The Holy Family is depicted in St. Patrick Catholic Church’s newest addition to its collection of stained glass windows. It was the first window commissioned by the church since around when the current structure was rebuilt in the 1930s. The window is set in the choir loft above the main sanctuary. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

Astronaut Clayton Anderson’s applications to join the astronaut training program were rejected 14 times before being accepted on his 15th try. His 14th rejection letter is shown on the screen behind him during a presentation at S.C.O.R.E. camp in Imperial last week. — The Imperial Republican | Johnson Publications

KC Martin is pictured at home with the medal and banner he earned after completing the 140.6-mile Ironman Boulder triathlon June 9. To his right are medals from two other half-length Ironman events that he completed in 2016 and 2017. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

Local

    Holyoke Chamber of Commerce’s 19th annual Dandelion Daze will be bringing a host of classic cars and bikes to the downtown area this Saturday, June 22, along with festivities at the Phillips Co

Alvin Schumann holds a certificate awarded him by Veterans of Foreign Wars on June 1 for his “faithful support of America’s deserving veterans and their families.” — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    Alvin Schumann of Haxtun has been recognized by Veterans of Foreign Wars with a certificate of appreciation for his efforts to support local veterans.

Members of the Phillips County Relay For Life team visit at their campsite during the 2019 event at Columbine Park in Sterling. — Journal-Advocate

    The Relay For Life of Northeast Colorado was cut short Saturday, June 8, by inclement weather.

Sports

    Sexual Assault Response Advocates, or S.A.R.A. House, invites the public to its ninth annual Prairie Challenge fundraiser Saturday, June 22, at Keith Bath Farms.

Little Leaguer Gustavo Goytia turns to make a play after easily fielding a ball hit his way. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    Last Friday, Holyoke  hosted peewee, Little League and Babe Ruth baseball games against Oshkosh, Nebraska, and it was a full evening of summer fun for players and spectators alike.

    Members of the Holyoke Swim Club traveled to Goodland, Kansas, June 15, for the third meet of the Northwest Kansas Swim League season.

Ag & Business

    A two-year, $3 million initiative kicked off June 12 to establish a robust statewide network of safety net providers that will learn how innovations around the delivery of care can improve the

    Winners of the National Newspaper Association 2019 Better Newspaper Editorial Contest and Better Newspaper Advertising Contest have been announced, and The Holyoke Enterprise earned two firsts,

School

    The community of Holyoke, as well as the local American Legion/Auxiliary, was well-represented by four Holyoke High School students this summer.

Among the summertime happenings at Holyoke schools is continued progress on the district’s new greenhouse. Located at the southwest corner of the JR/SR high, the foundation has been poured and preparations continue so the site will be ready when the greenhouse kit is delivered. A Farmers Grow Rural Education grant sponsored by the Monsanto Fund provided $25,000 specifically for the Expanding Our Roots Greenhouse project. It was awarded in the fall of 2017 to the Holyoke FFA chapter. Additional funding was provided by the Re-1J Foundation and the Heginbotham Trust. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    Conversation surrounding facilities for Holyoke School District Re-1J continued at the board’s June 4 meeting.

    Northeastern Junior College in Sterling has released its honor roll list for the 2019 spring semester and reports that 228 full-time students were given high academic achievement recognition, i

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