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Area man arrested after disturbance at bank

LAUREL — A Tuesday morning disturbance at Security Bank here has resulted in the arrest of an area man.

Paul Koch was arrested by Laurel Police Chief Ron Lundahl around 9:30 a.m., Tuesday.

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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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Man charged after beach confrontation

HARTINGTON — Cedar County Attorney Nicholas S. Matney announced charges have been filed against Guillermo Coronado Ortiz, 59, South Sioux City, following his arrest Tuesday evening at the Gavin’s Point Project, Lake Yankton Swimming Beach.

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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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