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Jenkins decides against Senate bid

February 20, 2012

Rancher and restaurant owner Jim Jenkins announced today that he would not seek an independent bid for the United States Senate seat being vacated by Ben Nelson.

Three generations of Bow aviators honored

February 20, 2012

Each year the Nebraska Aviation Trades Association presents its most distinguished award, Airman of the Year, to one of its members who has shown outstanding dedication and support to the agricultural aviation industry.

The 2011 Airman of the Year award, was given to Casey Williams of Arrow Aviation in Broken Bow. Casey is the 3rd generation of his family to receive this prestigious award.

The award was presented recently at the Nebraska Aviation Trades Association (NATA) 2012 annual convention in Grand Island.

For more on this story, see this week's Custer County Chief.

Ansley, Litchfield, Mullen and Sandhills/Thedford one win away from state tournament

February 20, 2012

Ansley, Litchfield, Mullen and Sandhills/Thedford girls basketball teams will be competing for the district championship Friday night and a chance to play in the state tournament is on the line.

Ansley vs. Wauneta/Palisade at Hershey High School

Mullen vs. Wynot at Bassett High School

Sandhills/Thedford vs. Sutherland at North Platte St. Pat's High School

Litchfield vs. Giltner at Minden High School

All games start at 7 p.m. (6 p.m. Mountain)