Council adopts new code book

By Deanna Anderson Cedar County news HARTINGTON — The Hartington City Council took the final step and adopted a new municipal code book Monday evening. Hartington City attorneys Steven Pier and Vanessa Gorden used a model code and the city’s current codes to bring the book up to date. The last time the code book […]

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Hartington Bankers – Neb. Class B runners-up

CAIRO — Both Hartington and Ogallala were evenly matched through the first four innings of state championship game action here Sunday. Ogallala broke loose in the fifth frame to hang a 7-0 decision on the Hartington Bankers in Sunday night’s Class B Nebraska Baseball Association state title game. The Lincoln Lawlors won the Class A […]

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Kaisers pick up Pioneer Farm Family award

HARTINGTON — Bernard and Shirley Kaiser received the Pioneer Farm Award which honors farm families in Nebraska whose land has been owned by the same family for 100 years or more. Bernard and Shirley Kaiser are still living on the farm near St. Helena that has been in their family since 1907. “I was born […]

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Stanton driver wins Fair A Feature

HARTINGTON — Doug Tomka of Stanton earned top honors in the Grand National A Feature event at the Cummins Memorial stock car races at the Cedar County Fair. Curtis Lammers, Hartington, was the top local fininisher in the event with a fourth-place finish. Chris Johnson topped Jim Johnson to earn runner-up honors in the main […]

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School starts this week

Students and teachers will have access to the latest technology at the Hartington Public School for the 2007-08 school year. Smart Boards will be in every class room this year at the school according to Superintendent Scot Swisher. The Smart Board’s computer screen, which can be viewed by the whole classroom, is similar to a […]

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Freeholding case is appealed

Freeholding appeal has been filed By Deanna Anderson District Judge William Binkard may not have the final word on the Wynot freeholding issue after all. The five plaintiffs in the case have filed an appeal on the District Court’s order that was filed by Binkard on July 2nd. The case will now go to the […]

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Baxter Black to make Cedar County appearance

FORDYCE — Appearing live at the WJ Ranch, in rural Fordyce, on Saturday, Sept. 1 will be cowboy poet and humnorist, Baxter Black. The WJ ranch is located 3 miles south of the Highway 12 and 81 intersection (on Hwy. 81) and a half-mile east on 892 Road. The show is held inside the ranch’s […]

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Podany is Good Neighbor

HARTINGTON — Virgil Podany’s musical talent along with a giving heart all played a part in the reason he was selected to receive the Good Neighbor Award for 2007. Music has always been an important part of Virgil Podany’s life. His whole family was musical according to his wife Marilyn. Virgil, who is 84, has […]

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Casal picks up Pioneer Farm Family award

HARTINGTON — Anita Casal was proud to receive the Nebraska Pioneer Farm Award, which is co-sponsored by the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation and the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers. Several family members, who included two sons and two grandchildren, were with her when she accepted the award at the Cedar County Fair on August 3rd. […]

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Obituary – Mary Lange

YANKTON, S.D. — Mary C. (Mack) Lange, 81, Yankton, S.D., formerly of Menominee, died Aug. 11, 2007, at the Avera Sister James Care Center, Yankton, S.D. Visitation will be from 3-9 p.m., Aug. 15, at the Kostel Funeral Home and Crematory, Yankton, with a rosary at 7 p.m., followed by a scripture service at 7:30 […]

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