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Oakland-Craig rises to the top when it comes to exceptional student performance  Blair Enterprise Publishing

This is a big one,” Principal Rusty Droescher exclaimed as he shared the exciting news concerning Oakland-Craig Public Schools. “This is quite an honor!”

Music fills the air for East Husker Conference  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Oakland-Craig hosted the East Husker Conference Choir on Monday, November 5th. All 16 schools in the conference participated in an honor choir boasting ...

Russell Lang, 83 | Obituaries  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Funeral Services for Russell Lang were held Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Alder Grove United Methodist Church in rural Craig, burial followed in Alder ...

Russell Clark Lang  Fremont Tribune

Jan. 5, 1935 – Aug. 24, 2018. Russell C. Lang, 83 years of Craig, passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at Nye Pointe in Fremont. Russell Clark Lang was born ...

Janesville's Jolly Jingle planned downtown Nov. 30-Dec. 2 | Kicks  Gazettextra

Janesville's fifth-annual Jolly Jingle runs from Friday through Sunday, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, and it features several events the organizer says are free or low cost and ...

West Point High School finishes first in ESU 2 Quiz Bowl  Fremont Tribune

Educational *Service* Unit (ESU) 2 hosted its Quiz Bowl at Midland University on Saturday, as 13 of the ESU's 16 teams participated to compete for a spot at this ...

Calling all voices - Hallelujah Chorus Sing | News  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Calling all voices - Hallelujah ChHandel's Messiah it one of the most beloved Christmas choral selections of which was once said to be music “fit for God.

Steve Landholm  Fremont Tribune

In the Fremont City Council race for Ward 2, incumbent Steve Landholm is looking to retain his seat against challenger Glen Ellis after the polls close on Nov. 6.

Janesville School District brings a boat, a girl and some fun with "Anything Goes"  Gazettextra

Students in the Janesville School District Summer School performance of "Anything Goes" enjoy taking part in a whimsical show full of toe-tapping tunes and ...

Two vie for state auditor seat | News  Norfolk Daily News

The race for state auditor provides Nebraska voters with a choice.

Where to find live local music from Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2018  Gazettextra

Night Music is a listing of local bars and restaurants offering music, comedy and trivia events.

Johnson, Leila Hope (Kennedy) | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Johnson, Leila Hope (Kennedy) Aug 6, 1921 - Oct 23, 2017 Hope was born to Willard Kennedy and Charlotte (Larson) Kennedy at home near Craig, NE.

Local students participate in the Singing Youth of Nebraska Festival  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Oakland-Craig was proud to send 10 junior high students to Fremont on January 28th to participate in the Singing Youth of Nebraska Festival. These students ...

Harsin to retire after 22 years at BHS | Local News  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Darren Harsin took inspiration from his parents when he made the decision to become an educator.

GALLAGHER: Knee injuries forge fierce basketball bonds  Sioux City Journal

CHEROKEE, Iowa | Friendship formed through basketball continues off the court this season as Dacey Nelson and Payton Slaughter fight back from knee ...

Oakland to celebrate 150th anniversary  Fremont Tribune

You can hear the excitement in Melanie Johanson's voice.

Benefit planned for injured Oakland-Craig teen | News  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Ever since attending his first car show, 17-year-old Mitchell Smith of Rural Lyons has had a passion for automobiles. A job shadowing program at Oakland-Craig ...

Joshua Charles Mulder, 20 | Obits  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Joshua Charles Mulder was born to Richard and Susan (Neitzke) Mulder on September 15, 1997 in Fremont, Nebraska. He passed away December 21, 2017 in ...

James Quentin Carlson, 74 | Obits  Blair Enterprise Publishing

James Quentin Carlson was born January 5, 1943, in rural Tekamah, Nebraska, to Clair and Gayle (Garner) Carlson. He passed away November 13, 2017 at ...

Doris June (Lindberg) Modlin, 84 | Obits  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Doris June (Lindberg) Modlin was born June 23, 1931 to Linde and Tora (Johnson) Lindberg on a farm 1 mile east and 1.2 mile south of Craig, Nebraska.

USD linebackers: Younger players impressing coaches  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Starters Gray and Coker return to lead what is emerging as a talented group.

Stingers add four to 2019 roster  West Central Tribune

WILLMAR — The Willmar Stingers have added four players to their 2019 Northwood League roster. The Stingers will bring in University of Minnesota Golden ...

Pruess and Huffman  Fremont Tribune

Doug and Karin Pruess of Craig announce the engagement of their daughter, Payge Pruess of Craig, to Josh Huffman of Lyons, son of Steve and Kim Huffman ...

Borgmann breaks 64-year-old record, helps Arlington earn subdistrict upset  Blair Enterprise Publishing

The book at the scorer's table had the senior guard down for 22 points.

Whitewater School District voters to decide on operational referendum  Gazettextra

Voters in the Whitewater Unified School District will vote on an operational referendum that is seeking to preserve programs and class sizes.

Delavan-Darien preliminary enrollment down but 'better than expected'  Gazettextra

Preliminary enrollment for the 2018-19 school year in the Delavan-Darien School District is down but “better than expected,” officials say.

