85 years ago Feb. 27, 1935
March 4, 2020
85 years ago
Feb. 27, 1935
The Haxtun Harvest
Haxtun's town basketball team hope's to maintain its long string of victories again next week when it will meet the Holyoke team on the Haxtun floor. The locals defeated the Fairfield All-Stars last Friday, 40-21. Williams and Scarborough tied for soring honors. Other Haxtun players were Birrell, Davis and Baker. The line-up for Fairfield included M. Lydin, B. Ruch, Anderson, I. Knode, K. Knode, C. Ruch, Gordon and Garretson.
James K. Hackett, farmer living south of Haxtun, passed away quietly Sunday evening at a hospital in Haxtun. The deceased was 62 years of age. Complications of influenza developed the latter part of the week. He was born in Paisley, Scotland. He was married in the old country and came to America with his family about 20 years ago.
Warm spring weather was resumed in the Haxtun territory this week following storms of a varied nature. Trailing two dust storms last week, a blizzard arrived Saturday night with temperatures below zero mark. The dust storm last Thursday, which was said to be the most severe in many years, was experienced in six sat3s. The existing wheat crop shows little prospect at the resent time due to a lack of moisture and the ravages of jackrabbits.
40 years ago
February 28, 1980
The Haxtun Herald
The resignation of Kenneth Fetzer, who has been a board member for seven years, was accepted by the Haxtun Board of Education. Fezter has purchased the John Deere dealership in Akron and will be moving to that community soon. Bill Harris was appointed to the Board to replace Fetzer.
Michael David Gulley of Holyoke has been hired by the Haxtun Police Department and is now doing patrol duty in Haxtun.
Mrs. Richard Fryrear, Mrs. Alfred Renzelman, Mrs. John Gamble and Mrs. Galen Bamford earned certificates to teach the Laubach Literacy System. These ladies are members of the Education Committee for the Refugee family coming to Haxtun soon. They hope to teach English to the members of the family.
Four Haxtun boys placed at the gymnastics meet held recently in Fort Morgan. Those boys were John Harris, Greg Koellner, Russell Kinzie and Gary Constance.
Members of team 10 which won defensive honors at the grade school basketball tournament were, Tad Thompson, Gary Constance, Amy Henry, Bobby Luth, Darren Salvador and Dino Noline. They were coached by Rodney Anderson.
Members of team 6 which won offensive honors at the elementary basketball tournament were, Jim Rifenbark, Carmen de la Rambelie, Mike Westerman, Randy Nolin and Cheryl Regier, they were coached by SteveAnich.
Little booklets, "How to Have A Good Day Every Day" by Norman Vincent Peale were presented by Mrs. Rice to all present at the United Methodist Women. They were giving to the ladies by Mrs. Ed Wiebers.
Rockland News - Randy Fix accompanied Darrell, Rosetta Phillips and Zane on a snowmobiling trip for the weekend.
Viola Hinde, Fern Hinde and Doris Hinde were Sunday dinner guests of Bob and Alma Hinde. Doris is here from LaMars Iowa visiting relatives.
20 years ago
March 1, 2000
The Haxtun-Fleming Herald
A blank sign was erected on Friday, Feb 25, at the eastern edge of Haxtun on Highway 6. If all goes as planned, letters spelling "Welcome to Haxtun, the small city with a big heart," should be on the sign as early as this week. When the sign is completed it will also carry painted images.
After 17 years as director of nursing at Haxtun Hospital, Caroline McLaughlin, RN, is leaving to take a job at the Sterling Correction Facility. Fellow RN Diana Fryrear will take over as director of nursing for the hospital, one of three roles McLaughlin played. Her role as director of nursing in the nursing home is being taken over by Lynn Krier, RN. She also did scheduling, which will now be done by Sue Sprague, LPN. In addition to being a registered nurse, McLaughlin is also licensed nursing home administrator.
The Future Business Leaders of America held their District IV conference in Haxtun this year. School was let out for the day so students of District IV were able to use the entire school building.
Members of Snowball royalty take off their dancing shoes for a moment to pose for a picture. King Kyle McConnell and Queen Erin Ehrlich, Crystal Daniels, Ross Edwards, Matt Firme and Jody Sawyer. For all dances, royalty candidates are chosen by the student body. Juniors and seniors are eligible for this honor.
Barb Schafer, Activities Director at Heritage Living Center, Haxtun, was notified on Feb. 14 that the nursing home's Country Cart has received an honorable mention in the 1999 Resident Centered Quality Improvement Project awards.
10 years ago
March 10, 2010
The Haxtun-Fleming Herald
The Fleming Lady Wildcats took the Regional Championship game against the Otis Lady Bulldogs on Saturday, March 6. Fleming defeated Otis 49-32 in the game and earned their spots at the State Basketball Tournament scheduled for this weekend in Pueblo.
Fleming Junior High and High School qualified 17 students for the State History Day last weekend during the National Regional History Day Competition at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. Those students are Fleming High School students: Nathan Frantz, Casey Henry, Jeff Allen, Molly Nelson, Alex Haney, Cheyanne Herbert and Amber Mekelburg. Fleming Junior High student are: Jacob Alverez, Charles Park, Cameron Henry, Zane Boerner, Rachel Franz, Taylor Bernard, Nicole Lousberg, Saige Herbert, Stephen Covil and Janaya Johnson.