By Kaylee On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Relay for Life event has special meaning for area woman

LAUREL — Sarah Naeve’s life was nearly picture-perfect. She was happily married to her husband, Mike, in 2015, and the two were busy raising seven children at their home in Laurel. Then, what seemed like a routine More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Maxwell’s special bond with students will be missed

COLERIDGE — A long-time Coleridge special education teacher will be retiring this spring after almost a decade of teaching at Laurel-Concord-Coleridge Public School. Bernice Maxwell has been teaching students More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Cedar County family shares memories of ‘Today’ show visit

LAUREL — Everyone has a story to tell. Laurel’s Erwin family told their story recently on the NBC Today Show. The segment started with the voice of Tiffany Plager reading a letter she had written to the Today More...

By Kaylee On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Collectors eager to grab a piece of Cedar County history

Auctioneer Ryan Creamer accepts a bid, while his son, Austin, displays an item for bidders to see at Saturday’s Globe Clothing Store auction. HARTINGTON — Hartington history was on display here Saturday More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Area students get an Arbor Day education

LCC Elementary Principal Heath Johnson gets a tree ready to plant while students Jacob Noe, Richell Garcia-Perez, and Leah Gould look on during Arbor Day festivities here last week. LAUREL — Unlike Johnny Appleseed More...

By Kaylee On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Graduation coming up for LCC students

LAUREL — Laurel-Concord-Coleridge seniors are winding down their last days as high school students. The last day of school for the seniors will be May 9.  Other LCC students will have school through May 19. An More...

By Rob On Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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Coleridge man added to Golden Pica Club

COLERIDGE—Coleridge can now boast three members in the Nebraska Press Association’s Golden Pica Pole Club. Jack Schrieber began work at the Coleridge Blade in 1960. Former Publisher Bob Yost hired Schrieber More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Area family shares organ donation story

LAUREL — On Oct. 28, 1978, Tom and June Erwin shared their vows of “for richer, or for poorer, in sickness and in health until death do us part.” As newlyweds overwhelmed in wedding bliss, little did they More...

By Kaylee On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Area resident to be featured on national TV show

LAUREL — Tiffany Plager sat down one day and wrote tearfully from her heart about being on both sides of organ donation — life and death. She submitted her letter to NBC’s The Today Show with Kathie Lee and More...

By Kaylee On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Area students make beautiful music at contest

OSMOND —  The sounds of Northeast Nebraska students were lilting through the air here Friday. Students from 15 area schools gathered at the District Music Contest. The hallways at Osmond Community School were More...