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UCB opens in Hartley
April 28, 2022
• May 1, 1947
Drawings of a new church were heartily approved by the building committee of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Architect Thorwald Thorsen, of Forest City, drew plans for a building of modern Gothic style. A meeting of the congregation was planned to discuss approximate seating capacity, building materials and the desirability of obtaining complete blueprints.
Torrential rainfall drenched Hartley and vicinity, with a total of 4.72 inches recorded at the local observation station. Basements too numerous to mention were flooded. A new residence under construction in north Hartley w...