Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

S-N Editorial

Wrongs must be righted quickly at Hartley's new pool

Oversized ribbons and scissors were put on the shelf in Hartley this week. Local kids will have to wait yet one more year to take their inaugural dip in the new pool, and that's a jagged pill to swallow.

More of a gut punch, really. The entire community was buzzing this spring about the new pool's impending opening. If you're unaware of the details that unfolded this week, direct your eyes to our main story on Page 1.

It flat out stinks. According to information shared during Monday's special city council meeting, the development is rather unprecedented. Nonetheless, it is what it is.

Blame do...