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April 8th

Wilder convicted of manslaughter

April 8, 2013

After an August 2012 accident on Highway 183 south of Miller claimed the lives of a Sargent woman and young girl, the driver of the vehicle - and mother of the girl killed - has been convicted in the deaths of the two individuals.
In a plea agreement with the state, 29-year-old Amanda Wilder, of Sargent, plead no contest to two counts of felony manslaughter at her arraignment March 28 in Buffalo County District Court.

Bow gets new public bus

April 8, 2013

The residents of Broken Bow and surrounding area now have access to a new mode of transportation - thanks to a generous donation from the Public Alliance for Community Energy.
ACE is distributing $4,333.04 to the City of Broken Bow as its share of $200,000 being distributed to the 69 Nebraska member communities of the not-for-profit, community-owned natural gas supplier. This year the City opted to use a large portion of those funds to help purchase a new bus, much larger than the van the City has been using. The new city bus went into use last week.

April 4th

NEW HOTEL: Contract signed; Convention Center named

April 4, 2013

The community of Broken Bow is buzzing with talk of a new hotel and convention center coming to the city.
March 27, 2013 G4C, LLC signed a 10-year Franchise Agreement with Cobblestone Hotels with intent to build a Cobblestone Hotel and Suites in the spring of 2013.
“Our community is excited to join the Cobblestone family and welcome them to our community,” says Craig Safranek, Chair of the investment group for the project. “Working with BriMark Builders and the Cobblestone group has been an exciting process for our community.”

Branch banks in Mason City, Oconto to close

April 4, 2013

Some decisions are never easy, and when those decisions impact a small rural community, those decisions become excruciatingly difficult.
Nebraska State Bank and Trust Company announced in a press release Tuesday that the bank’s branch offices in Mason City and Oconto would be closed, effective July 1, 2013.
The decision to close these two branches was not entered into lightly, says Nebraska State Bank President Stuart Fox, and just to dispel any rumors, the bank does not have any intent to close any other branches.

Meth Bust - - Five arrested on drug charges

April 4, 2013

An investigation by the Broken Bow Police Department, with assistance from the Custer County Sheriff’s Office, has led to the arrest of five people in Broken Bow on methamphetamine charges.
The local law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant during the very early morning hours Saturday, March 30.
The five arrested were: Jay Hundstad, 44 of Cheyenne, Wyo., Amanda Hoffman, 42 of Cheyenne, Wyo., Patrick Mortensen, 35 of Broken Bow, Soyon Chessmore, 29 of Broken Bow, and Marty Gottschalk, 29 of Broken Bow.

New life for Bow sale barn

April 4, 2013

There is a rejuvenated feeling of excitement at the Central Nebraska Commission Company, Broken Bow’s sale barn. Pens are being repaired, the yards are filling up, and trucks last week lined up for blocks waiting to unload cattle.
One community’s loss, is another’s gain.
Those now in charge are Wendell and Kathy Brott, their son Cooper, Sam Teply and Kenny Kramer.
Added to the Broken Bow crew already in place, the sale barn this last week has been busy, busier than it has been for a long, long time.
It’s a team thing, says Wendell.

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