Archive for category: County

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…

/ Nov 19, 2015 8:45 pm

Statewide communication project is now coming together

HARTINGTON—The state is closer to completing its long planned microwave project as part of its public safety system to connect all 93 counties by line-of-sight microwave towers. Commissioners attended an informational meeting Wednesday, Nov. 18 on the statewide microwave project in Norfolk for all elected officials. According to Emergency Management Director Kevin Garvin, 12 counties in Northeast Nebraska are the…

/ Nov 5, 2015 9:00 am

Judge still considering outcome of two-hour trial over $25 ticket

HARTINGTON — A Cedar County court trial dealing with a $25 ticket for having a fence in the road right-of-way, stretched out to over two hours Oct. 28. After the evidence was presented Cedar County Court Judge Douglas Luebbe said he would deliberate on the matter before making his ruling. Judge Luebe said he would be looking at the statutes,…

/ Oct 29, 2015 4:00 pm

Bow Valley farmer is honored in White House ceremony

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — A Hartington farmer was at the White House Monday to be honored as a “champion of change for sustainable and climate-smart agriculture.” Martin Kleinschmit, Bow Valley, was among 12 people from across the United States to be honored in the White House ceremony. Kleinschmit is the owner of an organic farm that produces grains and raises grass-finished…

BREAKING — Hartington Fire responds to combine fire
/ Oct 26, 2015 5:50 pm

BREAKING — Hartington Fire responds to combine fire

BOW VALLEY — Hartington Volunteer Fire Department responded to a combine on fire a half mile west on 887 Rd. Monday afternoon. Upon arriving at the scene the front of the combine was on fire along with adjacent field. Crews were able to quickly gain control of the fire despite the southerly winds. No injuries were reported at the time…

/ Oct 23, 2015 4:00 pm

Cedar County is looking at another hydrology study

HARTINGTON — Kirk and Michael Engineers, Omaha, presented findings to Cedar County Commissioners last week on a second hydrology study on 560 Avenue in rural Cedar County. The study is being done to best determine how to replace a 20-foot wooden bridge. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the complete story. Just follow this link to get…

/ Oct 8, 2015 10:00 am

County sets tax levies

HARTINGTON —  Tax levies were set and road issues were discussed during the Cedar County Commission meeting Sept. 29. Board members set and approved the 2015 tax levies. Cedar County Commissioners have authority over the tax rates for the County, Ag Society and the fire districts. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the complete story. Just follow…

/ Oct 1, 2015 6:00 am

Cedar County residents show their support for death penalty

LINCOLN — It appears that at least 1,053 Cedar County residents did their part to put a petition on the ballot to bring back the death penalty. The Referendum Petition for LB 268 (death penalty) was launched this summer. The Secretary of State’s office certified the voter registration totals submitted by all 93 counties as of 5 p.m., Aug. 27.…

Coleridge and Hartington fire crews respond
/ Sep 11, 2015 6:40 pm

Coleridge and Hartington fire crews respond