When one is living with a fatal illness, often his/her fear or pain is increased by lack of
control of the situation as one is re-examined, tested and treated as the end grows near.
Hospice care, however, gives one much control over one’s final months...
Lights, camera, “Wake Up Holyoke.” Two HHS students, along with others in their TV Productions class, have been sitting down with local people every Thursday morning for the past few months and interviewing them—late-night talk show style.
It may n...
February is American Heart month, and not because of Valentine’s Day. Every year, the president has issued a proclamation to this effect to help raise public awareness of heart disease. Even though most people associate heart disease with men, it’s al...
“Sowing Your Legacy” is the theme for this year’s Imperial Bible Church Women’s Retreat in Imperial, Neb. Scheduled for March 5 at the church, the retreat is open to all women.
Featured speaker is DeLoris Clark, a pastor’s wife in ministry with...
Phillips County Commissioners threw on the aprons and grabbed the spatulas Friday, Feb. 4 to serve pancakes to the public. Sweet Pancake Bonanza was held to raise awareness and funds for the Homesteaders Playground project which is driven by the commissio...
Members of Holyoke Brain Bowl teams are pictured from left, front row, Jair Jimenez, Slaten Burris, Josie Herman and Gabi Gordon; middle row, Tristen Roll, Anna Jelden and Kyra Loutensock; and back row, Jarrett Woodhead, Austin Herman, Dylon Lousberg and ...
Officers with Holyoke Police Department, Phillips County Sheriff’s Office and the District Attorney’s office took Jason Borland, 24, of Holyoke into custody Monday, Feb. 7 after discovering child pornography on his personal computer.
Holyoke City Cou...
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...