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Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

Five Years Ago
Oct. 18, 2007

Jan Stoddard recently opened up her own insurance business, Stoddard Insurance, located at 114 E. Denver St.

Three Holyoke eighth-graders, Jordan Zeiler, KrisAnna Ham and Austin Killin, attended a National Young Leaders State Conference in Denver Oct. 4-7.


Ten Years Ago
Oct. 17, 2002

Leo Mailander announced this week that he and sister-in-law Teresa Mailander will open a new Subway franchise here in the near future.

Brady Haynes returns home just in time for Homecoming Oct. 11 after spending nearly a month and a half in a Fort Collins hospital after herniating a disk in his spine.

Anna Fagerlin returns to Holyoke to complete her student teaching. She will be teaching in Jan Stoddard’s second-grade class until Dec. 12.


Twenty-Five Years Ago
Oct. 22, 1987

Dolores McGinnis has been named administrator at Prairie Vista Care Center and started her new job Oct. 14.

The 1987 corn harvest nears the halfway point early this week as weather continues to cooperate for area farmers.


Forty Years Ago
Oct. 19, 1972

Officials of Great Western United Corporation and Great Western Producers Cooperative, an organization of sugar beet growers, signed a purchase agreement today, providing for the cooperative to buy the Great Western Sugar Company, the nation’s largest processor of beet sugar.

The Colorado Teen Ambassadors for Christ, an exciting teen choir, will be performing at the Holyoke High School gym Oct. 21, sponsored by Church of the Nazarene.

Foundations and other preliminary work has started on the 30-unit senior citizen housing project in Holyoke.


Fifty Years Ago

Oct. 18, 1962

The new trade promotion plan proposed by Holyoke Chamber of Commerce was presented to local businessmen Friday morning. Plans for the reactivation of a revised “Holyoke Fortune Day” event and inauguration of “Holyoke Discount Day” were explained.

The Ben Franklin store here was opened under new management Saturday, following sale of the business last week. New owners of the store are Mr. and Mrs. George Sumpter, recently of Garden City, Kan., who purchased the business from Mr. and Mrs. Carman Channer.


Holyoke Enterprise October 18, 2012