• Cedar boys even their record with a pair of wins

    Cedar boys even their record with a pair of wins

    HARTINGTON — The Cedar Catholic Trojans rolled over the visiting Red Raiders from Wagner, S.D. Friday, 69-34. “I thought we would beat them, they don’t have a very good record,” coach Matt Steffen said. “But every year they seem to be a .500 team, they have good athletes and they give us a run. I thought we could beat them,…

  • Shake it off

    Shake it off

  • Storm shuts down Northeast Nebraska

    Storm shuts down Northeast Nebraska

    HARTINGTON —  The January Thaw ended in a February blizzard for the ages. The entire country watched as the much-anticipated winter storm, Kayla, inched across the western states before it started dumping heavy snow on Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. It all began with a light snow fall around 1 a.m., Tuesday. As of 2 p.m., Tuesday,…

  • Recess is the best

    Recess is the best

    Kindergartners from Holy Trinity and Hartington-Newcastle found the warmer weather last week suitable for body sledding. Evie Freeman slides head first down the impromptu slope by Holy Trinity

  • Obituary — Budde “Bud” Timothy Boysen

    Obituary — Budde “Bud” Timothy Boysen

    MORSE BLUFF — Budde “Bud” Timothy Boysen, 72, Morse Bluff, and Green Valley, Ariz., died Jan. 23, 2016. A casual Open House will be held 5-8 p.m., Jan. 28, at the American Legion Post #340 Hall, Morse Bluff. A celebration of his life will be held in Green Valley, at a later date. Bud was born Aug. 25, 1943, in…

  • Obituary — Ardis Cunningham

    Obituary — Ardis Cunningham

    Laurel — Ardis Cunningham, 81, Laurel, died Jan. 18, 2016, at Hillcrest Care Center, Laurel. Visitation and a prayer service were Jan. 21 at United Methodist Church, Laurel. Funeral services were Jan. 22 at United Methodist Church, Laurel, with Rev. Jaime Farias officiating. Honorary pallbearers were Ardis’ granddaughters, Lark Rich, Tori Cunningham, Kathryn Cunningham, Jade Cunningham and Megan Cunningham. Active…

  • Obituary — Loretta Marie Schulte

    Obituary — Loretta Marie Schulte

    BOW VALLEY — Loretta Marie Schulte, 94, Bow Valley, died Jan. 19, 2016, at the Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, S.D. Visitation and a Vigil service were Friday at the church, and resumed Saturday prior to services. Mass of Christian Burial was Jan. 23 at the Holy Family (Sts. Peter and Paul) Catholic Church, Bow Valley, with Rev. Eric Olsen…