• Keeping Control

    Keeping Control

    Cedar Catholic’s Brody Eickhoff works to control Pierce’s Coltin Bauer in the first round of the 182-pound division during the MidStates Conference Tournament Saturday. Eickhoff pinned Bauer in the third period to advance to the next round

  • The  Big Dig

    The Big Dig

    Old Man Winter hit the region pretty hard last week, dumping anywhere from 14-18 inches of snow onto Cedar County.  The snow forced the cancellation of all area schools last Tuesday and Wednesday. The Courthouse and many Hartington businesses were also closed or had abbreviated schedules because of the storms. Tom and Peg Peitz helped a friend dig out Wednesday…

  • Obituary — Harvey LeRoy Jacobsen

    Obituary — Harvey LeRoy Jacobsen

    HAWTHORNE, Nev. — Harvey LeRoy Jacobsen, 75, Hawthorne, Nev., died Feb. 6, 2016. Harvey was born and raised in Laurel, and graduated from Laurel High School. He is survived by his wife, Shioko, and  children, Mary Ann Jacobsen and Harvey Jacobsen Jr.; brothers, Don (Oma) Jacobsen, Hartington; Dick (Toots) Jacobsen, Denver, Colo.;  Jim Jacobsen, Laurel; Morris Jacobsen, Laurel; Ray Jacobsen,…

  • Obituary — Verjean Heydon

    Obituary — Verjean Heydon

    Laurel — Verjean Heydon, 82, Laurel, died Feb. 6, 2016, at Hillcrest Care Center, Laurel. Visitation  will be 5-8 p.m., Feb. 12, at United Presbyterian Church, Laurel. Funeral services will 11 a.m., Feb. 13, at United Presbyterian Church, Laurel, with   Rev. Robert W. Burdett officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Verjean’s grandchildren and great-grandson, Krystal Schindler, Melanie Schindler, Lacey Schindler, Aiden…

  • Obituary — Marcella “Sally” Promes

    Obituary — Marcella “Sally” Promes

    WYNOT — Marcella “Sally” Promes, 88, Wynot, died Feb. 5, 2016, at the Golden Living Center, Hartington, surrounded by her family. Visitation and a vigil sevice were Feb. 7 at Holy Family (Sacred Heart) Catholic Church, Wynot, and resumed one hour prior to the Mass Monday at the church. Mass of Christian Burial was Feb. 8 at Holy Family (Sacred…