Archive for category: County

Cleaning Up
/ Jul 1, 2015 1:31 pm

Cleaning Up

Cedar County 4-H members Gus Creekmore, Josh Wiebelhaus, Jacob Haahr, Noah Noecker and Connor Wuebben scrape the old paint off the schoolhouse at the Cedar County Fairgrounds, preparing for the Cedar County Fair. Area residents have been spending quite a bit of time at the Fairgrounds getting the facility cleaned up for the July 15-19 Cedar County Fair

/ Jun 27, 2015 1:05 pm

County Poultry show will go on — without live animals

Hartington— The Show must go on. The Cedar County Extension Office in Hartington made an executive decision over the weekend with the help of poultry superintendent Jeff Hochstein that the Cedar County Fair would schedule its abbreviated form of poultry show July 16, at 1 p.m. Due to the spread of the H5N2 avian flu virus in poultry now in [&hellip

One Year Later
/ Jun 17, 2015 11:00 am

One Year Later

COLERIDGE — Life took a wicked turn for Greg Dunn last June. A tornado churned through the acreage June 17, 2014, where he and his wife, Diane, had lived. Dunn wasn’t aware the EF3 tornado was barreling down on him until  a tree branch crashed through his window. The hit of reality sent him and his frightened dog, Jake, scurrying [&hellip

/ Jun 11, 2015 1:35 pm

Poultry is banned from this year’s Fair

Hartington— For the first time in over a century, there will be no poultry shows at this year’s Cedar County Fair. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has issued a statewide ban on all poultry events and cancelled anything poultry related with regard to county and local fairs through Jan. 1, 2016. According to Laura Hentz, Emergency Management director for the [&hellip

B&M Dairy is continuing a long family tradition
/ Jun 10, 2015 1:34 pm

B&M Dairy is continuing a long family tradition

ST. HELENA — Nestled in the hills just three miles north of Highway 12 near St. Helena, Brad and Myron Klug have transitioned the old family dairy farm into the B & M Dairy. They made the transition in 2002 when they built the new dairy barn. “Dad actually built the pipeline to automate the dairy in 1980,” said Myron, [&hellip

/ Jun 3, 2015 1:00 pm

Another area county is hit with bird flu

CENTER — Cedar County is surrounded by bird flu. Knox County Emergency Manager Laura Hintz indicated last week that county could be facing a possible epidemic. Earlier in May two Dixon County farms near Wakefield were also discovered to have bird flu. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the complete story. Just follow this link to get [&hellip

/ May 31, 2015 1:44 pm

Organizers hope event raises funds, awareness

RANDOLPH — Let’s help “Stomp out Cancer” by attending the American Cancer Society Relay For Life in Randolph May 30. The event will run from 6 p.m. until midnight, at the Randolph Track and Field. Everyone is invited to a meal which will start being served at 5 p.m. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the complete [&hellip

Somber Ceremony
/ May 27, 2015 8:03 am

Somber Ceremony

/ May 20, 2015 12:56 pm

Archeological find delays work on Hwy. 12

Hartington — An archeological find has delayed plans for road construction in northern Cedar County. The Nebraska Department of Roads is in the final stages of construction planning on Hwy. 12 between Hwy. 15 and Hwy. 57 to include overlay work on the St. Helena Spur, and the quarter mile of road going into Wynot. Check out the Cedar County [&hellip

Multi-jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan update underway here
/ May 16, 2015 8:40 am

Multi-jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan update underway here

Hartington — Emergency management leaders are trying to learn from last year’s devestating storms. June tornadoes tore up several Cedar County homes, farms roads and bridges, and ended up creating millions of dollars in damages. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the complete story. Just follow this link to get our E Edition