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  • HHS Class of 2012 earns ACT scores close to state average

    Results of the Colorado American College Test (ACT) taken by HHS juniors in April show the class of 2012 composite score at 19.8, compared to the state average of 19.9. Holyoke School Supt. Bret Miles reported on the district’s ACT scores at the Sept. ...
  • HHS Class of 2012 earns ACT scores close to state average

    Results of the Colorado American College Test (ACT) taken by HHS juniors in April show the class of 2012 composite score at 19.8, compared to the state average of 19.9. Holyoke School Supt. Bret Miles reported on the district’s ACT scores at the Sept. ...
  • Holyoke is home to eight new HHS foreign exchange students

    Eight new faces will be roaming the halls of HHS and exploring the culture and customs of Holyoke this year as part of the foreign exchange student program. Half of the students are introduced here, as they reflect on their first weeks in America and the...
  • Color brings playground to life

    Students at Holyoke Elementary School returned to school after the long weekend to a colorful surprise. Tyler Loutensock organized members and friends of Boy Scout Troop 17 to paint the concrete area of the playground as a service project. Improvements t...
  • Smith to be inducted

    Marissa Smith, a sophomore at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). She will be honored during an induction convocation this fall on the CSU campus. NSCS CEO and founder...
  • College student news

    Natalie Kramer, daughter of Garry and Tina Kramer of Holyoke, is attending Doane College in Crete, Neb., where she is a senior exercise science/athletic training major. Kramer is a member of the Doane Tigers track and field team, president of DAT (Doane ...
  • NCHD recognized for public health emergency preparedness

    As local health departments nationwide strive to protect the public from new and infectious diseases, bioterrorism, natural disasters and other public health threats, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has recognized the...
  • Yuma Art Show is Oct. 1-6

    Celebrate autumn at the Yuma Art Show Oct. 1-6 at First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 110 W. 4th Ave. in Yuma. Work can be entered Friday, Sept. 30 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Bob Coonts, fine artist from Fort Collins, will judge the show. His work reflec...
  • Walking School Bus the first step to healthy habits

    With child obesity on the rise in the United States, over 100 Holyoke students, parents and volunteers took the first step to becoming more active at the kickoff to the Walking School Bus program. Friday, Sept. 2 the group gathered at Holyoke Ball Park, m...
  • Workshop addresses disease

    Nobody wants to have a chronic long-term illness.Unfortunately, most will experience two or more of these conditions during their lives. Rural Solutions is offering a workshop that helps with the challenges of living with an ongoing health condition such...
  • Dragons claim two wins at Yuma

    HHS softball boosted its season record to 4-0 Saturday, Sept. 3 when the Lady Dragons earned two victories at Yuma in the varsity doubleheader. Holyoke won the first game 10-8 and backed that up with a 9-3 victory. “The girls knew the pressure was on ...
  • FB opens with impressive win

    After nearly four and a half hours, the Dragons captured their first win of the 2011 football season. Holyoke traveled to Valor Christian High School Friday, Sept. 2 to face the Hayden Tigers and came away with a 34-9 victory. It didn’t come easy, howe...
  • Lady Dragons fall in close season-opener

    HHS Lady Dragons opened their 2011 volleyball season with a disappointing loss at home to the Wray Eagles. The girls came out strong, winning the first game 25-13. Scores were back and forth after that with a 19-25 loss, a 25-20 win and an 18-25 loss. Ho...
  • Golf results reported

    Four Dragon golfers participated in the Estes Park High School Invitational Thursday, Sept. 1 in Estes Park. The Dragons finished tied for ninth with 248 points. Kent Hiller led the Dragons after carding an 81. Coleton Spitz followed with an 82. Deyten ...
  • Jr. high volleyball is off to a great start

    HJHS volleyball is off to a great start after the Thursday, Sept. 1 opener in the Dragon JH gym. Hosting Haxtun, the Lady Dragons won A team competition in three games, B team in two and fell in three in the C team games. “I think the girls elevated t...
  • New airport pads used by twin jets

    A pair of Learjet 45 (twin-jet) planes was the first to try out the newly finished parking pads at Holyoke Municipal Airport Tuesday night, Aug. 30. City Supt. Mark Brown said the pads were opened Sunday after the concrete and asphalt had time to set. The...
  • Thompson, Roberts win Labor Day golf

    Jeremy Thompson and Josh Roberts made it three straight when they won the Sept. 3-4 Labor Day weekend golf scramble at Holyoke Golf Course. The duo shot a 130 to take the win. They won the 2010 Labor Day tournament with a 127 and then a six-hole playoff....
  • Local drivers well represented at races

    Local drivers were represented well Sunday, Sept. 4 at Phillips County Raceway. Although a Holyoke driver didn’t take a checkered flag, four drivers finished in runner-up positions. Holyoke runner-up drivers in their respective races were Garrett Sporh...
  • Skolds recognized for centennial farm

    The Skold family farm located 18 miles northwest of Holyoke was recently honored as a Colorado Centennial Farm. The recognition occurred at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo Friday, Aug. 26. Situated in the country right in the center of Holyoke, Haxtun ...
  • Carlstrom honored on retirement

    Lonnie Carlstrom, pictured in center, receives a watch in honor of his 25 years of service in grain accounting and as safety manager at Grainland Cooperative in Amherst and Haxtun. He was honored at a reception last Wednesday, Aug. 31, as he retired from...