The first shovel-full of dirt hits the ground

HARTINGTON – The first shovel of dirt was turned Saturday on the new Hartington Area Veterans’ Memorial. A sparse crowd of mask-covered area residents attended Saturday’s ground-breaking event as state-mandated COVID-19 restrictions are still in place here. The memorial will be built on land donated by Hartington veterinarians Dr. Ben and Dr. Erin Schroeder. It

The Design

HARTINGTON — The initial design of the new Hartington Veterans’ Memorial has been released. This is a computer generated rendering that entails most of what is in the plan for the new memorial, which will be located at the southeast corner of Broadway and State streets in downtown Hartington. The design background setting that appears