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Archive - 2013

October 4th

Broken Bow touts 4-year-old national champion

October 4, 2013

When the Jonas family returned from their trip to the corn palace in Mitchell, South Dakota, their daughter Anya had brought back plenty of hardware.
The 4-year-old from Broken Bow held the trophy for the National Pedal Pull Championship for her age group.

Anya’s “Grandpa Ken”, as they call him, is involved in tractor pulls and the family felt Anya might have the right qualities to be successful at it.

Football games moved due to weather, scheduling conflicts

October 4, 2013

The Sandhills/Thedford football game against Garden County scheduled for 7 p.m. tonight in Thedford has been moved up to 4 p.m. due to weather concerns. Also, below is a statement from Mullen High School Principal Mike Kvanvig about their homecoming changes:

October 3rd

Centura Golf Invite (Arcadia-Loup City)

October 4, 2013

Centura Invite resluts for Arcadia/Loup City

Arcadia/Loup City Girls Golf

7th Place, Hannah Jakabowski; 106
10th Place, Kenzie Maschka; 110
13th Place, Taylor Carkoski; 111
14th Place, Kenzie Hostetler; 112

Team Scores
1
Adams Central
417
2
Arcadia/Loup City
439
3
Centura
479
4
Doniphan/Trumbull
444
5
Gibbon
0
6
Fullerton
476
7
Kearney Catholic
443

Oct. 3 Volleyball Scoreboard

October 4, 2013

Twin Loup (Sargent/Loup County) def. South Loup, 25-19, 25-18 (2-0)
Twin Loup (Sargent/Loup County) def. Spalding/Spalding Academy, 25-19, 25-21 (2-0)

Holdrege def. Broken Bow, 25-16, 25-22, 22-25, 25-13 (3-1)

Ellen Datus, 65

October 3, 2013

After a courageous battle with cancer, Ellen Lois Datus, age 65, passed away in Broken Bow, the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 1. She was surrounded by her husband, Edwin, and daughters Michelle, Melinda and Stephanie.
Born in 1948 in Chambers, to Chloe Ellen McKay Harley and Duane McKay, Ellen was drawn to a life of service to others. Her biggest calling was taking care of people, especially her family. At home, she was a selfless, loyal and loving wife, mother of three, step-mother of five and grandmother of 15.

Claudia K. Bestol, 75

October 3, 2013

Claudia Kay Bestol, age 75 of Purdum, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at her home in Purdum fighting cancer. Memorial funeral services will be held Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at the United Church of Christ in Purdum at 10 a.m. with Pastor Diana K. Jahn officiating. Inurnment in the Purdum Cemetery will be at a later date.

Claudia Bestol is survived by her husband, Earl Bestol of Purdum; a son, Wayne (Joyce) Bestol of Minden; two daughters, Kay Lynn Bestol of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Brenda (Dave) Masek of Purdum; three grandchildren, two great-grandsons, and a brother, Bob Knag of Alliance.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Beyond the Controversy of Screening

October 3, 2013

Breast Cancer Awareness Month has been one of the most successful campaigns to raise public awareness in recent history. Unfortunately, in terms of successfully reducing breast-cancer mortality, the results have been mixed, which has caused fierce debate among doctors, researchers, non-profit groups and patients.

October 2nd

Bow ranked #8 of best Nebraska towns to live in

October 2, 2013

60 Nebraska cities and areas designated as places by the U.S. Census were included in this analysis. Only places with a population greater than 2,000 were considered.
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When young families settle down, they look for opportunities in the job market and in quality schools for their kids. We wanted to identify the best in Nebraska, and so we asked the following questions as we analyzed cities and towns across the state:

10th annual Junk Jaunt - bigger and better than ever

October 2, 2013

The 10th annual Junk Jaunt is in the books - and by all accounts was bigger and better than ever!
In April 2004, the tourism committee of Loup Rivers Scenic Byway came up with the idea of organizing a long-distance garage sale. During the next five months, Nebraska’s Junk Jaunt was launched with a handful of volunteers, $500 in advertising donations and the use of a copy machine at the Loup Basin RC&D office.

Julia A. Eichelberger, 49

October 2, 2013

Julia Ann Eichelberger, age 49 of Broken Bow, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at her home. Julie was born Dec. 31, 1963, at Callaway Hospital to Terry and Marge Eichelberger.
Julie grew up in Broken Bow where she attended school until she was a junior. She graduated from Hastings High School in 1981.
At a young age Julie was diagnosed with a rare heart condition and later with diabetes. Even though she struggled with this throughout her life she never lost her love of life or her love for her family. One of her greatest joys was spending time with her family and friends.

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ARNOLD -- Anselmo-Merna, Mullen, Sandhills/Thedford and Twin Loup all participated in the Mullen...
Class A Results 1st Place - Grand Island 2nd Place - Millard South 3rd Place - Kearney 4th Place -...