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  • Preschoolers share ‘When I Grow Up’

    From bakers and dancers to farmers and teachers, Dragon’s Wagon Preschool children represented most any profession imaginable in their “When I Grow Up” spring program Thursday, May 15. For the second year, the program was held at the Phillips Count...
  • PIE awards 9 grants

    Nine applications for Carnival for Classrooms grant funds were rewarded by Partners in Education at the Friday, May 16, staff meeting in the Holyoke JR/SR High Commons Area. PIE president Jade Goldenstein reported that the annual Carnival for Classrooms w...
  • Summer softball begins May 27

    With summer just around the corner, Holyoke’s summer softball season will kick off Tuesday, May 27, with games in Ogallala, Neb. Holyoke has put together two teams, a 9-12-year-old squad and a 13-15-year-old team. All towns will have teams in both divis...
  • Holyoke summer baseball set for action with 6 teams

    Summer baseball in Holyoke will officially begin Wednesday, May 28, with Holyoke heading to Julesburg to play Sedgwick County. Holyoke will field four PeeWee teams, a Little League team and a Babe Ruth team. Only one of the four PeeWee teams is schedule...
  • Music ed boosts more than test scores

    School is much more than a place where students gather to learn. For children, school is their first opportunity for social development and introduction to people outside their family unit. Lessons learned in school go beyond mathematics and language arts...
  • Holyoke end-of-year concert a hit for JR/SR High band members

    Holyoke JR/SR High bands’ skills were on display Tuesday, May 13, at the annual spring concert in the HHS auditorium. Led by director Miko Martinez, band members gracefully played 13 pieces along with four junior high solo performances. Between perfor...
  • Flood aftermath leads to new kind of legislative water issue

    Colorado lawmakers found themselves dealing with a new kind of water issue in 2014: the aftermath of the September 2013 floods. Governor John Hickenlooper appointed a committee of 12 lawmakers, with equal representation from both parties, to determine if...
  • Heroes fill the elementary school

    What makes a superhero a superhero? Students at Holyoke Elementary School have been answering this question to define what a hero is to them. Then they took those hero qualities to identify the real-life heroes in their own lives. The front doors at the s...
  • HES raises over $800 to fight cancer

    As part of the Relay Recess program, Holyoke Elementary School students helped raise $844.48 for the American Cancer Society. The program began with an assembly that highlighted cancer education activities dealing with nutrition, physical activity, sun s...
  • Denney graduates with business degree

    Kassidy Denney graduated from Front Range Community College May 15 with an Associate of Arts degree with a business designation. She was a National Honor Society recipient and a member of Cum Laude, Phi Theta Kappa and Sigma Alpha Pi. The full article is ...
  • Gerk graduates NJC with assoc. degree

    Laura Kaitrin Gerk graduated Friday, May 16, from Northeastern Junior College in Sterling with an Associate of Science degree in pre-veterinary medicine.The full article is available with an e-subscription, call 970-854-2811.Holyoke Enterprise May 22, 201...
  • Roll earns associate degree from NJC

    Alyssa Paige Roll was awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree in equine management from Northeastern Junior College in Sterling Friday, May 16.The full article is available with an e-subscription, call 970-854-2811.Holyoke Enterprise May 22, 2014...
  • Blomme graduates, is student of the year

    Lauren Blomme earned her B.A. degree in communications and received the communications student of the year award Saturday, May 17, at the University of Dubuque in Dubuque, Iowa. In the school honors program, Blomme graduated cum laude.The full article is ...
  • Baeza is UNC grad

    Diana Baeza recently received a Bachelor of Science in business administration management from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. Her degree was awarded at the Saturday, May 10, graduation ceremony.The full article is available with an e-subs...
  • Peekin' into the Past

    Five Years AgoMay 21, 2009 Elton Oltjenbruns was one of 134 WWII veterans who participated in the Honor Flight Northern Colorado trip to Washington D.C., April 28-29. There he was able to visit the WWII Memorial with other men who served. Holyoke High S...
  • Extension Corner

    Continued benefits of GM crop use A British advisory and consulting company called PG Economics creates an annual report on the global economic and environmental impact of genetically modified crops, one of which was recently released. Since the company...
  • Investor Guide

    Why consider a Roth IRA conversion in 2014? As a taxpayer, one does not have any control of what future tax rates will be under any new tax law. The highest marginal federal income tax rate was 94 percent in 1944 and 1945, 91 percent from 1946-1951, 92 ...
  • It's the Pitts

    Out of order The accused entered the courtroom wearing an orange jumpsuit with his arms shackled to his waist. He looked for his wife’s friendly face amongst the angry crowd while outside the courthouse. The police and the National Guard kept an angry ...
  • Seniors, disabled veterans could qualify for property tax exemptions

    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...
  • 3 HHS boys to attend Boys State

    HHS juniors Dylan Kotch, Nicholas Ortner and Luke Stewart were selected by American Legion Post #90 in Holyoke to attend the 65th annual Colorado Boys State June 8-14 at CSU-Pueblo. Kotch’s parents are Troy and Julie Kotch and Christy and Sherman Kage....