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  • Scoop'n the News

    Election Day nears. While campaigning and promoting have seemingly been in the headlines forever, the end is now in sight. The civic duty of all registered voters is clear. Cast your ballot. Ballots in Phillips County have been mailed to those requesti...
  • Drumroll Please

    I love technology When in Rome, there never seems to be a shortage of “helpful” people ready to provide directions or give a tour. Their trick is to give the help first and the price after. Any good tourist is wary about trusting these guides, so it ...
  • 60, 61 and 101 would hurt county

    Dear Editor, We want to express our position on Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101, three state ballot issues. We oppose all three issues and ask readers to consider voting NO on each. Amendment 60 would allow non-resident property owners to vote ...
  • More support for question 3B offered

    Dear Editor, As the community heads to vote in a few short weeks, I would ask that they vote YES on 3B. I, like many other community members, had some concerns about the school district and the direction it was headed. I decided a few years ago to start...
  • Voters will direct board of education

    Dear Editor, In the early years of accountability advisory committees in Colorado schools, I was invited to many school districts to meet with residents to discuss budget issues. I often opened with the statement, “I am from the Department of Educatio...
  • Appreciation for pink out game

    Dear Editor, I just wanted to let the Holyoke High School volleyball players know that they did a great thing by challenging their fans to wear pink and raising money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. I am a seven-year breast cancer survivor an...
  • McClellan competes in national pedal pull

    5-year-old Savannah McClellan of Holyoke entered National Pedal Tractor Pull competition Saturday, Sept. 25 in Mitchell, S.D. McClellan first competed at the Phillips County Fair pull on July 31, then placed third at the state pull in Yuma to qualify for...
  • Fact or Fiction? Fire Threatens Business District Tuesday Morning

    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.   Fire completely destroyed the ...
  • Tips offered for an encore career

    Whether out of necessity or to follow their dreams, many people are changing careers after establishing themselves in a different field. Over eight million Americans between 44 and 77 are embarking on new careers. And new research from the nonprofit Civi...
  • Texting while driving not a smart idea

    It’s a common visual: A driver glances to the car that’s pulled up alongside it at a stoplight to find that driver with cell phone in hand typing a message on the keypad. Many drivers do not even wait until coming to a stop before texting—they simpl...
  • Vasa named NFCA HS Player of the Week

    HHS softball player Marci Vasa was named National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) High School Player of the Week Monday, Oct. 18. Despite playing just one game last week, Vasa made sure each at bat counted by going three-for-five with four runs, fou...
  • Lady Dragon volleyball lands big win over Yuma

    Spirits were high in the HHS gym Friday night, Oct. 15 when Holyoke nailed a big win over Yuma in three sets 25-23, 25-23 and 25-19. A large crowd was there, clad in pink attire, to cheer on the girls in their “Dragons Dig Pink” game in support of br...
  • Dragons fall to tough Yuma team

    Holyoke took to Max Bernard field Friday, Oct. 15 to host the 1A defending state champion Yuma Indians and lost 16-55. A week earlier, Holyoke faced a run-dominant Akron team turned pass oriented. This time Holyoke squared off against the Indians who ran...
  • Jayvees fall to Yuma

    Holyoke junior varsity softball players gained experience Thursday, Oct. 14 when they hosted Yuma in a doubleheader. The visitors claimed two victories, 17-5 and 15-14. “Another great opportunity presented itself for the Dragons to improve their game ...
  • Holyoke to meet Valley HS Friday

    With a 12-4 record, Holyoke enters the state 3A softball tournament as the #10 seed. The Lady Dragons will meet #7 Valley (17-5) at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22 at Aurora Sports Park in Aurora. Four games will be played at 10 a.m. Friday and four more at ...
  • Area businesses celebrate National Cooperative Month

    On the outside, cooperatives look like any other business, but unique behind-the-scenes characteristics of the five area co-ops make them a valuable addition to the community. Grainland Co-op, Highline Electric Association, Holyoke Community Federal Cred...
  • EPA's approval of E15 for 2007-10 model vehicles is positive move

    The Colorado Corn Growers Association is pleased with the EPA’s approval of E15 for model year (MY) 2007 and newer vehicles. E15 is a fuel blend of 85 percent petroleum fuel and 15 percent ethanol. The EPA is expecting results from the Department of Ene...
  • New findings confirm Ethanol has no adverse effect on older model cars

    New findings, released Thursday, Sept. 16 by internationally renowned automotive engineering firm Ricardo Inc., confirm what industry experts have been reporting for years: “Ethanol has no adverse effects on the internal parts of your engine or specific...
  • High school seniors urged to apply for Daniels scholarship by Nov. 30

    The Daniels Fund has launched the application process for Daniels Scholarships to be awarded in spring 2011. High school seniors in Colorado should ask their high school counselors for information or visit www.danielsfund.org. The deadline to apply is Nov...
  • Cast and blast clinic teaches safety Oct. 30

    Phillips County and Sedgwick County Pheasants Forever, Whiskey Springs Ranch, Jerry Haynes and Colorado Division of Wildlife are sponsoring a free Cast and Blast clinic Saturday, Oct. 30 at the Whiskey Springs Ranch, north of Jumbo Reservoir. Kids will l...