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One can at a time

Recreation trail committee has raised $3,800 with can and bottle donations

Five cents may seem like a drop in the bucket when staring down a multi-million dollar project, but members of the Hartley Recreational Trail Committee are unfazed.

The group has been collecting cans and bottles from its downtown Hartley drop-off location since last June. It was previously operated by Keith and Jackie Stoltz, who processed more than $30,000 worth of can donations for Hartley's new pool over a four-year span.

"It's been going well so far with strong community support," said rec trail committee member Dave Vander Broek. "People are used to having it there and are more than willi...

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