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Benson School settles into new location

It was a long haul both literally and figuratively as the former Benson School building made the trip from the Burt County Fairgrounds to the Harvest Moon Pumpkin Patch.  Although the drive …

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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 …
Sealing the deal for Oakland-Craig, Nolan Magnusson unloads on Lakeview.  In a rare feat, Magnusson retired three batters with three pitches in the same inning.
Senior Legion comes back with exciting win over Lakeview
Oakland-Craig senior legion baseball struggles against Crofton but bats rebound against Columbus Lakeview.  Arlington outscores the seniors by 2. Crofton In its game against Crofton on …
Trey Sluyter catches for the Broncos against Bancroft.
Broncos drop two to Bancroft and Wayne
The O-C Broncos dropped a pair of games last week to Bancroft and Wayne Blue.  In the loss to Bancroft, Levi Richards got on base twice and scored once for O-C. Trey Sluyter, Luke Loftis, …
Theo Windhusen #74 along with his parents Marty and Meloney Windhusen are happy for the White Team victory at the 2024 Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic.
Logan View all-star athletes play in football classics
Two Logan View Football athletes donned their football attire and were back on the gridiron the first week in June.  2024 LV graduates Braydon Wobken and Theo Windhusen were selected to play in …
Living
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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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 …
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Among the many things I learned growing up with a father in the United States Navy are how to shine a pair of dress shoes and equally shine a brass belt buckle.  Skills I seldom use now, but the …
My name is Jason Redding-Geu and as of a month ago I have taken on the position of the Emergency Manager (EM) for Burt County. Every day that I have walked into my office in the Burt County …
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