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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

/ Jul 30, 2014 10:23 am

Federal Disaster Declaration is approved for Cedar County

Lincoln — Gov. Dave Heineman was notified that a request for a federal disaster declaration for public assistance in Cedar County and 11 other Nebraska counties was approved by President Barack Obama as a result of wide spread storm damage the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred June 14-21. However, it was also announced Monday that FEMA

/ Jul 30, 2014 10:22 am

County working to solve water problems on Randolph area road

RANDOLPH —  Water backed up by the road dam on 870 Road just northeast of Randolph is gone now but Cedar County Road Supt. Carla Schmidt reported the ground remains saturated. Schmidt met with engineer Mark Minnelli who offered two options for the county commissioners to consider going forward at its July 22 meeting. For the complete story, go to

/ Jul 25, 2014 11:21 pm

Randolph man dies in Friday crash

BELDEN — A 74 year-old Randolph man died Friday as the result of a collision near here. A 2013 Ford F 150 pick up truck driven by Delbert G. Stevens, collided with a Peterbilt semi truck one mile west of Belden. at approximately 11:15 a.m. The semi was being driven by Blake Wamsteeker, 23, of Fort Macleoad, Alberta, Canada. The

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