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  • Monday is Dragon Draft for summer fitness program

    Students who will be entering grades 5-12 next year are invited to participate in the 2015 Summer Sports Physical Fitness Challenge. Dragon Draft Day is set for Monday, May 18, at 4 p.m. in the HHS commons area, where kids can sign up and be drafted onto...
  • K-12 basketball camp May 23-24 in Holyoke

    A partnership with Western State Colorado University is bringing a basketball camp to Holyoke for boys and girls in grades K-12 Saturday and Sunday, May 23-24. Dragon Hoopsters in Holyoke is assisting with the sponsorship, as well. Camp sessions will be ...
  • Today’s students, tomorrow’s leaders recognized at FBLA

    A year of hard work was recognized Tuesday evening, May 5, at FBLA’s annual awards program, which highlighted how today’s business students transform into tomorrow’s business leaders. Special chapter awards were presented by adviser Roy Derrick. As...
  • No-till on the Plains expo set for June 17 in Venango

    No-­till on the Plains, Inc., will host a segment of its Nebraska Whirlwind No-till Expo in Venango, Neb., Wednesday, June 17. The expo is intended to provide producers with a better understanding of the importance of soil health by utilizing continuous...
  • FFA wins judging event gold

    Holyoke High School’s FFA chapter members competed in Career Development Events May 3-4 on the Colorado State University campus in Fort Collins. Senior Nicholas Ortner and juniors Austin Vieselmeyer, Josilyn Lutze and Sidney Struckmeyer earned gold in ...
  • State publication helps market hay

    The Colorado Department of Agriculture is accepting listings for the 2015 Colorado Hay Directory. This annual publication, celebrating its 29th anniversary, markets Colorado hay to buyers. “The Colorado Hay Directory continues to be a popular publicati...
  • Gribben graduates, earns Doctor of Medicine degree

    Paul Gribben, grandson of James Gribben of Holyoke and the late Wilma Gribben, recently graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center with the degree of Doctor of Medicine. Dr. Gribben will continue his graduate medical education as a resident...
  • Academic awards addendum made

    At the May 4 Holyoke JR/SR High academic awards ceremony, some awards were presented that were not announced or were announced incorrectly. Additionally, some awards reported in the May 7 Enterprise article were not presented. The following awards were n...
  • Re-1J board meeting, budget session Tues.

    Holyoke School District Re-1J Board of Education will meet Tuesday, May 19, at 7 p.m. in the board room at HJHS, room No. 218. A walkthrough at the district house is scheduled at 6 p.m. that evening. Immediately following the meeting, a work session for ...
  • Cowboy poet to share stories at Peerless Tuesday, May 19

    An evening of cowboy poetry will be hosted by the Phillips County Players as Trey Allen comes to town Tuesday, May 19, at 7 p.m. at the Peerless Center Gym. Admission to the event will be through a freewill offering used to benefit the Phillips County Pl...
  • I Am Healthy campaign introduces new Tai Chi for Health classes

    Beginning this month, Rural Solutions, through funding from the Colorado Health Foundation, is offering Tai Chi for Health classes in several counties across northeast Colorado. The classes are just one of many free and family-oriented activities being o...
  • Medication disposal efforts receive new budget funding

    The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has received $300,000 in the state’s 2015-16 budget, through the Joint Budget Committee, to help with proper disposal of unwanted household medications. According to the Partnership for Drug-Free...
  • Kid Tested, Uncle Approved

    “James and the Giant Peach” I absolutely adore the book “James and the Giant Peach” by Roald Dahl. It’s the story of an orphaned boy who is given magical crocodile tongues that grow a massive peach that he flies across the Atlantic Ocean to New...
  • Extension Corner

    4-H livestock projects teach responsibility How many of you value responsibility, especially in today’s youth? 4-H members enrolled in an animal project learn responsibility through the important job of caring for, feeding and handling their livestock...
  • Home Connection

    Readiness to buy a home How does one decide if they are ready to buy their first house? The decision to buy a home — whether for the first time or as a repeat buyer — is an important one and deserves considerable thought and attention. The size of t...
  • Peekin' into the Past

    Five Years AgoMay 13, 2010 Glen McCallum recently started his own diesel repair business, Glen’s Diesel Repair. His business is currently mobile, but he’s hoping to be in his own building sometime later this year. Holyoke sixth-grade classes will re...
  • Seniors, veterans may qualify for property tax exemption

    The Colorado Constitution establishes a property tax exemption for senior citizens and disabled veterans. For those who qualify, 50 percent of the first $200,000 in actual value of the primary residence is exempted from property tax. The State of Colorado...
  • Autumn art workshop in Halsey Sept. 19-23

    The 48th Annual Autumn Art Workshop will be held in the Nebraska National Forest at Halsey, Neb., Sept. 19-23. Artists are invited to nurture their creativity and hone their artistic skills with nationally known instructors in a peaceful forest setting i...
  • All-Holyoke picnic Aug. 8 in Northglenn

    Anyone with Holyoke-area ties is invited to an all-Holyoke picnic in the Dogwood table area at E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park in Northglenn Saturday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Organizers are members of the HHS Class of 1964. They enjoyed their 50-year cl...
  • Colorado leads nation in providing most effective forms of birth control

    Colorado leads the nation in providing the most effective forms of birth control to low-income teenage women in Title X family planning clinics, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC’s Vital Signs r...