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November 6th, 2012

Make your voice heard - VOTE!

November 6, 2012

The polls will be open Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (7 a.m. to 7 p.m. MDT). Identification is not required at the polling place, and any type of campaign items - such as buttons, t-shirts and stickers - are not allowed.
Custer County polling places for the 2012 election are as follows:
Mason City Community Building - Algernon/Elk Creek
Arnold Legion Hall - village of Arnold/Arnold rural/ Hayes II
Berwyn Fire Hall - Berwyn
Broken Bow Municipal Building - Broken Bow north/south/northwest/southwest
Merna Community Building - Kilfoil/Cliff

November 5th

Deadline for insurance program approaching

November 5, 2012

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is reminding producers the deadline for participating in the federal Pasture Rangeland Forage (PRF) Insurance program for 2013 is Nov. 15.
This program is a risk management product of the federal United States Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA).

Aurora team wins One Box competition

November 5, 2012

The 52nd Annual One Box Pheasant Hunt took place in Broken Bow this past weekend, and the 2012 results of the nation’s top pheasant hunt - set in the beauty of the Nebraska Sandhills - are in.

The AURORA TEAM takes 1st Place - AURORA TEAM members are, Captain: David Baker, CHARLOTTE, NC; David Lankewicz, HICKORY, NC; Mike Lukas, MOBILE, AL; Robert Mason, CHARLOTTE, NC; Bill Medearis, CHARLOTTE, NC

November 2nd

Election 2012: Get out and vote!

November 2, 2012

Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you are aware that elections are next week. While most attention has been focused on the presidential and senatorial campaigns, there are also a few local races of interest in the 2012 election.

Sales Tax Proposed
Two Custer County communities are asking their residents to vote on a proposed sales tax in those towns. Residents of the village of Ansley will vote yes or no to impose a sales and use tax of 1.50 percent, on top of the existing state sales tax.

Electronic take-back programs could save millions

November 2, 2012

Take-back programs for electronics in Nebraska could save taxpayers almost $2 million and create over 700 new private-sector jobs, according to new projections by The Nebraska Product Stewardship Coalition, an alliance of state and national organizations committed to shifting Nebraska’s waste management system from one focused on government funded waste diversion to one that relies on producer responsibility.

Chase Mandeville, infant

November 2, 2012

Chase Evans Mandeville, infant son of James and Michelle Mandeville, passed away Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at the Wray Community Hospital, Wray, Colo. Survivors include his parents; grandparents, Jack and Tina Mandeville of Imperial, Tom and Robbie Pittman of Ponchatoula, La.; brother, Bryce Mandeville at home in Wray; great-grandparents, Delores Mandeville of Broken Bow, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Lamb of Osceola, Iowa, Elizabeth Lamb of Lucas, Iowa, Evans Blanchard of Metairie, La.; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Ronald Edwards, 65

November 2, 2012

Ronald "Ronnie" Edwards, age 65 of Halsey, died Tuesday Oct. 16, 2012, near Halsey.
Memorial services were Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at the United Church of Christ in Purdum with the Rev. Judy Cook officiating. Memorials have been established to the family. Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of the arrangements.
Ronald Claron Edwards was born Dec. 28, 1946, to Donald and Una Edwards in Pueblo. As Ronnie grew up he helped his dad with the haying operation.

Carol Parish, 65

November 2, 2012

Carol Amelia Parish, the second of three children, was born in Phillipsburg, Kan., to Everret and Jane Parish March 12, 1947. She departed this world Oct. 26, 2012.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, sister, Virginia; and brother, Richard.
She leaves to mourn her passing her brother-in-law, Frank Townsend, cousin Mark Dickenson and other cousins; many friends at the high rise, and a host of community friends.

Martha Alspaugh, 97

November 2, 2012

Martha Anna (Jorn) Alspaugh was born to John and Elizabeth Jorn July 16, 1915, in Comstock, and went to be with her Lord Oct. 17, 2012, in Springfield, Mo.
Martha was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Jacob (Joe) Alspaugh; two brothers; three sisters, as well as many cherished friends and extended family.
She is survived by two sons, David (wife Sandy), St Louis, Mo., and John (wife Carol Ann), Columbia, Mo.; two daughters, Ruth (husband Gene Lund), Springfield, Mo., and Mary Ann (husband Harry Yates), Lone Jack, Mo.; seven grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

Audrey Peterson, 84

November 2, 2012

Audrey Peterson, 84, of Lincoln (formerly of Sargent, NE), died Oct. 23, 2012. Audrey worked 26 years as the Sargent Hospital administrator.
Survivors include her children, Michele (Brian) Kent of Pender, Todd (Karen) Peterson of Lincoln; grandchildren, Daniel and Dylan Kent; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jack and Shirley Chaffin of Lincoln; many beloved nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
She was preceded in death by husband, Dean Peterson; sisters, Shirley Schroeder and Joyce Nielsen, and brother Keith Nielsen

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