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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.    

/ 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

School gets underway
/ Aug 14, 2014 8:14 pm

School gets underway

HARTINGTON — Summer ended Thursday for area students as they went back to school to the start the 2014-15 school year.  

/ Aug 6, 2014 10:35 am

Edwards is glad to be back in Cedar County again

HARTINGTON —  Sarah Edwards is glad to be back home again. The St. Helena native and Wynot Public Schools graduate recently began her new duties with the Hartington-Newcastle School District as its new Elementary School Principal at both Hartington and Newcastle locations. She just completed a three-day workshop in Kearney for all principals and superintendents to prepare for what is

Summer’s over – Students are heading back to school next week
/ Aug 6, 2014 10:27 am

Summer’s over – Students are heading back to school next week

HARTINGTON  — The summer will be over here Aug. 14 for most area students. With only one week left before Cedar County children return to the classroom school officials are hurrying about to ready the buildings and new staff members for the challenges of the upcoming 2014-15 school year. Cedar Catholic High School administrators used the summer break to complete

/ Jul 30, 2014 10:18 am

It’s Hartington-Newcastle School District as of Aug. 1

NEWCASTLE — With the first day of school only two weeks away, few questions remain on how the newly organized Hartington-Newcastle School District will operate as one unit. Wednesday’s joint school board meeting and public hearing here helped answer many questions, starting with who remains on the school board, which is seated when the new district is officially formed Aug.

/ Jul 23, 2014 10:12 am

HPS will add two busses to its fleet

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