Archive for category: County

Wynot Girl’s State Basketball
/ Mar 6, 2015 6:01 am

Wynot Girl’s State Basketball

   

/ Mar 5, 2015 6:00 pm

County officials want to find a way to stop mud running

HARTINGTON — Mud running became a big topic at Tuesday’s Cedar County Commission meeting. Mud running, also known as recreation mudding, is causing problems by tearing up minimum maintenance roads and causing added expense to the county road department. Private property has also been damaged by the mud runners. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the complete [&hellip

/ Mar 5, 2015 6:00 pm

Top-ranked B-R ends Wynot boys’ season Ponca

PONCA — The Wynot Blue Devils and the Bancroft-Rosalie Panthers locked up in a real defensive battle in Thursday’s D2-3 SubDistrict title game. It was a four-minute scoring drought in the second quarter and freethrow shooting that spelled defeat for the Blue Devils as the Panthers advanced to the district finals with a 43-38 win. Check out the Cedar County [&hellip

Lady Devils will go after fifth state title
/ Mar 5, 2015 12:10 am

Lady Devils will go after fifth state title

BATTLE CREEK — Every year for the past few years the Wynot Lady Blue Devils seem to be able to flip a switch and play some of their best basketball as they begin a run at another state basketball championship. This year they began their quest when they downed a very good team from Stuart by a final score of [&hellip

Recall petition being circulated to remove Wiese from County Commission
/ Mar 4, 2015 6:00 pm

Recall petition being circulated to remove Wiese from County Commission

HARTINGTON — A Cedar County man has filed papers with the County Clerk’s office to recall County Commissioner Jerry Wiese. Wiese was first elected to office in 2012. He defeated long-time Commissioner Marlen Kraemer in the primary election that year and was then unopposed in the general election to earn a four-year term in office. Check out the Cedar County [&hellip

Area pastor planning trip to Africa
/ Feb 25, 2015 6:00 pm

Area pastor planning trip to Africa

COLERIDGE —  Pastor Loren Epp, from the Coleridge Family Church, will be traveling to Africa next month to help spread the word of Jesus Christ to the natives. He will be leaving in late March and be gone two weeks. Epp and a friend will take part in three different conferences in northern and central Kenya. Check out the Cedar [&hellip

Tornado repairs dominate County road plan
/ Feb 21, 2015 1:00 am

Tornado repairs dominate County road plan

HARTINGTON — Cedar County Commissioners approved the annual One-and-Six year plans for road and bridge projects Feb. 10. Roads Superintendent Carla Schmidt said there are 73 total projects listed on the plan, and of those, 40 are on the one-year portion of the plan. The county completed six projects in 2014 and eight projects in 2013. The first six priorities [&hellip

Eskens cooking up new new ideas for area restaurant
/ Feb 18, 2015 7:00 pm

Eskens cooking up new new ideas for area restaurant

SOUTH YANKTON —  Walking in through the front  door of the old Bruno’s Restaurant, the aroma of smoked meats and a hint of barbecue seemed to mix nicely with the new renovating and construction going on inside. Ron, Tammie and their son, Tyler Eskens, are hoping all their hard work since buying the building last September will help transform the [&hellip

New Director is now welcoming people to area facility
/ Feb 11, 2015 6:01 pm

New Director is now welcoming people to area facility

SOUTH YANKTON —  An area resident has taken over as the new director of the Corp of Discovery Welcome Center in northern Cedar County. Minette Paltz started her new duties in December. Even though Paltz has been the director at the Welcome Center only a short time she is busy putting together plans for a variety of events for fund [&hellip

County building permits are on the rise
/ Feb 6, 2015 2:00 pm

County building permits are on the rise

HARTINGTON  —  The number of building permits filed in rural areas of Cedar County in 2014 is up when compared with the number of permits filed two years ago in 2012. Cedar County records show 157 building permits were issued in 2014, 140 permits were filed in 2012. A number of the applications that filed in 2014 included permits to [&hellip