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 www.hartington.net
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Hartington found the big screen 55 years ago this month. That’s when construction began on Cedar County’s first drive-in movie theatre. The Hi-View Drive-In theater, built in 1959, was located on Highway 84 on the west edge of Hartington near where Bomgaars now sits. For the complete story, go to our E-edition at www.hartington.net.
HARTINGTON — The Hartington Volunteer Fire Dept. was called out Saturday afternoon to a house fire. The fire fighters were called to the Bruce and Sue Reifenrath house when fire alarms were heard going off in the house. The house was filled with smoke, so local firemen worked to find the source of the smoke.
HARTINGTON — The Hartington City Council voted Monday to accept the bid and grants for the long-awaited flood control project. Economic Development Corporation Board member Dan Kathol presented the Council with final cost projections, completion dates and loan repayment schedules. After some discussion, the board voted to approve the project at a cost of $928,152 after grants and loan forgiveness
Twenty-seven Cedar County property owners disagree with the 2014 valuation placed on their real estate and have filed protests. Fifteen of the protests involve farm land, while 12 protests are on residential property. June 30 was the last day for property valuation protests. For the complete story, go to our E-edition at www.hartington.net
Tornadoes, dangerous thunderstorms and damaging hail are all too real for area farmers this summer with a cost of $40 million and rising. The 2014 Farm Bill brings a light at the end of the tunnel for farmers and ranchers who have suffered loss to property and livestock with three new permanent programs. For the complete story, go to our
Dianna Beaman has joined the Cedar County News staff as a reporter. She replaces Jacob Snyder who left the News earlier this month to work as a reporter and editor for the Wright County Monitor in Clarion, Iowa. For the complete story, check out the E Edition at www.hartington.net
HARTINGTON — The Hartington City Council and Economic Development Corporation agreed Monday to put aside their differences and work together to find a way to fund the proposed water quality and flood control project. The project began five years ago as an Economic Development Corporation study. The city has since taken it on, but has had to overcome several stumbling
HARTINGTON — Graduates of the Hartington Public School Class of 1964 held a 50th reunion Saturday at the Cobblestone Inn. Seventeen classmates, out of the 28 graduates, had stories to tell and memories to share amidst lots of laughter this past weekend. For the full story, go to our E-edition at www.hartington.net
HARTINGTON —Hartelco ushered in a new era of telecommunication with a special ceremony last Tuesday. Gone are the days of using copper cables and in their place is what has been called a future-proof type of a telecommunications system, fiber optics. The “copper cutting,” as it was dubbed, also signified the completion of the three Fiber-to-the-Home projects Hartelco has been