Wind farm could include part of Cedar County

HARTINGTON — The North Fork Wind Project, which is still in the planning stages, would cover a large area in eastern Knox County and extend into Cedar County. The wind project would cover an area from northwest of Crofton south down to the Wausa area and also extend into Cedar County from Bloomfield. The North […]

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LCC School Bd. votes to move busses

LAUREL — Action items during the Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School board meeting on Monday included the purchase of a school bus, the sale of two used school buses and a raise for administrative staff. Board members placed their approval on a purchase of a 53-passenger school bus. The purchase amount for the Thomas Bus is $88,175. The […]

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Becker, Bruening named First Team All State

LINCOLN — Three area football players have earned All State honors. Rex Becker just added his name to a long list of stellar Cedar Catholic offensive linemen. Becker was named this week as a member of the Omaha World Herald, Lincoln Journal Star and Huskerland Prep Report Class C2 All State First teams. The sophomore […]

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Cedar boys earn a split

HARTINGTON – The Cedar Catholic boys earned a win over Bloomfield with ease after an electric second quarter that saw the Trojans drain 29 points. Riley Arens and Matthew Becker have continued their dual threat crusade. Arens led the team with 19 points and seven steals on the night. The senior also had five rebounds […]

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State Champs — again

NORFOLK — After a one-year hiatus, the winning tradition is back at Hartington-Newcastle High School. The school won the Class C2 state One Act play title last week at the Johnny Carson Theatre here. The state title marks the sixth time in the past seven years that the local school has earned the state One […]

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Obituary – Phyllis I. Salmon

WAKEFIELD — Phyllis I. Salmon, 82, Wakefield, died Dec. 8, 2017, at Faith Regional Hospital, Norfolk. Visitation and a prayer service were Monday at Salem Lutheran Church, Wakefield. Funeral services were Dec. 12 at Salem Lutheran Church, Wakefield, with Pastor Patti Meyer officiating. Burial was in the Wakefield Cemetery. Bressler – Munderloh – Smith Funeral […]

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Obituary – Randal Lanser

Laurel — Randal Lanser, 61, Laurel. died Dec. 3, 2017. Visitation and a prayer services were Dec. 7 at First Lutheran Church, Allen. Funeral services were Dec. 8 at First Lutheran Church, Allen, with Rev. Chris Hjelmstad officiating. Honorary pallbearers were Dennis Schlines, Brian Hirchert, Tim Hill, Bruce Nelson, Kevin Erickson, Lyle Grone, Jeff Engel […]

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Obituary – Arthur Bernard Becker

Yankton, S.D.— Arthur Bernard Becker, 86, Yankton, S.D., died Dec. 10, 2017, at Avera Sister James Care Center, Yankton. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-8 p.m., with a Rosary at 6:45 p.m., and a Vigil Service at 7 p.m., at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Yankton. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m., Friday at the church. […]

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Randolph to host Blast from the Past event on Dec. 8

RANDOLPH — Randolph’s annual Christmas celebration is returning to the good old days. Blast From the Past will be held here Dec. 8, from 5-8 p.m., at the Randolph City Auditorium. Funds raised during the evening will go toward the Jackson Graham Benefit. The Pancake Man will once again be on hand to serve up […]

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Lady Cats open new season with 2-0 mark

HARTINGTON — The Hartington-Newcastle Lady Wildcats got off to a fast start on the new season, picking up a pair of wins. HNS defeated Ponca Thursday and easily topped O’Neill St. Mary’s in Saturday’s home opener. HNS left the Lady Cardinals scoreless in the first quarter, and went into halftime with a 34-5 lead before […]

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