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Archive - 2013

Two hospitalized following head-on

January 31, 2013

MERNA -- Authorities aren’t exactly for sure what caused the head-on collision on State Highway 2 south of Merna Tuesday morning.
Ambulances and rescue crews from Merna and Broken Bow responded to the 8 a.m. call and the drivers of each vehicle were transported from the scene. Life Flight was called back due to the weather.

January 27th

Video Highlight of ST vs Mullen boys SHC championship game

January 27, 2013

check out the video highlights from the SHC boys championship game

January 26th

ST boys, Mullen girls claim SHC Titles

January 26, 2013

The Sandhills/Thedford boys basketball team and Mullen girls basketball team became Sandhills Conference Champions Friday night with ST edging Mullen in the boys contest 44-41 while Mullen took out Brady 50-31.

Other Area Scores:

Girls Scores
Ansley-Litchfield 63 Arcadia 30
South Loup 56 Pleasanton 38

Boys Scores

Ainsworth 75 Broken Bow 42
Ansley-Litchfield 64 Arcadia 50
South Loup 58 Pleasanton 47

January 24th

Mullen, Sandhills/Thedford boys advance to Sandhills Conference Championship

January 24, 2013

Mullen and Sandhills/Thedford both saw their boys teams advance to the Sandhills Conference Tournament final with a 58-34 victory over SMC and a 62-37 win over Brady respectively. The Knights will play the Broncos Friday night at 6:30.

Other Area Scores:

Girls Scores
ENLS 41 Anselmo-Merna 24
Loup City 42 Twin Loup 29
Mullen 43 Sandhills/Thedford 27
S-E-M 36 Amherst 32

Boys Scores
Amherst 66 S-E-M 26
Anselmo- Merna 52 ENLS 32
Cedar Valley 40 Arcadia 28
Loup City 57 Twin Loup 26
Cedar Valley 65 Arcadia 27

Sweet new business opens in Bow

January 24, 2013

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for a sweet gift for your sweetie Broken Bow’s newest business has the solution.
Simply Sweet, located in the Arrow Mini Mall on Highway 2 in Broken Bow, opened for business Tuesday. The store features craft and gift items, along with the star of the store - chocolate!
Michele Staggs is the owner and operator of Simply Sweet. She and her husband, Ed, moved to Broken Bow in July 2012, living the previous two years in Denver.

Broken Bow schools hires new principal

January 24, 2013

The search for a new Broken Bow senior high/junior high principal is over. After narrowing down a field of nearly 30 applicants, a contract has been offered and accepted by Rusty Kluender.
Kluender (who will quickly tell you his name rhymes with blender) accepted the offer to become the 7-12 principal at Broken Bow last Wednesday. He will officially begin his duties here Aug. 1, 2013.

Glenn Rohde, 79

January 24, 2013

Glenn L. Rohde, 79, life-long resident of Eddyville and Sumner, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at Callaway Good Life Center.
He was born March 9, 1933, the fifth child and third son of Ronald and Mayme (Anderson) Rohde in Eddyville. He graduated from Eddyville High School with the class of 1951, and went on to further his education at Kearney State Teacher’s College, graduating in 1955.
Glenn was a 4-year letterman in football and track.

Everlyn Margaret Fowler, 95

January 24, 2013

Evelyn Margaret (Smith) Fowler was born Sept. 6, 1917, near Nesbit, which was about nine miles west of Stapleton. She left the loving care at Rose Lane Home in Loup City, and departed this life Jan. 15, 2013, at 7:40 p.m. At that same moment she was welcomed by her Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ into her new and eternal home.
She was greeted by her husband, John Mervin; her father and mother, Harry "Bud", Smith, Beatrice "Birdie" Echo (Heldenbrand) Smith; sister, Vera June (Smith) Miller; little brother, Charles Oscar Smith and a host of family and friends.

Karen L. Wilcox, 69

January 24, 2013

Karen Louise Wilcox, née Nielsen, 69, of Virginia Beach, Virg., passed away peacefully Jan. 17, 2013, at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. The cause of death was complications from a stroke.
Karen was born Jan. 19, 1943, in Aurora, to Emma Louise Nielsen and Oscar Frick Nielsen. As a child, Karen loved playing piano and organ, cooking, and fishing, and was an active member of the 4-H Club and Rainbow for Girls.

Gun control bills debated in the Judiciary Committee

January 24, 2013

LINCOLN – A lively discussion over gun and ammunition control legislation took place during a Judiciary Committee hearing of the Nebraska Legislature on Jan 23.
 Among the bills discussed was LB50, introduced by Sen. Brad Ashford of Omaha. The bill would hold gun owners civilly liable for damages resulting from the unreasonable placement of a firearm where a minor or mentally handicapped individual could get it.
          

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