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Special Project Fund provides community improvements

Thanks to memorial gifts and other donations a Special Projects Fund was recently started for Uehling.   At this time, Chairman Mitzi Anderson reports enough funds to purchase an …

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Bailey Helzer signs with Arkansas State for Volleyball

dsaBailey Helzer signed Thursday with Arkansas State to play volleyball for them. She said, “I chose Arkansas State because of the amazing culture that they’ve made. They have a gorgeous …
2021 O-C/L-D Junior high Knights Season wrap up
The Oakland-Craig/Lyons-Decatur football teams went 4-2, with wins over DC West, Ponca, Ft. Calhoun, and Tekamah-Herman. Their losses were to North Bend Central and West Point-Beemer. Leading the …
Five OC Lady Knights make EHC All-Conference
The Oakland-Craig Lady Knights had a spectacular 2021 season. They are rewarded with five members of the team making the East Husker Conference All-Conference Team. Bailey Helzer and Adi …
2021 BRLD Wolverine Football Year End Stats
Offense Passing NAME GP C ATT YDS C% AVG Y/G C/G TD INT LNG M. Cooney(Jr) 9 28 78 331 35.9% 11.8 36.8 3.1 1 10 46 G. Brownell(Jr) 8 53 123 658 43.1% 12.4 82.3 6.6 2 16 51 SEASON …
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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 …
The children of Dwain and Judy Heitshusen, formerly of rural Lyons, are requesting a card shower in honor of the couple’s 60th wedding anniversary on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. Their family …
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Does anybody remember the rest of that famous passage? (Ask what you can do for your country). The passage seems very distant from the modern mantra, but it is as true today as it was in 1961 when …
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 …
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and The Bridge is hosting a few events to honor and celebrate those who have survived, to raise awareness about the prevalence of domestic violence, …
Dear Editor, I have a question. Is World History being taught in our schools now?  Are they being taught about Mao Z-dong’s Tiananmen Square Massacre, Japan’s attack on Pearl …
Dear Editor, I have a question. Is World History being taught in our schools now? Are they being taught about Mao Z-dong’s Tiananmen Square Massacre, Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, …
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As Thanksgiving is upon us, I find myself being thankful for so many things.  My health and that of my family, my mental health, and for the basic water, food and shelter, etc.  One thing I …
16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 The wonder and joy of …
A couple weeks ago I wrote about how pretty the trees were in our neighborhood. All the wind we have had lately took care of the Fall colors against the blue skies real quick. This year Charlie took …
How much is too much? I feel like this is a question that many people in our country should ask themselves every day. We live in a society that values stuff, and we seem to judge ourselves and …
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