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Articles from the December 16, 2020 edition

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Students active in 100 Mile Club

HAXTUN ELEMENTARY students have taken advantage of warm afternoons while logging miles for 100 Mile Club. Now in its fourth year at Haxtun Schools, 100 Mile Club encourages youth to be active by...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 16, 2020

Haxtun Health reports plans for old Smith Hardware

Big things are coming to Haxtun’s main street. Members of the Haxtun Town Council heard plans for the old Smith Hardware building from Dewane Pace, Haxtun Health’s Chief Executive Officer. Haxtun Health purchased the building at 125 South...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    December 16, 2020

COVID cases drop to fewer than one per day in Phillips County

Phillips County COVID-19 numbers are going down. As of Monday, Dec. 14, Phillips County has a total of 208 cumulative case since the onset of the pandemic and just 13 new cases over a 14-day period. According to the Office of Phillips County Emergenc...

 

Fleming Town Council hires Justin Hickey following closed-door meeting

The Fleming Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8 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: Stefan Betley, DeeAnn Ch...

 

LNO & auction to benefit pool project

MICHELLE Henry, left, and Emily Bazan paint a holiday picture during a recent Ladies' Night Out to benefit the Haxtun Swimming Pool project. In addition to the painting event, pool project committee...

 
 By Candie Fix    Sports    December 16, 2020

Five Bulldogs football players earn All-Conference recognition

Five Haxtun Bulldog football players were honored with post-season awards following a six-game season. The team finished 3-3 overall with wins over Dayspring Christian Academy, Caliche and Akron in...

 

State Champion Wildcats boast seven All-Conference designees

The Fleming Wildcat football team celebrated a successful 2020 season with a repeat Championship win over Stratton/Liberty a couple weeks ago. Seven Wildcat student-athletes earned accolades following...

 

Plan now for 2021 A Healthier Weigh challenge

The 2021 "A Healthier Weigh" challenge is set to begin in six eastern Colorado counties in early January. There will be a staggered start as each county has setup their own registration and weigh-in date. However, the educational content of the...

 

Under the Wire

If you are involved with agriculture in any way you probably have heard of the National Agricultural Statistics Service or NASS for short. An offshoot of the USDA, their job is to conduct surveys...

 

Fearless Faith

Writer, philosopher and novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn survived a decade in Soviet prison camps, his time documented in the two-volume set titled “The Gulag Archipelago.” He exposed the dangers...

 

Capital Views

We are very fortunate in rural Colorado to have young people who have been raised to use common sense, to be honest, and to tell it like it is.  Two of our high school students in NE Colorado made the news with their pleas for some normalcy. They...

 

Extension Spotlight

Several organisms help protect aboveground growth of plants. Among them are predators of pests, parasitoids, lichens and pollinators. Predators can be birds, spiders or insects. Parasitoids are wasps. Lichens are symbiosis between algae or...

 

Times Past

85 Years Ago Dec. 11, 1935 A branch store of the Boyd Hardware Co. was opening in Fleming this week, with Homer Collins of Haxtun in charge. Fleming has been without a general hardware store for...

 

Donald Salyards

Donald Gene Salyards died peacefully at 1:15 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 at Heritage Point in Mishawaka, Ind. following a brief illness at the age of 89. Don was born on Feb. 6, 1931 in Haxtun to...

 

Royce Potter

Royce James Potter passed away peacefully with his family by his side Nov. 28, 2020. Royce was born June 3, 1942 to Rose and Roy Potter in Haxtun. Royce was the youngest of five siblings, Robert (Bob), Helen, Richard (Dick) and Patricia. He...

 

William Bruntz

William Bruntz, Haxtun, passed away in Fort Morgan on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 at the age of 91. Bill was born on Jan. 23, 1929 in Scottsbluff, Neb. to Fred and Mary (Wambolt) Bruntz. He married Luella...

 

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