• Some tornado victims still need help

    Some tornado victims still need help

    Hartington — County officials are still trying to find ways to help those in need after tornadoes struck Cedar County over five months ago. Cedar County Commissioners decided last week to join five other counties as part of a Northeast Nebraska Longterm Recovery committee to help families affected by the June 17 tornadoes. Cedar County Emergency Management Director Kevin Garvin

  • Christmas concerts planned

    Christmas concerts planned

    Hartington — The Christmas season is here and schools all over Cedar County have special programs and celebrations planned to help celebrate the event.   Check out our E Edition to read the entire article. click here to read more  

  • Tree Board helps beautify community

    Tree Board helps beautify community

    HARTINGTON  —  The Hartington Tree Board planted a total of 28 large mature trees, five ornamental trees and 16 shrubs along the north and south entrances to Hartington along highway 57. Tree Board Chaiman Dan Kathol told Hartington City Council Nov. 24, the tree board enlisted the interest of 24 businesses and landowners who participated in the project and paid

  • Obituary – Killian Felix Beck

    Obituary – Killian Felix Beck

    SLIDELL, La. — Killian Felix Beck, 87, a long-time resident of Slidell, La., died Sept. 19, 2014. Visitation was Sept. 25 at the church. Funeral services were Sept. 26 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Slidell. Interment followed at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Slidell. Killian was born May 5, 1927 in Osmond, and graduated from High School in Osmond, in

  • Obituary – Frances Pine Leeper

    Obituary – Frances Pine Leeper

    SOUTHLAKE, Texas — Frances Pine Leeper, 83, died peacefully Nov. 24, 2014. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family and caregivers during the last days of her life. Private Family Services were held with Rev. Gail Axen, Norfolk, officiating. Graveside services were held at the Randolph Cemetery, Randolph. Frances was born Oct. 12, 1931, in Norfolk, and grew

  • Obituary – Cleo Van Cleave

    Obituary – Cleo Van Cleave

    Laurel — Cleo Van Cleave, 94, Laurel, died Nov. 28, 2014, at Hillcrest Care Center, Laurel. Funeral services were Dec. 2 at United Presbyterian Church, Laurel, with Rev. Dale Pracht, officiating. Pallbearers were Chad Van Cleave, Ryan Van Cleave, Chris Van Cleave, Ricardo Ochoa, Kevin Van Cleave, Kyle Van Cleave, Chris Hocum and Tom Luxford. Interment was in Laurel Cemetery,

  • Obituary – Bertha Ann Jansen

    Obituary – Bertha Ann Jansen

    MADISON — Bertha Ann Jansen, 83, Madison, died Nov. 22, 2014, at Countryside Home, Madison. Visitation and a wake service were Nov. 25 at St. Leonard’s Catholic Church. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m., Nov. 26, at St. Leonard’s Catholic Church, Madison, with Rev. Anthony Espinosa as celebrant. Burial were in Pleasant View Cemetery, Madison. Honorary bearers will be Bertha’s

  • Obituary – Dean Eckstrom

    Obituary – Dean Eckstrom

    MCLEAN — Dean Oliver Eckstrom, 83, McLean, died Nov. 26, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City, Iowa. Visitation was Nov. 30 at Johnson Funeral Home, Randolph. Funeral services were Dec. 1 at Thabor Lutheran Church, Wausa, with Rev. Ron Youngerman officiating. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wausa. Military rites were provided by V.F.W. Alvin Kessler Post #5545 and American

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