Articles from the February 15, 2024 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 24 of 24



 By Nick Pedley    News    February 15, 2024

Former pack still progressing towards opening

Despite hurdles over the past year, the new owner of Hartley's old packing plant has his eyes set on a spring ribbon cutting. Stephane Comtois, owner of Hartley Cold Services, said the business is...

 
 By Nick Pedley    News    February 15, 2024

Hartley hires new public works superintendent

The search for Hartley's next superintendent of public works is over. The city council on Monday hired Tony Weatherman, of Spirit Lake. He succeeds Curtis Conaway, who served the position for a short...

 
 By Nick Pedley    News    February 15, 2024

Royal charts FY25 budget

The Royal City Council on Tuesday crunched numbers to sketch out the town's budget for the coming fiscal year. Once the tally was totaled, FY25's budget was estimated at $449,200. That was $59,000...

 
 By Nick Pedley    News    February 15, 2024

Hartley council eyes old theater demo

With a little luck, downtown Hartley will have one less building later this year. City Administrator Roxann Swanson on Monday updated the council on demolition plans for the former Capitol Theatre....

 

Drought conditions improve with January snowfall

January's above-normal snowfall has improved drought conditions across the state, according to the latest water summary update by the Iowa DNR. January saw 1.97 inches of precipitation, more than...

 

02/15/24: Community Calendar

Hartley Legion fish fry schedule The Hartley American Legion Family has announced its schedule for Friday night fish fries: Feb. 23, March 8 and March 22. Proceeds from the meals benefit the projects of the Legion Family. See the ad on Page 6 for...

 

02/15/24: Crime, Courts, Accidents & Incidents

• Traffic Michele Lynn Tapper, Granville, Speeding. Hilario Najera Aguilar, Sioux Falls, S.D., No Valid Driver’s License. Cameron Kenneth Korhonen, Foley, Minn., Speeding. Cecelia Katherine Hanson, Sheldon, Seatbelt Violation. Alfredo Jimenez Vil...

 

02/15/24: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

Kirkwood announces Dean's List honors Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean's List for the fall 2023 semester. Students on the list achieved a 3.3 grade point average or higher after...

 

Sentinel-News wins 7 INA awards

The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News picked up seven awards Feb. 8 during the Iowa Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contests. The newspaper won first place in five categories: Best Ad...

 

The Writer's Pen

It has been said that grand parenting is the reward for putting up with your children all those years. Some have said they wished they could have gone to grand parenting right away, and skipped...

 

Evans: Don't be fooled by political wedge issues disguised as 'simple solutions'

One of the fallacies of politics these days is the notion of simple solutions. Regardless of whether the problem is immigration, the homeless, gun ownership or transgender people, too many leaders or...

 

Grassley: How Iowa pioneered the rise of renewable energy

Every day is National Iowa Day in my book. There’s no shortage of things to celebrate in our great state. Iowa farmers feed our nation and countries around the globe. Iowa manufacturing is responsible...

 

Sen. Evans: Week 5 legislative recap

Last Thursday marked the end of Week 5 in the Iowa Senate, and this week was the first major legislative deadline of the year. The upcoming deadline means we spent much of our week in subcommittees...

 

Jones: Fighting human trafficking

This fall, the House and Senate held a joint interim committee to discuss the continued fight against human trafficking. The committee consisted of Representatives, Senators, law enforcement, county a...

 

From Our Files

• Feb. 17, 1949 Emmet Hirt, who farmed near Hartley, was featured in the “Checkerboard News,” a publication of Purina Mills with a nationwide distribution. The article, complete with pictures, demonstrated the advantages of large pigs at birth and o...

 

William S. Hutchinson, 86, Coralville

William Sheldon Hutchinson was born July 2, 1935 to Donald S. and Faye L. (Stolley) Hutchinson in Spencer. He grew up in Algona and graduated from Algona High School in 1953. Bill spent four years in...

 

Rosalie P. 'Rose' Scholten, 87, Melvin

ose” Scholten was held Friday, Feb. 9, 2024, at the Sanborn Funeral Home in Sanborn. Pastor Mark Ellens officiated. Pallbearers were Rebecca Manson, Ray Scholten, Richard Scholten, Alec Davis, Haley Davis, Shelby Kruse, Cooper Scholten and Matthew S...

 

Centenarians invade CC/E for 100th day

Clay Central/Everly Elementary students celebrated their 100th day of school in style last Thursday, with a dress up day and a few glow-stick dance parties sprinkled throughout the day Mavericks of...

 

Moving on up

After winning just six War Eagle Conference girls' basketball games during the previous three seasons, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn finished 2023-24 with a 6-4 record. The final win came on Feb. 6 in Hartle...

 

Early week post-season results for H-M-S

3 H-M-S bowlers advance to state individual tourney Three Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn bowlers have qualified to compete in the 2024 Iowa High School Bowling Championships. Jack Mastbergen, Eli Mastbergen...

 

Rolling to a strong finish

A pair of meets last week gave Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's bowlers the opportunity to wrap up the regular season on a winning note. H-M-S swept a meet with OABCIG on Feb. 6 at Locomotion Lanes. Total...

 

A perfect storm

Opponents' fast starts kept Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn on the losing side of the scoreboard during the final week of the boys' regular season. Sioux Central's 14-0 run set the tone during the Hawks' 67-46...

 

A touch of fool's gold

Early success by Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in a boys' Class 1A preliminary round game proved to be unsustainable for the long haul. As the Hawks began relying too much on outside shooting,...

 

Pioneers qualify 1 wrestler for state tournament

Only one wrestler from Okoboji/HMS emerged from Class 2A District 2 with a ticket to compete at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Competing at Estherville on Feb. 10, the Pioneers' Tyce Hanson lost...

 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Sentinel Lg
Press Lg

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2024

Rendered 04/24/2024 04:09