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  • Peekin' into the past

    Five Years AgoAug. 17, 2006 GJ Amex, a new American-Mexican store in Holyoke, owned by Jorge and Gloria Quintana, is now open and has an assortment of goods available. New teachers at Holyoke School Dist. Re-1J for the 2006-07 school year are Karianne D...
  • Grading pilot preview

    Graduate every student prepared with the necessary knowledge, skill and character to find success in life. This mission statement was adopted by the Holyoke Re-1J Board of Education in March 2011 along with the Destination 2016 Strategic Goals. We belie...
  • I'm Just Sayin'

    Google it I have a challenge for you. In the next week or so, count how many times you use the word Google. It might surprise you. I catch myself using that word all the time. “Hey what’s the lifespan of a Pinta Island Tortoise?” “Oh just goog...
  • The Laughing Mom: humorous tales of motherhood

    The magic of vinegar I hate mopping the kitchen floor. I hate it so much that I will put it off until the sticky spots start melding together to form one giant area of grunge. I will make excuses the whole time this is happening—I’m too busy, the mop...
  • Extension Corner

    Start the day out right by joining the walking school bus With childhood obesity on the rise, schools have to invest time and resources on evaluating the district’s nutrition and physical education standards, as well as the opportunities students have ...
  • Udall holds roundtable, tours hospital

    United States Senator Mark Udall held a roundtable discussion with 14 Phillips County community and business leaders Saturday, Aug. 13 at Melissa Memorial Hospital in Holyoke. Prior to the roundtable, Senator Udall toured MMH, led by hospital administrat...
  • Udall holds roundtable, tours hospital

    United States Senator Mark Udall held a roundtable discussion with 14 Phillips County community and business leaders Saturday, Aug. 13 at Melissa Memorial Hospital in Holyoke. Prior to the roundtable, Senator Udall toured MMH, led by hospital administrat...
  • Liberty elm tree stands for freedom

    A nice breeze whipped the American flag into full sight as several community members gathered Sunday morning, Aug. 14 to dedicate the Liberty elm tree in Holyoke City Park. “This tree stands for freedom,” said CSU Extension horticulturist Linda Lange...
  • Liberty elm tree stands for freedom

    A nice breeze whipped the American flag into full sight as several community members gathered Sunday morning, Aug. 14 to dedicate the Liberty elm tree in Holyoke City Park. “This tree stands for freedom,” said CSU Extension horticulturist Linda Lange...
  • Look, slow down or even stop!

    With school back in session beginning Thursday, Aug. 18, motorists are reminded to obey the posted speed limits around the schools. Acting Holyoke Police Chief Doug Bergstrom wants to remind motorists that when the yellow lights are flashing on South Int...
  • Look, slow down or even stop!

    With school back in session beginning Thursday, Aug. 18, motorists are reminded to obey the posted speed limits around the schools. Acting Holyoke Police Chief Doug Bergstrom wants to remind motorists that when the yellow lights are flashing on South Int...
  • New tough truck event draws lots of interest

    A new event at the 2011 Phillips County Fair was the Tough Truck competition. Participants were given the challenge to build a truck that would withstand the beating from jumps, turns and mud. Eleven trucks turned out for the contest which was won by Bre...
  • Motocross riders jump and flip into hearts of fair spectators

    Three motocross freestyle riders became an instant hit Friday night during the stock car races. Riders performed at the intermission and performed the main portion of their show after the races concluded. The three dare-devil riders performed many differe...
  • Farm Olympics makes teams work together

    Four teams participated in the inaugural Farm Olympics at the Phillips County Fair Saturday, July 30. Each team was made up of four members and the teams had to complete seven events ranging from stacking hay bales, driving a golf cart blindfolded and pu...
  • 4-H, FFA projects sold at Fair's Junior Livestock Sale

    4-H and FFA livestock sales went well at the Phillips County Fair sale Saturday, July 30. Janna Smith’s Grand Champion Goat was purchased by Gerk Funeral Home, and Patricia Adams’ Reserve Grand Champion Goat went to Jake’s Feed. Harchelroad Motors...
  • Special theme contests and new booth showcases featured at Fair

    Awards given for special theme contestsScrapbooking Youth-Everyday—Arianna Darbin, 1st; Haley Van Overbeke, 2nd; Regan Van Overbeke, 3rd. “Country Strong” Photography Nicole Kleve, 1st; Chelsie Deering, 2nd; Trent Huffman, 3rd. Create-a-Book-Cov...
  • Animals rewarded at recent pet show

    The Phillips County Fair Pet Show, held on Saturday, July 30, showcased pets of all shapes and sizes including cats, dogs, a sheep and a goat. Prizes were given to the top three pets in each category.A.J. Brandt won Best of Show with his dog, Mac, during ...
  • All sorts of fun offered up at junior rodeo at the Fair

    Contestants from Holyoke as well as surrounding communities took part in the annual youth/amateur rodeo Wednesday, July 27 at the Phillips County Fair.Kayden Porter of Amherst looks more like a steer wrestler rather than a mutton buster during Wednesday...
  • Races draw lots of cars and action

    2011 Phillips County Fair races are usually one of the biggest racing nights of the season in Holyoke. This year, it was no different as the stands were packed with people and the track was full of fast cars Friday night, July 29. After the heat races, t...
  • Phillilps County's got talent

    A few Phillips County Fair participants got their 15 minutes of fame Friday, July 29, giving those at the annual barbecue and talent show much more than they bargained for. Holyoke’s Dawn of Exploration kicked off the show with a number of high-energy ...