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Large crowd hears Larson, Kube debate
/ Oct 23, 2014 9:59 pm

Large crowd hears Larson, Kube debate

  HARTINGTON — Area residents got a chance Wednesday night to listen to the two candidates running for the District 40 Senate seat to share their views at a debate here. Dist. 40 Sen. Tyson Larson and challenger Keith Kube, Crofton, answered questions for about an hour in front of a crowd of over 100 people at the Hartington City

/ Oct 8, 2014 10:29 am

Kathol, Dybdal are top 4-Hers in Cedar County

Two of the top 4-H awards for 2014 were handed out Sunday at the Cedar County 4-H Achievement Program. Ty Dybdal is the recipient of the Cedar County Outstanding 4-H Service Award and Austin Kathol was presented the Outstanding 4-H Achievement Award. Dybdal and Kathol each received a plaque sponsored by the Cedar County News, along with a check for

Wynot celebrates Homecoming
/ Oct 2, 2014 5:10 pm

Wynot celebrates Homecoming

 

/ Oct 1, 2014 10:09 am

Father Keiter is returning to Cedar County

A Hartington native will be coming home soon to guide some area churches. Father Jim Keiter, son of Jake and Darlene Keiter, Hartington, will take over as pastor at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Fordyce, and St. Boniface Catholic Church, Menominee. St. John parishoners will get a chance to say goodbye to longtime priest Fr. David Fulton Oct. 6

WPS Homecoming Royalty
/ Oct 1, 2014 10:08 am

WPS Homecoming Royalty

  Jenna Heine and Ian Folkers were named as the Wynot High School Queen and King during coronation ceremonies last Friday at Wynot. Friday’s Homecoming event marked the 65th Homecoming in Wynot.  

/ Sep 24, 2014 10:54 am

Cedar County Ag Society budget up; tax rate down

Members of the Cedar County Ag Society held a public hearing at the Cedar County Fairgrounds Sept. 10 for the proposed budget. The 2014-15 tax requirement for the Cedar County Agriculture Society is just under $114,900. The tax requirement is up by approximately two percent from last year’s amount, according to Greg Heine, Ag Society board member. For the complete

Cedar County Museum celebration is a big success
/ Sep 17, 2014 10:27 am

Cedar County Museum celebration is a big success

HARTINGTON —  Over 300 visitors took a look back in history when they stopped in at the Cedar County Museum for Sunday’s 50th Birthday Celebration. Karen Bonneau, who serves as vice-president for the Museum Board, was happy with the large number of people that turned out for the event. “We were very pleased with the crowd,” Bonneau said. “It was

/ Sep 3, 2014 10:49 am

Cedar County valuation sees an increase of $400 million

The 2014 valuation for Cedar County is close to $2.4 billion, which is over a 17 percent increase from the previous year’s value, which was just under $2 billion. Valuations on ag land across the county had to be raised this year according to Cedar County Assessor Don Hoesing. “All of the farm valuations went up, although the land values

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