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Capturing every little girl's dream of becoming a princess, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s version of Cinderella has captured the hearts of countless since first performed in the London Coliseum … more
If you are looking for the right time to clean up your property, dispose of items not otherwise taken by the city compactor, or simply looking to shred unwanted documents, the Oakland Chamber of … more
The Decatur Museum is hosting a program on the History of the Banks of Decatur, April Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. There will be a short review of all of the banks, plus past and present employees are … more
Thirty One Lyons-Decatur Northeast FF A members participated in the 9 6 th Nebraska State FFA Convention, learning, growing and competing. Throughout the convention titled “ Unwritten ,” … more
Zachary Blackman appointed as Sixth Judicial District Court judge Gov. Jim Pillen appointed Zachary L. Blackman as the district court judge for the Sixth Judicial District, which covers … more
“If only someone would have written those stories down.” As generations pass, so do the memories if they are left unrecorded.  With the $21 million Lyons-Decatur School … more
For decades, “World Day of Prayer” has been a tradition in the Oakland and Craig communities. This year, a change was desired. After consulting with some of the local pastors, the women … more
Although cooler temperatures and much needed rain continues to mark springtime in Oakland, families will be counting on the municipal swimming pool in the coming months.  Social media was abuzz … more
Rich in tradition and community support, the Oakland Lions Club hosted its 70 th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday.  As is expected in recent years, a chilly wind blew on the hill while Oakland … more
More conversations about the zoning of Eagle Island took place at the Burt County Board of Supervisors meeting last Thursday. For the last couple of months the board has been discussing, … more
The Easter Bunny was busy last Saturday in Lyons. Before Easter, the big hopper started on Saturday morning in Brink Park and teamed up with the Lyons Community Club. Together they were able to … more
The Oakland-Craig speech team was represented by seven speakers at the Class C1 State Speech Contest. Three of which came home with medals. River Wallerstedt was the state-runner up in Entertainment … more
  Lyons-Decatur Northeast students competed this past week in two STEM Research Competitions. Thirty-one junior high and seven high school students participated in the Northeast … more
      The journey to fill the pulpit for the Lyons Assembly of God Church began in the Spring of 2004 for Jeff Clark and his wife Leann. They brought their two … more
From casual church attendance to becoming a youth leader in the Blair Church of Christ, the words shared to the young prophet Jeremiah are evident in the life of Friday’s Men’s Lenten … more
Grace and the lasting impact that community has on a family was shared at the annual Oakland Women’s Club (OWC) Ladies Night Out on Saturday. Oakland’s Jodi Guill was the guest speaker … more
    No one can argue that the members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (OFRD) are n't dedicated to helping the community and the preservation of life. … more
Congratulations to Valerie Lierman, Dawson Meyer, Grace Petersen, Grace Wallerstedt, River Wallerstedt, William Wilkey, and Winston Wilkey in punching their tickets to the NSAA Class C1 State Speech … more
The flooding of 2019 left the future of the Benson schoolhouse on the Burt County Fairgrounds in jeopardy. A group of interested individuals began to work on finding a new home for the historic … more
As the men of the Oakland area gather for Friday’s Lenten breakfast, the importance of church and the power of prayer will be the thought of the morning. Gene Wieneke of West Point will be the … more
    The Lyons Decatur Alumni Planning Committee met March 6, 2024  in Lyons and via Zoom. Work continued on arrangements for the next Alumni Banquet scheduled for Saturday, … more
      The LDNE speech team traveled to Bancroft-Rosalie last Wednesday to compete in the class C2-2 district competition. According to LDNE Speech Coach Melissa … more
    For the past two years KC Bang has served as the Burt County Emergency Manager. During the Burt County Board of Supervisors meeting that was held last Wednesday, Bang … more
The Easter bunny is coming! The Easter bunny is coming! Well that is according to the President of the Lyons Community Club Denise Johnson. The community club’s annual Easter Egg hunt is … more
    No one can argue that the members of the Lyons Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (LFRD) are n't dedicated to helping the community and the preservation of life. … more
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