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Tristen Roll earned State Star in Ag Placement honors for 2020 for his outstanding effort in his supervised agriculture experience in working for Lutze Farms while in high school.

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Grand Champion round robin showmanship winners at the 2020 Phillips County Fair are pictured from left, Kylee Workman, senior division; Lucinda Mares, intermediate; and Paige Oliver, junior. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

Local

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After a few seconds of riding, a wild sheep tosses Montana Benson into the mud during the mutton bustin’ portion of Thursday’s ranch rodeo.

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With a float fully dedicated to the Barn in the USA fair theme, the Better Beef Makers 4-H Club snagged first-place honors in the youth maxi division in the Phillips County Fair parade Saturday, July 25. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

For six years in a row now, the Better Beef Makers 4-H Club has earned overall champion status in the Phillips County Fair parade, and the club’s 2020 float certainly didn’t disappoint.

A small crowd was once again in attendance at the Holyoke City Council meeting July 21 for a second public hearing regarding an ordinance to add travel trailers and trailer parks as permitted uses

Sports

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At Bulls Gone Wild, bullfighters aren’t just there to compete, they also protect bull riders who have been thrown to the ground. Jacob Gaines of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, distracts an angry bull, giving the bull rider a chance to exit the arena. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

A rain delay meant that Bulls Gone Wild was late to get started July 25, but once it did, the bulls, riders and fighters put on an unforgettable show.

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In a schedule packed with nightly entertainment at the fairgrounds, the Phillips County Fair kicked off with an evening of team roping Tuesday, July 21.

A world series tournament for 16-18-year-old baseball players kicks off this Friday, July 31, in Mobile, Alabama, and the local Buckley Bombers team is among the competition.

Ag & Business

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Juan Velez, chief agricultural officer of Aurora Organic Farms, addresses a crowd of about 150 on Monday, July 27. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

About 150 people turned out for a public hearing on a conditional use application for Weldco Farms LLC on Monday evening, July 27, at the Phillips County Event Center.

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Young Phillips County Fair competitors and their bucket calves all scored a 10 out of 10 on the cuteness scale, and they immediately won over the audience when they entered the show ring during the

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David Browning, at left, and his sister Jenna Scalzo have relocated to Holyoke and are now offering window cleaning and more through Browning Home Services. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

A brother and sister duo have just relocated from the Front Range and are excited to offer their services to the Holyoke area.

School

In-person learning with Holyoke teaching staff is the first of three options in Holyoke School District’s re-entry plan that was released Monday, July 27.

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Tristen Roll earned State Star in Ag Placement honors for 2020 for his outstanding effort in his supervised agriculture experience in working for Lutze Farms while in high school.

Virtual state FFA competition July 17-19 proved successful for Holyoke FFA members.

New-hires and resignations for Holyoke School District Re-1J staff members, as well as extra-duty assignments for 2020-21, were approved at a brief meeting of the local school board Tuesday, July 2

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