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

The work begins

HARTINGTON — Dirt work began Wednesday at the site for the new Hartington Veterans’ Memorial. Gayle and Ken Hochstein were busy the entire day helping to remove the dirt and sand from the site of the new Hartington Veterans memorial as part of the project’s Phase One. Gayle ran his payloader and his brother, Ken,

Veterans’ names are being sought

HARTINGTON — Design plans are well underway for the new Hartington Area Veterans Memorial to be located in downtown Hartington across from the Historic Hartington Hotel, with the entrance of the memorial to be located on the west end of the memorial off of Broadway Ave.  The main attraction of the memorial will be up

Building a solid base

HARTINGTON — Work is underway at the site of the new Hartington Veterans Memorial getting the entire lot leveled so the new memorial will have a flat surface to build on when it is eventually constructed.   The lot is a challenging area with a slope of ten feet from the west end where the

Ground-breaking ceremony

HARTINGTON — The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Hartington Area Veterans Memorial is set for Memorial Day Weekend Saturday, May 23. The event will be held at 4 p.m., at the site of the new memorial located in downtown Hartington, across the street from the Historic Hartington Hotel. Currently, the event is planned to be

Land donation gets it all started

Dr. Ben and Dr. Erin Schroeder donated the lot at the corner of Broadway and State Street to local veterans for use as a Veterans Memorial. HARTINGTON — Veterans Day was the appropriate day and The Historic Hartington Hotel was the fitting site for the official transfer of land donated by Ben and Erin Schroeder