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Three fires in three hours


HARTINGTON  — Cedar County volunteer fire departments were kept busy Tuesday afternoon, responding to three different fires within a three-hour time span.

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Hartington loses Pizza Hut

HARTINGTON — The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed yet another victim.

Hartington Pizza Hut closed its doors Monday. 

Pizza Hut has been a mainstay in Hartington ever since it first opened its door here in 1984.

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Supreme Court rules on two Cedar Co. cases

HARTINGTON — The Nebraska Supreme Court ruled Friday that a Randolph area farmer had no right to put fencing in the road right-of-way. 

The ruling ends a seven-year battle between John Thelen and the County Board of Commissioners. 

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HNS extends closure to at least May 1

HARTINGTON — Hartington-Newcastle Public School Supt. A.J. Johnson announced Thursday that the local school will remain closed until at least May 1 because of the COVID-19 virus pandemic.

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NSAA extends activity ban

LINCOLN — The Nebraska School Activities Association announced Wednesday that its ban on activity and athletic events has been extended.

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City of Hartington is taking extra precautions

HARTINGTON — The City of Hartington is taking extra precautions to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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Local schools, churches to close

HARTINGTON — School officials at both Cedar Catholic and Hartington-Newcastle announced Monday afternoon their facilities would be closing for at least two weeks.

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COVDI-19 virus scare shuts down Unicameral

LINCOLN — Speaker Jim Scheer announced this morning that the Nebraska Unicameral would not reconvene this week as originally planned.

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