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L-N girls ousted from state in first round

The Wynot Blue Devils bedeviled the Lawrence-Nelson girls basketball team. The defending D-2 champions sent the Raiders home with a 48-49 win at Lincoln's North Star High School last Thursday. Wynot...


Carolyn Combs

Carolyn Anne Combs, 76, the daughter of Jessie and Mildred (Perry) Hayes was born April 19, 1943, at Superior. She died Monday at the Brodstone Memorial Hospital. Survivors include her son, Jeff Combs and his wife,Brenda; a brother, Calvin Hayes,... Full story


Dorothy Borger

Dorothy Mae (Henningsen) Borger, the third child of Emit and Elva Henningsen, was born in rural Limestone Township on her family’s farm Nov. 16, 1922. She died March 3, 2020, at the age of 97 years, three months, and 16 days. After many years of... Full story


John Bonicamp

John Patrick Bonicamp (Pat), 82, of Wheat Ridge, Colo., died Feb. 23, 2020 at his home after a short illness. Pat was born in Iowa on Feb. 14, 1938, son of late John Patrick, Sr. and Freda Bonicamp of Wichita, Kan. He is survived by his wife of 55... Full story


Shelly Harris

Shelly Rae Harris, 67, the daughter of Nelson and Pauline Jane (Bernard) Harris, was born May 18, 1952, in Beloit, Kan. She died March 6, 2020 at Holiday Resort Health and Rehab at Salina, Kan. Shelly attended school in Burr Oak, Kan., graduating fro... Full story


Lorain Faimon

Lorain Faimon, 91, of Lincoln, Neb., died Sunday at Sumner Place in Lincoln. She was born Jan.1, 1929, at home in Rosemont to Hubert and Gertrude (Krebsbach) Fleck. Lorain grew up in Lawrence She married Harold Faimon on June 15, 1949 at Sacred... Full story


Editor's Notebook

When I first read about the Cornavirus health issue, it was on the other side of the world. At that time a health problem in China didn’t concern me. I know something about China for when I was a youngster, I liked to dig holes. And when I was...


Country Roads

Hey, you out there buying all the toilet paper rolls, wearing face masks and filling your shelves with bottles of hand sanitizers, let’s not panic! The news media is broadcasting moment by moment reports of the latest Coronavirus happenings. Maps...


Four Ways from Northbranch

Feb. 1 was a fun weekend of Unleash the Beast PBR. Ivan and Leta Frost and grandson, Blaine Frost, drove to Kansas City, Mo. The top 35 bull riders in the world competed inside Sprint Center. Union Chapel Bible Study met last Monday at the home of Te...



Our sympathy to the family of Dorothy Boger, formerly of Jewell.  Dorothy was the mother of Charli Barrett, who taught in the Jewell schools for a time. Dorothy was born Nov. 16, 1922 and died March 3, 2020. Jewell City-wide Spring Cleanup day is...



Donna Gillan was among the quilters Monday. Terri Oltmans visited Donna that morning. On Tuesday and Thursday mornings, Donna joined the Tai Chi group. Donna also attended Bible Study with the group and had lunch out. Donna accompanied Trish...

 By Helen Gebers    Columns    March 12, 2020


Helen Gebers accompanied others to a music concert in Fairbury Saturday evening. Dave, Sherry and Haley Gebers and Steve and Diane Gebers attended the Lawrence-Nelson vs.Wynot and Superior vs. St.Cecilia basketball games in Lincoln Thursday. Lance,...



Peggy Cassell played cards at Jaynie Spirk’s home Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Don Cassell were in Lincoln, Neb., last Wednesday with Denise Clements. Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Hlavac stayed for the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Don Cassell. Joining them...



Wind was the word for last week. Saturday had one of the stronger winds pushing gusts up to 60 mph. Sunday was also windy reaching into the 40 mph range. Temperatures were warmer. It was thought the winds were bringing smoke from the Oklahoma fires...



What fun to happen upon a cattle drive on a windy and sunny afternoon. A rider on a horse, a 4-wheeler and another 4-wheeled vehicle kept them moving. Being cattle, there were always a few straying into a field or into a patch of trees. One of the...

 By Jenny Rees    Columns    March 12, 2020

Jenny's REESouces

This week is the anniversary of the 2019 Bomb Cyclone. Perhaps you’ve thought of that, perhaps you haven’t. I think this event for Nebraskans will forever be etched in our minds. Some may be reflecting on last year’s calving season being...


Burr Oak

Cliff and Glenny Barnes accompanied Jeff and Diana Ord, rural Guide Rock, on an eight-day trip to Lucedale, Miss., and Dothan, Ala. They left on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 26, and arrived at the home of Genry and Heather Ellison, Lucedale, on...



Commodities will be distributed at the Esbon Community Center from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The Burr Oak Community Club is hosting its annual baked potato-salad-dessert bar supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday evening, at the Burr Oak Community...


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