Sen. Johanns talks about budget woes

HARTINGTON — U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns tried to give Hartington area residents Friday a better picture of the gloomy federal budget issue.

Sen. Johanns’ stopped in Hartington for the Friday Chamber of Commerce Chamber Coffee at the Outdoorsmen Productions office on North Broadway. About 40 people attended the event, which featured a presentation complete with charts and graphs from Johanns.

Prior to the Hartington meeting, Sen. Johanns spent time Friday in Niobrara and Santee.