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Wynot tops Menno in District opener
/ Jul 30, 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

Cedar County Fair really packs them in
/ Jul 23, 2014 10:03 am

Cedar County Fair really packs them in

    Mild weather and great entertainment proved to be a good mix for the 2014 Cedar County Fair. It was a record-breaking fair according to Larry Dybdal who serves on the Cedar County Ag Society/Fair Board. Saturday night’s entertainment, Sawyer Brown and Rodney Atkins, who performed on Sunday night, drew large numbers of people. “We had super crowds at

Long hours of preparation pay off for area youth in livestock shows
/ Jul 23, 2014 8:15 am

Long hours of preparation pay off for area youth in livestock shows

Showing animals is an integral part of the Cedar County Fair. From dogs to chickens to goats and cattle, the buildings on the Cedar County Fairgrounds are filled with animals, each July and the kids showing them. While much of the action takes place in the actual show ring, the preparation starts months before the performance. For the complete story,

Record numbers turn out for Poultry Show
/ Jul 18, 2014 9:03 pm

Record numbers turn out for Poultry Show

HARTINGTON — A record number of 4-H youth signed up for this year’s Cedar County Fair Poultry Show. Check out the photo gallery for photo updates

Dairy Show
/ Jul 18, 2014 3:43 pm

Dairy Show

HARTINGTON — Cedar County 4-Hers and FFA members turned out in force for Thursday’s Cedar County Fair Beef Show

Horse Show
/ Jul 18, 2014 3:25 pm

Horse Show

HARTINGTON — This year’s Cedar County Fair Horse Show was moved up a day to accommodate a full Fair Schedule. The annual 4-H and FFA show featured several events and riders and horses from around the county.    

It’s Fair Time
/ Jul 17, 2014 4:43 pm

It’s Fair Time

HARTINGTON — The Cedar County Fair got underway this week. This year’s Fair got underway Wednesday with the 4-H and FFA Horse Show in the morning and the Cedar County Talent Show in the evening. Fair-goers were greeted by some great weather and even better family entertainment on Wednesday. Cedar County News photographers were out in force covering the event.