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Articles from the May 6, 2020 edition

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 By Candie Fix    News    May 6, 2020

Scott Thompson honored as he steps down from role on HHD's Board of Directors

After 10 years of service to the Haxtun Hospital District, Scott Thompson is stepping down from the Board of Directors. Thompson has held the position as President, leading the Board for a large...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    May 6, 2020

Commissioners handle April business at Event Center

Throughout the month of April, the Phillips County Commissioners met for their regular business meetings at the Phillips County Event Center in the Biesemeier Room so those in attendance could practice social distancing due to the current COVID-19...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    May 6, 2020

Frenchman BOE hears reports on at-home learning methods

The April Frenchman Board of Education meeting kicked off with reports from Superintendent Steve McCracken and Randy Stahley on Monday evening, April 20. McCracken gave board members an update about the current at-home instruction delivery method. ...

 
 News    May 6, 2020

Academic excellence award winners

HAXTUN'S Tate Michael, left, and Kelsie Hadeen were among seventh grade Masonic Lodge 2020 award winners. Other students also recognized were Bret Kanode, Brandon Nall and Addison Oliver. Students...

 
 By Marianne Goodland    News    May 6, 2020

General Assembly seeks to cut $2-$3 billion from 2020-21 budget

Monday, May 4 is the day offices could reopen for up to 50 percent of their workforce, according to the Safer at Home order issued by Governor Jared Polis a week prior. It’s also the day that budget writers for the Colorado General Assembly got to...

 
 By Gary Hodgson    Opinion    May 6, 2020

Under the Wire

It is completely impossible to write a humorous column addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. Humor aside for a bit, there are some surprising developments to all this. A big surprise to many of us is the...

 
 By Ken Frantz    Opinion    May 6, 2020

Fearless Faith

There is no trophy like a dog trophy. Never a mere participation award, dog trophies are earned by finding something rank and dragging it back home or bringing other small critters dead or alive to...

 
 By Linda Langelo    Opinion    May 6, 2020

Extension Column

June gardening tasks The month all gardeners have been waiting for is upon us. Now that nighttime temperatures are above 50 degrees Fahrenheit and staying consistently into the mid-50s, we can plant many more plants in our gardens. It is safe to...

 

Strokes from Other Pens

The Help Haxtun Committee would like to update the community on our efforts to raise money for those businesses that were mandated to close because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Our first distribution of $10,000 was given to the businesses and employees...

 

85 years ago - May 1, 1935

85 years ago May 1, 1935 The Haxtun Harvest Wesley McCune of Haxtun was one of six students chosen recently for membership in Adelphi, honorary debating society at the University of Colorado. He is...

 

Gerald Brewer

Gerald Dean Brewer, affectionately known as Bud, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020 at Melissa Memorial Hospital in Holyoke at the age of 88. Bud was born Oct. 25, 1931 in Hiawatha, Neb. to John and O...

 

Harold McConnell

Harold Eugene McConnell passed away on Feb. 3, 2020 in Tempe, Ariz. at the age of 91. Harold was born on May 3, 1928 in Haxtun, the son of Gaylord and Elva (Critchlow) McConnell. He attended grade...

 

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