New Hartington store is filled with ‘charming’ items

HARTINGTON — “Uptown Charm,” a new store that has opened in Hartington, has a lot to offer. As you step through the door at “Uptown Charm” you will be amazed at the large selection of gorgeous ladies’ clothing, beautiful jewelry, purses, shoes, unique home décor, a large array of gift items and more. The messages […]

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Long-standing program may have seen its last hurrah

HARTINGTON — A long-standing Hartington tradition appears to have come to an end. For the first time in its 52-year history, the Hartington Little League basketball program will not dribble down the City Auditorium floor. The season has been canceled due to lack of participants. The decision came as a shock to many that have […]

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HNS One-to-One computer program is clicking along

HARTINGTON —  The newly adopted One-to-One program seems to be working well, Supt. A.J. Johnson told School Board members at Monday’s Board meeting. Last spring, the Board approved spending $62,079 to buy 150 Chromebook laptops and launch the program. Technology coordinator Cody Stappert then spent much of the summer getting everything ready for students. The […]

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Library, newspaper work together to get archives digitized

HARTINGTON — It just got easier to access local history. The Hartington Library Foundation, Hartington Public Library and the Cedar County News just completed a digital preservation project involving over 100 years of the Cedar County News and nearly 50 years of the Hartington Herald. The Cedar County News is now digitized from 1898-2012, while […]

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Accident prompts change in speed limit

HARTINGTON — A deadly pedestrian motor vehicle accident here has prompted county and city officials to seek a change in the speed limit on the edge of Hartington. Cedar County Commissioners will be sending a request to the Nebraska Dept. of Roads concerning lowering the speed limit on the highways running south and west from […]

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Updated technology helps HNS better communicate with students, community

HARTINGTON — Hartington-Newcastle school officials are working to improve communication with staff, students and community members. Hartington-Newcastle School Board members agreed last spring to redevelop their online presence. A new phone app was developed and is available on both iPhone and Android. It’s expected the app will help spread easier communication to the public. The […]

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First Congregational Church in Hartington sees 100 years

HARTINGTON — The First Congregational Church in Hartington was organized in September, 1917, when members from four Hartington area churches of different denominations agreed to worship as one group. The Baptist, Presbyterian, Methodist and Episcopal Churches were struggling and started to talk about working together. None of the four churches would agree to merge under […]

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City Council approves several liquor licenses

HARTINGTON – The Hartington City Council approved liquor licenses Monday for the VFW, Marcy’s Main Street, the Hartington Golf Club and Stop N Go. Stop N Go will be reverting back to its old liquor license. When Travis Howell purchased Stop N Go from Bob Thoene, he applied for and was granted a license enabling […]

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City hands out revolving loan funds

HARTINGTON — The Hartington City Council agreed to invest in local business Monday. The Council agreed to use LB840 revolving loan funds to help Ben and Erin Schroeder make improvements to the Globe Clothing building and to help them prepare to open a new business in the Main Street landmark. The Council agreed to grant […]

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