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Storm shuts down Northeast Nebraska
/ Feb 3, 2016 3:59 am

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,…

/ Jan 20, 2016 2:01 pm

Cedar County Fair will bring in Phil Vassar, Maddie and Tey

HARTINGTON — A couple of big name country music acts will once again headline this year’s Cedar County Fair. Maddie and Tae, one of the hottest new country music duos to hit the national scene in years, will be the Saturday, July 23, headliner here. Long-time country music star Phil Vassar will perform here July 24. “We’re pretty fortunate to…

/ Jan 13, 2016 10:00 pm

Commodity prices are expected to stay low

Hartington—Farmers in northeast Nebraska don’t need a crop report to tell them times are tough when it comes to selling corn and soybeans. The days of $9 corn and $13 beans are now just a memory, as area farmers sold corn at $3.10 and beans for $8 this year. The commodity price drop is reflected in a UNL report released…

/ Jan 6, 2016 6:00 am

Wiese has learned a lot during his time on County Board

HARTINGTON — Jerry Wiese has filed for a second term as the District Two Cedar County Commissioner. Wiese, Randolph, has accomplished a lot during his first term as Commissioner and has additional plans he hopes to complete during a second term in office. “I am running again for commissioner because, although our district has accomplished some things that needed to…

A chill in the air
/ Jan 6, 2016 5:30 am

A chill in the air

/ Jan 2, 2016 11:00 am

Bartels wants to challenge Wiese once again

HARTINGTON — Craig Bartels, Belden, is ready to take on the duties of Cedar County Commissioner, if he is elected to that position. Bartels, who has lived in the county all of his life, has filed for a seat on the Commission to represent the  southern district of Cedar County. Bartels feels his experience working for the County Road Department…

/ Jan 1, 2016 6:00 pm

Local Election Coverage: Two have already filed for County Commission

HARTINGTON — The presidential race has put the 2016 election in the news, but that’s not the only race in town. Two people have already filed for the Cedar County Commission. Craig Bartels, Belden, has filed for Cedar County Commissioner in District Two. Jerry Wiese, who is the current Commissioner for the south district in Cedar County, has also filed…

/ Dec 2, 2015 10:00 pm

Bridges take center stage at County Commission meeting

Hartington — Cedar County Commissioners talked about markers for bridges and culverts, signage for roads and driveways near the river, a bridge that needs to be replaced, and placed their approval on two Conditional Use Permits during the Nov. 24 County Commission meeting. Road Supt. Carla Schmidt talked to the board about markers for bridges and box culverts. Four bridges…

Round two
/ Nov 30, 2015 3:34 pm

Round two

HARTINGTON — Nebraska Department of Roads crews are hard at work clearing the roads in and around Hartington this morning as Winter Storm Warning dumps snow in Cedar County

/ Nov 25, 2015 7:00 pm

Area residents count their blessings

Hartington — The Thanksgiving season is the perfect time to be thankful for our blessings. Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the past year and be thankful for fruitful harvests and family near and dear. When asked – people had a lot to be thankful for this season. Hartington residents shared some of the things for which they are…