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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 …
BRLD host Triangular
The BRLD Wolverine golf team hosted Tekamah-Herman and Fort Calhoun at the Oakland Golf Course last Thursday (4/1). BRLD JV vs T-H … Read More
BRLD Golf team competes at West Point Beemer Invite
The BRLD Wolverines Golf team opened their season at West Point last week. They finished 12th of a field of 14 teams with a team score … Read More
Raiders 5th at West Point-Beemer Snowmelt meet
    The Logan View Raiders took 5th place at the West Point Snowmelt meet last Thursday. Relays The Raiders … 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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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 …
It has been a dozen years since I first tried to ride a bike after many years believing I couldn’t.  My brother-in-law let me ride his while camping at Blue Lake in Onawa.  Probably …
Easter is fast approaching, and it marks the first family gathering event of the year. This time last year, families were recommended not to gather due to safety. Now that we have precautions that …
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