Archive - Mar 1, 2013
The Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce has a new executive director. Donnis Bullock of Cozad has accepted the position and beginning March 13 sheâll be on the job.
Her appointment was officially announced Feb. 23 at the Chamberâs Annual Banquet.
She says she is excited about being part of the energy that has contributed to Broken Bowâs growth. Her husband Chip, is the branch manager for Horizon Ag in Custer County.
âI feel like Iâve been an outsider looking in and now I want to be part of that energy,â Donnis (prounced just like Dennis only with an o) said.
LINCOLN â The 26th annual 5-day Tour de Nebraska bicycle ride will head to beautiful central Nebraska on its 306-mile round trip journey, June 19-23, 2013. Approximately 300 cyclists will leave Doniphan on Wednesday, June 19 and camp overnight in Loup City, Callaway, Holdrege and Blue Hill.
âWe are very excited about the route this yearâbecause we will be riding on some quiet roads that wind through some of the most beautiful areas in the state,â according to Susan Larson Rodenburg, who organizes the tour with her husband, Rich.
LINCOLN â Guns, drugs and flying lanterns were among legislative bills debated during the Nebraska Legislatureâs Judiciary Committee hearings, Thursday, Feb. 28.
LB390, sponsored by Sen. Mark Christensen of Imperial would remove the Nebraska governor's powers to take guns and ammunition under the Emergency Management Act.
âItâs the times of emergency that you need (guns) the most to protect your own self,â he said.
A/M grad returns home -
Terisa Gilligan doesnât exactly fit the image most would have of a probation officer. But that does not deter her from doing her job.
The 2006 Anselmo-Merna High School graduate began her duties as probation officer in Custer County in September 2011 - though she says that was not her first career choice.
After high school, Terisa went to McCook Community College where she was a member of the volleyball team. After one year in McCook she transferred to Mid Plains Community College in North Platte, where she earned her associateâs degree.
The Broken Bow Planning Commission was greeted by a host of visitors during their monthly meeting Feb. 22 in the Broken Bow Municipal Building. On the agenda were three separate requests involving plans for multi-family housing within the city.
Up first was Brad Quackenbush, addressing the board in regards to a property he owns at 437 North 12th Street. The structure is currently set up as a duplex, however Quackenbush is in the process of renovating the property and dividing it into three or four units, requiring permission from the commission.