• Homecoming Week Fun

    Homecoming Week Fun

    HARTINGTON — Cedar Catholic and Holy Trinity students got a chance to enjoy the nice weather during Homecoming Week activities Wednesday at the schools. Several student contests were held Wednesday. Check the photo gallery for more.    

  • Knee injuries end season for two local high school athletes

    Knee injuries end season for two local high school athletes

    HARTINGTON —  No matter how hard an athlete trains, conditions and protects the outer extremities—knees, ankles and shoulders are only supposed to move in one direction. Two Hartington athletes recently suffered injuries to their knees putting them out of action  until sometime in the spring. Senior plans came to a halt after Cedar Catholic center and defensive tackle Austin Koch

  • Obituary – Elmer William Meyer

    Obituary – Elmer William Meyer

      Randolph — Elmer William Meyer, 75, died at his home Sept. 3, 2014, surrounded by his wife and children. Services were Sept. 8 at St. Jane Francis Catholic Church, Randolph, with burial in the parish cemetery, accompanied by military rites. Elmer was born July 27, 1939, to John and Viola (Colling) Meyer. He was a dairy farmer and spent his

  • Obituary – August “Gus” Erickson

    Obituary – August “Gus” Erickson

      CHEROKEE, Iowa — August “Gus” Erickson, 72, Cherokee, Iowa, died Sept. 7, 2014, at his residence with his family by his side. Funeral services were Sept. 13 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Cherokee. Father Dan Guenther officiated. Burial was at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cherokee. Visitation and a prayer service were Sept. 12 at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home, Cherokee.

  • Obituary – Marian E. Dreesen

    Obituary – Marian E. Dreesen

      ANKENY, Iowa — Marian E. Dreesen, 92, Ankeny, Iowa, formerly of Hartington, died Sept. 13, 2014, at the Taylor House Hospice, Des Moines, Iowa. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m., Friday, with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m., at the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington. A Memorial Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Sept. 20, at the Holy Trinity

  • Cedar County Museum celebration is a big success

    Cedar County Museum celebration is a big success

    HARTINGTON —  Over 300 visitors took a look back in history when they stopped in at the Cedar County Museum for Sunday’s 50th Birthday Celebration. Karen Bonneau, who serves as vice-president for the Museum Board, was happy with the large number of people that turned out for the event. “We were very pleased with the crowd,” Bonneau said. “It was