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 By Candie Fix    News    January 25, 2023 

Haxtun BOE seats shift following resignation

A shift in leadership topped agenda items in a mid-January meeting of the Haxtun Board of Education. Long-time Board President Rich Starkebaum stepped down from his role in light of recent health...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    January 25, 2023 

Frenchman BOE seeks counsel on litigation

The most recent meeting of the Frenchman School District opened with a closed-door, executive session. The local school board in Fleming met on Tuesday, Jan. 17. That meeting opened with a closed-door meeting to discuss a pending litigation matter...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    January 25, 2023 

Bulldogs pick up win over Sedg. Co.; set to face off with Holyoke

The Bulldog basketball team went 1-1 over the weekend. Haxtun picked up a win on the road in Julesburg on Friday night but fell in a nail biter the following night in Otis. The team holds a 7-5 overall record and stands at 2-2 in league play with...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    January 25, 2023 

Haxtun snags 2-point win in Otis; preps for 3rd contest with Dragons

With just six games left on the regular season schedule, the Haxtun Lady Bulldogs are looking to play their best ball by the time post-season nears and it seems they are doing just that. Haxtun went...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    January 18, 2023

Commissioners hear residents' concerns regarding recently adopted wind farm regulations

The Phillips County Commissioners kicked off the new year with the annual swearing in ceremony at the courthouse followed by re-organization of the board but before doing so, the trio of county leaders wrapped up work in 2022. Throughout the month...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    January 18, 2023

Lady Bulldogs pick up second season win over Holyoke Dragons

The Lady Bulldogs picked up their second win of the season over the Holyoke Lady Dragons last week, this time on their home court in front of a packed house. The two teams met in December in a...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    January 18, 2023

Bulldogs suffer two losses

Despite a three-game losing streak, the Bulldogs hold a winning 6-4 record and a top 10 spot in 2A/3A Lower Platte League standings, according to MaxPreps. Haxtun suffered losses to Holyoke and Yuma...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    January 11, 2023

Police Chief resigns following lengthy paid leave

Following a two and a half month investigation Nate Nadow resigned from his position as Chief of Police with the Haxtun Police Department. Nadow’s resignation came from Nadow, verbally, to the Haxtun Council in a recent, Tuesday night, Jan. 3...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    January 11, 2023

HPD registers offender

The Haxtun Police Department registered a new sex offender living within Haxtun's city limits. Steven Michael Saign, 55, lives in the 200 block of North Wallace Avenue. According to the local PD,...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    January 11, 2023

Thayer makes first appearance on 17 charges

Julie Thayer appeared in Phillips County Court in late December to face charges of forgery, criminal impersonation and identity theft. The 42-year-old Haxtun resident is facing 17 total charges in Phillips County District Court. According to...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    January 11, 2023

Ayala begins new year with new positions serving two chambers

For the first time in nearly a year, the Haxtun Chamber of Commerce has an Executive Director. Jessica Ayala began her new career as Executive Director with the Haxtun Chamber of Commerce last week....

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    January 11, 2023

Lady Bulldogs pick up first win in 2023 with victory over Prairie

The Lady Bulldogs opened the second half of the basketball season with a win at home on Friday night. The victory over Prairie last week gives the team their second win of the season as girls look to...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    January 11, 2023

Haxtun opens 2nd half of season going 1-1

Haxtun went 1-1 on the hardwood to kick off the 2023 portion of the basketball season. The Bulldogs took down Prairie at home Friday and fell to the Tigers the following night on the road in Wiggins....

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 21, 2022

Digging out

HAXTUN AND FLEMING residents spent much of last week digging out of drifts five to six feet high, some even reaching eight feet, following a blizzard that began early Tuesday morning. The storm...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 21, 2022

Haxtun BOE accepts Quigley's resignation

In one last meeting before the end of the fiscal year, the Haxtun Board of Education took an hour on Monday morning, Dec. 12 to take care of final items of business before the start of second semester when school resumes in January. The 7:30 a.m....

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 21, 2022

Haxtun Health receives full accreditation following recent survey

A Monday night, Dec. 5 meeting of the Haxtun Health Board of Directors drew a total of two members present in person. Chairman Kent Bamford attended the meeting via Zoom and Vice Chairman Rod Salvador via phone while Jeri Soens and Rebecca Ensminger...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    December 21, 2022

Lady Bulldogs pick up a win over Holyoke in Holiday Tournament

The Lady Bulldogs notched their first win of the season this week as they took down county rival Holyoke in round two of play in the 2022 Northeastern Junior College Holiday Basketball Tournament....

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    December 21, 2022

Haxtun takes on Prairie & Merino in first two contests of tourney

A mid-December blizzard on the plains of northeastern Colorado caused havoc in scheduling for organizers of the 2022 Holiday Tournament at Northeastern Junior College last week. What was slated for a Thursday, Friday, Saturday tournament turned into...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 14, 2022

Ensminger switches seats; Green joins table

New Mayor Michael Ensminger and Councilmember Dave Green took their oaths of office to serve the Town of Haxtun in a Monday night, Dec. 5 meeting at the community center. In addition to filling new...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    December 14, 2022

Lady Bulldogs keep improving; out-rebounding opponents 117-73

While the win-loss record may not reflect the work put in by the Lady Bulldogs thus far this season, good things are happening on the court and the team continues to improve each game. Over the last...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    December 14, 2022

Haxtun picks up two wins last week; improve to 3-0 on the season

The Haxtun Bulldogs are on a three game winning streak following wins over Caliche and Perkins County, Neb. last week. The 3-0 start to the season leaves the Bulldogs in the top spot in early Lower Pl...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 7, 2022

Haxtun BOE hires Holly Kurtzer to teach K-12 art; community survey remains open through December

The Haxtun Board of Education held a quick special meeting last week to hire a new kindergarten through 12th grade art teacher. The vacancy comes following the resignation of Sara Martinez who submitt...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 7, 2022

Newest main street business owner seeks info on building's history

The building at 242 South Colorado Avenue in downtown Haxtun is the future site of Town Square Realty. Realtor Johnna Harris closed on the property in November and with help from family and local...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 7, 2022

Thayer to return to court on new charges

Julie Thayer is due back in a Phillips County courtroom this month. Just eight months after being sentenced on charges of child abuse, Thayer is set to appear in Phillips County Court, this time on 17 new charges including identity theft, forgery...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 7, 2022

PC Commissioners approve regulations

In addition to approving the final draft of Phillips County wind energy regulations, the County Commissioners also renewed several contracts and requests throughout the month of November as well as granted requests for purchases and employment...

 

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