Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

S-N Editorial

Where’d it go?

Challenges and triumphs highlight summer of 2022

The calendar hasn’t flipped to September yet, but Labor Day is certainly in sight. That only means one thing: The summer of 2022 is experiencing its final flickers of sunlight.

What a summer it was. The season began with waves of anticipation here in Hartley as locals geared up for the opening of the community’s new pool. Unfortunately, smiling faces soon turned to frowns when it was announced the facility could not open thanks to failed safety inspections. The issue remains unresolved, and Hartley and nearby patrons are waiting w...