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Seven honored with Quilts of Valor in Oakland

Honoring the service of seven former members of the United States Armed Forces, the Logan Valley Quilters Guild presented Quilts of Valor to seven residents of Oakland Heights Nursing Home and …

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Ella Martindale and Dawson Meyer were honored with the.Josh Mulder Award for their effort in Cross Country.

Oakland-Craig Athletic Awards Night

On Monday, May 13th, the Oakland-Craig Knights celebrated a night of victories and honors as Activities Director Mr. Mike Selk welcomed athletes, families, and other district patrons.  The night …
Monroe Johnson and Hadley Peterson each hit home runs on Thursday in West Point for the Rockets 10s.
Rockets 10’s sweep West Point
The Rockets 10s swept a pair of games against West Point White and West Point Gray on Thursday in West Point. In the first game, Hadley Peterson reached base three times and scored three runs, …
Senior Legion has slow night at the plate
In Legion action on Wednesday night in West Point, the Knights couldn’t get the bats going as they dropped the game 6-0. O-C sent six batters to the plate in the top of the fourth inning, but …
Broncos quick start bested Pierce
O-C came up short to Pierce White in Trico League Bronco action last week by a score of 9-5. After an easy 1-2-3 inning behind pitcher Brian Burton, O-C got on the board first in the bottom of …
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The family of Gary and Jo Ina Slaughter of Lyons would like to announce their 50 th wedding anniversary. Gary and Jo were married in Holdrege on June 3, 1974.  After moving out of state the …
Happy 85 th  Birthday to Joyce Uehling!  If you’d like to send birthday wishes, please mail them to:  2525 N. Birdie Ave., Fremont, NE 68025
Kade Wyatt Smith was welcomed into this world by his parents Colton and Elizabeth Smith of Craig on March 19 th at the Memorial Community Hospital in Blair. Kade Wyatt weighed 6 pounds 13 ounces and …
Darlene Deupree of Lyons, is turning 99 on March 30 th . Her family, daughters Carole Blankenbeckler (deceased) and Merlene Paul (deceased), son Jim Deupree of Omaha, daughter Bev and John Gustafson …
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  I want to thank Jason Redding-Geu for the 4 plus years where you did a great job working for the people of our community on our local newspaper, the Lyons Mirror-Sun. I know I am not the …
Members of the Lyons Property Development Committee (LPDC) worked with the Lyons City Council to place LB840 on the May 14, 2024 ballot. Community members have probably been hearing people talk …
“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble …
Will you help us? We are writing on behalf of Relay For Life of the Burt County Area. What started as one or two people’s vision for Burt County grew to span 12 years!! This event has been …
I have heard it said, over a number of years, and at several different churches, that Christianity is only one generation from dying out. With that in mind, I find it sad that a (hopefully small) …
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It was the calm after the storm that led Swedish editor and future politician Carl Boberg to pen a poem which would later become one of the most beloved Christian hymns. As the story goes, in …
According to the National Weather Service (NWS), May was a record-breaking month for storms in the mid-west, and June is looking to be just as stormy. Burt County has experienced a variety of …
Often quoted to encourage unity, the phrase “United we stand, divided we fall” has been attributed to the ancient Greek storyteller Aesop though its use is found in countless quotes over …
Newton’s First Law of Motion states that an object at rest remains at rest, and an object in motion remains in motion at constant speed and in a straight line unless acted on by an unbalanced …
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