Area was all abuzz about new drive-in movie theatre 55 years ago

Hartington found the big screen 55 years ago this month.

That’s when construction began on Cedar County’s first drive-in movie theatre.

The Hi-View Drive-In theater, built in 1959, was located on Highway 84 on the west edge of Hartington near where Bomgaars now sits.

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