Ballots must be returned soon

RANDOLPH — Randolph residents must turn in their bond election ballots next week. Ballots must be in the possession of the Cedar County Clerk’s office by 5 p.m., Oct. 3, to be counted. Cedar County Election Commissioner Dave Dowling mailed ballots out in late September. City leaders are asking voters to approve a $4.8 million […]

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Randolph School Board adopts its new 2017-18 budget

RANDOLPH — Randolph School Board members adopted their 2017-18 school district budget Sept. 18 with general fund real property tax required for $3,507,423.20. Special building fund total required is $131,313.13. Total certified valuation for all counties for the school district is $728,011,817. In other action at the meeting, Elementary principal Mary Miller informed board members […]

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Harvesting corn by hand takes a special skill set

GOTHENBURG — Harvesting corn by hand brings back the heritage, history and memories of what farming was like years ago before farmers started using some of the current modern-day technology. This was the second year for the Nebraska State Hand Cornhusking Contest to be held in Gothenburg. The day was filled with antique tractor demonstrations, […]

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Cedar County 911 system gets an upgrade

HARTINGTON  —  The Cedar County 911 system just got better. Cedar County now has a new dispatch system which uses digitized records to improve speed and accuracy. The new system was a necessary upgrade, said Cedar County Emergency Management Director Kevin Garvin. Garvin said his favorite new function is that at the dispatch desk the […]

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Randolph leaders approve TIF plan

Randolph — The City Council is going ahead with TIF financing for a community improvement project. Council members signed papers for the Tax Increment Financing project; looked at ways to make improvements at the Wastewater Treatment Facility and accepted the monthly police report at the Dec. 7 City Council meeting. Council members held a public […]

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