• Large crowd hears Larson, Kube debate

    Large crowd hears Larson, Kube debate

      HARTINGTON — Area residents got a chance Wednesday night to listen to the two candidates running for the District 40 Senate seat to share their views at a debate here. Dist. 40 Sen. Tyson Larson and challenger Keith Kube, Crofton, answered questions for about an hour in front of a crowd of over 100 people at the Hartington City

  • Hartington runners qualify for state meet

    Hartington runners qualify for state meet

    The Hartington-Newcastle cross country teams will be well represented at this week’s State Cross Country meet. Five local athletes qualified for State during Thursday’s  C2 District meet. Anna Brodersen, Karli McCain, Anna Burbach,  Noah Noecker,  and Brian Santiago all qualified for the State meet, which will be held Friday in Kearney. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams just missed out

  • Obituary – Alton George “Dick” Thoene

    Obituary – Alton George “Dick” Thoene

      HARTINGTON — Alton George “Dick” Thoene, 92, Hartington, died Oct. 16, 2014, at the Norfolk Veterans Home, Norfolk. Visitation and a vigil service were Sunday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Hartington, and continued Monday one hour prior to services at church. Mass of Christian Burial was Oct. 20 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Hartington, with the Rev. Jeffery Loseke

  • Obituary – Donald L. Johnson

    Obituary – Donald L. Johnson

      NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas — Donald L. Johnson, 76, New Braunfels, Texas, formerly of Sioux City, Iowa, and Hartington, died Jan. 31, 2014, at Eden Home, Inc. in New Braunfels, after a battle with cancer. Masonic services were held at the Masonic Lodge, Canyon Lake, Texas. Don was born Jan. 4, 1938, in Sioux City, to George and Coila “Ollie”

  • Obituary – Alice M. Gerdes

    Obituary – Alice M. Gerdes

    OSMOND — Alice M. Gerdes, 73, Osmond, died Oct. 14, 2014, at Faith Regional Health Service, Norfolk. Visitation and a rosary were Oct. 16 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Osmond. Funeral services were Oct. 17 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Osmond, with burial in the parish cemetery and the Rev. Michael Swanton officiating. Casket bearers are grandsons Troy Timmerman, AJ

  • Obituary – Shawna Lee Suing

    Obituary – Shawna Lee Suing

    Sioux Falls, S.D. —  Shawna Lee Suing, 45, Sioux Falls, S.D., died Oct. 19, 2014. Visitation with family present will be Oct. 22, from 6-8 p.m. A funeral service for Shawna will begin at 10 a.m., Oct. 23, at Heritage Funeral Home, Sioux Falls. Shawna Lee Suing was born June 5, 1969, in Tulsa, Okla. She moved with her mom,