McKillip will end 40-year law enforcement career

LAUREL — Law Enforcement Officer Katherine McKillip will no longer be helping out with law enforcement in Laurel. McKillip will be resigning as a part-time police officer at the end of November, according to Laurel Police Chief Ron Lundahl. “She gave us two really good years. I appreciate her service to the citizens of the […]

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Stingley addresses local Veterans, students planned here

LAUREL — Laurel-Concord High School graduate, Randy Stingley, Norfolk, was the speaker for the Friday, Nov. 10 Veterans Day program at the Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School. Senior Zach Dietrich welcomed the guests and the American Legion and VFW members presented the Colors. The Laurel-Concord-Coleridge High School Band played the National Anthem and several other patriotic numbers. Stingley […]

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Glaubius appreciates chance at getting to know LCC students

LAUREL — Laurel-Concord-Coleridge High School is a big change from the Omaha metro area, but that’s all right with Alex Glaubius. LCC’s new science teacher started his duties here this fall. The energetic first-year teacher teaches freshman and sophomore science at LCC High School. The science classes include biology, physical science, and environmental science. Glaubius […]

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Veterans Day activities are planned here

LAUREL — The annual Veteran’s Day program will be held at the Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School on Friday, Nov. 10, at 9:30 a.m. in the new gym. It is being sponsored by LCC School in conjunction with the Laurel Veterans organizations. LCC School students will present several patriotic numbers and veterans will place the flags. Speaker for […]

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Cookies with Coach Osborne

LAUREL — Tom Osborne has played many big roles in Nebraska history. College professor, Hall of Fame Cornhusker football coach, Congressman, and mentoring program creator. His focus these days is the TeamMates program — a mentoring program he and his wife, Nancy, created in 1991. Osborne was in Laurel Friday to share his passion about […]

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Cemetery Association works to make improvements

LAUREL — A new building is being built at the Laurel Cemetery. This new building, which is being put up by the Laurel Cemetery Association, will house the flags, crosses, flowers, and sexton supplies. These items are currently being stored in the original building. This building also hosted the Cemetery Association meetings. The original building […]

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Grant helps LCC to develop career education

LAUREL — The Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School will be working with six other northeast Nebraska schools to strengthen the Career and Technical Education programs for high school students. Last month a consortium of schools in the service area of the Educational Service Unit – One was awarded a $14,000 reVISION Initial Grant for the 2017/18 school year. […]

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Laurel garbage collection is getting an overhaul

LAUREL — A decision was reached during the Oct 9 City Council meeting on a discussion, which had started in August, on changes for hauling garbage and garbage rates. No residents had been at the Council meeting to complain or offer their comments. An ordinance was passed to have Gill Hauling pick up part of […]

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Benson’s students bring robotic claw to life

COLERIDGE — Coleridge Middle School teacher Shannon Benson knows that education is always growing and evolving. To stay ahead of the curve, Benson has transformed his Industrial Arts class. A group of four kids in Benson’s class are building a hydraulic robotic claw, and now the idea is growing. “I probably have to give credit […]

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LCC School Board agrees to allow drug dogs at school

LAUREL — Drug dogs may soon be sniffing around at the Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School. Supt. Randall Klooz had made contact with the Nebraska State Patrol and asked to have LCC School be included in the group of schools that officers random visits with drug dogs. “We don’t think there is a problem, but if there is […]

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