UPDATE: Matthew A. Grubtill, 23, of Broken Bow, was arrested late Saturday and taken into custody after Broken Bow Police executed a search warrant on a Broken Bow residency. He is being charged with arson and criminal mischief and was booked into the Custer County Jail. The investigation of the fire at the Catholic Church is ongoing.
FIRE at ST. JOSEPH's
St. Joseph Catholic Church members gathered in their Parish Hall for Sunday morning Mass July 27, as they did the evening before due to a Saturday morning fire in their Church next door.
FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) â€” Two soldiers based at Fort Carson were killed when their vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.
The Department of Defense says 30-year-old Staff Sgt. Benjamin G. Prange, of Hickman, Nebraska; and 19-year-old Pfc. Keith M. Williams, of Visalia, California, were killed in Kandahar Province on Thursday. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson.
The Defense Department did not release any other information.
(AP) â€” At least one Nebraska jail has stopped honoring federal requests to hold suspected immigrants in jail without a warrant, following the lead of other local entities around the country who say the practice puts them at risk of civil rights lawsuits.
Other Nebraska counties may soon follow suit, thanks in part to a push by civil rights organizations.
Many Nebraskans have been there, itâ€™s considered a hallowed hall for Husker Football faithful. Now picture the University of Nebraska-Lincolnâ€™s Memorial Stadium with nearly every seat holding a conservation tree seedling. Your mental picture provides a quick glimpse of the scope of the Lower Loup Natural Resources Districtâ€™s conservation tree program.