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Articles from the March 9, 2022 edition

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Champions' success etched in stone

THE 2021 State Champion Haxtun Bulldogs received their commemorative rings in a special ceremony on Sunday evening, March 6. The Bulldogs won the 8-Man State Football Championship Title in November...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 9, 2022

Pace discusses intentions & support of SB 22-125

Eastern plains hospitals, including Haxtun Health, are backing the introduction of Collaboration Bill SB 22-125. Prime sponsors of the bill include Senator Jerry Sonnenberg, Sterling, and Representative Perry Will, District 57. Chief Executive...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    March 9, 2022

Larreau to serve New Hope Church in Haxtun as Associate Pastor

Colorado native Don Larreau is the new Associate Pastor of the New Hope Church in Haxtun. Many local residents may know the New Hope Church at the corner of Colorado Avenue and Bryan Street as the for...

 

Ag & Natural Resources Committee rejects pesticide regulation bill

The State Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee resoundingly rejected a bill that would have allowed local governments to regulate pesticide use in their communities, after a nine-hour hearing and 93 witnesses. The bill’s sponsors,...

 
 By Andrew Nygaard    News    March 9, 2022

Signal improvements mean less interference to free antenna TV service

Changes have been in the works to make antenna TV viewing in the area better for residents. The Region One Translator Association TV service provides free antenna TV to Phillips, Yuma and Sedgwick...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    March 9, 2022

Under the Wire

There is one thing almost every man will lie about. He will give you a straight answer to just about any question you ask except for the one “magical” question. What is it that will turn normally...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    March 9, 2022

Fearless Faith

The challenges we face today in this moment and in this time are historic. Angles from many stories compete with truth which is buried deep within the debris of our collective souls. Answers come...

 
 By Kerry Sherman    Opinion    March 9, 2022

Colorado Preps Weekly

With spring sports beginning their practices last week and competitions looming on the horizon, basketball is about to wrap things up. Last week saw regional contests in the 1A and 2A classes, while...

 
 By Linda Langelo    Opinion    March 9, 2022

Extension Spotlight

Lilacs evoke the sweet smell of spring. These shrubs were brought to this country in the 17-century called Blew (blue) Pipeflower, for its hollow stems and grown in English gardens according to https://www.thetreecenter.com/the-story-of-lilacs/. In...

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago March 10, 1937 Wesley McCune won the championship in the 145-pound class in intramural wrestling in Boulder last weekend. This is the second year that Wesley has won that medal. Henry...

 

Lady Cats finish in top 3; earn 4th seed for State

A top-three finish in the Region 2 Tournament last week allows the Lady Wildcats of Fleming to advance into the 1A State Tournament bracket this week. The squad entered Regionals in the number-two...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    March 9, 2022

Haxtun wins over Simla; set to enter State at #6

It was a battle to the finish, but one that paid off big in the end. The Haxtun Bulldogs took a 10-point win over Simla at the Region 2 Tournament in Brush Saturday afternoon to punch their ticket to...

 

Haxtun FCCLA members attend STAR events day

Students Taking Action with Recognition events day was held at Merino High School on March 3. Haxtun FCCLA members attended, judged and presented projects while at the event. STAR events are...

 
 By Jean Gray    News    March 9, 2022

Fran Gilliland happily remains a "small-town girl" after 100 years

Fran (Ruzicka) Gilliland lived the first 20-plus years of her life in Plainview, a town with a population of just over 1,300 that is "tucked" into the northeast corner of Nebraska between South...

 

Bradley Michael

Bradley James Michael passed away on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022 in Haxtun at the age of 64. Brad was born Feb. 18, 1958 in Haxtun to Leonard and Donna Michael. He attended and graduated from Haxtun High...

 

Danita Holst

Danita Dawn Holst passed away peacefully on Feb. 17, 2022 at the age of 61. Danita (always known as DD) was born in Faribault, Minn. on Jan. 16, 1961 to John and Dottie Nesseth. She spent her early...

 

Larry Starkebaum

Larry Bruce Starkebaum was called home on March 4, 2022. He passed away at Melissa Memorial Hospital in Holyoke surrounded by his family at the age of 68. Larry was born on June 29, 1953 in Haxtun to...

 

Alvin Knox

Alvin A. Knox passed away March 4, 2022 at the East Morgan County Hospital in Brush at the age of 73. He was born March 26, 1948 in Brush at the family home during a blizzard to Ervin and Elsie (Coder...

 

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