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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: 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...

 

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...

 
 By Iesha Toft    Community    February 15, 2024 

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...

 

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...

 

02/08/24: Community Calendar

Crop insurance meeting planned Treimer’s Insurance Agency will host a multi-peril crop insurance meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m., at the Hartley American Legion. The deadline to make changes to your MPCI policy is March 15. See the ad on...

 

02/08/24: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

NCC unveils new competitive sports logo Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon recently announced the launch of its new competitive sports logo, marking a bold step in the evolution of the NCC's...

 

From Our Files

• Feb. 10, 1949 The Hartley FFA took over the dairy heifer feeding experiment offered by the Hartley Feed Mill. Fred Schoelerman, a senior FFA member, took the heifer to his farm to finish the experiment. The junior FFA started a broiler chick...

 

02/01/24: Community Calendar

New hours at Fiesta Foods in effect As of Monday, Jan. 29, Fiesta Foods in Hartley will be open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. all seven days of the week. May City firemen hosting soup supper The May City Fire Department will host its annual soup supper on Satur...

 

02/01/24: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

Area students named to UNI dean's list Two area students were named to the fall 2023 semester dean's list at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. To be included on the list, a student must...

 

From Our Files

• Feb. 3, 1949 For several weeks the younger set of the Hartley community was plagued by a run of three-day measles. The disease seemed to be of a mild form, and discomfort its only feature. The school asked parents to keep their children at home...

 

01/25/24: Community Calendar

New hours at Fiesta Foods to start Beginning on Monday, Jan. 29, Fiesta Foods in Hartley will be open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. all seven days of the week. May City firemen hosting soup supper The May City Fire Department will host its annual soup supper...

 

01/25/24: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

Grace Berberich graduates from UI Grace Berberich, of Royal, was among the nearly 1,700 undergraduate, graduate and professional students conferred their degrees last month at the University of Iowa. Berberich was a student in the College of Nursing...

 

Celebrating those who serve

After a few weather-related postponements, Clay Central/Everly Elementary students last week were finally able to thank a vital piece of the Maverick Community – the Clay County Sheriff's Office. St...

 

CC/E students 'Read Around the Building'

Clay Central/Everly Elementary hosted its first-ever "Read Around the Building" event last Tuesday. Numerous parents/guardians and community members were invited to read to students throughout the...

 

From Our Files

• Jan. 27, 1949 It was estimated that between 700 and 800 people stopped at the Burns Chevrolet Co. on Highway 18 to look at the new 1949 Chevrolets. Area residents also had the opportunity to stop at Lorenzen Motor Co. to see the new 1949 Pontiac...

 

01/18/24: Community Calendar

Cocktails & Kisses at HKCC in Everly The Hap Ketelsen Community Center in Everly will host “Cocktails & Kisses” on Saturday, Feb. 10. The event will feature drinks and a meal. Proceeds will benefit the HKCC and Everly Public Library. See the ad...

 

01/18/24: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

Hartley snow ordinance reminders The City of Hartley is reminding residents of snow removal and street parking ordinances during winter. See the ad on Page 2 for complete information. Nearly 200 units of blood donated in ’23 The community of...

 

Spencer Hospital's first baby of 2024 makes surprise arrival

Spencer Hospital's Birth Center initially had a quiet start to the New Year; that is until Jessica Rojas and Juan Lopez arrived unexpectedly on Tuesday evening, Jan. 2, with Jessica in active labor....

 

From Our Files

• Jan. 13, 1949 The Hartley municipal skating rink was made ready for use for the first time. Adverse weather conditions held back its construction. Many of Hartley’s young people were making good use of it. Heavyweight champion Joe Louis boxed...

 

01/11/24: Community Calendar

Hartley snow ordinance reminders The City of Hartley is reminding residents of snow removal and street parking ordinances during winter. See the ad on Page 3 for complete information. Red’s Catering menu Red’s Catering in downtown Hartley will...

 

Slashing cedar at Dog Creek Park

The Little Sioux Watershed Conservation Partnership (LSWCP) on Jan. 4 held a cedar tree cutting workday, which took place at O'Brien County Conservation Board's Dog Creek Park. This collaborative...

 

From Our Files

• Jan. 13, 1949 The Genevieve Rebekah Lodge No. 154 held private installation of their officers at the I.O.O.F. Hall. The district deputy president, Mrs. Smith, and her staff from Sheldon did the installing. The Noble Grand of the lodge was Laura...

 

01/04/24: Community Calendar

Wild game feed planned at Royal this Saturday The Iowa Great Lakes Fishing Club will host its annual wild game feed on Saturday, Jan. 6 at Haggy’s in Royal. A free will offering will be accepted. All proceeds benefit the Jim McDonnell Scholarship...

 

From Our Files

• Jan. 6, 1949 During the annual meeting of the Hartley Fire Department, Myrle Peters was named local fire chief for the coming year. He succeeded Harry Stoterau who declined the position after ably serving for three years. Though a near-record...

 

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