Grocery stores have had a long history here

COLERIDGE — History on having a grocery store in Coleridge dates back to the Norris community which had been located approximately two miles east from the southeast corner of Coleridge in the 1800’s. The small community known as Norris dissolved when the railroad selected a route that bypassed Norris by two miles. The Village of […]

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Local residents are working to bring grocery store back

COLERIDGE — Work is underway to reopen the Coleridge grocery store which has been closed for at least six months. The store was closed this spring, forcing residents to drive at least 10 miles for groceries. At a Dec. 7 meeting attended by over 90 residents, it was evident the residents want to have their […]

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LCC School Bd. votes to move busses

LAUREL — Action items during the Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School board meeting on Monday included the purchase of a school bus, the sale of two used school buses and a raise for administrative staff. Board members placed their approval on a purchase of a 53-passenger school bus. The purchase amount for the Thomas Bus is $88,175. The […]

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Lewis and Clark NRD to hold open house to mark NRDs 45 years

Hartington — Lewis and Clark Natural Resource District will be hosting an open house this week. The event will mark the 45th anniversary of Nebraska’s Natural Resource Districts (NRDs). The open house is planned for Nov. 29 from 2-4pm at the NRD office in Hartington at 608 N. Robinson Ave. Information about NRD and CKRWP […]

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Christmas in Coleridge planned for Saturday

COLERIDGE — The annual Christmas in Coleridge celebration will be held this Saturday, Nov. 25. The event will run from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Coleridge Community Building. Hot roast beef sandwhiches will be served and hot dogs will be available for the kids. Santa and Mrs. Claus will also be on hand for […]

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Coleridge duo earns Christian Community Service awards

COLERIDGE — Christian Community Service awards were presented Sunday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Virgil Bayne and Dale Engelman were honored for their work on the Veteran’s Memorial in downtown Coleridge. The awards were presented during the annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service. Presenting the awards were Dolores Meier and Vicky Gullicksen. The evening program was presented […]

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Helping out a neighbor

COLERIDGE — In the wake of the unexpected death of Dennis Brodersen, neighbors came together to complete his corn harvest on a breezy, cool but sunny day last week. Nearly 50 people assisted in the process, which took most of a day. Approximately 350 acres of corn were harvested by seven combines, with the assistance […]

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Village Board still in search of Police Chief

COLERIDGE — The Cedar County Sheriff’s Department will continue to fill in to police the village of Coleridge while the Village Board searches for a new Chief of Police. Longtime Coleridge Police Chief Darby Weller resigned in mid-October. The village has been patrolled by the County Sheriff’s office ever since. Village Board members have placed […]

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Board approves new high-ability learning program at LCC

LAUREL — Action was taken at Monday’s Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School Board meeting to hire a library para-professional and a discussion was held on the need for an instructional coach to help meet the needs of high ability learners. A discussion was held and board members placed their approval on a High Ability Learning Plan for the […]

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Veterans’ Day activities are planned

COLERIDGE — A Coleridge community Veterans’ program will take place at the LCC Middle School at 1:45 p.m. Friday. The program will be conducted by Master of Ceremonies John Hoffart. The LCC 6-8 grade band will also perform patriotic songs. American Legion Post 114 will present the colors for the event. The Middle School students […]

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