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Area couple to be honored for ‘Americana CD of the year’
/ Aug 20, 2015 3:00 pm

Area couple to be honored for ‘Americana CD of the year’

MENOMINEE —  A Cedar County couple have received top honors for a CD they have recorded. The musical talents of Ted and Alice Miller, who live west of St. Helena, have caught the ear of the Rural Roots Music Commission. The Miller’s new CD “Small Talk” has been named the “Americana CD of the Year.” Check out the Cedar County…

/ Aug 19, 2015 9:53 pm

Cedar County inmate found dead

HARTINGTON — Cedar County jailers found an inmate dead in his cell early Tuesday morning. Cedar County Sheriff Larry Koranda said a jailer checked on Frank Potts, Jr., 52, rural Bloomfield, at just before 1 a.m., Tuesday, and found him unconscious and unresponsive in his cell. The Hartington ambulance was called, but attempts to revive Potts were unsuccessful and he…

Area residents help Belden celebrate 125 years
/ Aug 19, 2015 6:00 am

Area residents help Belden celebrate 125 years

BELDEN  — The title of an old American ragtime song “There’ll be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight” could be used to describe downtown Belden on Saturday night. A block of the downtown area was fenced off for the street dance which was held for Belden’s Q125 celebration. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the…

Breaking – Crews respond to accident
/ Aug 15, 2015 4:36 pm

Breaking – Crews respond to accident

BOW VALLEY — The Hartington Fire Department and EMS responded to a two-vehicle accident north of Hartington at 887th Rd and Highway 57 late Saturday morning. The Hartington Rescue transported one of the occupants to an area hospital for further evaluation

/ Aug 12, 2015 6:55 pm

Laurel implement dealership to close

LAUREL — Grossenburg Implement will be closing its Laurel office at the end of October. When contacted by reporters Tuesday, Barry Grossenburg declined to comment on the situation. However, several Grossenburg employees and Laurel City officials confirmed that the store would close as of Oct. 31. “The loss of any business in our community is hard, but the loss of…

/ Aug 9, 2015 4:31 am

Plane crashes in Northern Cedar County

SOUTH YANKTON — A small plane crashed in northern Cedar County at just before 5 p.m. Saturday. The Cedar County Sheriff’s Department received the report of the crash in a farm field near the intersection of 895 road and 556 Avenue at 4:52 p.m. This is about three miles south and one-quarter mile west of Yankton, S.D. Sheriff’s Department officials…

Fair Board shows its appreciation to volunteers
/ Aug 8, 2015 8:04 pm

Fair Board shows its appreciation to volunteers

HARTINGTON — Volunteers who had helped out at the Cedar County Fair were thanked with an “appreciation” supper July 29. Putting together a five-day fair is a lot of work according to Greg Heine, President of the Cedar County Ag Society/Fair Board. “All of us coming together is what makes it all work. The 4-H and FFA families, all the…

/ Aug 7, 2015 8:09 pm

County right of way battle continues

HARTINGTON —  An area land owner feels he was treated unfairly when his fence was recently removed from the road right-of-way in southern Cedar County. Besides having the fence removed, John Thelen, rural Randolph, was also issued a ticket for road obstruction. Farmers and land owners across the county have been warned numerous times in the last few years that…

/ Aug 6, 2015 5:02 am

County aids area libraries

HARTINGTON — Cedar County will continue to reach out to local libraries with funds. County Commissioners agreed July 28 to help support three local libraries. The Hartington Public Library and the Randolph Public Library will each receive $6,000. Funds in the amount of $3,000 will go to the Community Learning Center at Laurel, which is used by the public and…

No Bull
/ Aug 5, 2015 9:40 am

No Bull

Full Cedar County Fair results in Special Section this week Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the complete story. Just follow this link to get our E Edition