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• Nov. 27, 1947

Carl Rahn purchased Bud’s Food Market, located across the street on the corner south of the Park Hotel. The new owner had been operating a grocery and meat business in the former Kosta location. The new store afforded him much greater floor space in order to serve his customers.

Through the joint efforts of the park board and recreation board, an ice skating rink would be provided in Hartley. A definite location had not been decided upon, but plans were going forward rapidly and all was expected to be in readiness for flooding.

The Chamber of Commerce was offering a $25 cash pr...