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November 21st, 2012

Giving season is here

November 21, 2012

The giving season has arrived. So as you dust off your ornaments, unpack the snowmen and scurry through your day, take a moment to remember the little ones.
Thanksgiving official kicks off the fund-drive for the Children’s Christmas Fund. Last year, working in partnership, the Broken Bow Does, the Custer County Chief, the Children’s Christmas Fund Board of Directors, and you, through the generosity of your giving, the Children’s Christmas Fund helped make the holiday season a little brighter for 519 children and their families.

School board counters City offer

November 21, 2012

Should it stay or should it go? That is the question surrounding the playground equipment at Custer School, addressed again by the Broken Bow School Board Monday evening.

Saner arraigned on five felonies

November 21, 2012

Nicholas Saner, 31 of Broken Bow, was arraigned in Custer County District Court Nov. 8 on five felony charges, stemming from a Sept. 8, 2012 incident involving a Broken Bow woman.
According to the complaint, Broken Bow police were called to a residence on South 13th Avenue in Broken Bow Sept. 8, 2012, at about 2:35 a.m. after receiving a call that someone was threatening to burn down the house. Officers picked up Saner immediately upon arriving at the scene.
Saner has been charged with the following:
Count 1 - criminal attempt, sexual assault, Class III felony

November 19th

Hero Welcomed by Legion Riders

November 19, 2012

In July 2006, the 1074th Transportation Company of the Army National Guard deployed to Iraq. Gene Hendricks of Broken Bow was a member of that unit - it was his first overseas deployment. It was also the first deployment for a young soldier from McCook, named Randy Matheny.
Unfortunately, Matheny did not make it home with the rest of his unit.

Live Christmas trees available at Halsey Forest

November 19, 2012

HALSEY - - The Bessey Ranger District has Christmas tree permits available for sale again this year, beginning November 19th at their office from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Bessey office is located at 40637 River Loop, near Halsey.

November 16th

American Householders are Getting Older

November 16, 2012

The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the percentage of households headed by older adults has grown significantly over the last half century. The share of householders age 75 and older grew from 6 percent in 1960 to 10 percent in 2012.

Holiday Mail for Heroes Program

November 16, 2012

Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) is once again helping to collect cards for the Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes program which gives Americans the opportunity to send holiday greetings and thanks to servicemembers, veterans and their families around the world.

Part 3: Drought is a given; what can we do?

November 16, 2012

When drought strikes, it attacks agricultural producers and ag businesses with a vengeance. It challenges the norm by forcing new ways of thinking. It brings about new ways of doing things which soon become the new norm. And more than ever, ag organizations, agencies, and associated groups are a vital resource during such times.

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Field of Dreams: Community responds

November 16, 2012

It was a treasure hunt - meets fellowship dinner - meets hard day’s work. More than 150 people of all ages and walks of life converged on a corn field northeast of Broken Bow Saturday with one common goal - helping our school.
It was a first-time experience for me, and I was not the only one.
“I’m a city girl - I have never done anything like this before!” exclaimed Nancy Harrold, who spent nearly four hours bending over picking up ears of corn.

November 13th

Career Day tomorrow in Bow

November 13, 2012

Custer Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) will be holding their 4th
Annual Career Day for the Junior and Senior High School students in central Nebraska Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. The day is designed to allow
students to visit participating businesses in Broken Bow, giving them a view of the possible career choices that would serve the needs of central
Nebraska.

"Our Career Day is an excellent opportunity for both the students of

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