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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Grocery stores have had a long history here

COLERIDGE — History on having a grocery store in Coleridge dates back to the Norris community which had been located approximately two miles east from the southeast corner of Coleridge in the 1800’s. The small community known as Norris dissolved when the railroad selected a route that bypassed Norris by two miles. The Village of […]

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Randolph City Council makes appointments, grants variance

RANDOLPH — Randolph City Council members discussed a variance request and a floodplain development permit and made several appointments at the Dec. 6 Randolph City Council meeting. Approval on a variance request for Dominisse Honey Farms was put on hold until an amendment for zoning can be approved. The variance request involves subdividing property located […]

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HNS girls use solid ‘D’ to stop Pierce

HARTINGTON — Hartington-Newcastle decided to add some bigger schools to the basketball schedule this year, and Saturday’s matchup against Pierce was the first test against some tougher competition. The Lady Wildcats passed the exam with flying colors — earning a 43-37 win. “Since last year I’ve been looking at this game because it was going […]

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Local residents are working to bring grocery store back

COLERIDGE — Work is underway to reopen the Coleridge grocery store which has been closed for at least six months. The store was closed this spring, forcing residents to drive at least 10 miles for groceries. At a Dec. 7 meeting attended by over 90 residents, it was evident the residents want to have their […]

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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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Laurel celebrates the Holidays with a special night of events

LAUREL — The community of Laurel celebrated Night of Lights Thursday with a special guest — the one and only Santa Claus. Laurel Night of Lights is a night when the community comes together to help celebrate and support the local businesses. This is a very entertaining event for all. The businesses stay open late, […]

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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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Cedar girls pick up three more wins

O’NEILL – The Cedar girls beat O’Neill 67-54 on Friday, but the game felt a lot closer than that. The game was a battle until late, and Cedar won despite being out rebounded and turning the ball over 20 times. O’Neill came out hot out of the gates, causing two quick turnovers and quickly taking […]

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