Eleanor Caton turns 100 | Birthdays  News-Press Now

Hope Eleanor (Gaskill) Gray Caton was born on Dec. 7, 1917, at the home of her parents, George W. and Pearl (McElhaney) Gaskill. This home was located on ...

More than 140 workers affected by planned shutdown of Ariens in Janesville  Gazettextra

A closure of the Janesville Ariens facility will affect 141 workers, starting in August and continuing for about seven months, according to a state layoff notice.

Fager honored in Top 20 Under 40 | News  Blair Enterprise Publishing

2003 Oakland-Craig graduate Seth Fager was recently honored by the Lincoln Journal Star being named one of the Top 20 Under 40 individuals in Lincoln.

Greg Lee “Rosie” Rosenboom, 62 | Obits  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Greg Lee “Rosie” Rosenboom was born January 22, 1954 to Glen and Betty (Clark) Rosenboom in Oakland, Nebraska. He passed away peacefully surrounded ...

Ethiopian girls come of age in Janesville  Washington Times

Jerusalem, Frehiwot and Messay were only children when Connie and Dennis Dregne adopted them from Ethiopia.

Janesville Mall's buyer gives dose of optimism, realism on mall's future  Gazettextra

JANESVILLE. The leader of an investment group that plans to buy Janesville Mall offered local business leaders an equal dose of optimism and realism about ...

Janesville Salvation Army welcomes new leaders | Local News  Gazettextra

The Janesville Salvation Army will host a public reception July 1 to welcome the nonprofit's new local leaders.

UPDATE: Illinois man arrested on OWI in crash that killed passenger  Gazettextra

Rock County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Freeport, Illinois, man on a charge of homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle after a single-vehicle crash early ...

'It's a messy job:' Timber Hill Winery unpacks 5000 more pounds of grapes  Gazettextra

Timber Hill Winery in Milton received 5000 pounds of Wisconsin grapes on Sunday, leaving its owner and a few others a chance to get their hands dirty.

Paul Ryan has been at ease with people who don't share his views. Now comes a big test.  Washington Post

JANESVILLE, Wis. — Rep. Paul Ryan and Rock County Sheriff Bob Spoden live two blocks apart on Janesville's elegant Courthouse Hill. The congressman is ...

Republican VP pick Paul Ryan: Wisconsin roots, Washington clout

In the days since Mitt Romney selected Ryan for the vice presidential slot on the Republican ticket, the 42-year-old congressman's biography has become ...

The Backup Career: Not quite Olympic athletes turned politicians  PBS

Decades before winning the White House, President Barack Obama had a different dream: to become a professional basketball player. Other politicians also put ...

Overture's 2016-17 Tommy Award Recipients Announced; Ceremony Set for June!  Broadway World

Named for local Broadway star Tom Wopat, the Tommy Awards Program at Overture Center for the Arts encourages, recognizes and honors excellence in high ...

Oakland Brings In 10 Recruits For 2018-19 Season  SwimSwam

Oakland swimming and diving head coach Pete Hovland announced Thursday the addition of 10 student-athletes during the fall signing period.

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4 tips for parents when their kids lose, from Ben Sasse  Omaha World-Herald

"As parents, what we say to our kids in those moments will have far greater impact than anything they would have learned from a dog-pile at center court," wrote ...

Pinnacle Dairy near Brodhead awaits final approval; opponents keep fighting  Gazettextra

Pinnacle Dairy has begun construction on its 5000-cow facility west of Brodhead, but it has yet to secure a final environmental permit and has accrued plenty of ...

Bullseye General Contracting owner charged with theft | Crime  Gazettextra

The owner of a home improvement contracting business is charged in Walworth County Court with several counts of theft—totaling more than $40000—and ...

Cullen, John Paul

JANESVILLE"John P. Cullen, "J.P." age 91, of Edgerton, passed away at his home surrounded by the ones he loved on Feb. 12, 2017. He was born at Madison ...

Map: See the recruiting footprint of all 10 S.D. colleges  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

We've mapped out all of the South Dakota college football recruits. Click on each icon to see more information about the recruit. You can also click on the menu ...


Iowa's won two rivalry trophies already this year, reclaiming the Cy-Hawk Trophy from Ames a few weeks ago and freeing The Heartland Trophy from its ...

#ThankATeacher Trending Before National Teacher Day On May 6th  CBS Local

(CBS SF) — If you can write an essay, thank a teacher. If you learned a second language, thank a teacher. If you know how to spell “receive,” thank a teacher.

Paul Ryan Can't Lose  New York Times

On a Monday night in late September, Paul Ryan sat on the edge of a couch in his suite at the Cincinnatian Hotel , his left fist clenched so tightly around the neck ...

Piggly Wiggly in Evansville expanding | Archives  Janesville Gazette

Customers have requested items that the store did have room to stock, owner Jim Kopecky said.

US Election: November 7 as it happened

The first polls have opened on the US east coast as one of the closest presidential elections in history between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney goes down to ...

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