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November 29th

Ord murder trial relocated to St. Paul

November 29, 2012

ORD - - The trial of a former Ord man accused in the 1989 murder of Cathy Beard will proceed as scheduled - just not in Valley County. District Judge Karin Noakes sustained a motion by the defense for a change of venue, relocating the trial from Ord, the county seat of Valley County, to St. Paul, the county seat of Howard County.

Playground will stay

November 29, 2012

In a unanimous decision, the Broken Bow City Council Tuesday authorized City Attorney Jason White to draw up an agreement between the city and Broken Bow Public Schools for the playground equipment at Custer School to stay put.

Local EMT makes a difference in N.Y.

November 29, 2012

ARCADIA - - There are some area residents that are stepping up to help those effected by Hurricane Sandy.
Terina Trotter-Wortman is one of the those people from around the area that has dedicated her time and effort to come to the rescue of the thousands of people who’s lives were left in ruins due to the catastrophic disaster that left many on the Northeastern Seaboard without electricity, homes, and some escaping with just what they could carry or what they were wearing.

November 28th

Smith wins contest with mom’s recipe

November 28, 2012

TAYLOR - - Growing up on a farm near Taylor, Becky Smith spent a lot of time in the hay fields with her father. She fondly remembers the food her mom used to prepare for them to take to the field, and a special chocolate cake.
“Mom liked this recipe because it didn’t have very many ingredients and you don’t have to have the oven on very long to make it. She didn’t handle the heat very well,” Smith recalls.

NDOR makes US-183 alignment choice

November 28, 2012

SARGENT - - Six months after seeking input from the Sargent community, the Nebraska Department of Roads has settled on a plan involving the Highway 183 construction project.

November 26th

Pasture fire near Merna quickly gets out of control

November 26, 2012

The Merna Fire Department was called to the scene of a skidsteer on fire in a pasture last Wednesday afternoon, but before they even arrived at the scene it was apparent the fire had gotten much bigger than that - and Merna called for back-up. Within the next few minutes fire departments from Anselmo, Broken Bow, Callaway and Arnold were also called in to help battle the blaze spreading through the dry pasture ground about five miles west of Merna. With assistance from the air as well, the fire was finally extinguished Wednesday evening, but not before it had burned an estimated 300 acres.

November 21st

Author speaks to students, business leaders

November 21, 2012

Zig Zigler once said “I’ve never met an ungrateful person who was happy, and I’ve never met a grateful person who wasn’t.”
The power of positive thinking and boldly taking risks while running toward your dreams was the message that met more than 70 high school juniors and seniors from seven area schools Nov. 14, during the 2012 Central Nebraska Technical Career Day. The event is spearheaded by the Custer Economic Development Corporation and supported in multiple capacities by twenty local businesses.

School board selects project details

November 21, 2012

Construction on the North Park school building project is progressing ahead of schedule, and while that is a good thing for the project it also means the school board has to make some decisions a little earlier than anticipated.
At the Monday meeting of the Broken Bow Board of Education, three motions for construction options were slated for discussion and action. The first of those involves the type of siding to be used on the exterior of the building.

Giving season is here

November 21, 2012

The giving season has arrived. So as you dust off your ornaments, unpack the snowmen and scurry through your day, take a moment to remember the little ones.
Thanksgiving official kicks off the fund-drive for the Children’s Christmas Fund. Last year, working in partnership, the Broken Bow Does, the Custer County Chief, the Children’s Christmas Fund Board of Directors, and you, through the generosity of your giving, the Children’s Christmas Fund helped make the holiday season a little brighter for 519 children and their families.

School board counters City offer

November 21, 2012

Should it stay or should it go? That is the question surrounding the playground equipment at Custer School, addressed again by the Broken Bow School Board Monday evening.

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