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1996: Buechler wins open Hartley council seat
November 25, 2021
• Nov. 28, 1946
Arthur Krebs, son of Mrs. Clara Krebs, was appointed to the staff of Hawkeye, student yearbook at the State University of Iowa. It was Krebs’ duty to arrange contracts with various organizations on campus for space in the yearbook. Krebs was a freshman in the college of liberal arts.
Most local residents were wondering how the order to observe a brownout during the coal strike would affect Hartley. City authorities stated that the ruling applied only where electrical power was supplied by coal. Hartley’s municipal light plant was powered by diesel engines.