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Decatur, NE Recognized as a Smart Rural Community

Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company (NNTC) recognized the Village of Decatur, NE as a Smart Rural CommunitySM (SRC) on Tuesday, September 20th at Broadway Brothers in Decatur at the company’s …

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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 …
Runners Up the Tempo at Crofton
LDNE’s cross country teams sped to their fastest times when they competed at the Crofton Invitational on September 22. Crofton’s rolling course is set on the bluffs looking over the …
Mustangs Stampede the Cougars
The number 3 team in D-1 football, Stanton, came to Lyons and showed why they were ranked so high. The Mustangs scored 9 touchdowns from 30 yards or longer in an 83-16 rout of LDNE. “They …
Lady Cougars win one lose two during week
The Lyons-Decatur Northeast Lady Cougars went one and two for the week with a win over Tri County Northeast and losses to Winnebago and Wynot. Vs. Wynot LDNE 12-16-14 0 Wynot 25-25-25 …
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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 …
Andrew Freudenburg and Kayla Lundry, along with their families, announce their upcoming marriage on September 03, 2022 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland, NE. Kayla …
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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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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 …
I don’t think that anyone would disagree with me when I say that we are overworked, and we bring it on ourselves. I have written about a work life balance before, and my thoughts on how …
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