Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

From Our Files

1974: Hartley grocery store to move to Hwy. 18

• Feb. 3, 1949

For several weeks the younger set of the Hartley community was plagued by a run of three-day measles. The disease seemed to be of a mild form, and discomfort its only feature. The school asked parents to keep their children at home at the first signs of illness.

Displaying the best basketball of the season, the Hartley Hawks upset a favored Sheldon team to win the O’Brien County tournament for the second straight year. Hartley pulled into an early lead and was never behind. Calumet won consolation honors by defeating a strong Sanborn team.

The Boy Scouts were offering to perform...