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Five Years Ago
Feb. 28, 2008

Holyoke City Council passed an ordinance that prohibits truck parking on residential streets and alleys.

Jennifer Hayes, Katie Andersen and Susan Hinck have started Henry Hayes Honey, which sells honey and honey-based products.

Chad Stroh is the first HHS sophomore to claim first place at state wrestling with his win in the 119-pound championship match in 2A State Wrestling action Saturday, Feb. 23.


Ten Years Ago
Feb. 27, 2003

Distance learning with two-way audio and video capability between Haxtun and Holyoke school districts is the focus of a grant application being completed by Performance Enhancement Inc.

High school cheerleading will be a noncompetitive activity at HHS as the result of a 5-1 decision of the Holyoke Re-1J school board at its Feb. 18 meeting.

A group of health care workers from northeast Colorado was the first to be vaccinated against smallpox during a special clinic at the Northeast Colorado Health Department in Sterling.


Twenty-Five Years Ago
March 3, 1988

As part of the upcoming Holyoke Centennial celebration, the Holyoke Lions Club is organizing the Holyoke Whisker Club. Registration fees will be $3, and the cost of shaving permits will be $5.

Holyoke Lions Club member Richard Brown was recognized Feb. 25 for his 25 years of 100 percent attendance in the Holyoke Lions Club.


Forty Years Ago
March 1, 1973

The new irrigation system at Holyoke Memorial Park, except for a few minor adjustments and testing, is ready for use this spring. The system was paid for by the W.E. Heginbotham Trust. The Holyoke Cemetery Board is planning a public demonstration of the system for later in the summer.

Vernell Meinte is honored for his 27 years with the Amherst Co-op Oil Co. He has been manager of the co-op for 25 years.


Fifty Years Ago
Feb. 28, 1963

Paul Plummer recently accepted a position in the Holyoke Police Department, succeeding Fred Thietje, who resigned in January to become Phillips County undersheriff. Plummer was previously employed at Frank Duke Motor Co.

The Holyoke High School band, which presented its annual winter concert Saturday evening, was recently invited to play concerts in Sedgwick and Ovid and will make that tour today.


Holyoke Enterprise February 28, 2013