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Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

Five Years Ago
Sept. 13, 2007

An informational meeting on random drug testing was held in the HHS auditorium Sept. 5, with close to 100 in attendance.

Local wheat prices hit an all-time high of $7.35 upon closing Tuesday, Sept. 11.

A new WeatherBug tracking station will be mounted on top of the auditorium at Holyoke High School, providing the community with access to instantaneous, accurate weather reports straight from Holyoke.


Ten Years Ago
Sept. 12, 2002

Dress code guidelines are now being enforced for staff and students at Holyoke schools.

Dwight Rus started as the new Golden Plains livestock agent on Sept. 1.

Two local teenagers are expected to be arrested this week in connection with a number of recent burglaries and thefts which have occurred in Holyoke over the past couple of months.


Twenty-Five Years Ago
Sept. 17, 1987

Martin and Elfi Steinbichl of Austria visited Holyoke relatives Lida Ortner, the Joe Ortner family, the Leo Mailander family and the Merrill Goddard family last week as part of their tour of the United States.

Members of BeCause have completed arrangements to bring the Culpepper and Merriweather Great Combined Circus to Holyoke Monday, Sept. 21.

The Heginbotham Library is one of only 91 public libraries in Colorado to receive a $1,000 “Bicentennial Bookshelf” of books about the U.S. Constitution and the constitutional period of American history.


Forty Years Ago
Sept. 14, 1972

U.S. Senator Gordon Allott and Mrs. Allott were in Holyoke last Monday to address junior and senior high school students and visit with constituents.

Wells Motors recently presented a 1973 Plymouth Fury sedan to the student driver education program at Holyoke High School.

Jaycees at Imperial, Neb. are sponsoring an air show Sept. 24 at the Imperial airport, featuring an aerobatics demonstration, sky diving, fly-in breakfast, pilot’s contest and model plane demonstration.


Fifty Years Ago
Sept. 13, 1962

In Phillips County’s only contest in the primary election Tuesday, Miss Pauline Watson won the Republican nod for county assessor candidate over Paul Plummer.

James Scholl and Geo. B. Garland recently opened Avco Sales Co., the authorized Piper dealer in this area. They offer flying lessons, Sunday afternoon rides for the public, charter trips and airplane ambulance service.

Warm weather returned to the plains region Monday after a period of chilly temperatures that caused heavy damage to crops in some areas.


Holyoke Enterprise September 13, 2012