Coleridge Blade

The fog, low temperatures and precipitation of the last few days has made for some pretty interesting natural art this December.

HARTINGTON — Sophia Harder and Emily Soll were named as Cedar County’s Outstanding 4-H members at the recent 4-H Council Appreciation and meeting.

The LCC Winter Sports pep rally was held last week to kick off the season. Kinsey Hall with the LCC Bear Squad (above) helped to fire up the student body for the event.

Laurel Advocate

Santa pauses for a photo with Avaline Strehlow, after speaking with her parents, Aaron Strehlow and Kelsey Koopman at The Laurel Plantation during Laurel’s Night of Lights celebration Thursday night.

Crystal Brummels

Laurel Advocate

LAUREL — Jeremy Christiansen has nearly completed his first semester serving as the Laurel-Concord-Coleridge district superintendent.

 LCC’s Noah Schutte goes over Christian Heilbuth of Siouxland Christian to snag the rebound during Thursday’s season opener.

LAUREL — The LCC boys basketball team shot the ball well in both of their season-opening games last week, coming away with a pair of blowout wins to start the season 2-0.

Osmond Republican

David Schmit

Osmond had an early season gauntlet this week. Tuesday, the Tigers traveled to Spencer to play Boyd County, a game the Tigers hung on to win 42-40.

OSMOND — This year s annual Christmas Wishes program, held Sunday, Dec. 9, was one of the biggest yet.

Randolph Times

RANDOLPH - The Randolph City Council meeting last Wednesday featured a changing of the arms at mayor.

RANDOLPH — Randolph’s annual Christmas celebration is returning to the good old days.

HARTINGTON — A Randolph man was sentenced in Cedar County District Court Monday to 45-53 years in prison for committing sexual assault against children.

Wausa Gazette

“Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Quiz Bowl Team The Lewis and Clark Conference Quiz Bowl was held Nov. 7 at Wayne State. Schools provided a 9/10th grade team and a 11/12th grade team. Wausa’s 9/10 team lost in game 28 (32 games total in bracket) and 11/12 made it to game 25 in their bracket. Wausa Quiz Bowl team member include, (back row, l-r) Jerry Paben, Jarrett Andersen, Will Hagge, Brandon Kristensen and Tyson Kaiser; (front) Carson Barney, Ruth Johnson, and Jailynn Story. The other Lewis and Clark schools at-

NORFOLK — The new co-op of Wausa-Osmond One Act, affectionately branded as Wausmond, ran into some tough competition at State in Norfolk Thursday.

NORFOLK — The new co-op of Wausa-Osmond One Act, affectionately branded as Wausmond, ran into some tough competition at State in Norfolk Thursday.

The community of Wausa shut down Main Street Monday night so residents could celebrate the season in style.


RANDOLPH — Orleta Sophie Dowl ing, 88, Randolph, died Dec. 9, 2018 at her home in Randolph.

Visitation will be 4-8 P.M., Friday at Johnson Funeral Home, Randolph

EL CAJON, Calif. — Richard R. Keifer, 77, El Cajon, Calif., died Nov.13, 2018.

A memorial service with Military Rites will be held at the Laurel Cemetery, Laurel, Dec. 19, at 11 a.m.

LAUREL — Larry Don Maxon, 86, Laurel, died Dec. 4, 2018, at his residence in rural Laurel, surrounded by family when he went home to be with Jesus and Norma.

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