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Haxtun youngsters give instructions for cooking Thanksgiving favorites

In the spirit of Thanksgiving week, students in Mrs. Christie Philp’s kindergarten class in Haxtun shared their favorite recipes for the holiday. Bolton Price — Thanksgiving turkey Cook it. Eat it. Tayla McConnell — mashed potatoes Mash up...

 

Fleming kindergartners share recipes to prepare a delicious Thanksgiving feast

Fleming kindergartners in Mrs. Cindy Johnson's class recently shared their favorite Thanksgiving recipes. Below is a favorite from each student: Grady - turkey First get the grill going and drain the...

 

A journey through Haxtun FFA's recent trip to National Convention

This year, the Haxtun FFA Chapter had the opportunity to send 14 members to FFA's National Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. Members left on Oct. 24 and returned home on Oct. 30. The group spent all...

 

Packing up boxes

HAXTUN UNITED METHODIST God Squad youth group members recently packed boxes for Operation Christmas Child. The boxes contain school supplies, personal care items and toys. The group also included...

 

Stained glass project completed at Haxtun United Methodist Church

On Sunday, Oct. 23, the Haxtun United Methodist Church congregation, led by Pastor Jeri Soens, held a dedication service commemorating the completion of a six-year project replacing the seven arched e...

 

A busy start for Haxtun's FFA Chapter

Haxtun FFA started their year off by bringing back the beloved Kickoff BBQ/Lock-in held on Monday, Sept. 18, the start of homecoming week. All members and their families were invited to join the...

 

Input wanted for community health assessment in Phillips Co.

The Northeast Colorado Health Department is currently conducting a Community Health Assessment that will direct our services focus for the next five years. This two-part assessment analyzes a number of community health indicators including risk facto...

 
 By Deb Daniel    Local    October 19, 2022

Rep. River Water Cons. District fees to increase

It’s that time of year when the county assessors and treasurers are working on the 2023 tax rolls for their counties. The tax roll includes an assessment on irrigated acres from the Republican River Water Conservation District. The RRWCD...

 

Aging Mastery Program to begin Oct. 19

Interested in feeling better today and staying healthy for the future? In current times, once people reach age 65, they can expect to live another 19 years with approximately 66 percent of that time in good health. In addition, they can expect the...

 
 By Joy Akey    Local    October 12, 2022

Gifts of dementia workshop to be held

The dementia journey can feel hopeless, chaotic and exhausting … unless caregivers have the tools that bring hope, predictability, lower stress and well-being for everyone on the journey. Learn how hope and beauty can be enjoyed on the journey, get...

 

PFC's Ryan Lebsack earns Accredited Rural Appraiser Designation

Local Agricultural Lender Premier Farm Credit announced that Appraiser, Ryan Lebsack has been awarded the Accredited Rural Appraiser designation. Lebsack earned the ARA designation by meeting...

 

Hello World

Kirk and Kaitlin Hiller, Haxtun, announce the birth of their son, Colton Martin Hiller, on Sept. 12, 2022 at Sterling Regional Med Center. Colton weighed nine pounds, two ounces and measured 20 and a...

 

Knode & Michael take coveted trophy during annual street games

Crowds drew in large amounts on Haxtun’s main street for the annual street games at the 101st Corn Festival on Sept. 24. The day’s popular event brings kids and adults of all ages together for an afternoon of fun. Results from this year’s...

 

J. Jeffryes draws nearly 100

Nearly 100 participants registered for the J. Jeffryes 5K and one mile fun run on Saturday morning. The event kicked off the 101st annual Haxtun Corn Festival. Entry fees from the run/walk are used for scholarships for local high school seniors....

 

Quilt show winners released

The High Plains Heritage Quilters hosted the group's annual quilt show in conjunction with the Haxtun Corn Festival on Sept. 24. Results from the show are posted below: Raffle Quilt: Bob Cionek. Ann...

 

Kids earn honors at Kiddie Parade

The 2022 kiddie parade kicked off Saturday morning on Haxtun main street. The follow is a list of winners who decorated bikes, trikes and more. Preschool and kindergarten: Tavi Brady, first, Jaymie Ham, second, Harrison Bruce, third. First and...

 

Growers enter crops in annual Corn Festival crop & garden show

Local farmer Gary Hill took top honors as the 2022 Corn King. The honor is given each year as part of the Haxtun Corn Festival’s annual crop and garden show. Complete results from the show are below: Yellow Green Beans: Eastin Salyards, first....

 

Parade entries judged at annual Corn Festival

Grand Marshal Fran Gilliland led the 101st annual Corn Festival parade on Saturday morning, Sept. 24. She recently turned 101 and celebrated her milestone with the community and it’s most popular event. Results from this year’s parade entries...

 

Flower show entrants earn recognition

The Violet Mae Anderson Memorial Flower Show is a continued hit as many entered flowers and arrangements into the 101st annual Corn Festival event. Results are as follows: Adult Dahlia: Linda Heater, first; Linda Heater, second; Betty Uber, third....

 

ECU crowns king and queen

HAXTUN HOSPITAL'S Extended Care Unit Corn Festival King Bud Biesemeier and Queen Linda Fuesz were recently crowned. Residents and staff vote on royalty each year and residents are crowned during a...

 

NCOA Aging Mastery Program - empowering adults aged 55-plus

Colorado State University Extension for the Golden Plains Area (Phillips, Yuma, Washington, Kit Carson, Morgan and Logan counites) is pleased to announce that we will be offering a bi-weekly health and wellness package to residents 55 and over. The...

 

Forestry conference to be held in Otis

Eastern Colorado community forestry conference is set to be hosted by Colorado State University Extension and the Colorado Forest Service on Saturday, Oct. 1 in Otis at the Ambulance Barn from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donna Davis, Community Forestry Program...

 

Smoothie workshop set for Sept. 30; nutrients needed as we age

As the years go by, our diets can go by the wayside. For adults 50-plus, eating and drinking become more about keeping our systems running optimally by finding the right balance of adequate nutrients and calories to stay healthy. Proper nutrition...

 
 By Candie Fix    Local    September 14, 2022

HPD re-registers offender

Haxtun Police Chief Nate Nadow reported the re-registration of sex offender James Leonard within Haxtun’s city limits last week. Leonard, age 35, is registered at an address in the 200 block of North Wallace Avenue. According to Nadow, Leonard...

 

Club News

The Paoli Hustlers 4-H Club met on Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Haxtun Community Center for the first meeting of the year. President Braden Plumb opened the meeting at 5 p.m. Present were Advisors Kindra Plumb and Lyanne Santistevan along with members...

 

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