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Articles from the February 19, 2020 edition

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Mayor Einspahr gives State of the Town address at Fleming Town Council's end of February meeting

The Fleming Town Council met for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at the Town Hall in Fleming. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Sue Einspahr at 6 p.m. The following council members were present: Stefan Betley, DeeAnn...

 

First graders visit USPS

HAXTUN students in Mrs. Dena Gerk's first grade class visited the Haxtun Post Office last Wednesday, Feb. 12 to mail their Flat Stanley projects. While there, Postmaster Melinda Groshans gave...

 

NE Colorado farmers already looking to 2020 growing season

It’s hard to believe, but farmers in northeastern Colorado are thinking about spring even though last year’s harvest is not far in the past. There are a lot of decisions to be made, planning to be done and equipment to be repaired before...

 

Applications open for High Plains Soil Health demo

Producer applications are currently being accepted to participate in FARMS: Farmers Advancing Regenerative Management Systems, a Soil Health Demo program new to the High Plains region. Through this program, producers are eligible to receive financial...

 

Senate Judiciary Committee makes changes to House Bill 1019; Brophy & Sonnenberg team up to move forward with prison deal

The effort by the State of Idaho to move up to 1,200 inmates to the Kit Carson Correctional Facility in Burlington got new life on Feb. 12 when the Senate Judiciary Committee, in a marathon session, made major changes to House Bill 1019. The bill cam...

 

Under the Wire

It is no longer enough for a public building or sports stadium to have a simple name. Gone are the days of "Mile High Stadium," "The Meadowland" and "The Astrodome." Now we have places named after...

 

Fearless Faith

Finding just the right color It's hard to imagine, but there must be a legion of marketing prodigies somewhere that every few years bring us fresh renderings of names for the myriad shades of paint...

 

Strokes from other pens

Boom town of the railroad Highway 6 provides today’s corridor through northeastern Colorado, but a century ago it was the railroad that showed the way west. The Burlington & Missouri Railroad laid tracks across the width of Phillips and Logan count...

 

Times Past - Week of February 19, 2020

85 years ago Feb. 13, 1935 The Haxtun Harvest The lowly soybean imported from China has been found to restore soil at the same time the crop is produced. It is a standard source of automobile parts....

 

Jolly Dozen hosts annual essay contest; Haxtun fourth grader Jayce Boerner takes top honors with respect themed piece

Haxtun fourth grader Jayce Boerner took the top honor of the annual Family and Community Education essay and artwork contest sponsored by the Jolly Dozen organization in Holyoke. The local organizatio...

 

Haxtun FFA members compete at District 16 speaking contests

Ten members of the Haxtun FFA Chapter traveled to the Revere High School, where the District 16 speaking contest was held. The morning began with registration and opening ceremonies. After that, the c...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    February 19, 2020

Chamber hosts annual awards banquet themed, "Lights, Camera, Haxtun!"

All eyes were on award winners at the annual Haxtun Chamber of Commerce banquet last week as former Director Sara Firme and new Director Jenny Oberle took the stage to announce 2019 year-end awards at...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    February 19, 2020

Bulldogs top Merino by 3 in 1A battle

With just one regular season game left on the schedule, the Haxtun Bulldog basketball team sits at 7-11 overall and 3-4 in league play, according to MaxPreps. The Bulldogs are set to face off with...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    February 19, 2020

Lady Bulldogs trump Wiggins in final home game of the regular season

As the regular season comes to a close, the Haxtun Lady Bulldogs are playing their best ball and Head Coach Arlan Scholl is looking forward to the challenging competitions ahead as he prepares to...

 

Local wrestlers qualify for State Tourney slated for this weekend

Sedgwick County–Fleming coaches were very pleased with their team's performance this past weekend at the 2A Region 3 Regional Tournament held at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling. The team...

 

Wildcats go 1-1 with Merino and Prairie

The Fleming Wildcats faced off with Merino and Prairie last week leaving one regular-season contest on their schedule for this week. Fleming traveled to Merino on Tuesday, Feb. 11 and hosted the...

 

Lady Wildcats take road win over Merino; home win over Prairie

The Fleming Lady Wildcats remain at the top of their league standings, according to MaxPreps, following wins over Merino and Prairie last week. Fleming traveled to the home of the Lady Rams on...

 

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