Laurel celebrates the Holidays with a special night of events

LAUREL — The community of Laurel celebrated Night of Lights Thursday with a special guest — the one and only Santa Claus. Laurel Night of Lights is a night when the community comes together to help celebrate and support the local businesses. This is a very entertaining event for all. The businesses stay open late, […]

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Wind farm could include part of Cedar County

HARTINGTON — The North Fork Wind Project, which is still in the planning stages, would cover a large area in eastern Knox County and extend into Cedar County. The wind project would cover an area from northwest of Crofton south down to the Wausa area and also extend into Cedar County from Bloomfield. The North […]

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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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Randolph to host Blast from the Past event on Dec. 8

RANDOLPH — Randolph’s annual Christmas celebration is returning to the good old days. Blast From the Past will be held here Dec. 8, from 5-8 p.m., at the Randolph City Auditorium. Funds raised during the evening will go toward the Jackson Graham Benefit. The Pancake Man will once again be on hand to serve up […]

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County hears options on how to better manage trucks, people health rating

HARTINGTON — Cedar County vehicles may be getting an add-on in the near future. County Commissioners met with a Verizon NetworkFleet representative Tuesday to discuss possibly implementing devices into county work vehicles and machinery. Among many features, the devices would allow location tracking, vehicle diagnostics, and much more. The cost would be $100 per unit, […]

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Randolph School Board makes insurance change

RANDOLPH— School board members decided to become insured with ALICAP Nov. 20. Board member Jim Scott made the motion to accept the insurance proposal from ALICAP as the preferred insurance carrier with a second from , board member Lisa Linville. Two insurance carriers worked with the school to put together proposals that came in several […]

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Times office manager to step aside

RANDOLPH — Health issues will be forcing Randolph Times office manager Jackie Schmidt to slow down a bit. “Due to the pain I am dealing with, and my mobility issues because of my disablity, I am unable to continue to work in the office,” Schmidt said. “I am sad to leave, and will miss coming […]

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Area communities are planning Holiday events

LAUREL — “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” to kickoff the Holiday season. Laurel’s annual Night of Lights celebration is planned for Thursday, Dec. 7. Randolph will hold its annual Blast from the Past Christmas celebration on Friday, Dec. 8. The Laurel celebration will begin at 5 p.m. with the Laurel Library Board […]

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Blast from the Past will return Dec. 8

RANDOLPH — Randolph’s annual Chistmas celebration is returning to the good old days. Blast From the Past will be held here Dec. 8, from 5-8 p.m., at the Randolph City Auditorium. Funds raised during the evening will go toward the Jackson Graham Benefit. The Pancake Man will once again be on hand to serve up […]

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Laurel’s Night of Lights set for Dec. 7

LAUREL — Laurel’s annual Night of Lights is set for Thursday, Dec. 7. The celebration will begin at 5 p.m. with the Laurel Library Board holding their event at the City Office. Kids can write letters to Santa, make ornaments and Christmas cards. The lighting of the downtown Christmas tree by Santa will take place […]

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