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Eldora rocks it during Retro Day

Barbara Lawlor, Eldora.  Chartreuse, turquoise and pink. It’s hard to imagine that these colors were actually in vogue back in the 70s and 80s, but a glance at the West Wing Smokehouse ...
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Three time derby winner

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Gilpin Library Footnotes

Larry Grieco, Librarian.  The new Tami Hoag mystery, The Bitter Season centers on Minneapolis Detective Nikki Liska, newly assigned to the cold case squad. She is unhappy and bored. ...
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Read in Ned: Libraries and Librarians

Celine Cooper, Nederland.   I came across a quote the other day that I’d like to share. It was written by author and columnist Caitlin Moran in an article about, you guessed it, ...
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Shrek raises roof : Middle level students rock

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  The Nederland Middle Senior High School theater program has a guaranteed successful future in the next, at least, six years. When a large group of sixth, ...
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Mitchell creating parking lot, creekside park

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   A creek flows through Nederland, burbling and gurgling most of the time, roaring in the spring and early summer. Although many mountain towns with creeks ...
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Ned’s opens to rave reviews : Five time’s the charm

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Probably one of Nederland’s most popular items on a menu over the years has been Whistler’s mountain muffin. Described as the mountain version of Eggs ...
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NHS Songs for a New World : Powerful, inspiring

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  If you missed last weekend’s “Songs for a New World,” you missed one of the most profound, moving performances ever put on by the Nederland High School ...
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Centennial Bank bought by Heartland

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Last Wednesday, Centennial Bank employee Carrie Lake painstakingly poked lollipops into a bowl, layer by layer, symmetrical, with candy orbs level on the ...
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