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 By Deb Daniel    Local    July 20, 2022

Polis visits eastern Colorado

On July 6, Governor Jared Polis traveled across the Eastern Plains to hear directly from farmers, ranchers and local leaders working to boost Colorado’s agriculture economy and to protect Colorado’s water.  Governor Polis toured Vision Angus, a...

 

Stroyek's essay, "Fairness," advances to National competition

Haxtun's Jeorjia Stroyek placed first in the Colorado Association for Family and Communication Education's essay contest. Her essay, titled Fairness, won first place on the local level, advancing her...

 

Hunter Donovan returns from Girls' State

July 4-9, I had the opportunity, along with nearly 80 other girls to attend the 2022 American Legion Auxiliary Colorado Girls State. This truly was one of the most rewarding and enjoyable experiences...

 
 By From NE BOCES    Local    July 13, 2022

Collaboration with NE BOCES results in grant for several local school districts

The Akron R-1, Frenchman RE-3, Haxtun Re-2J, Wray RD-2 and Yuma-1 school districts, in collaboration with the Northeast BOCES, received the School Access for Emergency Response grant, referred to as the SAFER grant from the Colorado Division of...

 
 By Jaci Wagner    Local    July 6, 2022

Preparing healthy farm meals while practicing food safety

With planting season in full swing and harvest around the corner, it is time to think of tractor lunch box ideas or meals for field delivery. The long days and typical farming complications can sometimes cause hard working farmers and their helpers t...

 

Blood drive scheduled for July 12 at Haxtun Schools

The community is invited to roll up a sleeve and answer the call for patients in need by donating blood on Tuesday, July 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school. Blood donors are lifesaving heroes. At this special blood drive, they also have the...

 

Oh, goats!

Oh, goats! JEANE BRUNDIGE, Haxtun Extended Care Unit resident, pets a goat brought to campus by Pat and Cyd Dick and family. ECU residents enjoyed time with the goats while sharing memories of the...

 

Hunter Donovan selected for Girls' State

Colorado Girls State is a statewide program sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary with a goal to provide an outstanding, unique and coveted educational opportunity for the young women of our...

 

Fleming library celebrates end of year activities

JESSIE Bornhoft and Joel Muller, Fleming High School graduates, received the Fleming Library Associations Scholarships. Both Bornhoft and Muller participated in Library programs such as summer...

 
 By From NE BOCES    Local    June 8, 2022

NE BOCES receives $2 million Rural CoAction grant through APR ESSER III

Northeast Board of Cooperative Educational Services recently received official notification of its two-year $2 million Rural CoAction Grant award. The Rural CoAction Grant is being funded through the American Rescue Plan’s Elementary and Secondary...

 

Graesen Bivins

Bryce and McKenzie Bivins, Gothenburg, Neb., announce the birth of their son, Graesen Graham Bivins, born on April 16, 2022 at Gothenburg Health. Graesen weighed eight pounds, two ounces and measured...

 

2022 A Healthier Weigh – Steps Towards a Healthier You health challenge

The 2022 "A Healthier Weigh" challenge produced commendable results for 17 people who completed the 12-week nutrition and fitness program. This group included teams, pairs and individuals from Phillips County. There were two four-person teams, three...

 
 By Payton Liming    Local    June 8, 2022

It's a once in a lifetime opportunity

The combined teams from the Republican River Water Conservation District and the Rio Grande Water Conservation District recently announce the accomplishment of receiving unanimous approval of Senate...

 

Plumb earns one of three Anna C. Petteys Scholarships

The Farmers State Bank of Brush/Akron has announced the winners of the 2022 Anna C. Petteys Scholarships. They are Brooklyn Plumb, Haxtun, Nallely Saucedo, Brush, and Emma Peeples, Arickaree.  The...

 

Reception planned for retirement of Bivins & Wilcox

Several long-time faculty members of Haxtun Schools plan to retire at the end of the year. Michele Bivins and Laurie Wilcox both leave the District with a combined 53 years of service to the Haxtun School District. Michele Bivins taught for 31...

 
 By Lynette Hutt    Local    May 25, 2022

Auxiliary quilt goes to Veteran Milton Hunholtz

The women of the District Three American Legion Auxiliary wanted a fun way to select a winner of a quilt stitched together in 2017 by Elenna Firme of Haxtun from blocks made by members of the units...

 
 By Alyssa Molde    Local    May 25, 2022

Haxtun FBLA Chapter inducts new officers during May 11 annual banquet

On May 11, Haxtun's Future Business Leaders of America Chapter banquet was held at the Haxtun Community Center. The 2021-22 FBLA chapter officers spent the time looking back at the year and all our...

 

Auxiliary to have poppies available on May 27

The Poppy Lady The red poppy, or Remembrance Poppy, has been a symbol of lives lost to war since World War I, 1914-1918. Just how did the red poppy come to be such an important symbol that many of us wear on Poppy Day and Memorial Day. It all started...

 

Haxtun High School honors students at year-end awards' ceremony

As the 2021-22 school year winds down, Haxtun High School honored students with an awards ceremony last week. Below is a list of academic awards handed out by faculty and staff: Isaac Andersen:...

 

Garden of the Dawgs greenhouse project complete; students prepare for sale

The Garden of the Dawgs greenhouse build project began with Haxtun Junior High students in October. With advice from many valuable sources, the students used repurposed and donated materials for...

 

Vandenbark selected for Scholarship Program

Fleming High School recently announced that Zoey Vandenbark has earned a place in the Daniels Scholarship Program. Vandenbark was among 240 students across Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming who...

 

Applications for Girls State due May 1

American Legion Auxiliary units in all 50 states host ALA Girls State, a week of learning focused on responsible citizenship, leadership and love for God and country. Female high school students who have completed their junior year are competitively...

 

Gilliland honored as Golden Girl

FRAN GILLILAND, seated in front, was recently recognized as a Golden Girl by P.E.O. Chapter BX in Haxtun. Her long-time membership was celebrated with fellow chapter members, also pictured, Connie...

 
 By Baby Bear Hugs    Local    April 13, 2022

BBH hires Executive Director

The Baby Bear Hugs Board of Directors recently announced that Jennifer Deam will become the Executive Director for Baby Bear Hugs upon the retirement of Ruth Seedorf. Deam has been a long-time...

 

Noa Josephine Stephenson

Ben and Casey Stephenson, Haxtun, announce the birth of their daughter, Noa Josephine Stephenson on Feb. 8, 2022 at UC Health in Highlands Ranch. Noa weighed five pounds, 15 ounces and measured 19...

 

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