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 By Candie Fix    News    November 24, 2021 

Primary teachers to pilot new math program at Haxtun Schools following Christmas break

Two new members and an incumbent took oaths of office to join the Haxtun Board of Education during a Nov. 16 meeting last week. Incumbent Audree Edwards and newly-elected members Dean Michael and...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 24, 2021 

Annual Country Christmas event slated for Nov. 30

The countdown to Christmas is on and Santa will make his appearance in Haxtun very soon. The Haxtun Chamber of Commerce sponsored Country Christmas is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 30. The annual event promises opportunities for local shopping, visits...

 

Taxpayers in Haxtun District will see a maximum one mill increase in their property tax mills

Most Colorado taxpayers will see their property taxes increase beginning this December due to a legislative fix to a decades-long practice that incorrectly reduced local taxes for education based on what now has been determined to be a...

 

Haxtun youngsters give instructions for cooking Thanksgiving favorites

Jakson Yockey, apple pie: First you get some apples, then you put them in a crust sometimes you add sugar, flour and then frosting. You put it in the oven at 260 for 15 minutes. That's it! Then you ea...

 

Fleming kindergartners share recipes for a delicious Thanksgiving feast

Fleming Kindergartners in Mrs. Cindy Johnson's classroom shared their favorite Thanksgiving recipes this holiday season: Grady, turkey: First you get a pot and stir the turkey. Then put it in the...

 

1A State Runners-Up

THE FLEMING Lady Wildcats brought home the 1A Runner-Up trophy from the Colorado High School Volleyball Championships in Colorado Springs Saturday. Team members are pictured front row (l-r), Siena...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 17, 2021

Schliesser & Kirkwood leave BOE; Donnelson & Wernsman take seats

Two new members officially joined the Frenchman Board of Education in Fleming. Karianne Donnelson and Nick Wernsman took their oaths of office at a Nov. 8 meeting. The two fill seats previously held...

 

Veterans honored at school assemblies

LOCAL FLEMING VETERANS and their family members, pictured above, listen to speeches and poems read by high school and junior high students at the annual Veterans' Day assembly held last week. The...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 10, 2021

Haxtun robotics teams compete at NJC; high school team earns first-place finish

Haxtun Schools' high school and junior high robotics teams competed at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling on Saturday, Nov. 6. Both teams qualified for finals in the competition; the high school...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 10, 2021

Haxtun Town Council updates licensing policy

The Haxtun Town Council passed a resolution to set animal licensing fees during a regular, Monday night meeting in early November. The resolution coincides with the most recent animal ordinance passed the month before which allows residents to own...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 10, 2021

Phillips County sees 46 percent voter turn out in recent election

Forty-six percent of Phillips County voters turned out for the General Election on Nov. 2. A total of 1,404 ballots were returned to the local Clerk last Tuesday. Phillips County has just over 2,920 registered voters within county lines. Voters...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 10, 2021

Judge grants continuance in Thayer case until Dec. 2

Julie Thayer attended her second court appearance on charges of child abuse and assault last week. The charges stem from an incident at the Haxtun Community Childcare Center earlier this year. At the time, Thayer served as the Director of the Center...

 

RSV cases reported locally

Fall is upon us here in northeastern Colorado. When cooler temps arrive, so do illnesses. Dr. Amy Seinfeld, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Haxtun Health, discusses what we can do to prevent...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 3, 2021

Annual Halloween festivities held at HVFD

Colder temperatures didn't stop children of all ages and even the adults from dressing in their best Halloween costumes to celebrate Halloween in downtown Haxtun on Sunday evening. The Haxtun Voluntee...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 3, 2021

Mask guidelines change following CDPHE visit

A recent visit from the Colorado Department of Public Health has changed mask wearing guidelines at Haxtun Health. According to information presented by Chief Executive Officer Dewane Pace at the October month-end meeting, the visit primarily...

 

2021 General Election Results

Town of Haxtun and Haxtun Board of Education election results, 2021...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    November 3, 2021

Phillips County Commissioners prepare for possibility of wind farms

While there hasn’t been a permit request from a wind farm just yet, the Phillips County Commissioners are preparing for the possibility that one may come. In a recent meeting, the Phillips County Commissioners adopted resolution 2021-016 to... Full story

 

2 arrested following pursuit

On Nov. 1 at approximately 12:45 a.m., Logan County Deputies responded to Highway 14 at the motor cross track, near County Road 17, in reference to a stolen vehicle possibly being at that location....

 

2021 Haxtun Election Results

Results from Town of Haxtun and Haxtun Board of Education elections, Nov. 2, 2021...

 

Candidate Meet and Greet

HAXTUN SCHOOL BOARD candidate Spencer Holcomb talks with community members Chris Hadeen and Eileen Wagner during a Meet and Greet on Friday afternoon at the Haxtun Community Center. Six candidates...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 27, 2021

Haxtun BOE adds two busses to school's fleet

The purchase of two new busses, hiring winter sports coaches and approving the substitute teaching list all topped action items during a mid-October meeting of the Haxtun School Board. Members also continued discussion regarding graduation...

 
 By Candie Fix    News    October 27, 2021

Fleming's baseball program set to return this spring

An increase in student enrollment, bringing back the baseball program and budget stabilization figures were all topics of Fleming’s Superintendent Steve McCracken’s report to members of the Frenchman Board of Education in a mid-October meeting....

 

Lewis Frank offered Town Administrator position for Town of Fleming

The Fleming Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at the Fleming Community Center. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Sue Einspahr at 6:30 p.m. The following council members were present: Stefan Betley, DeeAnn...

 

Concert helps raise funds for pool project

GROOVE 'N MOTION performed live in Haxtun Saturday night. The event, hosted by the Haxtun Swimming Pool Fundraising Committee, also featured a community meet and greet before the concert featuring a...

 

Bundled up for the Broncos

Denver Bronco fans young and old bundled up on a chilly Friday night and headed to the Fleming Wildcat football field to greet Mark Jackson, former Denver Bronco, as well as four current Denver...

 

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