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1995: Grinch commits Christmastime burglaries
December 24, 2020
• Dec. 27, 1945
The third school bus that was to be used on Route 3 south of Hartley arrived and was scheduled to be placed in operation when school opened after the holidays. The bus was a Superior body mounted on a Chevrolet chassis purchased from Burns Chevrolet Co. Bill Powers was the bus driver.
All those servicemen who had been wishing for a white Christmas certainly got their wish in a big way. While there was no official register in Hartley, it was generally agreed over a foot of snow fell with drifts piling three feet deep.
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