Edwards & Seger present Wellness Master Plan

Haxtun Board of Education members heard a detailed report from the District’s Wellness Committee as well as reviewed and approved Superintendent Marsha Cody’s annual evaluation in an early morning meeting on Friday, Feb. 23. Board members also...

Crews fight fire southeast of Haxtun on Sunday afternoon

LOCAL and state fire crews battled a field fire southeast of Haxtun near County Road 7 on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 25. The Haxtun Volunteer Fire Department was assisted by the Wages Volunteer Fire...

Judiciary Committee approves harsher penalties for human trafficking

Senator Byron Pelton’s bill to enhance the criminal penalties for human trafficking won a 4-1 vote last week from the state Senate Judiciary Committee and now heads to the full Senate for debate. The measure, Senate Bill 35, makes human...

Miller earns Chuck Urano scholarship

Brock Miller, Haxtun High School senior, was recently honored at the Colorado Farm Show as a recipient of the esteemed Chuck Urano scholarship. With graduation on the horizon this spring, Miller has...

Marianne Skold

Marianne Skold passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2023 at the age of 89. On May 7, 1934, Marianne started life on a family farm near Haxtun. From stories she told, it was clear she happily had many...

Christina Gerk

Christina Lynn (Teter) Gerk went home to be with Jesus on Feb. 23, 2024. Chris was born in Brush on July 26, 1963 to Leroy and Bonnie Teter. She grew up in Brush and graduated from Brush High School....

District Four Tourney held; Lady Wildcats advance to Regionals

The completion of the regular basketball season brought about District Four Tournament play for the Fleming Wildcats and the Fleming Lady Wildcats last week. The boys, who entered in the number four...

Fearless Faith

There are but a handful of Supreme Court opinions that constitute fixed stars of understanding. Perhaps the most well-known is by Justice Robert H. Jackson. “If there is any fixed star in our...

Extension Spotlight

Environmental conditions affect plant growth in many ways. Conditions that are too dry or too wet, too cold or too hot can all affect wheat production and survival. Determining whether wheat plants are alive in the spring due to adverse growing...

Under the Wire

Last week, I wrote an “Under The Wire” about the month of January. I had never thought about doing that before until it came to life in my imagination as a pretty cool month. It starts every...

Times Past

85 Years Ago March 1, 1939 At a beautiful and impressive candlelight ceremony was solemnized at six-thirty o'clock on Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Anderson when their...

Colorado CattleWomen announce scholarship

The Colorado CattleWomen announces the first CattleWomen Legacy Scholarship. The Heather Hays Stinnett Memorial Scholarship honors Colorado CattleWomen past President Heather Stinnett and will be awarded to a woman pursuing an undergraduate or...

Sunflower production meetings planned

The High Plains Sunflower Committee is hosting a series of sunflower production meetings. Dates and locations are Tuesday, March 12 in Hugoton, Kan. and Wednesday, March 13 in Burlington. Times at both sites will be from 1-3 p.m. Attendees can...

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