Some area trees will get special attention in January

HARTINGTON — About 150 Hartington residents will soon be getting notification that some of their trees need to be trimmed. Hartington Tree Board President Dan Kathol recently got the approval of the Council to send out letters to area residents, whose trees hang too low over streets or sidewalks. City Ordinance No. 683 requires an […]

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Local couple will revitalize once popular Hartington Hotel

HARTINGTON — A local couple is making some big plans for a once popular Hartington spot. Ben and Erin Schroeder recently purchased the Hartington Hotel and plan to renovate it. They are still not sure how they will utilize the space. So far the ideas include possibly putting in a cafe or coffee shop, and […]

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Area kids

HARTINGTON — It’s that time of year again — the time of year when area children put pen to paper and write their letters to Santa. This week’s issue of the  Cedar County News is publishing some of those letters from area school children. For more, check out this week’s Cedar County News E Edition, […]

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Old hotel has a storied history in Hartington

HARTINGTON — A new chapter in the long and colorful history of the Hartington Hotel is about to begin. The long-vacant hotel has been purchased by Ben and Erin Schroeder, who recently finished a complete remodel of the historic Globe Clothing building in downtown Hartington. The three-story downtown fixture has been shuttered since a 1995 […]

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Throwback Thursday: Soccer was big here 95 years ago

HARTINGTON — These days, Hartington is known as a football town. Between the town’s two schools, Hartington has been represented in the playoffs 33 times. But it wasn’t always that way. nearly a century ago, the community was known for its soccer — yes. soccer. Throwback Thursday this week takes a look at the community’s […]

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Hotel is set to rise from the ashes

HARTINGTON — It has been a busy year for Ben and Erin Schroeder. The two bought the historic Globe Clothing building earlier this year and have spent much of the past six months renovating it. Now they have a new project — the Hartington Hotel. Erin Schroeder is someone who is self-described as a person […]

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Former Husker fires up Hartington students

Jake Higgins Cedar County News HARTINGTON — Demoine Adams knows all about perseverance. In 2002, the former Husker football player graduated in three years with a degree in political science along with five minors. It was a long journey from taking the ACT’s eight times during high school to qualify to play college football. Adams […]

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It’s Time to Light up the Night

HARTINGTON — Hartington Candlelight Christmas organizers are putting the finishing touches on this Friday’s community-wide celebration. After two straight years of weather postponements for the event, organizers have their fingers crossed in hopes of good weather for the 17th annual event. The National Weather Service is predicting a high temperature in the mid 50s for […]

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Fire Department contains brush pile fire

HARTINGTON – The Hartington Fire Department was called north of town on Tuesday afternoon. Kleinschmit Trucking had a brush pile that was burning, and assistance was required to contain the flames. Four firetrucks left town around 3:40 PM on Tuesday to handle the call, and all four trucks left the scene just shy of 4:30 […]

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