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  • Commissioners adopt budget

    Phillips County Commissioners adopted the 2011 County budget Dec. 14. The County mill levy has remained at 28.28 since 1992. The commissioners again adopted the mill levy of 28.28. The County’s assessed value has decreased $5,932,510 from $58,329,710 i...
  • Vote now for the Enterprise Holiday Photo Contest

    Voting is now open for this year's holiday photo contest. The photo with the most "likes" on the Enterprise Facebook photo album will be the winner and will be pictured in the Jan. 20 edition of the newspaper. Voting ends Monday, Jan. 17 at 5 p.m.—so vo...
  • Vote now for the Enterprise Holiday Photo Contest

    Voting is now open for this year's holiday photo contest. The photo with the most "likes" on the Enterprise Facebook photo album will be the winner and will be pictured in the Jan. 20 edition of the newspaper. Voting ends Monday, Jan. 17 at 5 p.m.—so vo...
  • Vote now for the Enterprise Holiday Photo Contest

    Voting is now open for this year's holiday photo contest. The photo with the most "likes" on the Enterprise Facebook photo album will be the winner and will be pictured in the Jan. 20 edition of the newspaper. Voting ends Monday, Jan. 17 at 5 p.m.—so vo...
  • Bri's Tie Dye T-shirts are simply to 'dye' for

    From rainbow spirals to funky swirls and stripes, Bri’s Tie Dyes has everyone in Holyoke just “dyeing” to be a part of the tie dye craze. 18-year-old Briar Bergner and her tie dye business have turned the community upside down—everyone from babie...
  • Internet Crimes Against Children initiative started in Phillips County

    Internet crimes against children are popping up all around the United States. It’s no different right here in Holyoke. The office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention first began thinking of ways to help fight Internet Crimes Against Children...
  • Brandt places in nat'l Subway competition

    Businesses have always made an effort to meet their customers where they are, and now the place to be, many have noticed, is Facebook. Over the last couple months, Holyoke’s Becca Brandt has popped up in newsfeeds more often than usual, as she particip...
  • Darlene Johnson named new victims assistance coordinator

    Twenty years ago she served as a dispatcher in Holyoke, left, and now returned to fill the open Phillips and Sedgwick County Victims Assistance Coordinator position. Darlene Johnson, who was born and raised in Holyoke, has returned after nearly 17 years ...
  • PC Family Education receives grant for afterschool program

    The Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT), under its Visions to Ventures Community Grants Program, has awarded $1,100 to Phillips County Family Education Services, Inc. PCFES of Holyoke. FACT member Toby From, submitted a grant proposal d...
  • Cumming garners post season honor

    HHS sophomore Brett Cumming earned honorable mention in the Denver Post’s Dec. 26 Class 1A All-State football selections. He was recognized both as a running back and defensive back. The Dragon back ran for 702 yards on 147 carries and scored six touch...
  • Girl Scouts prepare for busy cookie season

    An anticipated time of the year for Coloradans is finally here. Girl Scout cookie time starts Friday, Jan. 7. Not only can a box of Girl Scout cookies satisfy the sweet tooth, but every Girl Scout cookie purchase helps Girl Scouts in Colorado do great thi...
  • Two locals graduate from fire academy

    Northeastern Junior College held a graduation ceremony Thursday, Dec. 16 for graduates of its 2010 Firefighter 1 Academy. Troy Kinoshita of Holyoke and Andrew Boltjes of Venango, Neb. were two of nine graduates from the program. The ceremony was held at...
  • Town lighting displays enjoyed

    Dear Editor, Over the five years I have resided in Holyoke, December 2010 provided the most outstanding display of Christmas lights. It seemed to me more people participated than any other Christmas. I started after Thanksgiving and drove around to see ...
  • The Laughing Mom: humorous tales of motherhood

    Visions of Christmas Christmas Eve found me still wrapping presents. I thought our 2-year-old, Melise, would enjoy helping with some of this chore. She recognized what wrapping paper was immediately because her birthday wasn’t very long ago. She took ...
  • It's the Pitts

    A dog named Six There is more than a slight possibility that this column will alienate, incriminate and exasperate two groups of folks with extremely thin skin: women and horse trainers. These are not normally people you’d want to irritate because the...
  • Peekin' into the Past

    Five Years AgoDec. 29, 2005 Michaela Worley is selected to be on the Coast to Coast softball team. The team will travel to Sydney, Australia and Honolulu, Hawaii for games. Bob Statz retires from Holyoke Co-op after 30 years of service. An ordinance re...
  • 865 DUI suspects nabbed in Dec.

    It has not been a very merry holiday for 865 Colorado drivers who failed to heed the advice to plan ahead before holiday parties and were arrested for DUI. The arrests were made by the Colorado State Patrol and 59 law enforcement agencies during increased...
  • Be cautious with propane

    Heavy snow, extreme cold, sleet and ice and near-blinding blizzards may all be part of winter, but being unprepared for them shouldn’t be. If a home or business uses propane to generate heat or run appliances, there are a few simple steps from the Color...
  • CWAC/CAWG annual county meeting to be held Jan. 11

    Colorado wheat producers are invited to attend and participate in the annual county business meetings and elections jointly sponsored by the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) and the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG). The business...
  • School budget highlights and challenges are interpreted

    Using updated financial numbers, Holyoke School District Re-1J adopted its final budget for 2010-11 at the Tuesday, Dec. 21 board meeting. In the final budget, the board authorized the use of $144,028 of the ending fund balance. Supt. Bret Miles noted t...