Chamber of Commerce announces Bornhofts as Grand Marshals

Cork and Trilla Bornhoft have been selected to serve as the 2024 Haxtun Corn Festival Grand Marshals. The Haxtun Chamber of Commerce recently announced the Grand Marshal selection along with this...

Chamber Spotlight

1. Please give some background/history on the opening/purchase of your business. Town Square Realty has been in business in Sterling since 2014. Johnna Harris, who has been selling with Town Square...

Haxtun Town Council establishes truck route

After many conversations and months worth of work, the Haxtun Town Council adopted an ordinance establishing a truck route through city limits. The adoption came at a Monday evening, May 6 meeting of the Haxtun Town Council. In 2021 Haxtun voters...

Haxtun Board of Education selects Jones from initial 10 applicants

Following a long application and interview process, the Haxtun Board of Education selected the next Superintendent of Haxtun Schools. The Board voted to appoint Aron Jones as Superintendent starting July 1. That decision came on Tuesday afternoon,...

Bulldogs earn Runner-Up Title at State Track

THE BULLDOG boys' track team earned the 1A State Runner-Up Title with a total 51 points at the Colorado State Track Meet at Jeff. Co. Stadium in Lakewood last weekend. The team pictured with the...

HPD re-registers offender

The Haxtun Police Department re-registered a sex offender living within Haxtun's city limits. Steven Michael Saign lives in the 200 block of North Wallace Avenue. According to the local police department, Saign is a dual resident, meaning he is...

Fleming TC gives additional $600 for extensive spring cleanup effort

The Fleming Town Council held their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 8. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Stefan Betley at 6:30 p.m. The following council members were present: Andrew Muller, Bill Langridge, Bonnie Jackson and Alex...

Wilbert Brown

Wilbert (Will) Brown left this life on earth to be with his Lord for eternity on April 8, 2024 in Hayden, Idaho. Will was welcomed into this life on Sept. 8, 1945 by his parents Hubert and Esther...

Bamford signs to play softball with NW Kansas Technical College

A successful four-year high school softball career has afforded Fallon Bamford the opportunity to compete at the collegiate level next fall. Bamford, recent Haxtun High School graduate, signed a...

Fleming Wildcats set several PRs; Schaefer finishes in first place in long jump

Two Fleming Wildcat relay teams and four individuals earned the right to participate in last week's 1A State Track Meet. The group made an outstanding showing, many setting personal records at Jeff...

Bulldog track takes 4x100 and 4x200 relays; earns Runner-Up

The Haxtun Bulldog track team put in an impressive showing at the 2024 Colorado State Track Meet at Jeff. Co. Stadium in Lakewood last weekend. The boys team brought home the State Runner-Up Title...

Strokes from other Pens

As members of American Legion Auxiliary Unit #137 we hold a special place in our hearts for the parents, siblings, spouses and friends of those who served. We can’t help but think of all the men and women who have gone to fight for this great...

Under the Wire

A popular song starts with the works “what a difference a day makes.” It must have been written by someone living in Morgan County! The other day I was excited over light snow falling! Snow makes...

Relentless Gardener

Homeowners are starting to remove sections of their lawns. The cost of water is rising along with electricity. Grass is the highest maintenance of any crop. There are xeric plants that are low maintenance and need little to no care once they are...

Fearless Faith

The artful use of mnemonic devices can assist memory recall through association with related words and phrases. This is especially true for numbers of stories from the Hebrew Bible and New Testament...

Capital Review

We used to joke that “no man’s life, liberty or property is safe while the legislature is in session.” That’s no laughing matter in today’s Colorado. The collective sigh heard across our state when 100 legislators finally went home to...

Times Past

85 years ago May 24, 1939 Fairfield News - Friends in this community were surprised to learn of the marriage last week of Miss Alice Hadeen to Roy Turvey of Paoli. Philorado News - The million-dollar...

Haxtun student wins mural design competition for Rural Action Project

Olivia Stone, a bright and talented student from Haxtun, has achieved a remarkable milestone by winning the mural design competition for the Colorado State University Rural Action Project. Her...

Veteran shares stories with students

VETERAN DENNIS Patriquin recently took a trip to Washington, D.C. as part of a Veteran's Honor Flight. As part of that flight, students from Haxtun Elementary sent cards and letters of well wishes...

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