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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.

Area girls learn fashion, friendship
/ Jul 17, 2014 2:05 am

Area girls learn fashion, friendship

  HARTINGTON —  Eight years ago four local girls from different schools started out with two pieces of material and a needle and thread in their quest to learn to sew. It was 4-H that brought these girls together during competition and life skills education that helped weave friendships to sustain them while learning about the world around them. Thursday,

/ Jul 16, 2014 10:59 am

Rains are turning county road into lake

RANDOLPH —  Recent rains have turned a flood control structure near here into a lake. With more problems available than solutions, Cedar County Commissioners now wait for a series of questions to be answered before moving forward to fix the once dubbed flood control road dam project now turned lake located on 561 Avenue and 870 Road Northeast of Randolph.

New Extension Educator comes on board just in time for the Fair
/ Jul 16, 2014 10:02 am

New Extension Educator comes on board just in time for the Fair

  HARTINGTON —  Fordyce native Jim Jansen started his new role as the Beef System Extension Educator for Cedar and Knox counties as of July 1, working at the Cedar County Extension office. He will work out of both the Cedar and Knox Extension offices. For the complete story, go to our E-edition at www.hartington.net.  

/ Jul 2, 2014 10:53 am

Altar from Laurel’s Immanuel Lutheran now in Pilger

PILGER — An altar, which was made by a Laurel resident over 50 years ago, has became a token of the brotherhood and love that exists between two small Nebraska communities. The altar is from the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Laurel for the congregation from a church in Pilger which lost their church building and contents when twin tornados swept