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Area athletes are getting ready for baseball

HARTINGTON — It may not seem like it with the weather outside, but baseball season is right around the corner.

In fact, the Junior and Senior American Legion teams held their first practice Sunday night at the Fordyce Fire Hall.

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Hall of Fame career

HARTINGTON — There is a new Hall of Famer in Hartington.

On Friday, Wendy Brouillette Wortmann traveled down to Doane University to be inducted as an individual into the Doane Athletics Hall of Fame.

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Prom Night


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HNS Board accepts two teacher resignations; approves new hire

HARTINGTON — Monday’s Hartington-Newcastle School Board meeting featured an addition, two departures, and an expansion to a current initiative at the school. The School Board approved the hiring of a

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Area man is using patriotic signs to send a message

RANDOLPH — Neil Bloomquist has been taking steps to remind people about the important role veterans play in our lives. Bloomquist is partially responsible for signs that have been appearing

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Bow Valley Dance Hall is getting a facelift

BOW VALLEY — Renovations and updates are taking place on the Bow Valley Dance Hall. The project is expected to cost $140,000 and will replace all the tin on the

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William “Bill” Uhing

MENNO, S.D. — William “Bill” Uhing, 84, Yankton, S.D., died April 8, 2018, at the Menno-Olivet Care Center, Menno, S.D Visitation, with a rosary and a Vigil Service, were April

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Vernon H. Filips

SURPRISE, Ariz. — Vernon H. Filips, 82, Surprise, AZ, formerly, Bloomington, Minn., died March 27, 2018. A memorial service is planned at a later date. Vernon was born in Crofton,

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