From Our Files
1973: Energy crisis dims Christmas lights
November 16, 2023
• Nov. 18, 1948
Harvey Donnenwerth, Claire Byers and Jake Roghair spent part of the week at Gray Summit, near St. Louis, Mo., where the Ralston-Purina Company’s giant research farm was located.
The Hartley Community Chorus, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, began rehearsals in preparation for the presentation of a Christmas cantata. The chorus was under the direction of Wilbur Morse, a member of the teaching staff at Hartley High School.
The Hartley Fire Department was called out to help extinguish an unusual automobile fire in front of the Herman Witt residence on Highway 18. The r...