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October 2nd, 2015

Courthouse Offices Closed Oct. 12

October 2, 2015

The Courthouse Offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 for Columbus Day.

In Case You Missed It

October 2, 2015

Saturday morning the Stride Out for Strokes walk/run fundraiser is at the Fox Farms in Broken Bow.

Saturday evening is the Healing Hearts and Families Masquerade Ball at the One Box Convention Center in Broken Bow.

See our calendar of events for more information.

October 1st

Throwback Thursday from September 27, 1945

October 1, 2015

This week we throwback to the Thursday, Sept. 27, 1945 issue of the Custer County Chief.
This ad for the Bow Theatre ran that issue to tell the member of the community what they could come watch.

September 30th

Keystone XL developer drops landowner lawsuits in Nebraska

September 30, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is shifting course in Nebraska and will withdraw lawsuits seeking to gain access to the property of landowners who oppose the project, the company announced Tuesday.

TransCanada Inc. said it will abandon its current efforts to invoke eminent domain through the courts and will reapply for state approval despite having received the go-ahead from former Republican Gov. Dave Heineman in 2013.

September 28th

Historic firearms to be displayed at Fort Hartsuff

September 28, 2015

ELYRIA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. military firearms will be on display at central Nebraska's Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park next month.

The fort, in conjunction with the Grand Army of the Frontier, will present "The Timeline of American Military Firearms 1860-1990."

The event is scheduled for Oct. 3-4 at the park, which sits three miles northwest of Elyria in Valley County. A park entry permit is required.

Members of the Grand Army of the Frontier will be dressed in period uniforms and will use original and reproduction firearms in explaining the development of the military weapons.

Coming up this Week

September 28, 2015

Today is the Arcadia Blood Drive.
Friday there will be a Flu Shot Clinic in Callaway.
See our calendar of events for more information.

September 25th

VIDEO: Pope Arrives at Ground Zero

September 25, 2015

Pope Francis prayed silently at the two massive waterfall pools that mark the footprints of the World Trade Center's twin towers before they were felled by the 2001 terrorist attacks.

In Case You Missed It

September 25, 2015

This Friday through Sunday is Nebraska Junk Jaunt.
Events on Saturday include the Dunning Volunteer Fire Department Annual Barbecue and the Broken Bow Mud Drags.
See our calendar of events for more information.

September 24th

Sargent Pipe featured on the Science Channel

September 24, 2015

Thursday, Sept. 24 at 9 p.m.(eastern)/8 p.m. (central), Sargent Pipe will be featured on the Science Channel's "How It's Made" in a segment called "Water Pumps."
The employees at Sargent Pipe and Sargent Irrigation show the process of building a Turbine Pump.

Throwback Thursday from September 29, 1975

September 24, 2015

This week we throwback to the Monday, September 29, 1975 issue of the Custer County Chief.
Pictured is the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) fleet which toured Nebraska from September 15 to October 10, 1975. On October 1, one of the units was in Broken Bow on the North Side of the city square.
This was part of the DAV's outreach program. Since many disabled veterans or their dependents had trouble getting to regional offices the DAV came to them.

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