Wishing Jason the very best

As you likely discovered on the front page of this edition, Jason Redding-Geu is no longer working for the Oakland Independent and Lyons Mirror-Sun.  His departure is met with mixed …

Siren sounds with outbreak of tornadoes

An early outbreak of severe weather crossed the Midwest with tornadoes reported in Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Iowa.  The National Weather Service reported farms were torn apart and at least …

Teresa Linnea Kisicki, 53

  Teresa Linnea Kisicki was born to Arlyn “Ole” Olson and Victoria L. Strand at Oakland Memorial Hospital on September 24, 1970. She passed away on April 14, 2024, at Arbor Care …

Kaylene Bonita Swanson, 75

  Kaylene Bonita Swanson was born to Wilmer and Bonnie (Heise) Koehler on November 18, 1948. Kay always enjoyed telling the story of her birth, coinciding with the Blizzard of 1948. The …

Goldie Mae Mohr Stover, 88

  Goldie Mae Mohr Stover, age 88, of Fremont died on Monday, April 15, 2024 at home. Goldie was born October 10, 1935 in Pilger, Nebraska to William and Fern ‘Schulz’ Reil. …