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January 5th, 2014

UPDATE: Extreme temps close schools

January 5, 2014

Several schools and every rancher in the area are preparing for what is predicted to be some of the coldest days in several decades. A combination of cold and windy conditions will result in dangerous conditions; frostbite can occur between 10-30 minutes for exposed skin.

As of 7 a.m., Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, the follow schools have announced closings or late starts:
ANSLEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ANSLEY - Late Start - 10 a.m. Monday
ARCADIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS - Late Start - 10 a.m. Monday
BROKEN BOW PUBLIC SCHOOLS - Closed Monday
HEAD START/BROKEN BOW - Closed Monday

January 2nd

Jan. 2 marks anniversary of Blizzard of '49

January 2, 2014

Today, Jan. 2, 2014 will mark the 65th anniversary of the Blizzard of 1949 - a storm that today still reminds Nebraskans to be prepared before the winter storm strikes. The historic blizzard hit from Jan. 2 - 4, and was the first winter storm of the year to dump over two feet of snow for some locales. Blizzard impacts were found across four states and in Nebraska. The blizzard caused thousands of head of livestock lost, and the ones which survived some had to be shoveled out.

December 31st, 2013

Nebraska population continues gradual growth

December 31, 2013

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is continuing its moderate population growth at roughly the same rate as the nation, according to figures released Monday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

The state had an estimated population of 1,868,516 as of July 1, for a net gain of about 13,000 people. The estimated growth was 0.7 percent higher than the estimated population in July 2012.

December 30th

January 7, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

December 30, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No events scheduled today

Community Events:
* No new events scheduled

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* Broken Bow Park Board will meet January 7, 2014, at 5pm in the City Council Chambers.

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

January 6, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

December 30, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* Classes Resume
* Varsity Girls Basketball vs SMC at 5:30pm in Broken Bow

Community Events:
* Weigh Loss Challenge through Pearson Physical Therapy

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No public meetings today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

January 5, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

December 30, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No School

Community Events:
* Mid-Plains College Winterin Sessions Continue

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No public meetings today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

January 4, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

December 30, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No events-Christmas Break

Community Events:
* Broken Bow Elks Hoop Shoot at the Elks Lodge starting at 8:30am

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No public meetings today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

January 3, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

December 30, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No events- Christmas Break

Community Events:
* No events at this time

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No public meetings today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

January 2, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

December 30, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Events:
* No events

Community Events:
* No events

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No public meetings today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.

Please send calendar notifications to attention Marcy- chiefnews@custercountychief.com or through the Custer County Chief's Facebook page or through Send Us Your Event at www.custercountychief.com .

January 1, 2014: Today in Central Nebraska

December 30, 2013

Scheduled Today:

School Event:
* No Events- School Break

Community Events:
* Custer County Offices Closed
* Mid-Plains Winterin Sessions continue

For more information on the above events, check out the calendar found on the homepage of this website.

Today's Public Meetings & Conferences:
* No public meetings today

For more information on the above meetings, check out the Public Notice section of the Custer County Chief.