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OC Lady Knights Runner-up at Homer

    The Oakland-Craig Lady Knights traveled to Homer to compete in the Ivan Krumwiede Invitational. The Lady Knights ended the day with 137 points just 12 points behind …

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Lady Wolverines Take Third at State

BRLD finished their season off with two wins at the NSAA Girls State Basketball Championship.  Their wins came over Wood River in the first round and Bridgeport in the consolation game.  A …
Lady Raiders 7th at Cadet-Tiger Invitational
The Lady Raiders traveled to West Point to compete in the Cadet-Tiger Invitational. Logan View took 7th place with 38 … Read More
OC Knights Runner-up at Homer
    The Oakland Craig Knights traveled to Homer for the Ivan Krumwiede Invitational. They came away as runner-up with … Read More
Raiders Compete at Cadet -Tiger Invitational at West Point
The Logan View Raiders traveled to West Point to compete in the Cadet-Tiger Invitational. The finished in 7th place with 53 … Read More
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The family of Roger Johnson would like to honor him with a card shower in celebration of his 80th birthday on April 5th. Cards may be mailed to Roger Johnson, 1180 County Road L, Oakland NE …
Louise Boyd of Stanton will celebrate her 85th birthday on March 25, 2021. Her children and spouses, eleven grandchildren and spouses and seven great grandchildren invite you to help us recognize …
The family of Gloria Wedergren would like to honor her with a card shower in celebration of her 90th birthday on March 15.  Including a memory of Gloria with your card would make her …
Opera Omaha announces its 4th annual poetry and music project, and LDNE’s sophomore Brooklyn Grandgenett was on the short list of 11 other student poets. Grandgenett heard about the contest …
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Editor, Oakland Independent:Each week I enjoy reading the Oakland Independent and all the news and features that are included.In the A Visit with Yesteryear section items in the March 4, 2021 issue …
The failure of Texas infrastructure has been in the news of late and our hearts go out to our fellow Americans who suffered because of these impacts.  While we felt secondary impacts here, I …
I was disappointed that President Biden cancelled the Keystone XL pipeline. The crude oil usage is not the issue, but whether the crude oil goes to the refinery by rail or pipeline. The existing …
According to the county zoning the setbacks to your homes will be 3.5 times the height of the point of the highest blade.  A 600 ft. turbine x 3.5 would be 2100 foot from your home. That is just …
I was surprised that our Senator from Nebraska Ben Sasse waited such a short time before rejoining the ‘Never Trump’ chorus and talking trash about our President.  Despite his …
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I walked outside the other day and I could smell it. It was the smell that sticks with a person. It was the smell that indicates the changing of the season from winter to spring. It was the smell of …
With the weather warming up the problems are starting again with young drivers playing “cat and mouse” around town, or whatever it’s called these days.  The games involve …
What is the meaning of life? What is love? How do you know you are doing the right thing? These are questions that I feel mankind has been struggling with forever. The first two questions are …
I always find it interesting to hear stories as friends reminisce about their childhood memories. Recently Charlie Redding stopped by to drop off this photo along with an explanation about it. I …
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