Archive for category: Schools

Local students learn about fire safety
/ Oct 17, 2014 2:59 pm

Local students learn about fire safety

HARTINGTON — Members of the Hartington Volunteer Fire Dept. spent Friday teaching area school children about fire safety. The firemen used a smoke-trailer, and tours of the new Fire Hall to help explain what they do to help keep people safe. They also handed out tips on how the children can stay safe from fire. Smokey the Bear was even

/ 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,”

Crowning Achievement
/ Oct 8, 2014 10:27 am

Crowning Achievement

Tanner Fischer and Savannah Scoville were named Homecoming King and Queen at Friday’s Pep Rally in the school gym prior to the football game. For the complete story, go to our E-edition at www.hartington.net  

It’s Homecoming Week for Hartington-Newcastle
/ Sep 30, 2014 6:52 pm

It’s Homecoming Week for Hartington-Newcastle

HARTINGTON — This week will be filled with many special activities for Hartington-Newcastle students. This marks the first Homecoming celebration since the two schools merged. This year’s Homecoming theme is ‘Heroes Homecoming’ with dress-up days that began Monday with America Day.    

Homecoming Parade is a hit
/ Sep 19, 2014 7:35 pm

Homecoming Parade is a hit

Cedar Catholic held its Homecoming Parade Friday afternoon under warm, sunny skies. It was a great day for a parade. Check our photo galleries throughout the weekend. for Galleries on the parade, weekly events, football game, coronation and the dance

Homecoming Week Fun
/ Sep 17, 2014 11:08 pm

Homecoming Week Fun

HARTINGTON — Cedar Catholic and Holy Trinity students got a chance to enjoy the nice weather during Homecoming Week activities Wednesday at the schools. Several student contests were held Wednesday. Check the photo gallery for more.    

Homecoming Fun
/ Sep 14, 2014 10:43 am

Homecoming Fun

Ty Becker and Alexis Arens were selected King and Queen of Cedar Catholic 2014 Homecoming fesitivites. Coronation took place following the Friday night football game where the Trojans trounced Homer, 39-0. More photos of Cedar’s Homecoming activities can be found at www.hartington.net, Photo Gallery.  

/ Sep 3, 2014 10:56 am

Wildcats to open with familiar foe

There shouldn’t be too many surprises Friday night when the Hartington-Newcastle Wildcats travel to Emerson to take on the Emerson-Hubbard Pirates. This will be the 14th meeting between the two teams in the past 20 years. Each team has won seven games in the series with Hartington taking the last four in a row. Even though the two teams are

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 10:42 am

Area students are above state, national average for ACT testing

HARTINGTON — Area high school students are earning a reputation for doing well on college entrance exam tests. Three Cedar Catholic High School seniors scored 30 or higher on their college entrance exam taken during the last school year. The ACT test has become the most common test taken by those wanting to enter college. For the complete story, go