• Area man honored 70 years later with WWII medals

    Area man honored 70 years later with WWII medals

    COLERIDGE —  Some good deeds are never forgotten. That was the case here last week when Gilbert Brummels was honored nearly 70 years after last seeing combat. Brummels, 98, was presented seven medals and decorations in front of TV stations, news reporters, U.S. Navy officials and representatives from U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns’ office at a special presentation here April 16.

  • 81-20 Project is explained

    81-20 Project is explained

    RANDOLPH — Construction going on at the Highway 81 and Highway 20 junction is far from over. The 81/20 Grain LLC facilities are starting to take shape and will continue to move forward in the coming months. From April 8-April 13, 120-foot tall grain storage tanks were built. Crews made up of 80 people worked in two shifts, nonstop during

  • State will consider School Consolidation plans April 29

    State will consider School Consolidation plans April 29

    HARTINGTON — Hartington School Supt. Randy Anderson will travel to Lincoln April 29 for the final step in the consolidation of the Hartington and Newcastle schools. Anderson and the school’s attorney, Karen Haase, of Harding and Schultz, PC, LLC, Lincoln, will attend the 9:30 a.m. State Committee for the Reorganization of School Districts hearing

  • HPS, Cedar finish 1-2 at Invitational

    HPS, Cedar finish 1-2 at Invitational

    HARTINGTON —  The Hartington Public and Cedar Catholic boys track teams topped the field here Tuesday in the Trojan Invitational. Hartington High rolled up 136 points to win their third straight Invitational, while Cedar Catholic garnered 102 points to earn runner-up honors. Hartington Coach Blair Kalin was pleased with his team’s outing. “This was a nice win for our team.

  • Local golf teams turning in impressive outings

    Local golf teams turning in impressive outings

    LAUREL — The Laurel-Concord-Coleridge golf team edged Cedar Catholic to claim the Laurel Invitational victory here last week. Despite Laurel’s two-stroke win, Hartington stole the show on the day. Cedar Catholic finished at a 345, while Hartington High was right on their heels with a 346. Hartington head coach Ken Kneifl was pleased with his team’s third-place performance. ”All in

  • Girls pick up medals at Trojan Invite

    Girls pick up medals at Trojan Invite

    HARTINGTON — The Hartington Public Lady Wildcat track team  competed April 15 at the Cedar Catholic Track Invite Hartington had to settle for third-place at the meet, finishing behind two of the state’s best teams, O’Neill St. Marys and Crofton. Hartington’s Camie Stratman led the team with four medals on the day. She earned a gold medal in the triple

  • Gov. honors Hartington with Showcase award

    Gov. honors Hartington with Showcase award

    LINCOLN  — Hartington residents have long known the place they call home is a special community. Now the rest of the state knows it as well. Gov. Dave Heinemann Tuesday awarded Hartington with the prestigious Showcase Community award. The awards ceremony is one of the highlights of the state’s April 21-26 obervance of National Community Development Week

  • Great Day for an Easter Egg Hunt

    Great Day for an Easter Egg Hunt

    HARTINGTON — The Hartington Chamber of Commerce held its annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday afternoon at Felber Park. Sunny skies brought all kinds of people out to the park to enjoy some fun in the sun, while scavenging for Easter Eggs.  

  • Easter Egg Hunt Now in Photo Gallery

    Easter Egg Hunt Now in Photo Gallery

    Check out photos from the Hartington Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at Felber Park.