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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...

 

Enrollment now open for diabetes class

Haxtun Health is kicking off another Diabetes and Weight Loss Class this fall. Beginning Monday, Sept. 12, Haley Edwards will be leading the class and coaching individuals on how to reach their...

 

Immanual Lutheran events set to begin

Immanuel Lutheran Church’s midweek youth night will begin with a barbecue on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 6:30 p.m. This is for youth of all ages and their parents. Starting on Sept. 14, God’s Children Alive, which is for children from preschool...

 
 By From NE BOCES    Local    August 24, 2022

Renowned speaker addresses NE BOCES educators and educational leaders

Northeast Board of Cooperative Educational Services was able to host Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D. at the Northeastern Junior College on Monday, Aug. 15. Dr. Payne presented to over 325 educators, counselors...

 

Sorghum Field Days scheduled for September

Colorado State University Extension, Colorado Sorghum Producers and the CSU Crops Testing Program invite the public to attend one of several Sorghum Field Days to see new and adapted hybrids side-by-side in trial plots. Plans are to discuss hybrid...

 

Quilters plan Corn Festival show

The High Plains Heritage Quilters are gearing up for the 2022 Haxtun Corn Festival Quilt Show on Saturday, Sept. 24. The show will be from 1-4 p.m. at the Haxtun Community Center. The show is for all levels and ages of quilters who are encouraged to...

 

PC Baby Bear Hugs hosts sweetest baby/toddler contest

Phillips County Baby Bear Hugs kicked off our annual fundraiser, "Bloom into Summer, Sweetest Baby/Toddler Contest" with a Cake Walk during Dandelion Daze on June 18. From June 18 through July 29...

 
 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... Full story

 

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...

 

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