Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Happiness and cheer

Holiday season enters full swing this weekend

Recent snow accumulation may have melted already, but local residents won't need the white stuff to get in the Christmas spirit this weekend in Hartley and Everly.

Several holiday events are planned in both communities starting Friday and wrapping up on Sunday night. Folks in the Royal area need not wait long – the city's holiday events are slated to take place next weekend.


The City With a Heart's big day is Sunday. Things kick off with the Hartley Chamber of Commerce's annual holiday vendor fair at the community center from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Visitors should come with empty stomachs, as...