Economic outlook looks better in Neb.

HARTINGTON —  The economic outlook across the United States is not good but Nebraska looks better than a lot of states. Dr. Ken Lemke talked here Thursday about the 2013 national economic outlook and for Nebraska. He also talked about the trends affecting rural Nebraska. The slow growth in the U.S. economy is expected to […]

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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 […]

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Hail hits Hartington area

  HARTINGTON –  Golf-ball sized hail hit the Hartington area about  7:30 p.m. Saturdyay night. Cedar County was only on the edge of the storm, while Dixon, Dakota and Thurston counties faced the brunt of the storm. Western Iowa reported several tornado touch downs.  

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It's All Or Nothing For Wynot

WYNOT — Wynot school district patrons are pinning their hopes on an, “all or none” decision by the Nebraska Supreme Court. Attorney David Domina, who represents several people from the Wynot School District that appealed the results of the action taken at three separate Freeholding Board meetings along with two district court hearings, was the […]

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Johanns to Visit Hartington Wednesday

HARTINGTON — Former Neb. Governor and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Johanns will be in Hartington Wednesday to listen to citizens’ concersn. Johanns will appear at the Hartington Senior Center from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday. Johanns is running on the Republican ticket to replace Chuck Hagel in the U.S. Senate. Hagel announced earlier this year that […]

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Kleeb stumps through Hartington

HARTINGTON — Parades and celebrations bring out politicians and Hartington’s Q125 celebration was no exception. Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Scott Kleeb made a campaign stop here Sunday. He spent several hours in Hartington Sunday touring the car show, and visiting with people at the Hartington Senior Citizen Center and at Hartington’s Q125 headquarters.

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Election produces record low

HARTINGTON — Cedar County set a record for futility Tuesday. Only 14 percent of the county’s registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s Primary Election. The average voter turnout over the past few years is about 38 percent said Cedar County Clerk Dave Dowling. Prior to the election, he had predicted a 25 percent voter turnout […]

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Free Fishing Day is May 17

Park Entry will be free, too LINCOLN — Nebraska’s Free Fishing and Park Entry Day, Saturday, May 17, will be a chance for people to go fishing or visit a state park (SP) or state recreation area (SRA) and enjoy the experience without buying permits. Although no fishing or park entry permits will be required […]

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