Hartley hires new gas superintendent

The Hartley City Council on Jan. 24 filled one of two key vacancies in the public works department. Members voted to hire Isaac Molendorp as the city's new gas superintendent. He succeeds Adam Lux,...

02/02/23: Crime, Courts, Accidents & Incidents

• Traffic Karen Ann King, Sanborn, Open Container. Kayloni Ann Mitchell, Sioux City, Speeding. Matthew Jonathon Gerdts, Bayfield, Wis., Dark Windows. Kyle Andrew Hisken, Willmar, Minn., Speeding; Seatbelt Violation. Gregory Sean Richardson,...

Lawmakers crack open new Students First Act at Eggs and Issues

There were eggs on the menu, but education was the main dish Saturday morning at the first Eggs & Issues forum of 2023. Four local lawmakers fielded questions from patrons during the first of...

CC/E board discusses snow make-up days

An abundance of snow days this winter garnered significant discussion Jan. 25 by the Clay Central/Everly school board. Snowy conditions have kept students out of the classroom multiple days since...

Another milestone

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn senior Kooper Ebel has reached another milestone in high school athletic career, this time on the basketball court. Ebel scored his 1,000th point during the Hawks' game with...

Points are hard to come by

Getting any consistent scoring proved a difficult proposition for the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn girls' basketball team during three games last week. Hosting Remsen St. Mary's [1A No. 4] on Jan. 23,...

A tough stretch of games

After fashioning a 7-2 record through the first half of January, the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn boys' basketball team has lost seven of their last eight games. The only win came against MMCRU, 63-51, on...

Comets streak to sweep

Boyden-Hull proved to be ungracious hosts on Jan. 26, sweeping both games of a non-conference basketball doubleheader with Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn. In the girls' game, H-M-S only scored seven points...

Still in the hunt

This winter's weather has impacted the Siouxland Conference dual wrestling schedule, but so far Okoboji/HMS has taken advantage of every opportunity to compete. The Pioneers improved their conference...

Knocking them down

Pin totals were more than enough for Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's bowling teams to sweep Sioux Central during a meet on Jan. 27 at Sioux Rapids. The varsity boys finished with their highest team total of...

Letters: It's now or never to stop for-profit eminent domain in Iowa

To the editor: Eminent domain is a hot-button issue. Three investment companies – Summit Carbon Solutions, Navigator Heartland Greenway, and Wolf Carbon Solutions/ADM – are seeking permits for hazardous CO2 pipelines that will cross thousands...

Letters: Let's go swimming this summer

To the editor: I wish George Washington were here. If he was here, our kids could go swimming this summer. If we lived in a free country, we could say the heck with the government and fill the pool with water and let the kids swim. By the way, have...

The Writer's Pen

Recently my wife, Rita, and I decided to start looking for a new car. It isn’t that anything is wrong with our old car, but we think we want an SUV instead of the sedan we are driving. Our Toyota...

From Our Files

• Feb. 5, 1948 Although the fuel oil shortage had not been so keenly felt in Hartley as in other sections of the state, plans were discussed by the Chamber of Commerce to set up an emergency fuel oil council. The committee would attempt to...

02/02/23: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

Hartley snow ordinance reminders The City of Hartley is reminding residents about snow ordiances regarding snow removal and street parking. See the ad on Page 4 for more details. Lydia Harders named...

SPLAT!

Hard work pays off, and sometimes it's in the form of a pie to the face. Such was the case for students at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Elementary last week. The young Hawks celebrated achieving their...

02/02/23: Community Calendar

May City firemen hosting soup supper The May City Fire Department will hold its annual soup supper on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 5-7 p.m. Free will donations will be accepted. See the ad on Page 4 for more details. Daycare fundraiser is March 4 The...

Darwyn V. Snyder, 98, St. Louis, Mo.

Darwyn Verne “Tony” Snyder passed away on Dec. 2, 2022, in St. Louis, Mo. at the age of 98. He grew up in Marathon, the only child of Rodney and Naomi (nee Goetschius) Snyder. He expressed fond memories of small-town life and later, Sioux City,...

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