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Recently, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began discharging high volumes of water from Lake Okeechobee to Southwest Florida, a process that often disrupts the fragile ecosystem near Fort Myers. more
Okeechobee Blood Roundup volunteer In order to promote awareness of the upcoming 15th Annual Okeechobee Blood Roundup to be held at the Freshman Campus Auditorium on Nov. 21 and 22, we share … more
For the past 18 months or so, the Okeechobee City Council has been working on a plan to contract out fire protection services, save the taxpayers money, balance the budget, etc. more
When they said giving blood could help, I put aside my nervousness and squeamishness and went to my local blood bank. more
I have to respond to your nonsense! In your last two mayoral runs, my wife trusted in you, and spent many hours campaigning for you, and we even made one financial contribution to your campaign. more
Tonight across Southwest Florida, hundreds of children will crawl into their cozy beds, pull up the covers and sleep comfortably, all thanks to one woman. Since 2001, Cynthia Shafer and the Bedz … more
In order to promote awareness of the upcoming 15th Annual Okeechobee Blood Roundup to be held at the Freshman Campus Auditorium on Nov. 21 and 22, we share stories of local Okeechobee folks who have received donations of blood and the difference it made in their lives. more
Everyone should read this who shops online, over the phone, or via any other electronic device that isn’t face-to-face. more
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) on ranches and dairy farms represents tremendous potential to benefit the Florida cattle industry. more
In order to promote awareness of the upcoming 15th Annual Okeechobee Blood Roundup to be held at the Freshman Campus Auditorium on Nov. 21 and 22, we share stories of local Okeechobee folks who have received donations of blood and the difference it made in their lives. more
I’m not a fan of masks. It’s not a political thing. I just don’t like it when I cannot properly see the person I’m dealing with. more
OKEECHOBEE — Today, October 5th, we recognize World Teachers’ Day. As a school principal, today always stands out as a day of meaning and importance, but in 2020, the celebration of World … more
Ranching helps your life in ways you may not be aware. more
A concerning consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic that must not be ignored is the unmistakable rise in overdose deaths more
In order to promote awareness of the upcoming 15th Annual Okeechobee Blood Roundup to be held at the Freshman Campus Auditorium on Nov. 21 and 22, we share stories of local Okeechobee folks who have received donations of blood and the difference it made in their lives. more
Bruce and Mary Anne Swinford have been serving Okeechobee for over 25 years through Big Lake Missions Outreach. During the period of September 2010 through May 2011, Bruce received multiple units of donated blood and nearly died five times. more
Letter to the Editor In order to promote awareness of the upcoming 15th Annual Okeechobee Blood Roundup to be held at the Freshman Campus Auditorium on Nov. 21 and 22, we share stories of local … more
By Yakira ChuSpecial to the Immokalee BulletinIMMOKALEE – Covid-19 has posed considerable challenges to nearly every family, but none moreso than migrant women and children living in domestic … more
By Jennifer MulveySpecial to the Lake Okeechobee News My first experience losing a family member to suicide was on Sept. 15, 1987, when I lost my aunt at the age of 28. I remembered feeling shocked … more
Florida’s veterans have a rich history of service to our nation that must be remembered and honored. As a veteran, I know the importance of hearing from veterans about their service and how … more
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