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Premier FC to return $4.5 million to member-owners in early 2021

Local ag-lending cooperative Premier Farm Credit has announced that they will mail $4.5 million in Cash Patronage Dividend checks to their member-owners in early 2021. “Getting a Cash Patronage Dividend check shows that the borrowers of Premier...

 

Special visitors

BUD BIESEMEIER holds a small goat the Haxtun Health Extended Care Unit in late December. The kids belong to Cyd and Pat Dick and family who brought them in for residents to enjoy....

 

Haxtun preschoolers make annual requests to the North Pole

Dear Santa, I have a present for you, it’s under my tree. You can get it when you bring my presents. For Christmas I want a Marshall toy and Owlet and a cowboy toy. See you soon Santa! Love, Bennett McCallum Dear Santa, I want a boat with a shark...

 

Fleming preschoolers prepare for yearly visit from Santa Claus

Dear Santa, This Christmas, I am five years old. This year, I have been good some of the time. What I would like most this Christmas is turkey toy and dress up clothes. And I promise to leave out cookies for you! Merry Christmas, Santa! Love,...

 

Haxtun kindergarten class makes final pleas to Santa Claus

Dear Santa Claus, Please can I have a walking unicorn with a leash? I love you. Love from, Maddie Deering Dear Santa Claus, Please can I have an American girl doll? I will give you a gift. Love from, Kortlyn Carpenter Dear Santa, Please can I have a...

 

Haxtun's first graders ask for deliveries from North Pole

Dear Santa, I want to see the North Pole. Please bring me some toys. Adam and Ajay want presents too! Love, Evan Atchison Dear Santa, I want to know how the reindeer are doing? Can you please give me a Xbox? How do the reindeer fly? Love, Tripp...

 

Kindergarteners at Fleming Schools promise good behavior

Dear Santa, How are the reindeer? For Christmas I want a Nintendo switch and Star W Legos. From, Ryder Dear Santa, Do you like cookies? I want head phones for Christmas. I want Pokemon cards. I want LOL dolls. From, Delaney Dear Santa, Thank you for...

 

Fleming's first graders anticipate visit from jolly St. Nick

Dear Santa, I need some rare coins for Chrismis. Can I have a rubber band gun? Can I have a dirt bike? Love, Luke Dear Santa, Thank you for presents. I miss you Santa. I want a remote control plane. Love, Mason Dear Santa, Thank you for my gifts....

 

Haxtun second graders offer gift ideas

Dear Santa, How is Mrs. Claus? I hope she is good. I was kinda bad but I promise I will be good. And I have been nice to my sister these past few weeks. And these are the gift thats I want. A PSVR, a grain cart, and a sprayer. I hope you have a...

 

Fleming second graders write annual letters to Kris Kringle

Dear Santa, We don’t have a chimney but we have a magic key so you can get into our house. I would like a re car and battlebots. I will leave out some milk and cookies for you. Please don’t eat too much, I don’t want you to get a tummy ache....

 

Fuesz recognized at Junior World Finals

In spite of a knee injury, Cash Fuesz was recognized at the fifth annual Junior World Finals calf roping on Dec. 7.  Historically, this event has taken place in Las Vegas, Nev., but was moved in...

 

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...

 

Property owners eligible for tree program

There is some funding available to the Town of Haxtun for a limited number of trees destroyed by the derecho earlier this year. As the area Colorado State University Extension Horticulturist, on behalf of the town Linda Langelo investigated the amoun...

 

Resources aim to bring information to diabetics

On Nov. 4, Colorado State University Extension and the Golden Plains Area hosted a Diabetes webinar titled “Holiday Cooking: Meeting Dietary Requirements without Sacrificing Flavor.” The webinar...

 

Phillips County organizes relief fund effort

Phillips County is accepting applications from Phillips County businesses for available Coronavirus Relief funds. Phillips County understands the challenges that small businesses in our communities are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With that...

 

Haxtun Kindergarteners share treasured Thanksgiving recipes

Students in Mrs. Sara Michael's Kindergarten class at Haxtun Elementary School shared their favorite Thanksgiving recipes below: Green beans by Tyson Bazan Put green beans in the pot. Put the bacon...

 

Kindergarteners at Fleming Schools offer cooking instructions

Students in Mrs. Cindy Johnson's Kindergarten class at Fleming Schools shared their favorite Thanksgiving recipes below: How to make turkey Brody Wernsman You put it in the oven, then take it out....

 

Free books offered to young PC readers

Phillips County Family Education Services has partnered with Highline Electric to give young Phillips County readers free books through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. The program gives free books to children five and under who live in...

 

Spooktacular Halloween

BERDINE KOBERSTEIN, left, and Linda Brown play a game involving two spoons and a potato with the goal of knocking your opponent's potato off without losing your own during a Halloween party at the...

 

HHS's Allie Thompson & Kendrick Fetzer among top business students in the country

Two students at Haxtun High School scored among the top business students nationwide on rigorous exams to test their business knowledge. The exams are part of the school’s High School of Business™ program, a national accelerated business administ...

 
 By Cash Nab    Local    November 4, 2020

Haxtun FFA holds night meeting; annual Oyster Fry plans put on hold

On Oct. 27, the Haxtun FFA Chapter held a Halloween-themed night meeting. While following COVID guidelines, the members held a costume contest, carved pumpkins and watched a movie. In the individual...

 

Grants available for local youth through Premier Farm Credit's GRO Program

Premier Farm Credit has grant funds available for 4-H and FFA members through their Generating Rural Opportunities, or GRO, Program. Applications and information can be found at https://premieraca.com/resources/gro-program/ and in local Premier Farm...

 

Stories from the Attic

JEAN BENSON, resident at Haxtun Health's Extended Care Unit, holds a gasoline powered iron on Tuesday, Oct. 20 as part of a Stories from the Attic event. Last week, Patrick Dick brought in items,...

 

HHS Class of 1955

HAXTUN HIGH School's graduating class of 1955 met for their 65-year reunion on Friday, Sept. 25 at the Paoli Town Hall. Class members in attendance are pictured front row (l-r), Janice Bieber, Darryl...

 

HHS Class of 1970

HAXTUN HIGH SCHOOL'S Class of 1970 gathered for their 50th reunion the last week in September. The group the met over Corn Festival weekend and is pictured front row (l-r), John Secrist, Lynette...

 

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