City Council makes annual appointments

HARTINGTON — The Hartington City Council Monday handled the routine business of reorganizing for the new year.

The Council also heard a law enforcement report from the Cedar County Sheriff’s office.

Jason Dendinger, representing Hartington Youth Football, was on hand to thank the Council for allowing the program to use the Hartington Community Recreational Complex for its end-of-the-season tournament in Ocotober.

Dendinger said the year-end tournament brought at least 400-500 people to town.

Dendinger also presented the Council with the trophy won by the sixth grade team, which completed an undefeated season, winning the season-ending tournament along the way.

Council members Deb Addison and Chris Bartling, who won re-election in the November election, were both sworn in for four-year terms on the Board.

The Council re-appointed the Cedar County News as its official newspaper, and listed its official bank depository.

The Council also re-appointed all curent members to the EMT squad and the volunteer fire department.

Members of the EMT squad include: Eric Becker,Troy Bottolfsen, Donna Davey, Dixie Fischer, Carol Hamilton, Anthony Hoesing, Jeff Jones, Clay Kleinschmit, Tim Kuchta, Steve Leise, Chuck Meirose, Karen Newton, Tami Pedersen, Gene Pfanstiel, Steve Rokusek, Patty Schieffer, Marilyn Thoene and Sara Wilde.

Members of the volunteer fire department include: Fire Chief Randy Kathol, assistant chief Mike Jueden, Chris Bartling, Doug Becker, Dan Carl,  Jimmy Christensen, Dirk Dailey, Dave Feilmeier, Brandon Fischer, Rod Fischer, Brian Gall, Pat Guy, Bob Hamilton, Mark Heimes, Sam Hochstein, Mike Hoeppner, Tyler Kathol, Ron Lammers. Tucker Lammers, Ryan Marsh, Dustin Neuhalfen and Corey Pearson.