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Holyoke Cooperative Association is pictured as it was in 1959. In that same year, a propane plant and delivery equipment were purchased. The co-op, which is now CHS Grainland, hit the century mark earlier this year. — Source: History of Phillips County, Colorado, Volume II

 

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This “4-H Club gang” includes Phillips County champions who earned a trip to the 1936 Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. They are pictured from left, front row, Lorraine Naggatz (Buchleiter) of Amherst and Rupert Johnson of Haxtun; and back row, Maxine Miller (Davis), Myrtle Elfeldt and Alice Taylor (Bamford), all of Paoli. — Source: Phillips County Museum

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Penny Dockins’ collection of nearly 90 Christmas mice recently scurried out of storage and is ready for the upcoming holiday season. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series about local residents and their unique collections.

Close to 65 contestants will enter the rodeo arena at the Bank of Colorado Pavilion at the Phillips County Fairgrounds in Holyoke on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 24 and 25.

In a year that has posed so many challenges to nearly every aspect of life, community members willing to band together to assist others in need remain forces for good in a difficult time.

Sports

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Former Holyoke resident Weston Finch got his first hole-in-one Saturday, Oct. 17, on hole 15 from 208 yards away at Ballyneal Golf Club.

HHS football was scheduled to play game two of the season in Burlington Friday, Oct. 16, but the game was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns in Burlington.

Many sports fans are well acquainted with Movember®, a grassroots effort that aims to raise awareness about men’s health.

Ag & Business

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Holyoke Cooperative Association is pictured as it was in 1959. In that same year, a propane plant and delivery equipment were purchased. The co-op, which is now CHS Grainland, hit the century mark earlier this year. — Source: History of Phillips County, Colorado, Volume II

 

This past May marked the 100-year anniversary of CHS Grainland.

Three employees at Melissa Memorial Hospital have tested positive for COVID-19, reported CEO Cathy Harshbarger on Monday afternoon, Oct. 19.

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Ileana Rico has been photographing her family for years and is excited to offer her professional services to others now too.

With a new camera in hand and an eye for creativity, Ileana Rico is launching a new business called Ileana’s Photography.

School

A student or staff member in Holyoke Alternative School has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was last in the district Monday, Oct. 12.

Colbey Stumpf was hired last week for the Holyoke JR/SR High social studies teaching position that will open in January. Approval of his contract was given at the brief Oct.

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Azury Chaparro Rangel and Hudson Koellner

Students of the Month for September at Holyoke JR/SR High School have been named.

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