Missoula Children’s Theatre presents show here

HARTINGTON — Hartington citizens shouldn’t be surprised if they see local children running around speaking like pirates or dressing up in old sailors garb, they’re just practicing for their upcoming “Treasure Island” play performance this weekend. The production is being put on by the Missoula Children’s Theatre, which is currently touring around the United States, […]

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Area veterans are saluted in special ceremonies

HARTINGTON — A crowd of about 50 people was greeted by sunny, cloudless skies when they came out to the Cedar County courthouse Monday for the annual Memorial Day service. Lines of American flags flapped in the breezy weather when the 15-minute service began at 10 a.m. at the war memorial outside the courthouse. The […]

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From Hartington to Harvard Medical School

KEARNEY – Rachel Flaugh’s love of science began as a child on her family’s farm with a curiosity about the health of animals. That curiosity took her on a journey to explore the medical field as a certified nursing assistant in high school and as a chemistry major at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. Her journey […]

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Bowling benefit planned for Reifenrath

HARTINGTON — Sue Reifenrath made a big difference in many people’s lives. She had worked to get the long-dormant Hartington swim team up and running again. She was the president of the Women’s Bowling League and an art instructor at Holy Trinity Elementary School. She died March 7 of this year after a long battle […]

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City wants to find someone to use up $9,000 housing rehab fund

HARTINGTON —  The city of Hartington wants to give away some money. For the past couple of Hartington City Council meetings, now, the city has discussed a long untouched Housing Rehabilitation fund. Judy Joy, a Housing Loan Specialist with the Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District, told Council members Monday the fund is from a 2002 […]

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Plans for bank construction in Hartington are revealed

April 18, 1912 HARTINGTON — A perspective view of the new First National Bank building has been received by the bank officers from the architects in Sioux City. On account of some modifications which are likely to be ordered, the picture does not exactly represent the finished building and so is not for publication at […]

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Flashback Friday – Fire wipes out elevator

April 6, 1907 HARTINGTON — At one o’clock Wednesday morning, fire was discovered in the Peavey Elevator and an alarm was given at once. By the time the fire department reached the scene, the entire building was a mass of flames and the adjacent property was in danger of being destroyed. One stream of water […]

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Chamber welcomes First Chiropractic

HARTINGTON — Members of the Hartington Chamber of Commerce came together recently  to help First Chiropractic owners and employees cut the ribbon on their new downtown Hartington business. The Yankton-based business recently remodeled the old Kruse Hardware Store building on Broadway in downtown Hartington.  

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New teachers to join HNS staff this fall

HARTINGTON — Hartington-Newcastle has hired four new teachers for next school year, and has one more position to fill. The Hartington-Newcastle School Board Monday accepted the resignation of science teacher Brenda Buschkamp. In her letter of resignation, Buschkamp cited her desire to spend more time with family. The Board also gave its stamp of approval […]

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