Archive for category: Hartington

Town Hall meeting is set for next week
/ April 16, 2014 6:00 pm

Town Hall meeting is set for next week

HARTINGTON — A Town Hall community meeting is planned for April 24. The strategic planning meeting, is being called to discuss the results of the recent community survey. It is hoped the survey results will be used to help guide community members to develop an action plan for community improvement

Flood control project finally gets the green light
/ April 16, 2014 6:00 pm

Flood control project finally gets the green light

HARTINGTON — After years of research and discussion, and months of debate, the Hartington water quality and flood control project finally gained approval Monday from the Hartington City Council. This nod of the final project plan, as well as the specifications, and cost estimate, this month, with construction expected to start this year. The two main components of the project

NRD is proposing new groundwater quality rules
/ April 9, 2014 6:00 pm

NRD is proposing new groundwater quality rules

HARTINGTON — New groundwater use rules and regulations may be coming for area residents in the Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District. The NRD is drafting an amendment to its original Groundwater Management Plan to address groundwater quality and quantity issues and hopes to finalize and implement it yet this year. The local NRD held an information meeting here Thursday

Holy Trinity adorers say routine is worth the effort
/ April 9, 2014 5:59 pm

Holy Trinity adorers say routine is worth the effort

HARTINGTON — One hour. Just 60 minutes. In chapter 26 of Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus asks his disciples if they can stay awake and pray with Him for just one hour. Like them, Jesus asks us to spend some quiet time with him as well, especially during this time of Lent. And several dedicated long-time Holy Trinity parishioners have been answering

City hears of alternatives for flood control project
/ April 2, 2014 6:00 pm

City hears of alternatives for flood control project

HARTINGTON — City leaders were happy to hear an alternative configuration for the water quality and flood control project could significantly reduce the total project cost. Dan Kathol, project coordinator, and Carter Hubbard, an engineer with Olsson Associates, talked with the Hartington City Council about the new plan March 24. It calls for two sizes of pipes to drain water

Area Fire Departments stay busy
/ April 2, 2014 4:51 pm

Area Fire Departments stay busy

HARTINGTON – Hartington firemen went out on a call Wednesday morning for a grass fire southwest of Hartington. Area fire departments have been very busy lately

Dead guy is life of the party in upcoming play
/ March 26, 2014 6:01 pm

Dead guy is life of the party in upcoming play

HARTINGTON — Typically, dead guys and fundraising parties for political campaigns do not mix together well. And for Eloise (Christine Archer-Colvin) and Ralph (Chuck Butts) Vanlandingham, the situation is not different. Yet, Harold’s old college roommate Ralph (Nathan Arens) shows up with one and what happens next is nothing short of hilarious

City, Neiman settle out of court
/ March 26, 2014 6:00 pm

City, Neiman settle out of court

HARTINGTON — A lawsuit filed by former Hartington Police Chief Casey Neiman against the city nearly two years ago is now coming to a close. An out-of-court  settlement for the lawsuit was accepted by the Hartington City Council at their meeting Monday night. “The parties are pleased to announce that the mediation [held] was successful and the parties have agreed

UNL entrepreneurship pilot program starting in Hartington
/ March 26, 2014 6:00 pm

UNL entrepreneurship pilot program starting in Hartington

HARTINGTON — In order to best prepare and help entrepreneurs, Hartington community leaders have enlisted the help of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension. The town is participating in a research-based pilot program through UNL Extension called ECAP, Entrepreneurial Community Activation Process. Only eight communities throughout the state are participating. ECAP is a program that helps communities help themselves, according to

Pfeifer buys building, moves business to downtown Hartington
/ March 20, 2014 8:01 am

Pfeifer buys building, moves business to downtown Hartington

HARTINGTON — A new business will soon be moving into downtown Hartington. Craig Pfeifer, a Knights of Columbus field agent who has been working from his home in Wayne, has bought and is renovating the former Encore Video building. This new location will allow him to move out of the office onto a good site especially with his current customer