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1973: Hartley council votes to remove stoplights
January 5, 2023
• Jan. 8, 1948
Kermit Kloppenburg, Hartley Township chairman of the O’Brien County Farm Bureau, reported that the Christian Christmas Fund Drive was very successful. Though no official goal was assigned to the township, contributions aggregating $1,008 were received.
Bill Byers, well-known in this vicinity, purchased the north Cities Service Station on Highway 18 from Leonard Jurgens. Mr. Jurgens, who had operated the station since purchasing it from Len Rickabaugh, had made no definite plans.
Despite a cold wave, 150 members and their parents attended the annual countywide 4-H party at...