No fireworks for you
Hartley council decides to keep things as-is
December 17, 2020
Though many folks are looking forward to flipping the calendar to 2021, the New Year won't be welcomed with a bang – at least not in Hartley.
The city council on Monday agreed to keep the current ordinance as-is following a request from a resident to allow fireworks Dec. 31-Jan. 1. Hartley has one of the more strict fireworks ordinances in the area, as residents are only allowed to fire away July 3-4 from 10 a.m-11 p.m.
"I'm really not in favor of it," Mayor Rodney Ahrenstorff said of changing the ordinance. "You give them that leeway, then it will be the day before and the day after, and...