By Kaylee On Friday, July 28th, 2017

Dixon County Fair set to begin Sunday

DIXON — Final preparations are being made for the Dixon County Fair. Dixon County’s annual family event will begin Sunday, July 30 and run through Wednesday, Aug. 2. The Fair begins at 8 a.m. Sunday with a sunrise More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Missionary speaks at United Lutheran Church

LAUREL — The United Lutheran Church of Laurel welcomed Missionary Micah Berger and his family July 9 to speak during their service. Micah is a full-time missionary serving in Uganda, Africa. He serves with Association More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Area residents value their time with annual tractor drive

LAUREL — When entering Bill Heitman’s home in Laurel, the first thing noticed are the aerial pictures of tractors on his wall. He has the entire collection of aerial pictures taken at the annual Tri-State Old More...

By Kaylee On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

City Council looking at new signs

LAUREL — Plans to install two new Welcome Signs for the City of Laurel and an Industrial Park/Welcome sign are moving ahead. Luke Virgil, Laurel Economic Development Coordinator, is putting steps in place to order More...

By Kaylee On Friday, July 14th, 2017

Area parishioners welcome Pastor Hjelmstad to Concord Concordia

Pastor Christine, Bella and Eric  Hjelmstad CONCORD — Concord Concordia Lutheran and Allen First Lutheran Churches were excited to welcome their new minister Christine Hjelmstad on July 2 at their services. The More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

LCC Board members use special meeting to examine priorities

LAUREL — Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School Board members established priorities for the future of families in their school district at a special July 5 meeting here. Guided by Marcia Herring of the Nebraska Association More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Preparations are underway for Cedar County Fair

HARTINGTON — The Cedar County Agriculture Society has recently begun preparing the fair grounds for the Cedar County fair. From now up until the day of the fair, the Ag Society will meet every week to finish the More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Area residents learn human trafficking is not an isolated incident

LAUREL — Laurel native Jennifer Van Meter dispelled quite a few rumors when she spoke here recently to about 40 people at the United Methodist Church. Van Meter said human trafficking is not something that only More...

By Kaylee On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Counties may be involved in FloodPlain project

HARTINGTON — Plans for removing 133 structures in the City of Randolph from the FloodPlain are still in the works. Randolph Community Development Director Gary Van Meter stopped  and visited with Cedar County More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Carlson’s family puts together quilt of love

LAUREL — Hand-made quilts are more than just a blanket. They are made with love. One extremely blessed lady recently received a Quilt of Love from her family. Eleanor Carlson is that special lady. She is known More...