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Board of Education begins Superintendent Search

        As Superintendent Jeff Smith plans to step down at the end of the 2020-21 school year, June 30th to be exact, Jim Havelka of the Nebraska Rural Community …

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Lady Knights win come from behind match at GACC

The Lady Knights came off a game with #1 in C1 Wahoo that they played tough, lost in three sets, but did it in a respectable way losing the last two sets 23-25, 23-25 showing they can hang with the …
Lady Knights Cross 2nd at EHC
The Cross-Country Team ran a new course in Madison on Thursday October 8th for the East Husker Conference Meet.  This was the … Read More
Lady Raiders season ends in first round of districts
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Raiders win homecoming 24-0
The Logan View/Scribner-Snyder Raiders hosted Boys Town for their homecoming game. They can celebrate homecoming with high spirits as … 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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How can anyone possibly ever say thank you for all of the support shown to me and my family this last couple of weeks? After much prayer and attempts to deal with some personal emotional struggles, I …
In my ripe old age of 35 (I know, I know, I can see some of you rolling your eyes at me while I am writing this), I have lived in a variety of places. Not as much as some, but enough to know where I …
Choices are one of the greatest freedoms we as Americans enjoy.  If you haven’t yet registered to vote, the deadline to do so online is October 16th.  By the time you read this, that …
  Most people have certain holidays that they really look forward to. For some, it’s the Fourth of July. Fireworks, parades (maybe next year), paid day off.  For others, it might …
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