Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

From Our Files

1971: Fall tornado strikes south of Hartley

• Oct. 10, 1946

Lawrence Clark, superintendent of the municipal light and water plant, resigned his position here. He had accepted a similar position at Broken Bow, Neb. Mr. Clark had done much to develop the municipal plant during his tenure from early 1944. He also took an active part in civic affairs.

New uniforms were ordered for the 50 members of the Hartley school band. It was difficult to even make a guess as to when delivery would be made as there was a scarcity of materials. The uniforms cost in the neighborhood of $1,200.

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