Archive for category: Hartington

Getting ready for the big day
/ Nov 21, 2014 4:55 pm

Getting ready for the big day

HARTINGTON — Volunteers were busy this week getting everything ready for Friday’s Candlelight Christmas celebration. Ron Lammers of NPPD helped the Chamber of Commerce put ornaments on  its Memory Tree at Carkoski Field on Thursday afternoon

/ Nov 12, 2014 5:57 pm

Local VFW Auxiliary will vote to disband

HARTINGTON  —   The city of Hartington could soon lose a mainstay of community activity and service projects when the members of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary take a vote to formally disband the long time organization. The Ladies Auxiliary has called a special meeting for all members Nov. 15 to vote on disbanding the group that once claimed 300 active members.

/ Nov 5, 2014 5:10 am

Kruse, Christensen are re-elected

HARTINGTON — Incumbent Hartington City Council members Gary Kruse and Cody Christensen were re-elected to four-year terms Tuesday night. They defeated challenger Josh Wolfe to retain their seats. Mayor Brad Peitz will also return for another term. He was unopposed in his bid for re-election. Kruse got 341 votes, Christensen got 306 votes and Wolfe picked up 207 votes. County

/ Oct 23, 2014 6:29 pm

Flamig will share sewing wisdom with NECC class

Most people know Karen Flamig as the go-to person for alterations and quick fixes for wardrobes. Flamig has a shop in the rear of their home she calls ‘Karen’s Korner.’ Flamig has been sewing for the better part of 30 years and taught all three of her adult children how to sew. One of her sons, Garrett, makes a living

/ Oct 23, 2014 6:27 pm

Edwards is bringing his business to downtown Hartington

Cedar County continues to grow as new businesses move in and remodel existing storefronts. Big Red Outdoors, owned and operated by Chris Edwards, plans to open a business in the former Chuck’s Farm Service building at 205 N. Broadway Avenue by the end of November, if all goes well.  Extensive remodeling is going on both upstairs and downstairs. Edwards began

/ Oct 23, 2014 6:26 pm

Supt. Anderson announces retirement plans

Hartington-Newcastle School Supt. Randall Anderson surprised most people at Monday night’s school board meeting when he asked the board to accept his written resignation. Hartington Public Schools hired Anderson six years ago in a shared capacity with Crofton School District as its new superintendent. Anderson plans to officially resign from his position as the Crofton School’s Superintendent at its November

Becker is honored for efforts in rebuilding Wayne airport
/ Oct 15, 2014 12:09 pm

Becker is honored for efforts in rebuilding Wayne airport

Hartington native Tom Becker was honored during the recent re-dedication ceremony held at the Wayne Municipal Airport. Gov. Dave Heineman presented Nebraska’s “Admiral Award” to Becker and thanked him for all of the hard work and effort he put into restoring the airport after an EF4 tornado ripped through the east edge of Wayne and leveled the facility. The award

Flood control project is progressing
/ Oct 15, 2014 10:07 am

Flood control project is progressing

The Hartington City Council got an update on the Hartington flood control and water quality project Monday. Project Coordinator Dan Kathol told Council members the reservoir excavation and dirt work is about 60 percent complete.  That estimate includes the dike structure, the permanent pool and auxiliary spillway. Plumbing & Electric, contractor on the job, told Kathol they are in short

/ Oct 15, 2014 10:05 am

State Patrol evaluating how to replace Meier

The Nebraska State Patrol will still be a visible presence in Cedar County although nothing definite has been decided on how the recent retirement of State Trooper Ken Meier will affect the area. Meier, who lived north of Hartington, retired the end of Aug after putting in over thirty-seven years with the Nebraska State Patrol. The position is being re-evaluated

/ Oct 8, 2014 10:36 am

Hartington FFA Chapter planning a big community event this Saturday

This year’s FFA Fall Festival features two new events for the town to enjoy — a (5)K run and a dodgeball tournament. The third annual festival is this Saturday, beginning with a morning run and ending with a community dance. “It’s all part of an effort that I’ve impressed on the students since I began teaching here four years ago,”

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