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 By Candie Fix    News    January 13, 2021 

Haxtun Town Council votes to give $1,000 donation to pool fund; fund stands at $82,500

Lori Lundgren, Mayor Pro-Tem, presided over the first Haxtun Town Council meeting of the new year in absence of Haxtun Mayor Brandon Biesemeier. Council members met on Monday, Jan. 4 at the Haxtun Community Center to better practice social...

 By Candie Fix    News    January 13, 2021 

County distributes nearly $150,000 in COVID relief funds

Phillips County has distributed close to $150,000 in COVID relief funds to local businesses. That money has been given as grant funds to Phillips County businesses who applied for funding through the County’s application process. Word of... Full story

 By Candie Fix    News    December 23, 2020

Season B tops Haxtun BOE discussion items

Colorado kids, including Haxtun student athletes, are pleading to Governor Jared Polis and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to begin sport season B following a delay with the original January start date. The topic, which has...

 By Candie Fix    News    December 23, 2020

Haxtun Health's Board of Directors approve 2021 budget

The final meeting of 2020 centered around the upcoming year’s budget for the Board of Directors of Haxtun Health. Members met on Monday, Dec. 7 to approve the 2021 budget as well as resolutions that go with including those to appropriate sums of...

 By Candie Fix    News    December 16, 2020

Haxtun Health reports plans for old Smith Hardware

Big things are coming to Haxtun’s main street. Members of the Haxtun Town Council heard plans for the old Smith Hardware building from Dewane Pace, Haxtun Health’s Chief Executive Officer. Haxtun Health purchased the building at 125 South...

 By Candie Fix    News    December 16, 2020

COVID cases drop to fewer than one per day in Phillips County

Phillips County COVID-19 numbers are going down. As of Monday, Dec. 14, Phillips County has a total of 208 cumulative case since the onset of the pandemic and just 13 new cases over a 14-day period. According to the Office of Phillips County Emergenc...

 By Candie Fix    Sports    December 16, 2020

Five Bulldogs football players earn All-Conference recognition

Five Haxtun Bulldog football players were honored with post-season awards following a six-game season. The team finished 3-3 overall with wins over Dayspring Christian Academy, Caliche and Akron in...

 By Candie Fix    News    December 9, 2020

Haxtun Health announces addition of physicians

Haxtun Health has added two new family practice physicians to the lineup of providers currently on staff in addition to a new partnership with a podiatrist who plans to visit patients several times a month at the specialty clinic. Announcement of...

 By Candie Fix    News    December 9, 2020

Livestock moratorium goes into effect in Phillips County

A temporary moratorium on all permits relating to the expansion and creation of new livestock facilities went into effect in Phillips County last month. The six-month moratorium began on Nov. 9 and will remain in effect until end of day, May 9. The...

 By Candie Fix    News    December 2, 2020

Fire destroys home of local family on eve of Thanksgiving; father and son recovering

A late afternoon fire the day before Thanksgiving has left a local family without a home and in need of belongings. The camper the Preston family calls home erupted into flames on Wednesday, Nov. 25,...

 By Candie Fix    News    November 25, 2020

Pool project stands in fundraising phase

The committee has formed, the plans are drawn, now it's time to come together and raise funds to build the dream; a new Haxtun swimming pool. Committee members on the Haxtun Pool Project have a...

 By Candie Fix    News    November 25, 2020

Haxtun Schools moves to remote learning

Haxtun students moved to remote learning following a phone call to parents from Superintendent Darcy Garretson shortly after lunch on Thursday, Nov. 19. Students were released early from school that...

 By Candie Fix    News    November 25, 2020

Phillips County maintains Level Orange status

The spread of coronavirus continues in Phillips County and while the threat of notching one level higher on the Colorado COVID-19 dial inched closer, the Phillips County Commissioners worked diligentl...

 By Candie Fix    News    November 25, 2020

Frenchman BOE approves December senior class trip to Texas

Fleming seniors will be visiting Texas next month. Members of the senior class presented plans for the annual senior trip during a meeting of the Frenchman Board of Education on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Fleming’s 12th grade this year consists of 10...

 By Candie Fix    News    November 25, 2020

Haxtun administration reports strains on District amid current pandemic

The current COVID pandemic and the toll local rising numbers is having on the Haxtun School District took up a good chunk of time during a two-hour Board of Education meeting last week. When the Nov. 17 meeting took place, all Haxtun students...

 By Candie Fix    News    November 25, 2020

Haxtun Country Christmas slated for next Tuesday

Things might look a little different this year, but Santa will make his annual visit to Haxtun next week. As always, Santa Clause will be part of the line up during Haxtun’s Country Christmas slated for Tuesday, Dec. 1 in downtown Haxtun. Along wit...

 By Candie Fix    News    November 18, 2020

Case spike moves Phillips County to Level Orange

Phillips County has seen a spike in the number of positive COVID cases over the past two weeks. The County also saw its first COVID-19 related death. According to the Northeast Colorado Health Departm...

 By Candie Fix    News    November 18, 2020

Herald offices officially remote

Herald offices have gone remote; sale of the store front and building along Haxtun’s main street is final this week. Owners Spring Atchison and Candie Fix announced the sale of the building and the relocation of their offices several weeks ago....

 By Candie Fix    Sports    November 18, 2020

Bulldog season comes to an end following 2-point win over Buffs

It was a close one, but the Bulldogs inched out a two-point win over Caliche at home Saturday afternoon. As it turns out, it would be the final game of the season, leaving the Haxtun team with a 3-3...

 By Candie Fix    News    November 11, 2020

Haxtun Health adopts new mission statement

“We promote optimum wellness through compassionate and high-quality care.” That is the new mission statement at Haxtun Health. A final product of a recent strategic planning project was presented at a late-October meeting of the Board of...

 By Candie Fix    News    November 11, 2020

Haxtun Town Council agrees to pay PD's unused vacation days

With just two officers on staff at the Haxtun Police Department, the possibility of taking any vacation time is limited. The Haxtun PD, usually staffed with three officers, has been down to two since April when Officer Mike Beard made the move to...

 By Candie Fix    News    November 11, 2020

Local Chamber offers COVID relief funds

2020 has been anything but normal and as local businesses continue to operate and navigate COVID-19 restrictions and regulations, the Haxtun Chamber of Commerce hopes to help. The Haxtun Chamber of Commerce has created a fund to help small Haxtun...

 By Candie Fix    Sports    November 11, 2020

Bulldogs pick up 26-6 win at home over Akron Rams on Saturday

Saturday turned out to be an almost picture perfect afternoon for football. The day kicked off with parent recognition, highlighted past Bulldog State Championship teams and ended with a Haxtun win...

 By Candie Fix    News    November 4, 2020

Commissioners approve purchase for BOC Pavilion

Upgrades to the Bank of Colorado Pavilion floor, the purchase of a new road grader and briefings with various department heads fills the month-end report from the Phillips County Commissioners for October. The Commissioners met three times each month...

 By Candie Fix    Sports    November 4, 2020

Haxtun falls to 1-3 with Saturday's home loss to Merino Rams

The Haxtun Bulldogs fell to 1-2 in the Plains League following a loss to the Merino Rams at home on Saturday afternoon. Dropping to the Rams leaves the Bulldogs at 1-3 overall with two games left on...


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