OAKLAND — Intent on preserving the spacious rolling hills and oak savannas of Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park, a small group of volunteers attended a hawthorn eradication party Saturday to remove the invasive thorny bush.
OAKLAND — Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice has discussed the library district ballot measure with numerous city councils across Douglas County. He wrapped up his tour in Oakland Tuesday night.
Abraham Lincoln, or his modern-day doppelganger, will visit downtown Oakland for Living History Day Sept. 17, while Civil War re-enactors will stage an encampment and battle at Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park east of town.
OAKLAND — Runners will race through shady oak savannas, jump over rocks and charge up hills at the seventh annual Mildred’s Trail Dash on Saturday at Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park in Oakland. Starting at 8:30 a.m., the 5K fun run/walk and 9K trail run will raise funds to benefit the park.
A cold front moving into the area brought strong wind gusts and heavy rain to much of Douglas County Wednesday evening and this morning.