Archive for category: Hartington

/ Oct 1, 2014 10:10 am

New Fire Hall should be ready for use this month

The Fire and Ambulance Hall here is expected to be completed and ready for use by mid-October. The facility, located on the east half of the campus, has been under construction most of the year. Randy Kathol Construction is doing most of the work on the $1 million facility. Concrete work on driveways and the parking area was completed this

/ Sep 17, 2014 10:35 am

School Board votes to buy coach bus

HARTINGTON — The Hartington-Newcastle School Board voted Monday in favor of buying a 2004 travel Coach from Masters Transportation for sports and extra curricular activities. The bus cost is $229,000 and carries 62 students. It also has room for sports equipment, band instruments and other items in the undercarriage. Supt. Randall Anderson said he thought the graphics on the side

/ Sep 17, 2014 10:34 am

Area families share agricultural ideas on trip to Japan

HARTINGTON —  Two area couples gave residents in Japan a glimpse of what family life is like on a farm in Nebraska. Rod and Deb Flaugh and Scott and MeLea Kinkaid spent five days in Japan on a trip that was sponsored by the Nebraska Soybean Association. A group, which included eight Nebraska residents, flew out of Omaha and landed

/ Sep 10, 2014 10:53 am

City approves new $4 million budget

HARTINGTON — The city of Hartington will raise property taxes one cent per $100,000 of valuation despite increased growth and economic development. The City Council approved the increase during its budget hearing Monday, Sept. 8, and passed the 2014-15 budget totaling $4,081,743. The Council also agreed to a tax request of $477,025. For the complete story, go to our E-edition

Local volunteers make big commitment to help others
/ Sep 10, 2014 10:50 am

Local volunteers make big commitment to help others

HARTINGTON —  As an all volunteer organization, the Hartington EMTs rely on the call of its citizens — who possess a willingness to learn and help people — to step up to the plate. For Carol Hamilton, president of the Ambulance Squad, becoming an EMT was always something she wanted to do. So when the last of her ‘six plus

/ Sep 10, 2014 10:48 am

Hochstein joins elite Cornhusker company

Quite a few legends have emerged in the storied 125-year history of University of Nebraska football. These Husker legends are almost bigger than life — Guy Chamberlin, Dave Rimington, Johnny Rodgers, Mike Rozier, Eric Crouch, Touchdown Trommy Frazier. After last weekend’s ceremonies at the University of Nebraska’s Memorial Stadium, you can add one more name to that list — Hartington’s

/ Sep 10, 2014 10:47 am

Summer storms have big affect on Cedar County budget

HARTINGTON — Damage from last summer’s storms is still having an affect on local taxpayers. Several bridges will need to be replaced because of wind and water damage from June storms. Cedar County’s new $16.7 million budget, approved by Commissioners Tuesday, is asking for $275,121 more than last year’s tax request. The majority of this increase is because of the

/ Sep 3, 2014 10:51 am

Hochstein will join Husker Hall this weekend

Russ Hochstein’s childhood dream wa realized years ago. As a little kids growing up in Hartington, he dreamed of some day growing up to play football at Memorial Stadium, and some day maybe even playing football in the National Football League. Never in his wildest dreams could the 1996 Cedar Catholic graduate ever imagined where his love for football would

Cedar opens with OT heart-breaker
/ Sep 3, 2014 10:17 am

Cedar opens with OT heart-breaker

  The Cedar Catholic Trojans and the Aquinas Monarchs used every inch of  David  City’s Memorial Field in Friday night’s rain-soaked game— every inch except the endzone, that is. For four complete quarters, both teams’ grind-it-out offenses ate up the clock on several long drives, only to have the other teams’ defensive unit halt each and every drive just short

/ 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.

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