Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Made it just in time

Parking lot project is finished before school starts

It was close, but the paving project at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High School was substantially completed as classes were about to begin.

Engineer John Hight, of Beck Engineering, told the school board on Monday that barricades would be taken down and the parking lot would be open for use. Striping for parking spaces is scheduled to be done later this week.

The area of the circle drive in front of the high school that was torn up has also been cleared for use.

Testing of the concrete indicates the pours were successful.

"We feel positive about how that's going and how it's been done," Hight said....