County hears options on how to better manage trucks, people health rating

HARTINGTON — Cedar County vehicles may be getting an add-on in the near future. County Commissioners met with a Verizon NetworkFleet representative Tuesday to discuss possibly implementing devices into county work vehicles and machinery. Among many features, the devices would allow location tracking, vehicle diagnostics, and much more. The cost would be $100 per unit, […]

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HNS football players pick up All District honors

HARTINGTON — The Class D1-3 All District Football selections have been released, and there are three Hartington-Newcastle players with All District honors, another three that earned Honorable Mention status. Juniors Ethan Koch, Turner Korth, and Lincoln McPhillips all made the All District team for their production this year. Seniors Ryan Koch, Caleb Kalin, and Alex […]

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Randolph School Board makes insurance change

RANDOLPH— School board members decided to become insured with ALICAP Nov. 20. Board member Jim Scott made the motion to accept the insurance proposal from ALICAP as the preferred insurance carrier with a second from , board member Lisa Linville. Two insurance carriers worked with the school to put together proposals that came in several […]

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Old hotel has a storied history in Hartington

HARTINGTON — A new chapter in the long and colorful history of the Hartington Hotel is about to begin. The long-vacant hotel has been purchased by Ben and Erin Schroeder, who recently finished a complete remodel of the historic Globe Clothing building in downtown Hartington. The three-story downtown fixture has been shuttered since a 1995 […]

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Cedar girls earn All State honors

LINCOLN — Cedar Catholic volleyball is well represented in the Lincoln Journal Star All State selections this year. Maddie Wieseler and Jada Cattau were both selected to the First Team All-State squad, and six Lady Trojans received an honorable mention nod from the Lincoln newspaper. Maddie Wieseler was selected to the All-State team as a […]

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Throwback Thursday: Soccer was big here 95 years ago

HARTINGTON — These days, Hartington is known as a football town. Between the town’s two schools, Hartington has been represented in the playoffs 33 times. But it wasn’t always that way. nearly a century ago, the community was known for its soccer — yes. soccer. Throwback Thursday this week takes a look at the community’s […]

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Hartington area Christmas events are scheduled

HARTINGTON — ‘Tis the season and that means lots of family-friendly entertainment is in the air and on the schedule. The Cedar Catholic High School Christmas concert will be held Thursday, Dec. 7, from 7-8 p.m. Both Hartington-Newcastle and Wynot K-6 students will perform their annual Christmas concerts on Thursday, Dec. 14, at their respective […]

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Cedar boys win battle of Top 10 teams

ALBION — The Cedar Catholic boys begin the season with a win over Boone Central, 52-45. This game brought two preseason ranked teams to face off, with Cedar being ranked eighth in Class C2 and Boone Central being ranked eighth in Class C1. Riley Arens led the Trojans in scoring with 18, but Matthew Becker […]

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Times office manager to step aside

RANDOLPH — Health issues will be forcing Randolph Times office manager Jackie Schmidt to slow down a bit. “Due to the pain I am dealing with, and my mobility issues because of my disablity, I am unable to continue to work in the office,” Schmidt said. “I am sad to leave, and will miss coming […]

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Area communities are planning Holiday events

LAUREL — “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” to kickoff the Holiday season. Laurel’s annual Night of Lights celebration is planned for Thursday, Dec. 7. Randolph will hold its annual Blast from the Past Christmas celebration on Friday, Dec. 8. The Laurel celebration will begin at 5 p.m. with the Laurel Library Board […]

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