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Hartley's new pool to open on Saturday

The wait is almost over in Hartley.

Following a two-year delay, the city's pool is slated to open on Saturday, May 25. Officials are planning a ribbon cutting and hotdog meal to mark the occasion at Neebel Park. The public is invited to attend and take their inaugural dips that afternoon.

"We want everybody to come out, check things out and celebrate with us," said City Administrator Roxann Swanson. "We're just all really excited about the pool opening."

The process to get here was an arduous one. Originally slated to open in the summer of 2022, errors made during the construction process push...