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November 16th, 2012

Erma Brown, 94

November 16, 2012

November 8, 2012, Erma Naomi Lee Brown was received into the arms of her loving Savior, Jesus Christ. Erma was born June 17, 1918, in Round Valley, to Edgar and Bertha Lee.
Erma was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Emily Holcomb; and granddaughter, Dr. Robyn Lee Rairigh.
She is survived by husband, Harold Brown; four children, Sharon (Robert Rairigh) of Gering, Terry (Ann) Brown of Hawaii, Charlene (Phil) Severson of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Ted (Kathy) Brown of Littleton, Colo.; grandchildren; sister, DeVohn (Leo) Peterson of Nebraska, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Alberta Jensen, 97

November 16, 2012

Alberta (Fellows) Jensen was born in a sod house near Koshopah April 8, 1015, to Frank and Mamie (Fetherston) Fellows. She passed away Nov. 8, 2012, at the age of 97.
Alberta attended Cottonwood from first through 10th grade, and graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1932, taking the Normal Training school program.
Alberta married Ted Jensen Feb. 12, 1934, in Taylor. To this union nine children were born. They lived in the Koshopah and Cottonwood area ranching together for many years. She was Ted’s extra hand whenever he needed one.

Part 3: Drought is a given; what can we do?

November 16, 2012

When drought strikes, it attacks agricultural producers and ag businesses with a vengeance. It challenges the norm by forcing new ways of thinking. It brings about new ways of doing things which soon become the new norm. And more than ever, ag organizations, agencies, and associated groups are a vital resource during such times.

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Field of Dreams: Community responds

November 16, 2012

It was a treasure hunt - meets fellowship dinner - meets hard day’s work. More than 150 people of all ages and walks of life converged on a corn field northeast of Broken Bow Saturday with one common goal - helping our school.
It was a first-time experience for me, and I was not the only one.
“I’m a city girl - I have never done anything like this before!” exclaimed Nancy Harrold, who spent nearly four hours bending over picking up ears of corn.

November 13th

Career Day tomorrow in Bow

November 13, 2012

Custer Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) will be holding their 4th
Annual Career Day for the Junior and Senior High School students in central Nebraska Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. The day is designed to allow
students to visit participating businesses in Broken Bow, giving them a view of the possible career choices that would serve the needs of central

"Our Career Day is an excellent opportunity for both the students of

November 12th

Managing Drought: Ag businesses, what we can do

November 12, 2012

Part Two of a three-part series:

Drought not only affects the agricultural producers who depend on snow and rainfall to produce crops, graze cattle, and feed their livestock. It also affects the very businesses who supply goods and services to agricultural operations. While the short term for delivering fuel to irrigation wells may provide a boom year, the long term outlook can be financial stress for the producer and, by association, the fuel supplier.

November 9th

Angela Payne & Jeffrey Werner

November 9, 2012

Angela D. Payne and Jeffrey J. Werner proudly announce their engagement and upcoming marriage, Dec. 31, 2012, at the Cozad Elks Club. The 5 p.m. ceremony will be officiated by Andy Hendricksen.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Winona Love of Dunning. She is a 1989 graduate of Anselmo-Merna High School.
The prospective groom is the son of Larry and Janice Werner of Cozad, and the grandson of Lorene Biesterfeld of Cozad. He is a 1989 gaduate of Cozad High School.

Mr. & Mrs. Josh Jones

November 9, 2012

Miss Amber Rolf and Mr. Josh Jones were united in marriage June 30, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grand Island. The bride’s parents hosted a buffet dinner and reception at the Liederkranz. On the eve of the wedding, the groom’s parents hosted a
rehearsal dinner at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grand Island.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Rolf of Fullerton. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gentleman of Silver Creek, and Mr. and Mrs. William Rolf of Fullerton.

Cyndia Rasmussen, 54

November 9, 2012

Cyndia L. Rasmussen, 54 of rural Hazard, passed away at home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.
Services were Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Faith Lutheran Church in Hazard, with the Rev. Dean Hanson officiating. Burial was in the Hazard Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the church or the Hazard Cemetery. Rasmussen Funeral Home in Ravenna was in charge of arrangements.

Sanfra "Sandie" Willis Case, 63

November 9, 2012

Sanfra (Sandie) Willis Case, 63, passed away Oct. 11, 2012, at Green Valley Care Center in New Albany, Ind.
She was an incredibly talented artist and donated many hours of her time to producing various publications for Christ Gospel Church. Sandie loved the outdoors, enjoyed traveling, and was a faithful member of Christ Gospel Church in Jeffersonville, Ind.

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