News Publisher Earns State Honor

LINCOLN – Cedar County News Co-Publisher Peggy Year was honored at a Friday banquet here for her role in community leadership. She was presented with a marble Harpst Leadership Nebraska plaque naming her as the, ”Nebraska Newspaper Publisher of the Year.” The award is richly deserved said Nebraska Press Association Executive Director Allen Beerman. “When […]

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Report shows cost of education is rising

DENVER — Public Schools Spent $9,138 Per Student in 2006 School districts in the United States spent an average of $9,138 per student in fiscal year 2006, an increase of $437 from 2005, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released today. Public Education Finances: 2006 offers a comprehensive look at the revenues and expenditures […]

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Community leaders invade Lincoln

By Barb Burbach Cedar County News LINCOLN —  A group of Hartington citizens with economic development on their minds spent much of last Friday visiting with executive and legislative officials at the Capitol, seeking opportunities to recruit businesses to invest in the Hartington area and bring jobs. Among this civic-minded group were Mayor Bill Yates, […]

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Knox County picks up DEQ grant

LINCOLN — Knox County was one of several Nebraska governmental entities to receive  Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality grants this week. DEQ Director Mike Linder announced the awarding of $1,614,715 in 68 grants for litter cleanup, recycling, and public education programs and activities. The Knox County grant of $5,279 was awarded to the county Dept. […]

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Neb. group works to develop wind energy potential

By Barb Burbach Cedar County News LINCOLN — A group has been formed to work with state and federal officials to build more wind energy projects in Nebraska. Two state senators and an agricultural leader announced last week the formation of the Nebraska Wind Working Group to develop the state’s wind energy potential.  The Group […]

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Hartington residents fill Gov.'s Mansion

HARTINGTON — Over 70 Hartington area residents packed the Governor’s Mansion Sunday to help the Nebraska landmark celebrate its 50th anniversary. Gov. Dave Heineman and First Lady Sally Ganem stood at the front door of the Georgian Colonial-style mansion and greeted area residents as they entered Sunday. The private ceremony was organized as a joint […]

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Hartington to present gift to Gov.'s Mansion

HARTINGTON — Past and present Hartington area residents will gather in Lincoln Sunday, Aug. 26 to help help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Governor’s Mansion by presenting a gift to the mansion. The event begins at 2 p.m. at the mansion. At that time the gift, a glass etching, will be unveiled.

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