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Santa Claus Is Coming to Uehling!

The Uehling Area Business Club along with the Uehling Area Community Club has made arrangement for Santa Claus to arrive in Uehling at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 4.  He will be there until 7 …

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OC Knights season ends in semifinals

The #3 seed Oakland Craig Knights took a long trip to the #1 seed Ord Chanticleers for the semifinals game in Class C2. It was a hard-fought battle between two good teams with the Knights coming out …
Four Seniors close their final year as an O-C Lady Knight
Four seniors have worn the Lady Knights uniforms for the last time. They are Ashten Rennerfeldt, Josie Richards, Makenna Pearson and … Read More
Logan View/Scribner Snyder All Conference
Nebraska Capitol Conference All-Conference Volleyball representatives from the LVSS Raiders are: Honorable Mention … Read More
Living
Jean Dahlgren of Oakland will be celebrating her 80th birthday on October 20th.  Her children request a card shower in her honor.  Well-wishes can be sent to 1520, Co RD 3, Oakland, NE …
Clint and Brooke Peterson of Craig, NE announce the birth of a son, Leo August Peterson. Leo was born Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Methodist Women’s Hospital, Omaha, NE.  He was 6 pounds …
Bruce and Roxanne Simonsen will celebrate their 50th anniversary on October 10th Please send cards or well wishes to: BRUCE & ROXANNE SIMONSEN PO BOX 276 LYONS NE 68038>
Alex and Emma Kwikkel are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, Jovie R. Kwikkel born 9/29/20 Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.  Lydia (2) was happy to welcome home her new 8 …
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I want to thank Jason Redding-Geu for addressing this issue for Burt County with his thoughtful article. It is complex and broad subject for sure and I wanted to be sure some additional …
Dear Editor, We are all aware how the pandemic, Covid 19 has changed much of the way we do things. This was true for our 2020 American Cancer Society Relay For Life of the Burt County Area. Pam …
For whatever it’s worth, I’m a third-generation farmer/rancher in Holt County, Nebraska. I own and operate the farm I grew up on northeast of O’Neill, in the middle of the Grande Prairie Wind …
Doug Nelson Wayne, Nebraska I’ve been analyzing wind for about 10 years, as I once considered getting into that business.  Today, I ask myself, is this legalized money laundering or just …
To the Editor, We found a treasure when we found Memories Café in Oakland.  It is a comfortable place to enjoy a great meal and a place with people who speak to us even though we are …
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As a kid swimming in the Chesapeake Bay, we would bob up and down with the waves while we watched the horizon for that wave that would eventually come that was bigger than the rest.  Quickly …
I could probably fill this entire newspaper page if I actually listed everything, I am THANKFUL for.  Like each and every one of you, I would first list my faith, my family, my friends and my …
As of late, I have been talking to friends, family, and co-workers about the election. One word keeps popping up in our talks, and that is “Change”. I am sure everyone has said it or …
The theme for the 2020 Veterans Day Poster is: “Vision: Veterans in Focus.”  2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII, the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the …
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