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Articles from the February 17, 2021 edition

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Temps reach record low over the weekend

RECORD LOW temperatures and snowfall blanketed the area over the Valentine's Day weekend. According to the National Weather Service, Haxtun temperatures reached -24 degrees early Monday morning....

 

Fleming Town Council hears of fire at water tower

The Fleming Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at the Fleming Community Center. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Sue Einspahr at 6:30 p.m. The following council members were present DeeAnn Christopher...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    February 17, 2021

Search for superintendent prompts stakeholders meetings

The search is on for a new superintendent for Haxtun Schools. Superintendent Darcy Garretson announced her retirement in January after 37 years with the District. To aide in the search, Haxtun Schools have partnered with McPherson & Jacobson, LLC,...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    February 17, 2021

Kondella joins HPD; brings force to full staff following field training

Haxtun's newest police officer brings with him experience in both armed security and corrections. Officer Cameron Kondella started with the Haxtun Police Department on Monday, Feb. 1. Kondella was...

 

Preschool screening scheduled in Haxtun

Northeast Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services, in conjunction with Haxtun School District, will be offering free developmental screening to children ages three through five, children who will not attend kindergarten next year and turn...

 

Preschool screening scheduled in Fleming

Northeast Colorado BOCES, in conjunction with Fleming School District, will be offering free developmental screening to children ages three through five, children who will not attend kindergarten next year and turn three by January 2022. The screen...

 

Legislative session resumes; Pelton chosen House minority whip

State legislators resumed the 2021 session of the General Assembly Tuesday after a five-week break. While lawmakers weren’t at the Capitol, it didn’t mean they weren’t working: the Joint Budget Committee met throughout the break to work on...

 

Virtual drought education series offered

It is no secret that 2020 was dry, and 2021 isn’t starting off well. It is past time to be thinking about drought and its effects on Eastern Colorado. Colorado State University Golden Plains Area Extension, with support of the Yuma and Yuma County...

 

Under the Wire

I often say cows and horses are some of the best people I know. They’re smart and nearly always make sense. As a result, I like spending time around them some than most folks I bump into. It’s...

 

Fearless Faith

Defining personal boundaries and borders can be a daunting task on the best of days, yet we know that life is generally better when we understand our limitations and constraints. For some, simply bein...

 

Son Up to Son Down

At some point in my motherhood journey, I had convinced myself that to be the best mom I could be I had to give up everything that made me who I was before I had kids. I told myself that being a good...

 

Colorado Preps Weekly

The regular portion of Season B enters its second half and focus is beginning to shift towards the postseason. State wrestling is just four weeks away, as is State swimming and diving for girls....

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago Feb. 19, 1936 A proposal for the purchase of the American Legion Hall by the Town of Haxtun will be placed before the voters at the regular town election this coming April. The purchase...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    February 17, 2021

Lady Bulldogs nab three-point, overtime win over Merino Rams

The Haxtun Lady Bulldogs pulled off a close, overtime win in front of a home crowd Saturday night as they took down the Lady Rams from Merino by three. The win followed a disappointing loss to Akron t...

 

Bulldogs improve to 5-2

ISAAC ANDERSEN goes up for a shot under the basket at home Saturday night. The Bulldogs picked up wins over Lone Star and Akron this week while also falling to Merino....

 

Lady Wildcats fall in Tuesday home opener to Merino Lady Rams

The Fleming Lady Wildcats competed in a short week of basketball action last week. They hosted the Merino Lady Rams last Tuesday before a cold snap postponed a scheduled home game against Kit Carson....

 

Wildcats take home loss to Merino Rams

The Fleming Wildcats met up with the Rams from Merino last Tuesday for what would turn out to be their only game of the week. The Wildcats hosted the Rams early last week before winter weather...

 

Wrestlers compete in quad at Estes Park

Saturday, Feb. 13, the Sedgwick County-Fleming wrestlers traveled to Estes Park for a quad with Estes Park, Lyons and Lutheran. SCF defeated Estes Park in the first dual 45-9. They then defeated...

 

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