Bow Valley event brings out all kinds of traditions

BOW VALLEY — Tradition is everything here. Bow Valley’s Schuetzenfest celebration is filled with decades of tradition. The event centers around four things — a wooden duck, white-clad marching men, a king and a queen, and of course, the people these customs bring together. The day of traditions begins with a Catholic Mass at Sts. […]

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Traveling Vietnam Wall makes area stop

PLEASANT VALLEY — Between 1954 and 1975, 58,200 service men were killed while serving in the Armed Forces in Vietnam. In 1982 a wall, designed by Maya Lin, was dedicated that listed the names of each U.S. serviceman and woman lost while in the conflict. The wall made a trip through Cedar and Knox counties last […]

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Kaiser named MVP at Northeast Nebraska All-Star game

NORFOLK — Two for two. For the second week in a row Cedar Catholic’s James Kaiser was competing in an All-Star event. And for the second week in a row Kaiser made a big impression. He was named MVP of the Dark Team of the Northeast Nebraska All-Star Basketball game at the Cox Activities Center […]

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One Year Later

COLERIDGE — Life took a wicked turn for Greg Dunn last June. A tornado churned through the acreage June 17, 2014, where he and his wife, Diane, had lived. Dunn wasn’t aware the EF3 tornado was barreling down on him until  a tree branch crashed through his window. The hit of reality sent him and […]

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Late Crofton rally sinks Hartington Hawks

HARTINGTON — The Hartington Hawks, 11-12 year olds, fell to Crofton in a heartbreaker Friday. Leading 6-4 in the top of the sixth inning, Hartington looked to get three quick outs for their first win of the season. Things appeared to be happening for Hartington as Crofton’s first batter went down swinging on a 3-2 […]

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Hartington 14s pick up big win at Randolph

RANDOPLH — The Hartington 14-and-under softball team advanced to 3-3 on the season after Thursday’s 14-4 road victory. Hartington got onto the scoreboard first in the top half of the first inning, plating five runs. Randolph fired back in the bottom half of the frame with four runs of their own, ending with a Madeline […]

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B&M Dairy is continuing a long family tradition

ST. HELENA — Nestled in the hills just three miles north of Highway 12 near St. Helena, Brad and Myron Klug have transitioned the old family dairy farm into the B & M Dairy. They made the transition in 2002 when they built the new dairy barn. “Dad actually built the pipeline to automate the […]

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