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Shop locally now and year-round

Like the citizens of Holyoke, some new businesses have come into town, and several long-standing establishments remain in place. As a “city of pride and progress,” Holyoke has created an economy that is diverse and supportive of its citizens. There are some unique niche stores and ones that ar...

‘Just get ’er done’ is advice on colon scopes

‘Just get ’er done’ is advice on colon scopes

No matter one’s age, postponing a colonoscopy is never a good idea. Two area residents who are quick to proclaim the value of taking time for the procedure are Kelly Reichman, now 46, of Julesburg, and Eloise Harms, 88, of Paoli. “Just get ’er done,” said Reich­man last week. Discomfort...

Veteran shares experiences

Veteran shares experiences

World War II veteran Tech. Sgt. Glen Michael looked out upon the crowd and addressed the students first during the annual Veterans Day program at the HHS auditorium Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 11. “My high school days were a little different than yours,” Michael said. “Mine were war days.” H...

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Highway 23 repairs pushed back to 2016

Highway 23 repairs pushed back to 2016

Laden with bumps, holes and expansion cracks, the 18-mile stretch of Highway 23 from north of Holyoke to the Colorado-Nebraska state line continues to be more and more troublesome. “Plans are being...

County sees through to end of window restoration project

County sees through to end of window restoration project

A final set of windows was put back in the Phillips County Courthouse last week, a welcome sight to county employees who worked with boarded up windows in shifts the past few months. A grant from the...

4-H members attend conference

4-H members in grades 6-9 represented Phillips County at the Colorado Leadership Conference Nov. 7-9 in Glenwood Springs. Students are pictured from left, front row, Brandon Durbin; second row, Taylor...

James Bond 007 announced as MMHF Legacy Event theme

By Brenda Johnson Brandt James Bond 007, a spy theme, has been announced for the 2015 Melissa Memorial Hospital Foundation Legacy Event. This fifth annual event returns to the February schedule this...

Tony DeSare Trio to perform wide range of soulful tunes

The Tony DeSare Trio will light up the stage at the Holyoke High School auditorium on Sunday, Nov. 23, at 7:30 p.m. This entertaining concert is sponsored by the Phillips County Arts Council as part of...

Air ambulance can save lives

Ovid native, opera baritone to perform in Sterling Saturday

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‘Wizard of Oz’ on HHS stage this weekend

‘Wizard of Oz’ on HHS stage this weekend

Dedicated to the memory of Velma Biddle, the HHS drama department performance of “The Wizard of Oz” is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21-22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Heginbotham Auditorium at HHS....

VOD winners speak about relevance of veterans

VOD winners speak about relevance of veterans

Local winners in the Voice of Democracy audio-essay competition are freshman Luke Krogmeier, first; senior Anastasia Conklin, second; junior Tyler Loutensock, third; and junior Dominic Krogmeier, fourth....

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Crowd goes bananas for NHS dodgeball tourney

Crowd goes bananas for NHS dodgeball tourney

After a long night of double elimination action Friday, Nov. 14, Go Bananas was named the 2014 dodgeball champions at the annual tournament sponsored by HHS National Honor Society. Twenty-two teams and...

6 Dragons earn football conference recognition

Six Holyoke High School football players earned North Central Conference recognition for their performances during the 2014 football season. Seniors Dylan Kotch and Wyatt Powell were named to the All-Conference...

HHS athletes bounce back into action for winter sports season

Wednesday, Nov. 12, marked the official start to the 2014-15 winter sports season. Holyoke High School student-athletes filled the basketball gyms, wrestling room and swimming pool for practice on Wednesday....

Top 2 teams headed to 1A championship

There were no surprises in the Colorado 1A football semifinals Saturday, Nov. 15, as the top seeded teams in the state earned victories to send them to the championship game. No. 1 Paonia topped fourth-seeded...

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Kotch offers service for heating and air

With the recent cold snap setting the stage for an early winter, Holyoke residents have a new ally in the heating and air industry. Spencer Kotch has opened Kotch’s Heating and Air in Holyoke, offering...

Corn harvest coming to a close this week

Another corn harvest is coming to a close as this year’s season is nearing completion. Many farmers have been done for a while, but there are a few who are stilling finishing up this week. “We’re...

Coverage selection now open for 2014 Farm Bill safety net programs

Producers have until March 31, 2015, to choose the program best for their operation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds farm owners and producers that the opportunity to choose between the new...

Farm Bill meetings in Phillips County next week

Phillips County’s Farm Service Agency is hosting two meetings next week about the 2014 Farm Bill. Coordinator Ron Koberstein said all local producers are encouraged to attend. One meeting will be Monday,...

Good managers manage with detailed record keeping books

Riding the range, feeding hungry animals and calving are all iconic parts of the Western cowboy way of life. But today, winning the West requires more than just turning the cows out to pasture and hoping...

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