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October 6th, 2014

VIDEO: Bo Pelini discusses loss to Michigan State

October 6, 2014

Bo Pelini's postgame comments following Michigan State vs. Nebraska.

VIDEO: 5th American With Ebola Arrives in Nebraska

October 6, 2014

A plane carrying an American photojournalist who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia landed Monday in Nebraska, where he will undergo treatment for the deadly disease.

October 2nd

Ollie R. Hanson, 90

October 2, 2014

Ollie R. Hanson, age 90 of Grand Island, formerly of Scotia died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at the Nebraska Veterans Home in Grand Island.

Funeral services will be Friday Oct. 3, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at the Oconto Community Building in Oconto.

Burial will be in the Oconto Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday 5 - 7 p.m. at Govier Bros. Mortuary in Broken Bow.

Becky Lou Smith, 59

October 2, 2014

Becky Lou Smith of Broken Bow, formerly of Taylor, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at the Melham Medical Center.

Funeral services were Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Rhoad Funeral Chapel in Sargent with Marty Robbins officiating.

Burial was at the Taylor Cemetery in Taylor.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Sophie and Roy Eberle College Fund.

Becky was born to Lee and Betty (Nelson) Smith at Sargent on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 1954.

Becky attended school at Loup County Public School in Taylor, graduating in 1973.

Shirley Ann Hoskins, 76

October 2, 2014

Shirley Ann Hoskins, 76, passed away Sept. 24, 2014, with her family by her side in Wray, Colo.

Shirley was born Jan. 4, 1938, in Blue Island, Ill. to Charley Irvin and Nellie Pauline (Bullis) Peck.

Shirley married Virgil Hoskins, Jr. Feb. 15, 1958, in Ranton, N.M., then moved to Denver, Colo., in 1959.

In Denver, Shirley worked as an accountant and Virgil was in the
military and worked in a grocery store.

In 1960 they moved to Arnold where their first son, Kenneth, was born. In 1965, they moved to Minnesota and in 1971 Laverne was born.

Roxie Ann Mann, 80

October 2, 2014

Roxie Ann Mann was born Jan. 27, 1934, to Howard and Florence (Miller) Tiff east of Broken Bow in the Dutchmen Valley area.

She attended Goose Valley School and Hanna Corner School until high school when she went to Ansley, graduating in 1952.

After graduation she married Ross O. Mann, Jr. Oct, 25, 1952 in Broken Bow. To this union were born four children.

Roxie worked several places in Broken Bow including the hospital, some nursing homes and numerous years in BD shortly after they opened their plant in Broken Bow.

Harold Junior Willis, 71

October 2, 2014

Harold Junior Willis, 71 of Callaway, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Callaway District Hospital.

Junior was born July 20, 1943, in Lexington, to Harold and Margaret (Klein) Willis. He grew up near Merna, until 1959, when the family moved to his lifelong home, the ranch north of Callaway.

In 1960, he began his farming and ranching career with his father. The partnership would later become Willis Land and Cattle. After the move, Junior began attending Callaway High School. It was there he met the love of his life, Nancy Cantrell.

Dean E. Headley, 89

October 2, 2014

Dean E. Headley, 89, of Callaway, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.

He was born May 5, 1925, in Oconto, to James Weaver and Nellie Frances (Emfield) Headley.

Dean was a 1943 graduate of Callaway High School. Following graduation, he served his country in the United States Navy in the European Theater.

He was united in marriage to Margie Pitkin July 27, 1947, at Callaway.

September 28th

Members sought for Nebraska health care boards

September 28, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's Board of Health is seeking professional members for several health care boards.

The boards are responsible for licensing health care providers. Terms run for five years.

There are vacancies on boards for alcohol and drug counseling; audiology and speech language pathology; chiropractic; cosmetology; dentistry; mental health practice; nursing; psychologists; podiatry; registered environmental health specialists; and veterinary medicine and surgery.

No. 21 Nebraska 45, Illinois 14.

September 28, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Even if Wes Lunt had been able to play against Nebraska, it probably wouldn't have mattered. Not with the Illinois defense unable to slow the Cornhuskers' running game.

The Illini allowed 458 yards rushing and 624 overall in a 45-14 loss to the No. 21 Huskers on Saturday night.

"We knew from coming into this week that they wanted to run the ball. Outside zone, inside zone, they wanted to run the ball," linebacker T.J. Neal Jr. said. "They're a running team. And they had an aggressive offensive line that made it hard to get to the running back."

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