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October 25th, 2012

Teams set for One Box - includes former Olympian

October 25, 2012

The 52nd annual Nebraska One Box Pheasant Hunt is just around the corner - Nov. 1 - 3 - in Broken Bow. This year seven new teams will take part in the hunt.
Among those participating are the Nebraska Lieutenant Governor Rick Sheehy, who will captain the VIP team. That team also includes the Director of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Jim Douglas.
Jon Koncak, an Olympic gold medalist and former NBA player, will hunt with the Nebraska Team.

Register to VOTE!

October 25, 2012

The Custer County Clerk’s office will be open until 6 p.m. Oct. 26 for the purpose of receiving new voter registrations or changes to existing voter registrations for the upcoming General Election. For more information contact Constance Gracey, Custer County Clerk.

Ansley dedicates business building

October 25, 2012

The Ansley Economic Development Corporation cut the ribbon Oct. 17 on their largest project to date: The restoration of the Hawk Building on the west side of Main Street. The former American Legion club now houses five fully functional, newly renovated offices.
“The concept of this project was for it to be a business incubator.” Said Jeremy Shiers, Chairman of the Economic Development Corporation. The goal is to entice business to come and operate in Ansley, Nebraska.

City Council says yes to playground, with stipulations

October 25, 2012

The Broken Bow City Council met in in open session Oct. 23 to discuss several topics, including community branding, and the playground equipment located at Custer School.

October 24th

Wilder charged with felony child abuse

October 24, 2012

SARGENT - - Felony child abuse charges have been filed in both Buffalo County and Custer County against a Sargent woman, following a crash that resulted in the death of two people..
Amanda M. Wilder, 28 of Sargent, has been charged with two counts of felony child abuse in Buffalo County, and one count of felony child abuse in Custer County. The charges are the result of an accident Aug. 22 near Miller, in which the pickup truck Wilder was driving rolled and killed 11-year-old Destani Wilder and 24-year-old Rebecca Veeder of Sargent.

Grain spill closes Hwy 2

October 24, 2012

City crews worked to clean up a grain spill on East Highway 2, in front of Pump & Pantry in Broken Bow, Monday. The spill happened shortly after noon. The Broken Bow Police Department reports that the truck hauling the grain by-product was forced to make a sudden stop, spilling the grain. The highway was closed for about two hours, and traffic diverted around Memorial Drive, while crews cleaned up the spill.
Photo by Nate Williams

October 22nd

Special program comes to BB Wednesday

October 22, 2012

Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, the lives of Alexis Calfee and Chris Olberg were abruptly ended. A drunk driver struck Chris's motorcycle while driving on the wrong side of the road, instantly killing the young couple outside of Emerson, Neb.

The alexis PROJECT is a non-profit organization devoted to carrying on the legacy of Alexis and Chris though education and community outreach about the dangers of drunk driving.

October 19th

Fort Hartsuff to host Historic Firearms Display

October 19, 2012

Fort Hartsuff State Historic Park, in conjunction with the Grand Army of the Frontier (GAF) will present, “The Timeline of American Military Firearms 1860-1990” Oct. 20-21, 2012.

Mother Nature blows through Broken Bow

October 19, 2012

Wind gusts over 60 mph literally blew the roof off a building in downtown Broken Bow Thursday afternoon. The building, on South D Street, houses Borders Law Office and the former site of Heritage Bank. Crews battled the strong winds to repair the roof and retrieve pieces of the blown off roof from neighboring buildings.

Custer County Chapter hosts annual banquet

October 19, 2012

The Custer County Chapter of Pheasants Forever (PF) will host its 17th annual banquet on opening pheasant hunting weekend Oct. 26 at Huckleberry’s Hideout in Broken Bow. The public is invited, as you do not need be a PF member to attend this event. Doors open at 5:30 pm with a BBQ brisket buffet dinner starting at 7 p.m. and a fundraising auction to follow. Along with a live and silent auction, the chapter will be conducting raffles for adults and kids of all ages on the night of the banquet.

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