Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

From Our Files

1973: City investigates changes to local airport

• Aug. 12, 1948

The executive committee of the American Legion voted to donate the use of the main floor of the Legion Hall to the Hartley Recreation Association. The space was used weekly as a youth center.

Approximately 15 area farmers were participating in the Iowa Master Soybean Contest. Measuring of the plots had started. The Hartley Chamber of Commerce was sponsoring the contest, and R.B. Mann, V.R. Jacobson and C.K. Ostrom were the committee in charge.

Preparation was being made for the opening of about 38 rural schools in O’Brien County. Since the previous school year, six rural school...