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NCHD launches new informational COVID-19 dashboard

The Northeast Colorado Health Department recently rolled out a new COVID-19 dashboard. This new dashboard has been in the works for several months. The COVID-19 dashboard has been developed by an internal team at NCHD, consisting of a data analyst,...

 

Reigning street game winners released following annual festival

The ever-popular street games drew children and adults to downtown Haxtun Saturday afternoon for the shoe kick, foot race, three-legged race and of course, the egg toss. Results from Corn Festival str...

 

Local growers earn Corn Festival crop show honors

The annual Crop and Garden show drew many entries during the 99th Haxtun Corn Festival over the weekend. Results from the show are as follows: Irrigated Corn King: Scott Thompson. Dryland Corn King: Harms Sunny Acres. Okra: Teri Gilbertson, first....

 

Florists enter annual show

The Violet Mae Anderson flower show is a continued hit as many enter flower and arrangements into the 99th annual Corn Festival event. Results are as follows: Adult Marigolds: Caroline McLaughlin, first, Lennette Hutt, second, Teri Gilbertson,...

 

Parade entrants earn awards

The 99th annual Corn Festival parade drew crowds to downtown Haxtun Saturday morning. Results from the kiddie parade and parade are as follows: Kiddie parade Miscellaneous: Zakiyah and Treyzin Crose,...

 

Anderson sets new 5K record

The J. Jeffryes Memorial run/walk drew a record setting number of participants Saturday morning at the Haxtun Corn Festival with a total of 173 runners and walkers. Braden Anderson also set a new record in the 5K event. One mile Overall female:...

 

Quilters hold 36th quilt show

The 2020 Corn Festival quilt show featured 33 finished quilts, 12 unfinished quilt projects and nine quilts for display only. The displayed quilts were from two different charity groups. The first one was Haxtun Sew Giving, which is a group of...

 

Rural Resilience course strengthens farmers' community safety net

Farmers and ranchers are no strangers to hard times. Producers regularly experience fluctuating commodity prices, trade disruptions and extreme weather events that make their already challenging jobs even harder. The COVID-19 pandemic and its...

 

Centennial Mental Health Center to host Mental Health First Aid course virtually via Zoom

Mental health challenges — such as depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance use — are shockingly common in the United States. In fact, more than one in five American adults will have a mental health problem in any given year. Centennial...

 

Best RMOs!

BULLY'S PUB AND GRUB, in Fleming, was recently awarded Best Rocky Mountain Oysters in Northeast Colorado by Discover Rural. Above, Bully's Pub and Grub owners Debbie and Mark Tryboski hold the plaque...

 

Alyssa Lock earns Senior Grand Champion at Colorado State Fair

As with most events this year, things looked different; but for the Colorado State Fair, the show must go on! Many local youth participated at the State fair and results are as follows: Alyssa Lock:...

 

August marks National Immunization Month; a great time to delete disease

Since the beginning of the 19th century, deleting disease has been the goal for public health around the world and now is no exception. In fact, COVID-19 has added even more importance to getting vaccinations to avoid vaccine-preventable diseases...

 

Community Fair stand lives up to its name

With the Phillips County Fair in the books, it is time to add up the numbers. The community fair stand served 100s of hamburgers, cheeseburgers and slices of pie while working diligently to meet the requirements of the COVID-19 challenge. The stand...

 
 By Candie Fix    Local    August 5, 2020

Riley re-registers with HPD

By Candie Fix [email protected] The Haxtun Police Department re-registered William Riley as a registered sex offender within Haxtun’s city limits last week. On July 31, the HPD re-registered William Riley, 33, who lives in the 200 block of East...

 

New textured metal is a popular option

Trends in construction come and go, but a new trend that is sweeping the post frame building industry is here to stay. Vap Construction, based in Atwood, Kan., recently launched a brand new textured metal product that not only improves aesthetic...

 

Gardeners earn honor in floriculture contest

Bouquet: Laura Bittner, Bouquet (Container Judged):Division D, Cut Flowers (one kind), 1; Candace Martin, Bouquet (Container Judged):Division D, Cut Flowers (mixed), 1. Container Plans: Emily Haynes, Container Plants (Container judged):Division C,...

 

Junior Rabbit results released

Senior Showmanship: Jeff Miner, Junior Rabbits, Senior Showmanship, 1, Grand Champion; Isaiah Rueter, Junior Rabbits, Senior Showmanship, 2, Reserve Grand Champion; Mikah Grove, Junior Rabbits,...

 

Local youth enter swine in this year's Phillips County Fair

Senior Showmanship: Kylee Workman, Jr. Market Swine, Senior Showmanship, 1, Grand Champion; Josephine Schlachter, Jr. Market Swine, Senior Showmanship, 2, Reserve Grand Champion; Brooklyn Plumb, Jr....

 

Junior Horse Show held during PC Fair

Senior Showmanship: Lauren Bergner, Junior Horse Show, Senior Showmanship, 1, Grand Champion. Intermediate Showmanship: Megan Walker, Junior Horse Show, Intermediate Showmanship, 1, Reserve Grand Cham...

 

Needlework judged at Fair

Knitted Articles: Natalie Oborny, Knitted Articles:Division B, Afghans, 1; Natalie Oborny, Knitted Articles:Division B, Miscellaneous, 1, Best in Show Adult. Counted Cross Stich: Joanie Groshans, Counted Cross Stitch:Division E, Any article, 1....

 

Winners of sheep contest at Phillips County Fair announced

Senior Showmanship: Jessica Owens, Junior Market & Breeding Sheep (4-H/FFA), Senior Showmanship, 1, Grand Champion; Fallon Bamford, Junior Market & Breeding Sheep (4-H/FFA), Senior...

 

4-Hers earn PC fair honors with goats

Senior Showmanship: Ashton Ayala, Junior Breeding, Senior Showmanship, 1, Grand Champion; Fallon Bamford, Junior Breeding, Senior Showmanship, 2, Reserve Grand Champion; Max Kleve, Junior Breeding,...

 

4-Hers compete in general projects

Beekeeping: Jaelynn Miner, Beekeeping Unit 1 - Jr., 1, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion; Kira Christensen, Beekeeping Unit 1 - Jr., 1; Jeff Miner; Beekeeping Unit 1 - Sr., 1, Champion, Grand...

 

4-Hers compete in general projects PT. 2

Beekeeping: Jaelynn Miner, Beekeeping Unit 1 - Jr., 1, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion; Kira Christensen, Beekeeping Unit 1 - Jr., 1; Jeff Miner; Beekeeping Unit 1 - Sr., 1, Champion, Grand...

 

Open Poultry contest judged

Chickens/Duel Purpose: Sarah Rueter, Open Poultry, Chickens: Dual Purpose: Cockerel, 1; Rhettly Schlachter, Open Poultry, Chickens: Dual Purpose: Hen, 1; Austynn Schlachter, Open Poultry, Chickens: Dual Purpose: Hen, 2; Carsyn Schlachter, Open...

 

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