Archive for category: Hartington

/ Aug 27, 2014 10:34 am

City Council deals with building permits

Hartington—The Hartington City Council Monday approved two building permits. Russ Flamig is building a new garage to replace the old structure he tore down. The new garage will be built on the west side of the house and be about two feet wider. Charles Becker also got a permit to build a garage on the south end of his home.

/ Aug 13, 2014 10:20 am

County agrees to help fund three libraries

Hartington —  The Hartington Public Library will get an increase of $1,000 in the new budget year from Cedar County Commissioners, who view this as money well spent. County Commissioners decided July 22, to increase funding to libraries in Hartington and Randolph from $5,000 to $6,000 and Laurel from $2,500 to $3,000. Most of the county funding is reported to

/ Aug 13, 2014 10:18 am

Experts give tips on staying safe around grain bins

HARTINGTON —  It only takes a second for things to turn bad when it comes to farmers and grain bins. The most recent illustration happened Aug. 8 when 60-year-old Tim Hansen died after attempting to dislodge some corn from the side of a bin. Hansen was trying to break corn loose in a 60,000 bushel bin Tuesday afternoon. When the

/ Aug 13, 2014 10:16 am

Property owners upset with street assessments

Hartington — The Hartington City Council voted to approve land owner assessments of $455,000 following a short meeting with affected landowners at its regular meeting Monday, Aug.11. Council members intend to bond out that same amount and spread that over a 10-year period. Local residents filled the Council Chambers with questions concerning the language of the “assessment notice” as it

/ Aug 6, 2014 10:36 am

City street repair work is planned here

Hartington — Expect more road work over the next four weeks in Hartington. The Hartington City Council last week  awarded the bid to Knife River Midwest LLC, Sioux City, Iowa, to resurface four different Hartington streets and one intersection. The company bid  $294,248.02 to do the project. The work began on Monday Aug. 4 and is expected to be completed

/ Aug 6, 2014 10:35 am

Edwards is glad to be back in Cedar County again

HARTINGTON —  Sarah Edwards is glad to be back home again. The St. Helena native and Wynot Public Schools graduate recently began her new duties with the Hartington-Newcastle School District as its new Elementary School Principal at both Hartington and Newcastle locations. She just completed a three-day workshop in Kearney for all principals and superintendents to prepare for what is

Summer’s over – Students are heading back to school next week
/ Aug 6, 2014 10:27 am

Summer’s over – Students are heading back to school next week

HARTINGTON  — The summer will be over here Aug. 14 for most area students. With only one week left before Cedar County children return to the classroom school officials are hurrying about to ready the buildings and new staff members for the challenges of the upcoming 2014-15 school year. Cedar Catholic High School administrators used the summer break to complete

/ Jul 30, 2014 10:24 am

Council approves building permit for Hydraulics

HARTINGTON —  Hydraulic Components Ind. plans to add on a 60 x 64 foot new steel structure on the east side of the existing building. The addition will be 23-feet tall and have five doors for trucks to drive through. According to the building permit filed July 2 with the city of Hartington, the new addition will be used for

/ Jul 30, 2014 10:20 am

NRD drafts groundwater protection plan

Hartington — The Lewis and Clark NRD has drafted rules and regulations to protect groundwater quantity across the District. Recent increases in irrigation development, increased potential for groundwater use, and drought prompted development of the new rules and regulations to monitor, enhance and protect the resource, said Lewis and Clark NRD Manager Tom Moser. For the complete story, go to

/ Jul 23, 2014 10:12 am

HPS will add two busses to its fleet

Hartington Public School Board members voted Monday to add two used busses to its fleet. The Board voted for a lease-to-own deal on two ‘like new’ school busses for $151,000 over a three-year period from Master’s Transportation.   For the complete story, go to our E-edition at    

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