Monday, June 29, 2009 - The Omaha World-Herald: Metro/Region - The Omaha World-Herald: Metro/Region: "When Lyons, Neb., celebrates its 125th year this Independence Day, the recession isn't going to get in the way.

The town of about 1,000 in Burt County is spending twice as much as usual on its fireworks display, said Denise Johnson, chairwoman of the Fourth of July committee.

About four years of fundraising efforts have gone into the fireworks show and a weekend-long bluegrass festival."

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