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995: Hartley native, Drake coach inducted into HOF
October 15, 2020
• Oct. 18, 1945
W.R. Wagner, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, received confirmation from Mr. Wallace that the Pioneer Hybrid Seed Corn Company had definitely decided to construct a seed corn plant in Hartley as soon as building materials were available. The company had purchased the ground upon which the plant was to be located, which was just west of Hartley on the railroad line.
The open house at the Fairmont Creamery was very gratifying to W.H. Mohr and the employees. Around 700 people made a tour of the modern poultry plant.
The Hartley, Primghar and Sutherland fire departments w...