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Suspected seized wheel bearing sparks more than a dozen fires last Thursday

A suspected seized wheel bearing coupled with unseasonably warm dry weather sparked about 15 fires between Oakland and West Point on Thursday. Chief Nick Seery of the Oakland Fire and Rescue said …

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LVSS Basketball - girls & boys go 0-3 on the week

The LVSS Boys and Girls basketball teams battled through a tough three game week on the court.  LVSS hosted the Falcons from DC West at the beginning of the week.  Both LVSS Girls and Boys …
Three days of wrestling for OC grapplers
It was a busy week for the Oakland-Craig Knights wrestling squad with competitions Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.  Sickness within the team kept them from being at full force but those able to …
OC JV Invitational 2022 Results for Oakland-Craig
113 Miguel Hernandez (6-6) placed 2nd and scored 0.0 team points. Quarterfinal - Miguel Hernandez (Oakland-Craig) 6-6 won by major decision over Gaspar Juarez (Schuyler) 0-2 (MD …
O-C Lady Knights win big over D1 #1 Elmwood-Murdock
The Oakland-Craig Lady Knights traveled to Murdock to play the D1 #1 Elmwood Murdock Lady Knights. The E-M Lady Knights came into the game with a 13-1 record with their only loss was to 12-1 Lincoln …
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Christmas came early for Kristina Springston and Robert Osterholt of Lyons, as they welcomed the birth of their son Mathias Jerry Charles “JC” Osterholt on Dec. 22nd. The 6 lb. 8 oz. baby …
The family of Lyle Wooldrik is hosting an open house in honor of his 90th birthday on Sunday, October 10th, from 2-4 p.m. at the Nielsen Community Center in West Point, NE. All friends and …
Rick and Kris Johnson have officially reached the milestone of celebrating something by having a card shower.  Their family offered several other suggestions, but all were turned down.  On …
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 …
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It has been difficult to obtain official validated information which pertained to the business transactions between Mercy-Trinity (MD and the Oakland Memorial Hospital (OMH) and the Oakland …
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