Archive for category: County

/ Sep 24, 2014 10:54 am

Cedar County Ag Society budget up; tax rate down

Members of the Cedar County Ag Society held a public hearing at the Cedar County Fairgrounds Sept. 10 for the proposed budget. The 2014-15 tax requirement for the Cedar County Agriculture Society is just under $114,900. The tax requirement is up by approximately two percent from last year’s amount, according to Greg Heine, Ag Society board member. For the complete

Cedar County Museum celebration is a big success
/ Sep 17, 2014 10:27 am

Cedar County Museum celebration is a big success

HARTINGTON —  Over 300 visitors took a look back in history when they stopped in at the Cedar County Museum for Sunday’s 50th Birthday Celebration. Karen Bonneau, who serves as vice-president for the Museum Board, was happy with the large number of people that turned out for the event. “We were very pleased with the crowd,” Bonneau said. “It was

/ Sep 3, 2014 10:49 am

Cedar County valuation sees an increase of $400 million

The 2014 valuation for Cedar County is close to $2.4 billion, which is over a 17 percent increase from the previous year’s value, which was just under $2 billion. Valuations on ag land across the county had to be raised this year according to Cedar County Assessor Don Hoesing. “All of the farm valuations went up, although the land values

Area schools Wynot’s ice bucket challenge
/ Aug 27, 2014 10:29 am

Area schools Wynot’s ice bucket challenge

  HARTINGTON —  Teachers, coaches and staff at several area schools got wet and cold for a good cause last week. An ice bucket challenge, which benefits ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)  commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, took place Thursday afternoon at the Wynot Football Field. Participants were asked to donate to the ALS Foundation as a way to help

/ Aug 13, 2014 10:23 am

Wynot earns a pair of State Tny. wins

MITCHELL, S.D.  — The Wynot Expos will go after their third straight S.D. Class B State Amateur Baseball Tournament win Thursday night when they take on Irene at 6 p.m. at Cadwell Park. Wynot edged Lennox 3-1 in their tourney opener last Thursday. In Monday’s second-round game, the Expos topped Akron, Iowa, 6-0. The shut-out win provided some payback for

/ Aug 13, 2014 10:22 am

It’s a dogs’ world for area ladies

COLERIDGE — Doris Johnson does a dog-gone good job of working alongside her sister to show Champion Dogs. Johnson, who has lived in Hartington since 1962, and her sister Joyce Standish, who lives near Coleridge, have been traveling to dog shows across the country. Johnson and Standish just returned from a Pure Bred Dog Show in Albert Lea, Minnesota that

/ Aug 13, 2014 10:20 am

County agrees to help fund three libraries

Hartington —  The Hartington Public Library will get an increase of $1,000 in the new budget year from Cedar County Commissioners, who view this as money well spent. County Commissioners decided July 22, to increase funding to libraries in Hartington and Randolph from $5,000 to $6,000 and Laurel from $2,500 to $3,000. Most of the county funding is reported to

/ Aug 13, 2014 10:14 am

Area towns will have to deal with shortened PO hours

COLERIDGE  —  More changes at the Post Office lie ahead for area residents. Dawn Bayer, area manager of the U.S. Post Office, hosted public meetings in several area towns last week to discuss changes at the local post offices, and the options for each community. Meetings were held in Coleridge, Belden and Fordyce, while meetings are being held in Wausa,

Fun at the Cedar County Fair
/ Aug 11, 2014 5:21 pm

Fun at the Cedar County Fair

HARTINGTON — The Cedar County Fair started off with a talent show on Wednesday, July 16. The week and weekend followed with many activities for those attending young and old.  

Wynot tops Menno in District opener
/ Jul 31, 2014 10:26 am

Wynot tops Menno in District opener

The second-seeded Wynot Expos squeaked out a 3-2 win over Menno here Friday in opening round action of the District 6B Tournament. The top finishers in the tourney will advance to the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Tournament. The Wynot Expos used a two-run fourth inning to break open a 1-1 tie, then went on to earn a 3-2 victory over

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