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October 4th

Shutdown jeopardizes nutrition program for poor

October 4, 2013

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jacob Quick is a fat and happy 4-month-old with a big and expensive appetite. Like millions of other poor women, Jacob's mother relies on the federal Women, Infants and Children program to pay for infant formula — aid that is now jeopardized by the government shutdown.

Pennsylvania and other states say they can operate WIC at least through the end of October, easing fears among officials that it would run out of money within days. But advocates and others worry what will happen if the shutdown drags on beyond that.

It's Homecoming night in Bow!

October 4, 2013

It’s Homecoming Week in Broken Bow - and with that Broken Bow High School has announced this year’s candidates for Homecoming king and queen. They are, from left: Zac Jones and Hannah Evans - representing choir; Marcus Miller and Jill Oatman - representing B-Club; Jordan Lemburg and Jessica Schaaf - representing band; Evan Rose and Ashley Kirkpatrick - representing career and tech; Jaden Garey and Julia Loy - representing the faculty; Jeremy Christner and Morgan Hueftle - representing the senior class; and Austin Rose and Emmalea Rice - representing fine arts.

October 3rd

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Beyond the Controversy of Screening

October 3, 2013

Breast Cancer Awareness Month has been one of the most successful campaigns to raise public awareness in recent history. Unfortunately, in terms of successfully reducing breast-cancer mortality, the results have been mixed, which has caused fierce debate among doctors, researchers, non-profit groups and patients.

October 2nd

Bow ranked #8 of best Nebraska towns to live in

October 2, 2013

60 Nebraska cities and areas designated as places by the U.S. Census were included in this analysis. Only places with a population greater than 2,000 were considered.
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When young families settle down, they look for opportunities in the job market and in quality schools for their kids. We wanted to identify the best in Nebraska, and so we asked the following questions as we analyzed cities and towns across the state:

10th annual Junk Jaunt - bigger and better than ever

October 2, 2013

The 10th annual Junk Jaunt is in the books - and by all accounts was bigger and better than ever!
In April 2004, the tourism committee of Loup Rivers Scenic Byway came up with the idea of organizing a long-distance garage sale. During the next five months, Nebraska’s Junk Jaunt was launched with a handful of volunteers, $500 in advertising donations and the use of a copy machine at the Loup Basin RC&D office.

The 2014 National High School Rodeo is at Rock Springs, Wyo. and runs from July 13-19. As of now...
Chase Miller, Broken Bow, now shoulders a national rodeo title. He is the All Around Cowboy for the...
A full day is in store Saturday with the finals of the following events scheduled for competition....