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December 8th

Scheer splits second-round win at NFR

December 8, 2012

 

LAS VEGAS – He’s back.

Cort Scheer proved it quite well Friday night during the second go-round of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, scoring an 84.5-point ride on Three Hills Rodeo’s Big Jet to share the round win with Jake Wright and Wade Sundell. It’s the second go-round victory in his second qualification to ProRodeo’s grand finale, and it was nice to collect the $14,527 paycheck this early in the NFR.

Decorate with green rather than gold

December 8, 2012

 

Editor's Note: Thank you to the Institute of Agriculture Research from the University of Nebraska for the following article.

By Karma Larsen, Nebraska National Forest and Dan Moser IANR

 "For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver." Martin Luther

December 7th

Drought costs Nebraska corn crop nearly a quarter billion dollars

December 7, 2012

This past summer, the heat arrived and the rain went away. All of Nebraska and about two-thirds of the United States was left in a crippling drought. The drought caused corn, Nebraska’s biggest cash-crop, to take a serious hit. Despite higher prices, the Nebraska Corn Board’s latest estimates are that Nebraska’s corn crop will be worth about $240 million less this year than last year’s.

V-Bar & Plammers, a Christmas hit

December 7, 2012

Rope a

Christmas Hit

 

Plammers & Saddle Plammers

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.

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