Archive - Dec 13, 2013
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â€” A Nebraskan who helps coordinate services for students, teachers and school districts was chosen Thursday as the state's new education commissioner.
Dr. Moon, Broken Bow's former Superintendent, was a finalist for the position.
The State Board of Education announced it had unanimously chosen Matthew Blomstedt, of Central City, for the job out of four finalists. Blomstedt will replace Roger Breed, who retired earlier this year.
Anselmo-Merna 57, SMC 26
Beatrice 67, Crete 50
Bellevue West 54, Omaha North 45
Blue Hill 55, Superior 34
Boone Central/Newman Grove 76, Central City 26
Centennial 52, Sandy Creek 29
Crawford 43, Hay Springs 24
CWC 44, North Central 41
Elkhorn Mount Michael 66, Knox Grammar, Australia 62
Ewing 63, Allen 34
Falls City Sacred Heart 64, Hiawatha, Kan. 46
Gering 76, Mitchell 37
Howells/Dodge 73, Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family 38
Lewiston 50, College View Academy 39
Lexington 54, Holdrege 46
Nebraska City 67, Conestoga 29
Santa visited the Broken Bow Library this past week much to the delight of the children, young and 'not so' young. We published several of the photos in this week's Chief, but the colors were so vibrant we wanted to share the photos in color as well.
To view the photos go to the 'View/Order Photos' tag toward the top of the page just under the menu bar, and then click on the Santa at the Library folder - enjoy. Santa was jolly and the children perfectly delightful.
Beginning Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 through Jan. 1, 2014, the Broken Bow Police Department will be involved in the statewide â€śYou Drink & Drive, You Loseâ€ť Selective DUI Enforcement.
This is a coordinated effort of law enforcement agencies to decrease the number of impaired drivers in our communities. This selective enforcement is funded through a Nebraska Office of Highway Safety grant.
Several Nebraska Alcohol-Related Statistics:
â€˘ In 2012, there were 30,443 crashes in Nebraska, 1,779 alcohol-related vehicle crashes.