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Articles from the February 9, 2022 edition

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Knowledge Bowl team places first

HAXTUN HIGH SCHOOL'S Knowledge Bowl team recently competed in the District 7 Regional Tournament and took first place honors in the 1A division. Team members are pictured above (back to front),...

 

Haxtun Health to host annual Girls' Night Out

Haxtun Health will host its free annual Girls Night Out event on Saturday, Feb. 19 at the Haxtun Community Center from 5:30-8 p.m. Community women of all ages are invited to attend. RSVPs are not required, but tables or seats can be reserved by...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    February 9, 2022

Sentencing set for April 7 in Thayer case

Former childcare director Julie R. Thayer has reached a plea agreement with the 13th District Attorney’s office in a case involving charges of assault and child abuse. Thayer appeared in Phillips County Court in Holyoke last week via WebEx video co...

 

Plans to open a fifth location in Wray announced at A Caring Pregnancy Resource Center's annual banquet on Jan. 29

A large crowd filled Phillips County Event Center in Holyoke on Saturday, Jan. 29, to support A Caring Pregnancy Resource Center of Northeast Colorado at one of four "Blazin' the Trail" fundraising...

 

Lawmakers hear from families pleading to see loved ones during pandemic

A hearing on Feb. 1, featuring emotional testimony from families who’ve been barred from seeing loved ones in hospitals and nursing homes during the pandemic, gave second wind to a bill by Senator Jerry Sonnenberg, R-Sterling. Senate Bill 53 was...

 

Under the Wire

As near as I can tell, my forefathers raised cattle in Hawaii, Florida or some other very warm climate. That is the only possible explanation I can come up with for a problem I now have. As many of...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    February 9, 2022

Fearless Faith

In these days of excesses — emotions, attitudes, irritations — each person must decide what their line in the sand delineates. Without the openness of saying yes to saying no, to listen instead...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

State swimming and diving for girls happens this weekend, with Class 3A hitting the pool at the VMAC in Thornton on Friday for prelims. Diving has its turn on Saturday morning and swimming takes...

 

Capital Review

Confidence in elections is paramount to our system of self-government. Those we elect have an obligation to work together to build security and transparency in those elections. Today, both parties are largely failing that test. After the 2020...

 

Extension Column

Here are the new and exciting selections for Plant Select this year. Every year Plant Select picks plants from their trial that are proven to withstand our extreme weather conditions. If you are ever interested in purchasing any of the selections,...

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago Feb. 10, 1937 Albert Monk, 52 years of age, passed away suddenly Monday evening at his home 21 miles south and four east of Haxtun. Charles Spry, well-known Phillips County farmer for...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    February 9, 2022

Bulldogs hand Falcons first loss; bump up 5 spots in 1A rankings

Haxtun handed the top-ranked Briggsdale Falcons their first loss of the season in a stellar performance at Northeastern Junior College last week. The Bulldogs knocked off Briggsdale in a close,...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    February 9, 2022

Lady Bulldogs set to face off with Rams

As the regular season winds down the Lady Bulldogs are preparing for the final four games remaining on their schedule before post season action begins. Last week, Haxtun took the court in two contests...

 

Local swimmers qualify for State

SWIMMERS on the Holyoke High School swim team are pictured (l-r), Addie Goldenstein, Correy Koellner, Josie Schlachter, Summer Martin, Aly Lock and Tayla Martin. The group of girls qualified for...

 

Fleming earns league win over Warriors; falls to Genoa-Hugo/Karval

A Friday night league victory over Weldon Valley and Saturday night loss to Genoa-Hugo/Karval brings the Fleming Wildcats to 2-1 in their league and 6-9 on the year. Just three contests remain on the...

 

Lady Wildcats remain at number three; prepare to take on number two

The Lady Wildcats of Fleming held on to their number three spot in Colorado High School Activities Association rankings after earning a set of wins last week. The Lady Wildcats closed out league play...

 

SC/F wrestlers prepare for Regional tourney at NJC Feb. 11-12

The high school wrestling season is nearing the end for another year. To close out their regular season, the Sedgwick County/Fleming team traveled to Yuma to compete in the Big O' Memorial Duals. The...

 

Don Rundall

Don Galen Rundall, a life-long resident of Sedgwick County, passed away Jan. 29, 2022, in Julesburg at the age of 95. Don was born to Mary Alice Rundall and John Alva Rundall on Oct. 24, 1926 in...

 

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