Wausa well represented at free throw contest

YANKTON, S.D. — Eleven student-athletes from Wausa Public School went to Yankton to compete in the Elks Hoop Shoot free throw competition on Dec. 18. Of the 11, three won their division, four got second place and two got third.  In the 8-9 girls division, Tierney Alexander placed first and Olivia Barta placed second.  In […]

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Osmond gets a Christmas treat

OSMOND — The Osmond community was in for a Christmas treat on Thursday, Dec. 15, as Osmond High School hosted its junior-senior high school vocal and instrumental Christmas program in the gym. Christalin Ginn and her choir and band students performed Christmas classics and contemporary Christmas hits. The program began with the junior high chorus […]

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All I Want for Christmas is……..

HARTINGTON — Area school children recently underwent one of the annual rites of the Christmas season, writing their Christmas letter to Santa. Every year Santa receives more letters than previous years from children around the world. He finds it is quite a time-saver to have the letters sent to the local newspaper. Santa told the […]

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Wausa students strut their stuff at concert

WAUSA — The Wausa Elementary School held its Christmas program last Thursday evening. Students sang and the sixth grade band performed. The students performed “Miracle at Midnight.” Check out the Wausa Gazette Photo Gallery for more from the big event.    

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Wausa School Bd. will beef up network

WAUSA — Wausa School board members looked at the school’s network system, added three names to the list of substitute teachers, agreed to purchase new reading curriculum and discussed the recent evaluation on Superintendent Brad Hoesing during the Dec. 14 meeting. Wausa School Technology Coordinator Josh Barney talked to board members about the need to […]

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Groups work together to aid local library

HARTINGTON — An anonymous donor, the Hartington Library Foundation, and the Hartington City Council are all working together to make sure the local library is handic ap accessible. The 18-year-old wheelchair lift at the library recently quit working and cannot be fixed. The Library Board has a bid of $37,480 from Access Elevator and Lift, […]

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Koranda earns national recognition

LAUREL — An area woman has earned national recognition for her leadership skills. Susan Koranda was recently named as a 2016 selection for Outstanding Women in Banking honors. The recognition, sponsored by Clifton-Larson Allen, is presented by NorthWestern Financial Review magazine. Koranda, who serves as executive vice president at the bank, got her start in […]

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Filing deadline approaches

Hartington — Most Cedar County Village Boards are in unfamilliar territory this year. For the first time in a very long time, area village boards are not scrambling to find candidates for the board. Filings so far show incumbents on three of the village boards – Coleridge, Magnet and Wynot – will have some competition. […]

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Former News Publisher will join Newspaper Hall of Fame

KEARNEY — A former Cedar County News stallwart will be inducted into the Nebraska Journalism Hall of Fame this October. Former News Editor and Publisher, J.P. O’Furey, will be one of four people inducted into the Hall of Fame at an Oct. 21 banquet in Lincoln. Others to be inducted are: Sharron Hollen, G. Woodson […]

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Work begins on Coleridge Veterans Plaza

COLERIDGE — Work on the Coleridge Area Memorial Plaza began last week, with the dirt work starting April 11. The hope is to have the memorial completed before Memorial Day. The memorial is the brainchild of American Legion Post 114 members who put a plan in place for a “Project Camp” memorial to honor veterans […]

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