From Our Files
1996: Blaze damages downtown Hartley building
December 16, 2021
• Dec. 19, 1946
While hunting in South Dakota, Ed Knaack shot a pheasant which was strictly out of the ordinary. On close examination it appeared to be a cross between a white leghorn chicken and a ring neck pheasant.
W.J. Linder tendered his resignation from the Hartley town council effective Dec. 31. He had been elected an O’Brien County supervisor. John P. Voss was appointed to fill Linder’s unexpired term.
In line with communities throughout this part of the country, the local gas company was forced during the severe cold weather to cut off service to its two biggest commercial cu...