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The Okeechobee News covers Okeechobee County, Florida. Okeechobee County sits like a top hat perched at the northern tip of the second-largest freshwater lake totally within the confines of the United States.

Beef-cattle ranching is the county’s oldest industry and Okeechobee County leads the state in beef production. Another fast-growing segment of the county’s agricultural community is citrus production. Tourism is the second largest industry in the county, and each winter thousands of people head to Okeechobee County to enjoy fishing the waters of Lake Okeechobee.

The Okeechobee News is proud to have covered Okeechobee County’s colorful history for more than 83 years.

Contact

Address:
107 S.W. 17th St
Okeechobee, FL 34974

Phone:
863-763-3134

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The Okeechobee News’s online archive contains staff-written and other selected articles from 2007 to the present. Searches are free. You may purchase individual articles for $2.95 or select a package for multiple articles