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1970: Big load of meat stolen from Hartley plant
September 10, 2020
• Sept. 13, 1945
The Frank Wille plumbing shop reopened for business. It had not been operating while Mr. Wille was doing war work in the West.
Another Hartley gas station which was closed during the war and gas rationing years was reopening for business. Arnold Krebs opened the Texaco station on Highway 18 and was again welcoming customers.
Cool weather, both unexpected and unseasonal, descended on Hartley, causing many local householders to fire up furnaces and start stoves. The lowest temperature officially recorded during the period was 41 degrees.
The Hartley Patriotic Chest drive wa...