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Water system in Oakland to undergo massive overhaul

Three guests addressed the Oakland City Council on Monday night as they held their regular monthly meeting.  Trees, water and emergencies were the topics for the evening. Water …

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The Lady Wolverines upset #3 Ponca

Vs. Tekamah-Herman BRLD    25-15-18-8        66 THS        4-  …
Knights compete in triangular with Arlington and Stanton
    This last week for the Oakland-Craig wrestling squad was dominated by dual action as the team competed in a … Read More
#10 Raiders win two more games, 10-2
    Vs. Bishop Neumann LVSS Boys Basketball Team added two more wins to their record.  LVSS traveled to Wahoo … Read More
LVSS loses in double overtime to Logan View/Scribner-Snyder
Vs. Bishop Neumann LVSS     10-  1-  7-  6      … Read More
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The family of Mary and Norman Frey of Lyons are requesting a card shower honoring their 70th wedding anniversary.  They were married on January 20, 1951, at Divide Center Church in …
  Betty Beck of Lyons will be celebrating her 90th birthday on January 12th.  A card shower has been requested in her honor.  Cards may be sent to Betty Beck, PO Box 63, Lyons, …
Harold and Donna Palmer will be celebrating their 70th Wedding Anniversary on December 27. A card shower has been requested in their honor on this momentous occasion. Their address is 345 North 3rd …
Peggy Rennerfeldt will be celebrating her 95th Birthday on Dec. 3rd.  Her family requests a card shower in her honor.  Greetings can be sent to Peggy Rennerfeldt, 706 Shamrock, Papillion, …
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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 …
I want to thank Jason Redding-Geu for addressing this issue for Burt County with his thoughtful article. It is complex and broad subject for sure and I wanted to be sure some additional …
Dear Editor, We are all aware how the pandemic, Covid 19 has changed much of the way we do things. This was true for our 2020 American Cancer Society Relay For Life of the Burt County Area. Pam …
For whatever it’s worth, I’m a third-generation farmer/rancher in Holt County, Nebraska. I own and operate the farm I grew up on northeast of O’Neill, in the middle of the Grande Prairie Wind …
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I will be the first one to say that family time is important. Unfortunately, it seems that family time is hard to come by during the week, and it is becoming just as hard on the weekend. As fate …
  There are hundreds of recipes to prepare chicken, but sometimes I get in a rut, making the same thing again and again.   To break the routine I decided it was time to sort through …
    Staring down at the white paper place with a half-eaten hotdog soaked in catsup sitting next to a pile of potato chips, my 10-year-old mind couldn’t bring harmony to the …
Jason Redding-Geu Lyons Mirror-Sun   Parents fighting in front of their kids. Should this not happen or does it matter? Now I am not talking about an all-out screaming and kicking …
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