Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

From Our Files

Multi-faceted building is located on north side of Highway 18

• July 15, 1948

The new Hartley Home Lockers building on Highway 18 was in the final stages of construction. The plant was complete with slaughter facilities, smoke room, lard rendering department and the latest in freezing and storing equipment.

The town council let a contract for the resurfacing of most of the streets in Hartley. Funding for the $17,863 expenditure would come from the special one-cent gas tax. The council also discussed the possibility of erecting a new jail and scale house.

The casketed remains of Pvt. Edward C. Krueger, who served in the Army during World War II, were bein...