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Drought conditions continue to worsen

As the growing season comes to an end, drought conditions continue to worsen.  On a national level, the lack of rain has much of the country concerned as reservoirs continue to drop.  On a …

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Lady Knights 7th of 14 teams at Blair Invite

The Lady Knight golfers placed sixth at the Blair Invite. There were 17 schools at the meet, with 14 of them submitting team scores. The Lady Knights came in 7th as a team with a team score of …
Lady Knights Elkhorn Valley Tourney Champions
The Oakland-Craig Lady Knights volleyball team traveled to Tilden to compete in the Elkhorn Valley Tournament last weekend. The Lady Knights had C1 7-9 Battle Creek, C2 11-4 Elkhorn Valley and D1 …
Lady Knights split for week
The Oakland-Craig Lady Knights split during the week on the road with a loss to North Bend Central on Tuesday and sweeping Guardian Angels Central Catholic on Thursday. Vs. North Bend Central Lady …
Girls take runner-up, Boys take 6th
At Thursday’s North Bend Invite great weather, hard work, and tough competition all combined to make it a great day to run! As a result,  every OC Cross Country runner responded by setting …
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Russell & Joyce Uehling will be celebrating 60 years of marriage on October 7th.  Their family is requesting a card shower, with congratulations being sent to 2525 N. Birdie Ave., Fremont, …
The family of Bruce and Debby Rehbein invite you to help make their 50thWedding Anniversary golden through a requested card shower full of memories, old photos, and well wishes sent to 483 …
The family of Bruce and Debby Rehbein invite you to help make their 50th Wedding Anniversary golden through a requested card shower full of memories, old photos, and well wishes sent to 483 …
The family of Donna Villwok request a card shower in honor of her 90th birthday, August 29, 2022. Donna was born to Ben and Agnes Hirt in Waterloo, Nebraska in 1932.  She married the late …
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Dear Editor- On any given night at Chatterbox, I will get to visiting with customers in from out of town, and so often the conversation turns to “what a great little town you have …
Speaking as a person who has been attacked by a loose dog resulting in a hospital visit with stitches in my arm and the dog I was walking on a leash hurt horribly with months of recovery, I would …
There were several reasons my wife, Melissa, and I chose to makeLyons our home. Most important among them was that the school system allowed our three boys to attend pre-k through twelfth grade right …
The Vote FOR LDNE committee would like to remind you to vote in the upcoming school bond election. Ballots need to be returned to your county election commissioner offices no later than 5pm on March …
The financial burden of the proposed bond levy on our rural neighbors appears to be understated. According to the Nebraska Dept. of Revenue Property Assessment Division, the agricultural real …
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Arriving early, the musicians slowly filed into their seats and began tuning their instruments and adjusting their music stands as I watched with a curious mind.  My first memorable trip to the …
Over the past summer we have met many interesting people. This past week we met a couple who havebeen traveling since 2019. As our conversation moved along, we asked where they were from. They told …
My son asked me this morning what I do when I get angry with someone. It was for a school assignment that he was finishing up before he went off to school. The first thing I did was repress the …
The first day of Fall 2022 is Thursday, September 22. The fluctuating temperatures have been moving in for the past couple weeks. As we move into October the warm days will be less and less. This …
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