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Archive - 2013

May 2nd

SWC Golf Meet Moved to Cozad

May 2, 2013

The SWC golf meet has been moved from Ogallala to Cozad due to weather conditions. The meet is set to starts at 10 am.

Area Schools Compete at Best of Midwest Meet

May 2, 2013

South Loup, Anselmo-Merna, Mullen and Sandhills/Thedford competed in the Best of the Midwest meet Tuesday night In Sutherland.

On the girls side, Mullen finished 8th, South Loup 16th, Anselmo-Merna 15th and Sandhills/Thedford 23rd. On the boys side, South Loup took 3rd, Anselmo-Merna placed 19th, Mullen placed 23rd and Sandhills/Thedford finished 25th. Event results are listed with area participants in them and placing in the top six. The girls will be followed by the boys.

100 meter dash
1st Alexa Whipple Arapahoe 12.50
2nd Madison Tomlinson Mullen 13.10

May 1st

Tractor accident takes life

May 1, 2013

A tragic accident took the life of Joe A. Willhoit, 58, of North Platte Tuesday evening on State Highway 70 just east of Westerville.
According to Deb Collins of the Nebraska State Patrol, a 1991 Chrysler LeBaron driven by Joseph White, 25, of Sargent was traveling east on Highway 70 when the vehicle ran into the back end of a tractor driven by Willhoit shortly before 7:30 p.m.

April 26th

Lawmakers press forward on school aid, wind energy

April 26, 2013

Here is the weekly Bill roundup for the week ending April 26.

Day of Prayer is Thursday

April 26, 2013

All area citizens are encouraged to join together and pray for our community and our country, during National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 2. The event will be from 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM in the Broken Bow Municipal Auditorium. Continental Breakfast will be served. The National Day of Prayer local event is sponsored by the Broken Bow Ministerial Association, and is open to anyone of any denomination.

Callaway teen battles back

April 26, 2013

CALLAWAY - - Until a few months ago, Callaway sophomore Bailey Mach was an active high school athlete. She played basketball, and last spring ran the mile for her track team.
In February, Bailey began experiencing weakness in her legs and pain in her feet. She had suffered a concussion in a basketball game in January and doctors thought her symptoms were related to the migraine she endured for several days after her concussion.

CC Sheriff Osmond honored

April 26, 2013

Custer County Sheriff Dan Osmond has been recognized by his peers for a job well done.
During a special reception April 18 at the Jail Standards Convention, Osmond was presented with the “Excellence in Detention Facility Administration” award, one of only two given each year by Nebraska’s Jail Standards Board across the entire state of Nebraska.
Nominations for the award are made by either the person’s boss or employees and then voted on by members of the board.

Scott Reinhard, 59

April 26, 2013

Scott Nelson Reinhard, resident of Broken Bow, died March 15, 2013. He was 59 years old.
To those who knew him, Scott Reinhard was a friendly and sociable member of his community. He will be remembered as a man of strong Christian faith who enjoyed helping his neighbors and working outdoors. As an engineer, a farmer and a photographer, Scott was passionately interested in the natural beauty of God’s creation.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Jean and Jerry Reinhard. He is survived by his siblings, children and grandchildren.

Charles Giles, 89

April 26, 2013

Charles Giles, age 89 of Broken Bow, died Tuesday April 16, 2013, at the Jennie Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow.
Funeral services were Friday, April 19, 2013, at the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Todd Karges officiating. Interment was in the Broken Bow Cemetery with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church or the Custer County Foundation.

Dale Andersen, 86

April 26, 2013

Dale Andersen, 86, passed away at his home in Kearney Tuesday, April 16, 2013, after a year and a half’s illness. Memorial services were Monday, April 22, 2013, at the O'Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home in Kearney with the Rev. Gary Main officiating. Interment will be in the Kearney Cemetery at a later time. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, Seneca Cemetery, or the First United Methodist Church in Kearney. Online condolences may be submitted to www.osrfh.com.

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