The Cedar-Knox Public Power District, a wholesale customer of Nebraska Public Power District, serves the rural areas adjacent to Hartington. For more information, contact Mike Lammers, 56272 West Highway 84, Hartington, NE 68739, (402) 254-6291.

Nebraska Public Power District provides electricity to the city of Hartington. For information on services, call (877) 275-6773.

Natural Gas

Black Hills Energy supplies natural gas to Hartington. For more information, call (888) 890-5554.


The Cedar County News is Hartington’s locally owned newspaper. Contact the Cedar County News at (402) 254-3997.


Hartelco (Hartington Telecommunications) provides telephone, cable television, local channels, high-speed broadband Internet, Dell computer sales, on-site computer technicians, security systems, website design and web hosting. For more information, contact General Manager Dave Nilles or CEO Tom Noecker at (402) 254-3901.

Waste Management

The City of Hartington provides sewer, street repair, water, and waste management which includes the operation of the recycling center (instructions to prepare your recyclables).

Transfer Station Rates

Transfer Station Hours (Effective November 7, 2022)

  • Tuesday | 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
  • Wednesday | 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
  • Thursday | 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
  • Friday | 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
  • Saturday | 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
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