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Save Hardtner's swimming pool from a fatal belly-flop: closure

Save Our Pool' Sunday 2–4 p.m. – pizza, burgers and fries at Yur Place


Built in 1937 through a gift from Jacob Achenbach, a highly successful farmer, rancher, banker, railroad investor and philanthropist, the Achenbach Swimming Pool is a landmark in Hardtner, Kansas. The future of the pool is in jeopardy due to the city not having enough funds for costly repairs. Donations are welcome.

Many people in the Newsgram reading area have fond memories of summers spent with friends at Hardtner's Achenbach Swimming Pool.

Maybe you remember diving off the high board, floating on a raft sunbathing, taking swimming lessons, playing games with your friends, zigging and zagging down the big slide, or playing with your little ones in the baby pool. Perhaps you were one of the many through the years who snuck over the fence with a group of friends for your own midnight swim.

Hardtner's City Council sees only cost-prohibitive repairs to the pool at this point. March 7, the Hardtner Swimm...

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