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June 29th, 2015
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â€” Gov. Pete Ricketts and his father contributed most of the $244,000 collected by to the Nebraskans for the Death Penalty campaign in its first reporting period, according to expense reports released Friday.
Ricketts and his father, TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts, each contributed $100,000 to the ballot drive that seeks to put the death penalty question on the 2016 ballot. The group released its financial information ahead of a Tuesday filing deadline with the state.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â€” The general election is nearly a year and a half away, but some candidates for Nebraska Legislature are already jumping into the 2016 race to replace senators who are slated to leave office.
The Nebraska Secretary of State's office is receiving "a handful of calls a week" from potential candidates asking about filing requirements, deadlines and fees, said spokeswoman Laura Strimple.
Monday night is the Ladies Steak Fry.
The A-M Foundation Banquet is Friday at the One Box Convention Center in Broken Bow.
Saturday, July 4th there will be a Flag Retirement Ceremony at the Callaway Ball Field.
Halsey, NE â€“Â The Gaston Bridge on the Bessey Ranger District will be receiving necessary repairs starting June 30 and concluding on July 3. The bridge is located approximately 2 miles east of Thedford, NE on Gaston Road #259, where it crosses the Middle Loop River. The Gaston Road is the west entrance to the ranger district.
The construction scheduled for this week will be the following:
Pour South half of South B street intersection.
Pour east half of 5th Ave from 109+75 to 111+23.
Pour radii and driveways and sidewalks at South B intersection.
Move to North B street intersection.
Myers plans to move to the North B intersection and begin removals next week. JEO will be staking on Tuesday (7/6).
Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix and Luke Winn explain which moves they liked following the 2015 NBA draft, and which moves left them scratching their heads.
This weekend is Big Sky Jubilee in Anselmo. Also this weekend is Callaway's Pioneer Picnic.
See our calendar of events for more information on these events and to see what is happening around you.
This picture appeared in the June 26, 1975 issue of the Custer County Chief.
Spectators view wreckage of an 18-car train derailment which occurred just eat of Ansley Monday about 6:20 p.m.
An investigation is continuing into the cause of the derailment, which damaged 10 of the 18 care. The coal cars were twisted, overturned and jammed into the ground. One car was rammed with a portion of the rail.
Trains were re-routed during the clean-up, expected to take 48 hours.
The gas leak we reported on earlier has been resolved.
The area is now open. Residents are able to their homes, but first must contact Source Gas at 1-800-563-0012 before reentering their houses.
Traffic is being controlled on Highway 2 in Broken Bow, near the Custer County Courthouse. A gas leak has been detected and emergency personnel are on scene. According to an individual who lives in that area, residents are being asked to evacuate their homes if they live between the Courthouse and the Catholic Church until further notice. City Hall is available for those residents if needed.
A repair crew from Hastings has been notified and will soon be on their way. The situation will take time to clear up. Please have patience. Initial estimates have ranged 5-8 hours.