Adding $7,800 to the evening’s fundraising total, Spinning on the Bayou was a new game at this year’s Legacy Event. Six chances to play the game were auctioned off, and the six winning bidders sent designated “spinners” to the front of the room to play. Cheered on by his team, Brady Dirks spins the wheel, while Melissa Memorial Hospital Foundation board members Jessie Ruiz Jr., Tiffany Weber and Brady Ring, pictured from left, wait to see his fate. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

Savannah Burris doesn’t let up on defense in the Feb. 7 basketball game, making Akron’s Kate Pachner work to even move the ball down the court. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

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Adding $7,800 to the evening’s fundraising total, Spinning on the Bayou was a new game at this year’s Legacy Event. Six chances to play the game were auctioned off, and the six winning bidders sent designated “spinners” to the front of the room to play. Cheered on by his team, Brady Dirks spins the wheel, while Melissa Memorial Hospital Foundation board members Jessie Ruiz Jr., Tiffany Weber and Brady Ring, pictured from left, wait to see his fate. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    Cancer, unfortunately, is something that affects just about everyone in some way or another. Perhaps that’s part of the reason the ninth annual Legacy Event saw such profound success.

Although outpatients don’t receive discounts on medication directly through the 340B program, the additional revenue earned by the hospital can be used for opening new programs and service lines.

    It may be complicated, but the federal 340B Drug Pricing Program is offering hospitals the chance to save hundreds of thousands of dollars through rebates on everyday outpatient drugs.

    Holyoke City Council voted down a request at its Feb. 5 meeting to pay travel costs for Holyoke Police Sgt.

Sports

Dragon Jessy Mosqueda stands on a chair at the girls state wrestling tournament to accept a congratulations hug from coach Dusty McConnell.

    In the first of two pilot years for a girls state wrestling tournament in Colorado, Holyoke senior Jessy Mosqueda marked HHS history by placing fourth in the 100-lb. weight division.

Holyoke’s four 3A state championship swimmers are pictured from left, Traeli Hutches, Rylee Schneller, Lali Marquez and Haley Van Overbeke. — Photo by Michelle Van Overbeke

    Holyoke High School brought home a state medal for the first time in 18 years following the 2019 Girls 3A State Swimming Championships last Friday and Saturday, Feb.

Savannah Burris doesn’t let up on defense in the Feb. 7 basketball game, making Akron’s Kate Pachner work to even move the ball down the court. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    Holyoke High School girls varsity basketball team triumphed easily in its Feb. 7 game against Akron, 59-32, and Feb.

Ag & Business

It’s not hard to find ancient grains. This particular granola blend features five different ones, ranging from the well-known to the obscure, including what some farmers would consider weeds or bird seed.

    The term “ancient grains” isn’t the most telling phrase. Are they something from long ago that’s since been lost to civilization?

A local team operates a combine in a wheat field east of Holyoke last year. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    Every May, bands of custom harvesters from across the country load up their trucks and head south, toward Texas and the southern periphery of America’s grain belt.

    Holyoke will take a record number of 41 Future Business Leaders of America members to compete against 3,000 other Colorado members at the new Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Den

School

    Compensation changes for both regular-route and activity bus drivers received significant discussion at the Feb. 5 meeting of Holyoke School District Re-1J Board of Education.

On the heels of Valentine’s Day, Holyoke High School students are celebrating in their own way with a Snowball Dance the evening of Saturday, Feb. 16.

Holyoke JR/SR High members of knowledge bowl are pictured from left, coach Charlee Kleve, Diego Jimenez, Tristen Ferguson, Jimena Nuñez, Max Kleve, Adison Goldenstein, Baylor Struckmeyer, Cooper Goldenstein, Johny Quintana, Edel Ramos and Alex Vieselmeyer.

    Holyoke students traveled to Akron on Feb. 1 to compete in knowledge bowl with a number of schools from northeast Colorado.

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