
  • Artists sought for waterfowl stamp art contest entries

    The Colorado Division of Wildlife is soliciting original artwork entries for the 2011 Colorado Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest. This year’s species of focus is the green-winged teal (Anas crecca). The deadline for artists to submit entries is Friday, March ...
  • Fact or Fiction? Police Force Vamped by Sunday Speeders

    These stories from local history are sometimes so extraordinary it’s hard to believe they actually happened. Check out ‘fact or fiction’ stories: they’re actual Enterprise news clips reprinted from the past. Sunday afternoon the police force of...
  • Stroke now fourth leading cause of death according to the CDC

    A new report, “Deaths: Preliminary Data for 2008,” released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), says that for the first time in 50 years, stroke has fallen from the third to the fourth leading cause of death. “While these resul...
  • Beware of common senior scams

    Fraud targeting senior citizens is a growing concern, as millions have fallen victim nationwide. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is encouraging families to recognize and avoid some common cons targeting seniors. Roughly 20 percent of Americans aged 65 o...
  • Heavy frost covers trees

    After receiving another small round of snow, Holyoke welcomed the sight of frosty trees Thursday, Jan. 20. Trees and shrubs around town painted the town white and made for some pretty scenes.  —Enterprise photos...
  • Heavy frost covers trees

    After receiving another small round of snow, Holyoke welcomed the sight of frosty trees Thursday, Jan. 20. Trees and shrubs around town painted the town white and made for some pretty scenes.  —Enterprise photos...
  • School calendar policy up for review

    Because Holyoke School District’s school calendar policy has been waived repeatedly in past years, the school board has discussed a new policy. Details for the policy revision were reviewed at the Jan. 20 board meeting, and the policy will be up for ap...
  • School calendar policy up for review

    Because Holyoke School District’s school calendar policy has been waived repeatedly in past years, the school board has discussed a new policy. Details for the policy revision were reviewed at the Jan. 20 board meeting, and the policy will be up for ap...
  • Council would like more options for P.D. vehicle

    Council members would like to see a couple more options before deciding upon purchasing a vehicle for Holyoke Police Department. Police Chief Phil Biersdorfer presented council members at their Jan. 18 meeting with a used 2006 Ford Explorer with 28,000 m...
  • Council would like more options for P.D. vehicle

    Council members would like to see a couple more options before deciding upon purchasing a vehicle for Holyoke Police Department. Police Chief Phil Biersdorfer presented council members at their Jan. 18 meeting with a used 2006 Ford Explorer with 28,000 m...