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OAKLAND WATER EMERGENCY

The City of Oakland is asking all citizens to be patient and the internal water system is having issues this morning.  Communication between the well and the treatment plant is down.  The …

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OC Knights upset by Norfolk Catholic Knights

The Oakland-Craig Knights traveled to Norfolk to face the Norfolk Catholic Knights Friday night. It was Norfolk Catholic’s homecoming game. The O-C Knights received first and went 3 and out …
Lady Knights defeat two top 10 teams
The Lady Knights had two big wins this week bringing their record to 8-4 by defeating two top 10 teams, D1 #1 Humphrey/LHF and C1 #2 Wahoo. The Lady Knights are now 4-3 with top 10 ranked team for …
Lady Knights take Third in Seward Volleyball Invite
The Oakland-Craig Lady Knights competed in the Seward Invite this past weekend. They had very tough competition to look ahead to. Six of the 8 teams were rated in the top 10 or a contender for the …
Logan View Lady Raiders Runner-up in Boosters Club Invite
The Logan View Booster Club held their annual volleyball invitational tournament this past week where the LVSS Lady Raiders took home Runner-Up Honors.  Teams competing in the tournament were …
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The family of Shirley Uhing would like to honor her with a card shower in celebration of her 80th birthday on September 23rd.   Cards, memories, and well wishes may be sent to: Shirley …
The children of Dwain and Judy Heitshusen, formerly of rural Lyons, are requesting a card shower in honor of the couple’s 60th wedding anniversary on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. Their family …
The children of Dwain and Judy Heitshusen, formerly of rural Lyons, are requesting a card shower in honor of the couple’s 60th wedding anniversary on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. Their family …
Frelon Danielson will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house on Sun., Aug. 29 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Vet’s Building Oakland.  If you cannot attend, her family is also …
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Dear Editor, I have a question. Is World History being taught in our schools now?  Are they being taught about Mao Z-dong’s Tiananmen Square Massacre, Japan’s attack on Pearl …
Dear Editor, I have a question. Is World History being taught in our schools now? Are they being taught about Mao Z-dong’s Tiananmen Square Massacre, Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, …
The impact of the closure of the hospital in Oakland is already being felt across the area, with patients in emergency situations facing longer wait times before getting to a hospital and receiving …
The impact of the closure of the hospital in Oakland is already being felt across the area, with patients in emergency situations facing longer wait times before getting to a hospital and receiving …
Upon reading the article concerning the junior high football programs at Lyons Decatur Northeast (LDNE) and Oakland-Craig (O-C) I was inspired to write a short note.   It gives one a …
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Knowing that my time living in the Virginia Beach area was short, I sat my 13-year-old self down on a park bench overlooking the Chesapeake Bay, realizing it would likely be a long time before I …
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